Failed doomsday predictions

Published On: Dec 20 2012 11:01:49 AM CST   Updated On: Dec 20 2012 11:06:05 AM CST

Friday's forecast doomsday is one of many visions predicting the end of the world through history.

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Halley's Comet -- In 1910, the New York Times and other newspapers spread mass panic when they claimed that everyone on Earth would be bathed in toxic gas and die when the planet passed through the tail of Halley's comet that year.

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