May 27, 1989 -Â 30,000 Muslims, angry over the publication of Salman Rushdie‘s novel The Satanic Verses, demonstrate in London’s Hyde Park, calling for Britain’s blasphemy law to be extended to include Islam. The mob attack a small group of counterprotestors, including Barbara Smoker of the National Secular Society and Nicolas Walter of the Rationalist Press Association. A dozen police are injured and over 100 arrested.
May 27, 2012 â€“ The Second Coming of Jesus does not occur as predicted by self-proclaimed prophet (and pastor of The Church of Godâ€”PKG) Ronald Weinland, who originally predicted September 29, 2011. In the awkward aftermath Weinland explained that May 27, 2012 was simply the â€œDay of the Lordâ€ that would â€œtake one year to be fulfilled.â€ A year later he declared, â€œGod has revealed it is not yet time for His Son to return.â€ Today Weinland claims the â€œcomplete countâ€ to the actual Second Coming will be fulfilled by June 9, 2019. Mark your calendar. Donâ€™t hold your breath.
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