19 Of The Most Ironic Moments In All History, #11 Is Downright Twisted.
#6. Who did it?
The building that held the patent for the modern day fire hydrant burned down in 1836. No one really knows who invented the lifesaving structure.
#7. Stand and deliver.
Union General John Sedgwick told his men to stand up because Confederate soldiers "couldn't hit an elephant at this distance." Moments after he uttered those words, he was shot and killed.
#8. Mascot for hypocrites.
John Morales, the performer who played McGruff the Crime Dog, was put behind bars after police found 1,000 pot plants and a grenade launcher in his possession.
#9. All is fair in love and war.
Gary Kremen probably wishes he had not founded Match.com. He lost his girlfriend to a man she met on his website.
#10. An artist's revenge.
An artist who was expelled from school and told he would "never amount to much" was commissioned to paint a portrait of the headmaster who expelled him. Let's hope he did not paint a goofy expression of the headmaster.
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