Monday, April 16, 2007

April 16, 1943: The Accidental Discovery of LSD

Dr. Albert Hofmann, a Swiss chemist, was researching the synthesis of a lysergic acid compound, LSD-25, when he inadvertently absorbed a bit through his fingertips. Intrigued by the stimulating effects on his perception, he ingested 250 milligrams of LSD, embarking on the first full-fledged acid trip.

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