Flashback: LSD Creator Albert Hofmann Drops Acid for the First Time

The Swiss chemist created LSD in 1936 — but it wasn’t until 1943 that he first dosed himself and went on a magical bicycle ride

Rolling Stone
Apr 19, 2018 · 4 min read
Albert Hofmann, Chemiker, Erfinder des LSD — 1994 (Photo by VIRGINIA/ullstein bild via Getty Images)

By Trina Calderon

Bicycle Day is observed around the world on April 19th, though it’s not exactly a celebration…

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