LSD's creator drops acid (accidentally) for the first time, Martin Luther King writes his "Letter from Birmingham Jail," The Rolling Stones release their debut album, and tragedy strikes Virginia Tech, all on this day.
1945: The Red Army begins the final assault on German forces around Berlin, with nearly one million Soviet soldiers fighting 110,000 entrenched German soldiers in the Battle of the Seelow Heights. At the end of the battle on April 19, the road to Berlin, less than 60 miles to the west, lay open. By April 23, Berlin was fully encircled and the Battle of Berlin entered its last stage.
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