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7 Most Amazing Ironic Events in the World History

Choosing the 7 most important events in history is one of the most difficult and controversial things to do. Why? Because history is more than a few hundred years long, and there is way too much bias in most lists.Note that the following events are not listed in any order.

1.A dying man who received a heart transplant ended up marrying the donors widow. In a twist of fate, he took his own life in exactly the same way as the donor.

2. The city of Orlando placed a statue of a homeless Jesus sleeping on a bench. The homeless people of Orlando are banned from sleeping on benches.

3. A New Orleans pool facility was celebrating one year without a drowning. It was attended by 100 lifeguards. Unfortunately a man drowned at this event.

The New York Times in the 1920’s was dismissive of crossword puzzles. In fact the paper made the statement, "the craze evidently is dying out fast.” Today, the New York Times Sunday edition has the most recognized crossword puzzle.

4. The building that held the patent for the modern day fire hydrant burned down in 1836. No one really knows who invented the lifesaving structure.

5. Union General John Sedgwick told his men to stand up because Confederate soldiers "couldn't hit an elephant at this distance." Moments after he uttered those words, he was shot and killed.

6. Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the telephone, never spoke to his mother or wife over phone.

They were both deaf.

7. Charlie Chaplin once entered a Charlie Chaplin lookalike contest and lost.

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