On March 4th, 2011, some second graders from the U.K. went out to the school soccer field for gym class. Suddenly, dozens of earthworms started raining from the sky, even though there wasn't a cloud in the sky.
In 2013, a woman was woken up at 7:00am by what she thought was a burglar entering her house. In reality, it was something much worse ”” chunks of frozen pee! They had fallen from an airplane as it was flying above her house. Funnily enough, the frozen waste actually almost landed in her toilet!
1876 was a big year for the small town of Rankin, Kentucky. It was the year of the Kentucky Meat Shower! On March 3rd, flakes of what appeared to be red meat fell mysteriously from the sky. Two (very brave) men volunteered to taste the meat flakes and declared that it tasted like either venison or mutton. Eventually, it was determined that the meat was most likely vulture vomit.
In 2012, a California woman reported that a hawk dropped a puppy from the sky into her yard. She decided to keep the pup, saying, "When God drops a puppy from the sky, you keep it." We have to agree with her logic. (BTW, she named him Heavenly.)
This one is basically the complete opposite of the heavenly puppy story.
In 2015, residents of Australia's Southern Tablelands reported seeing millions of spiders raining from the sky. If that's not the worst thing you've ever heard in your life, then you may not be human (or maybe you just haven't finished reading this list).
There are actually a number of stories of fish falling from the sky ”” one town in Honduras even has a festival every year to celebrate this curious precipitation. The most common explanation for these "fish rains" is that waterspouts (or tornadoes that take place on the water) suck up the fish and then spit them out on land. Sorry, Nemo.
On New Year's Eve in 2011, dozens of blackbirds began falling from the sky over the town of Beebe, Arkansas. Even more strange is the fact that this apparently happened on New Year's Eve in 2010, too. What a way to ring in the new year!
In 1997, the crew of a Japanese fishing boat was pulled from the water after clinging to their boat's wreckage for hours. They claimed that a cow had fallen from the sky and destroyed their boat. Of course, the authorities didn't believe this bizarre story and immediately arrested the men. A few weeks later, the crew of a Russian cargo plane admitted to stealing a cow and forcing it onto their plane. The cow was not a fan of flying and started ramming into the side of the plane. This scared the flight crew, so they pushed the cow out of the plane...and the rest is (very odd) history.
On August 7th, 1984, a mysterious rain began to fall over the city of Oakville, Washington. It wasn't just water; it was a strange, gelatinous mystery substance. Blobs, if you will. The cause and identity of the substance remain a mystery to this day.
In 2012, a live leopard shark fell onto a golf course in California. According to this article about the incident, it was "the first time anyone could remember a shark falling from the sky at the golf course." Who would've thought?
The people of Zamora, Spain weren't sure what to think when what appeared to be blood started falling from the sky in 2015. Was it a biological weapon, or the start of an Old Testament plague? Ultimately, scientists tested the red liquid and found that it was actually rainwater infused with Haematococcus pluvialis ”” a type of microalgae. Whew!
In 1969, the St. Petersburg Times reported that "dozens and dozens and dozens" of golf balls had fallen from the sky onto the Florida town of Punta Gorda. The cause? Waterspouts (again). Or perhaps just a bunch of really bad golfers!
You always read about how rich the residents of Dubai are, but did you know that money literally falls from the sky there? Well, okay, not all the time, but it did once! In 2015, approximately 500 AED notes fell mysteriously from the sky ”” that's roughly the equivalent of $136 USD.
In 1969, the residents of Chester, South Carolina began noticing white powder falling from the sky (and it wasn't snow). It turned out to be non-dairy creamer from a nearby factory. Every time the factory's exhaust vents clogged, the non-dairy creamer was launched into the air. This caused a huge mess, but, on the plus side, everyone's coffee was all set!