Past and future predictions of when the world will end

Posted to Infographics  |  Tags: ,  |  Nathan Yau

Wikipedia has a list of predicted dates for when apocalypse strikes, because of course it does. For kicks and giggles, Jeff Fletcher put the dates on a timeline. The horizontal position of each dot represents the predicted date. The vertical position doesn’t mean so much, other than there are a lot of dates around that time.

Luckily, we got past the most recent September 1, 2015 prediction and the grip of ones before that. Phew. Next up: 2020.

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