May 6th

On May 6th, 1937, the LZ 129 Hindenburg, a German passenger airship, was destroyed whilst docking in New Jersey, USA.

April 14th

On this day in 1865, Abraham Lincoln was shot and killed by John Wilkes Booth in Washington whilst attending ‘Our American Cousin’ at Ford’s theatre. The assassination occurred just 5 days after the surrender of General Robert E Lee in an attempt to revive the Confederate cause after the victory of the North. Alongside the assassination…

April 13th

On this day in 1953, CIA director Allen Dulles launched the mind control program MKUltra. Project MKUltra refers to a series of experiments conducted by the CIA on human subjects, attempting to identify and develop torture techniques and substances for interrogations, using ‘mind control’ procedures to obtain information. Coordination was organised between the Scientific Intelligence…