25 Incredible Predictions That Actually Came True
20. A short story predicted the sinking of the Titanic
A short story entitled “Futility, or the Wreck of the Titan” written by Morgan Robertson in 1898, detailes how the largest ship ever made in history crashed into an iceberg and sank. 14 years later, the RMS Titanic was launched and sank under exactly the same circumstances.
15. Nostradamus predicted Napoleon Bonaparte’s rise in power
You may see a few Nostradamus predictions on this post and here is yet another one. Through his writings, Nostradamus predicted that a man named Napoleon Bonaparte would rise in power, though the name was something like “Napaulon Roy.” According to his prophecy, the man would be one of the most important figures in history and that he would deny the Piuses entry. As it turned out, during Napoleon’s time, Pope Pius VI and VII were locked up.
10. John Elfreth Watkins, Jr. predicted the television
A civil engineer turned curator at the Smithsonian Institute, Mr. Watkins made some startling predictions in the year 1900. In his article “What May Happen in the Next Hundred Years”, he made this startling statement: “Man will see around the world. Persons and things of all kinds will be brought within focus of cameras connected electrically with screens at opposite ends of circuits, thousands of miles at a span.”
5. Jeffrey Palmer predicted volcano eruption, tsunamis, and Hurricane Katrina
Palmer predicted the volcanic eruption and ensuing tsunamis in Sumatra on December 26, 2004. He also became famous for his accurate prediction of the Hurricane in 2005 which claimed almost 2,000 lives in the United States.