On May 19th, 1925, human and civil rights activist Malcolm X was born in Omaha, Nebraska.
On May 6th, 1937, the LZ 129 Hindenburg, a German passenger airship, was destroyed whilst docking in New Jersey, USA.
On the 30th of April George Washington was inaugurated as the first President of the United States of America.
On April 23rd, US stock markets experienced a Flash Crash after the Associated Press sent one shocking Tweet.
On April 21st, 1789, John Adams was sworn in as the first Vice President of the United States of America.
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…
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…