Thursday, 14 May 2015

For those who believe in coincidence, and those who don't

Gallows Hill

In 1911 three men were hanged in London for the murder of Sir. Edmund Berry. The gallows were on Green Berry Hill, the three hanged men were called Green, Berry and Hill.

Lethal taxi 

Two brothers on the Bermuda Islands were slain by the same taxi with the same driver and the same passenger driving the same moped through the streets  - but with one difference, there was one year difference between each accident.
Erskine Lawrence Ebbin Neville and his brother were both coincidentally 17 years old.


In 1932 booze smuggler "Dutch" Schultz commissioned a murder the 23-year-old Vincent "Mad Dog" Coll, who was assassinated on 23rd Street in New York. Schultz himself was on October 23, 1935, and his killer Charlie Workman had 23 been in jail when he was paroled.

Wild  Goose

In November 1974 the family of Noel McCabe was listening to an album of Frankie Lane. Lane just sang "Wild Goose" as a wild goose flew through a window in the room.

Falling babies

In the spring of 1975 in Detroit a baby fell from the 14th floor of an apartment atop Figlock Joseph, who just passed. A year later the same thing happened. Both John and the two babies lived to tell it.


  1. I had heard the taxi and falling babies stories but hadn't heard the others. Nope...don't believe in coincidence but do believe in fate. Thanks for sharing Ha. ;)

    Hugs and blessings...Cat

    1. It would seem nice to make this post on Ascensio Domini. Either you think is is a coincidence, or you believe in... fate. Destiny.
      Thank you for your comment, Cat,


  2. You always find the most interesting facts on the internet. Thanks for sharing, Han.


    1. Actually Appy his one is coming from "Lijstenboek 2" (Book of Lists 2) a book I bought for 0,25 on the flea market some weeks ago.

      Thank you for your comment my friend,



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