Third Part Of Prophecy
36F51 How was
the third part of the prophecy "And there will be famines, pestilences, and
earthquakes in various places." fulfilled?
The two world wars, as foretold,
would be followed by famines and pestilences and earthquakes in various
places. The following events were recoded in history starting from
the First World War in 1918 - - - -
World's worst natural disasters since 1900
CBC News Online | January 11, 2005
1918-1919 - An epidemic of "Spanish Flu"
spread around the world. At least 20 million died, although some
estimates put the final toll at 50 million. It's estimated that
between 20 per cent and 40 per cent of the entire world's
population got sick.
1957-1958 - The Asian flu swept
around the world, making it the second flu pandemic of the
1968 - The Hong Kong flu became the third flu
pandemic of the 20th century. The World Health Organization
estimated that a total of 1.5 million died in the Asian and Hong
Kong flu pandemics.
1980 to present - Toll from AIDS
worldwide since 1980 is estimated at 25 million, with 40 million
others infected with HIV.
1959-1961 - The "Great Leap Famine" cost
an estimated 20 million to 40 million lives in China. China was
also hit by major famines in 1907, 1928-1930, 1936 and
1921 - A Soviet famine in 1921 began with a
drought that caused massive crop failures. The Soviets later
estimated that 5.1 million died.
1984-1985 - Famine
killed at least one million in Ethiopia as severe drought led to
desperate food shortages.
(with 100,000 deaths or more)
July 28, 1976 - The world's most
devastating quake of the 20th century (magnitude 7.8) hit the
sleeping city of Tangshan, in northeast China. The official
death toll was 242,000. But some unofficial estimates put the
actual number of dead as high as 655,000.
May 22, 1927 -
A magnitude 7.9 quake near Xining, China, killed 200,000
Dec. 16, 1920 - China was also the site for the world's
third-deadliest quake of the 20th century. An estimated 200,000
died when a magnitude 8.6 temblor hit Gansu, triggering massive
Dec. 26, 2004 - A magnitude 9.0 quake struck
off the coast of Sumatra, triggering tsunamis that swept through
the coastal regions of a dozen countries bordering the Indian
Ocean. More than 156,000 died and thousands more are missing.
Sept. 1, 1923 - A third of Tokyo and most of Yokohama were
levelled when a magnitude 8.3 earthquake shook Japan. About
143,000 were killed as fires ravaged much of Tokyo.
28, 1908 - Southern Italy was ravaged by a 7.2 magnitude quake
that triggered a tsunami that hit the Messina-Reggio-Calabria
area, killing 123,000.
Oct. 5, 1948 - More than 110,000
were killed when a 7.3 quake rolled through the area around
Ashgebat in Turkmenistan.
The above events, famines, pestilences
and earthquakes in various places were seen fulfilled and recorded in
history in less than a hundred years after the First World War.
Up to the present time, more and more serious problems are being
experience by the world, bringing untold sufferings into the life of
millions of people.