The emergence of the movie “2012” is based on predictions from the Mayan calendar end of the world makes a lot of people talk about the last days. Many who consider the prediction error, but there is also a little trust. However, predictions of doom turned out that most come from religious backgrounds, have often expressed. Ten of them – which later proved to fumble – is:

1. Chicken Astrologer of Leeds, 1806
History records many of which states that almost reached the last days marked by the arrival of the prophet. But maybe ‘prophet’ of the most bizarre was a chicken laying of the city of Leeds, UK, 1806. Chicken was originally thought to produce eggs that reads “Christ will come”. As news spread of this miracle, many people believed that the end was coming – until a curious residents watched the end when the egg-laying chickens and watched swindler who wrote that sentence.

2. The Millerite, 23 April 1843
A New England farmer named William Miller, after several years of studying the Bible, concluded that the time chosen by God to destroy the world can be inferred from a literal interpretation of scripture. He explained this to anyone, that the world will end around March 21, 1843 and March 21, 1844. He preached and published quite a lot and led thousands of people (who called the Millerite) who believed that the date would end the 23 April 1843. Many were sold or donated all his possessions because they believe they no longer needed, but when April 23 comes (but Jesus did not come) so that the group had dissolved – and some of them form a movement that until now known as the Church of Seventh-day Adventist (Seventh Day Adventist)

3. Armageddon / Apocalypse of Mormon, 1891 or earlier
Joseph Smith, founder of the Mormon church, the church held a meeting in February 1835 to tell him that he was talking to God. During that conversation, Smith admitted that Jesus will return in the next 56 years, and then the end times will soon begin.

4. Halley’s Comet, 1910
In 1881 an astronomer, from the spectral analysis, found that the comet tails contain a deadly gas called cyanogen (the origin of the word cyanide). This was not too interesting until someone realized that cross the earth will intersect with the tail of Halley’s comet in 1910. Would the planet’s surface would be covered by the poisonous gas? That speculation is printed on the front page of the newspaper ‘The New York Times’ and several other newspapers, which caused widespread panic across the U.S. and other countries. Eventually the scientists coolly explained that it was not worth worrying about.

5. Pat Robertson, 1982
May 1980, televangelists and Christian Coalition founder, Pat Robertson shocked and frightened many people when he stated in his TV show, “700 Club”, the viewers around the world that he knows when the world will end (although the Bible itself in Matthew 24 : 36 about the end stated “About the day and at that time no one knows, not even the angels in heaven do not know”;). “I guarantee that in the year 1982 there will be judgments of the world,” said Robertson.

6. Heaven’s Gate, 1997
When comet Hale-Bopp appeared in 1997, came rumors that an alien aircraft that was following the comet – and it was covered by NASA and the astronomy community. Although the allegations were denied by the astronomers (and can anyone argue with a good telescope), but this issue had aired in the radio show “Coast to Coast AM” Art Bell hosted and paranormal themes. These allegations inspired a cult of believers UFO (Unidentified Flying Object is considered an alien aircraft) in San Diego who call themselves ‘Heaven’s Gate’ to believe that the world will end soon. The world was ending for the 39 cult members who committed suicide on March 26, 1997.

7. Nostradamus, in August 1999
Paper Michel de Nostradame a very confusing and metaphorical has attracted the attention of many people for over 400 years. The writing, the accuracy is highly dependent on a highly flexible interpretation, has been translated and re-translated in dozens of different versions. One of the articles mentioned line, “In 1999, the seventh month / From the sky came a great king of terror.” Many followers of Nostradamus became upset because she thought that this was the vision of the seer known it would end.

8. Y2K, January 1, 2000
As the last century is almost over, many people worried that computers would lead to an end. The problem, known since 1970, is that many computers would not be able to distinguish between the years 2000 and 1900. No one knows exactly what effects, but many are expected to be a disaster, ranging from light mass die until a nuclear explosion. Increased arms sales and getting people to survive in the bunkers (the basement), but in fact not many errors occur when the new millennium begins.

9. May 5, 2000
If it was not Y2K error occurs, then the global disaster is guaranteed to happen by Richard No one, author of “5/5/2000 Ice: The Ultimate Disaster” in 1997. According to No one, the mass of ice in Antarctica will be 3 miles thick on May 5, 2000 – a date that also coincides with the parallel of the planets in the solar system, which somehow will lead to a fatal global freezing. Date passed and the earth has not frozen, but the book was even hot in the market. Global warming may also prevent the recurrence of the ice age.

10. God’s Church Ministry, autumn 2008
According to the minister of God’s Church, Ronald Weinland, end times have arrived – again. In 2006 his book “2008: God’s Final Witness” states that hundreds of millions of people will die, and at the end of 2006, “the longest 2 years left before the world was experiencing the worst time in human history. In the fall of 2008, America will fall as a powerful country , and never will be again an independent state, “and the book was also noted,” Ronald Weinland its reputation as a prophet of God end times. ”

Well, the ten predictions that did not happen, so it’s good we did not worry too much about the end times prophecies in the year 2012. Are not many writings that mention no one will know the time?

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