A recent Naked Data newsletter pointed me to this article on wikipedia which gives a list of when the world was predicted to end throughout recorded history. Its a timeline of when the world was supposed to end, who claimed it would and how/why. It is wikipedia, so its as accurate and complete as wikipedia can be. I figured it would be a nice thing to see on an actual timeline, so here we have it.
This is pretty much all d3.js. The icons are from The Noun Project and one or two of the arrows are from font awesome. Credit for the various icons goes to João Proença, Víctor Fernández, Sergey Demushkin, Julio Yanes, Marwa Boukarim, Ian Mawle, Joel McKinney, Kyle Tezak, Zlatko Najdenovski, Stephen Plaster, Lemon Liu and Pete Baker.
And lastly a big shout out to Sextus Julius Africanus for having the coolest name in history.