Failed doomsday predictions

POSTED: 09:01 AM PST Dec 20, 2012    UPDATED: 09:06 AM PST Dec 20, 2012 

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

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Nostradamus -- The French apothecary and reputed seer published a collection of prophecies, but one of his most famous read: "The year 1999, seventh month / From the sky will come great king of terror." Many were concerned that July 1999 was his vision of Armageddon.


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