On this day in 1997, 39 members of the Heaven’s Gate cult, including its leader, Marshall Applewhite, were discovered dead in their Rancho Santa Fe, California compound. The group had committed mass suicide in preparation for a post mortem rendezvous with an extra-terrestrial spacecraft trailing the comet Hale-Bopp.
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