The First World War wouldn’t have happened if it wasn’t for
one fatal coincidence involving a sandwich and a botched assassination. Had a
car not stalled in just the right place, at just the right time, maybe the
entire 20th century would have been completely different.
Not all coincidences from history carry the same weight but
they sure are interesting. Whether it’s a curse bringing forth Hitler’s attack
on the USSR, a crossword accidentally leaking British Secrets, or the many, many things John F. Kennedy and Abraham Lincoln have in common, there is something
fascinating about the symmetry of a good coincidence.
A coincidence is described in the dictionary as: “A remarkable concurrence of events or circumstances
without apparent causal connection.” However some people might begin to
wonder if fate has something to do with it. After you’ve survived your third
ship sinking disaster (each of the three sister ships that the Titanic belonged
too) you might start to wonder if a higher power was trying to send you a
Fate or not, one thing is for sure, history is riddled with
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