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Is This The Most Bizarre Historical Coincidence Of All Time?

December 5 might just go down as one of history’s most coincidental days ever. On that date in 1664, a ship sank in the Menai Strait, located off the coast of North Wales. 80 passengers died — there was only one survivor, a man named Hugh Williams. That same day in 1785, another shipwreck occurred in the same strait. Once again, all passengers died except for a man by the name of Hugh Williams. By now it […]

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