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Rev. Jim Jones lead the mass suicide/murders of his followers and outside investigators in the South American jungle of Guyana in Nov 1978.
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On November 18, 1978, San Francisco area People`s Temple cult leader Jim Jones convinced 909 members to commit a mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana. Jones was actually an active member of the San Francisco city govt. under mayor George Moscone before taking his congregation out of the U.S.
Nov 18 - 1978 – Jim Jones, American cult figure (Peoples Temple) (b. 1931)
"10 People Who Give Atheism a Bad Name" #5 Jim Jones drew people into atheism through the People’s Temple, largely based in California. He said that he “took the church and used the church to bring people to atheism". ...
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Jonestown - Wonder if she was one of the ones to drink his "Koolaide"? Poor soul.
1978 - Jonestown Mass suicides and murders as children where forced to drink his poison laced Kool Aid.
James Warren "Jim" Jones (May 13, 1931 – November 18, 1978) was the founder and the leader of the Peoples Temple, best known for the cult murder/suicide in 1978 of 909 of its members in Jonestown, Guyana, and the murder of five individuals at a nearby airstrip. Over 300 children were murdered at Jonestown, almost all of them by cyanide poisoning.Jones died from a gunshot wound to the head.
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Jonestown was the informal name for the Peoples Temple Agricultural Project, an intentional community in northwestern Guyana formed by the Peoples Temple led by Jim Jones. It became notorious when on November 18, 1978; 918 people died in the settlement, in a nearby airstrip, and in Georgetown (Guyana's capital). The name of the settlement became synonymous with the incidents at those locations. A total of 909 Temple members died in Jonestown, all but two from apparent cyanide poisoning,
Jonestown Massacre anniversary - CNN.com
On Nov. 18, 1978, 913 followers of the Rev. Jim Jones participated in a mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana. Cyanide was being bought and shipped to the Rev. Jim Jones' jungle compound in South America for at least 2 years before the Americans died there at the command of their cult leader. He received about a quarter to a half-pound of the deadly poison each month. This is where the phrase "Don't drink the kool aid" came from
November 18, 1978: The Jonestown Massacre Peoples Temple cult leader Jim Jones instructed his followers to commit "revolutionary suicide" by drinking cyanide-laced fruit punch. At the Jonestown compound in Guyana, 912 Peoples Temple members (276 of whom were children) drank the punch and died. Jim Jones died the same day from a gunshot wound to the head.
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