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Today in World War II History—Apr. 16, 1943

Molecular structure of lysergic acid diethylamide, LSD (public domain via Wikipedia)

Molecular structure of lysergic acid diethylamide, LSD (public domain via Wikipedia)

75 Years Ago—Apr. 16, 1943: Swiss chemist Albert Hoffman accidentally ingests LSD and learns of its hallucinogenic properties.