Tag Archives: weird deaths

April 7th, 1498

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1498, King Charles VIII of France died when he ran into a tennis court and stuck his head on a low wooden beam. He was 28 years old at the time. No one was … Continue reading

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April 6th, 1983

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1983 Abelard Hattensperger was found dead and alone on his boat on Lake Biggesee, Germany. It was determined by the coroner and police that he was killed by being struck by lightning, but they’ve … Continue reading

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