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September 16, 1943

On September 16, 1943, the Swiss scientist Dr. Albert Hofmann discovered the psychedelic effects of LSD. He wasn’t sure at first, but when the fluorescent giraffe explained he was rowing on the wrong side of the bed, he knew he … Continue reading

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April 16, 1943

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1943 in Basel, Switzerland, chemist Albert Hoffman accidently discovered the hallucinogenic effects of LSD-25 while working on the medicinal value of lysergic acid. While handling the new substance, he inadvertently absorbed the drug through … Continue reading

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January 31, 1970

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1970, the members of the Grateful Dead rock band were busted on LSD charges in New Orleans after a show. No one was surprised and the judge who presided over the charges told the … Continue reading

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