Happy Solstice! Your Move, Armageddon.

Let’s see, since I was born in 1980, I’ve survived the Apocalypse dates of:

1980 by Leland Jensen
1980(s) by Hal Lindsey
1981 by Chuck Smith
March 10, 1982 by John Gribbin and Stephen Plagemann
June 21, 1982 by Benjamin Creme
October 1982 by Pat Robertson
October 2, 1984 by the Jehovah’s Witnesses
1985 by Lester Sumrall
1987-1988 by by Noah Hutchings
April 29, 1987 by Leland Jensen again
Aug 17, 1987 by José Argüelles
1988 by Hal Lindsey (revising his earlier estimate)
September 1988 and September 30, 1989 by Edgar C. Whisenant
April 23, 1990 by Elizabeth Clare Prophet
1991 by Louis Farrakhan
Sept 28, 1992 by Rollen Stewart
Oct 28, 1992 by Lee Jang Rim
1993 by David Berg
May 2, 1994 by Neal Chase
Sept-Oct 1994 and March 31, 1995 by Harold Camping
December 17, 1996 by Sheldon Nidle
March 26, 1997 by Marshall Applewhite (Heaven’s Gate)
October 23, 1997 by James Ussher
March 31, 1998 by Hon-Ming Chen
1999 by Seventh Day Adventists and Charles Berlitz
July 1999 by Nostradamus
August 18, 1999 by The Amazing Criswell (people listen to this guy!?)
December 31, 1999 by Hon-Ming Chen (again)
All of the “Before 2000” Millennialist predictions (from Hal Lindsey, to James Gordon Lindsay, to Helena Blavatsky and Isaac Newton, to Sun Myung Moon, Ed Dobson, and Jonathan Edwards)
January 1, 2000 by Credonia Mwerinde, Joseph Kibweteere, Jerry Falwell, Tim LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins, and everyone freaking out about Y2K.
April 6, 2000 by James Harmston
May 5, 2000 by Nuwaubian Nation
Oct 9, 2000 by Grant Jeffrey
2001 by Tynetta Muhammad
May 2003 by Nancy Lieder
Nov 29, 2003 by Aum Shinrikyo
June 6, 2006 by Various Christians freaking out about 06/06/06
Sept 12, 2006 by Yisrayl Hawkins of House of Yahweh
April 29, 2007 by good ‘ol Pat Robertson again
Sept 10, 2008 by Various People terrified of the Large Hadron Collider
2010 by Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn
May 21, 2011 by Harold Camping (still at it)
Aug-Oct 2011 by Various People convinced that the comet Elenin would destroy us
Sept 29, 2011 by Ronald Weinland
Oct 21, 2011 by Harold Camping (not ready to give up yet)
May 27, 2012 by Ronald Weinland (trying again)
June 30, 2012 by José Luis de Jesus
…..and, of course, December 21, 2012 by Various People on behalf of the misrepresented ancient Mayans.

So what do I take away from all this? Well, I hear the next one up is June 9th, 2019 by serial predictor Ronald Weinland. I wonder if this has anything to do with his recent prison sentence for tax evasion?

Your move, Armageddon.