List of Unusual Deaths

This is unendingly interesting: A List of Unusual Deaths

1862: Jim Creighton, baseball player, died when he swung a bat too hard and ruptured his bladder.

458 BC: Aeschylusa Greek playwright, was killed when an eagle dropped a live tortoise on him, mistaking his bald head for a stone. The tortoise survived.

1998: Every player on the visiting soccer team at a game in the Democratic Republic of the Congo was struck by a fork bolt of lightning, killing them all instantly, presumably because of the metal studs in their shoes.

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