On this day in History 2/18

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The first Church of Scientology opened on this day in 1954. Following the 1950 publication of his book ‘Dianetics,’ L. Ron Hubbard and his followers established the Church of Scientology in Los Angeles, the first in what will become more than 5,000 Scientology churches worldwide.

Featured image is courtesy of Wyatt Tyrone Smith, CC BY-SA 4.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0>, via Wikimedia Commons

 

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Author: Tom M

Curator @ Echoes of History. Lover of History, Travel, Politics, Music, Space and Haunted Locations. 25 years of experience in Music Industry working at MI5 Recordings & Universal Music Group. Preserving history each moment at a time.

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