This Day In History: March 20, 1995

Twenty-five years ago today, a Japanese doomsday cult launched a poison gas attack on subway riders in Tokyo, killing thirteen people and injuring thousands. Aum Shinrikyo (Supreme Truth), a religious group which offered up a hodgepodge of Buddhism, Hinduism, Christianity, and science fiction to its followers, gradually morphed into an apocalyptic cult. Convinced that he could only save the world by killing all non-believers…

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Ebony Edwards-Ellis

Author of "Former First Lady" and "Memoir of a Royal Consort." Twitter provocateur, aspiring shut-in, and newly minted Roosevelt Islander.