End of Days: Infamous Doomsday Prophecies

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  • Sun Becomes a Red Giant
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  • Halley's Comet
  • Heaven's Gate

Nostradamus "Great King of Terror"

Before the year 2000, many people interpreted a passage from 16th century French prophet Nostradamus as a prediction of the end of the world in 1999: "The year 1999, seventh month / From the sky will come great king of terror."

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