Top Ten Most Bizarre Deaths in HistoryIn rare cases, people sometimes die from extremely unusual cases, and it's not only dying from laughter. Here are some known cases of bizarre deaths in history.
There are people that are obsessed to correcting grammar, and Philitas of Cos, known for his paranoia and obsession of correction of errors, takes it to the next level. Apparently, he tried to polish his knowledge of word errors and arguments so hard to the point that he starved himself to death.
Back around the 5th BC of Ancient Greek. Charondas has established a law that whoever had brought weapons onto the assembly must be executed. Some day after, he went to the same place unaware that he still had a sword that was attached to his belt. And so, under his own law, he killed himself.
There's a famous story told around in 456 BC saying that Aeschylus died because of an eagle dropped a tortoise impacting his head. Eagles often drop tortoises on hard objects in order to crack them for edible use, and the eagle mistaken Aeschylus's head as a rock.
When Claudius Drusus was playing, he threw a pear skywards, and as it returned, he caught it inside his mouth and apparently choked on it accidentally and died from lack of oxygen.
A recent piece of evidence shows that back in August 22 1888, meteorites sprinkled the sky in Iraq, killing one man from one of the meteorites. Apparently, another person was also struck, but that only left them paralyzed. This is the only confirmed evidence of a person being killed by a meteorite.
That's funny too yet fascinating at the same time.
Ah. The classic bizarre way of succumbing to death; laughter. Although the reason of his death is vague and lacking in evidence, rumors say that he died of laughter in around 1410 AD while suffering from indigestion. The cause of his indigestion is that he had ate an entire goose that might've been musty.
This was a known logician and mathematician (also known of his paranoid personality) who feared being served by other people other than his wife since he was extremely paranoid of getting poisoned. During when his wife was sent into a hospital for more than several months, Kurt Godel eventually died of starvation due to his fear.
Robert Williams (not the basketball player) but a factory worker who worked in an assembly plant, was the first documented person to be crushed and killed by a robot's arm when he climbed into a storage rack.
Also known as the King of Sweden c. February 12 1771, died to stomach problems when he ate a large set of meals of lobster and 14 servings of semla desserts, (a sweet tasting roll from Sweden)
In around the 15th century, Hans Staininger who was a burgomaster of Braunau, stumbled on his own beard and died from breaking his neck.
Amazing. Some idiot managed to turn their own beard into a lethal weapon.
According to one account, Heraclitus was devoured by dogs after smearing himself with cow scat in an attempt to cure his dropsy. - SoongeBill