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nutmeg Nov 30th, 2008 09:44 PM

What are the odds of dying on your birthday?
 
I suppose the odds of a person dying on the day they were born would be at their highest.

Are the odds of dying on your birthday 1/365 there after?

People get drunk on their birthday, you think the odds would be higher, then again, randomly reading the obituaries, it doesn't seem that common.

If you read through a list of famous people who died on their birthday you'd think their would be more.

http://www.nationmaster.com/encyclop...heir-birthdays

The reason I ask is that I think if I went to world class cities on my birthday, I could actually prevent a terrorist attack because nobody would die when I was in town, except me perhaps, if I was drunk and did something foolish.


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