Tuesday, 22 April 2014

Walpurgis: April 30 - A History of Horror and High Strangeness


April 30 through the centuries. A lot has happened on the Witches Sabbath.



313  - The Creation of the Holy Roman Empire

1349 - Jewish community at Radolszell Germany, exterminated


1492 - The Spanish Crown Gives Christopher Columbus the power to 'discover' the Americas

1492 - Spain announces it will expels all Jews

1483 - Orbital calculations show that Pluto moved inside Neptune's orbit until July 23, 1503

1513 - The last King of York is beheaded by Henry VIII

1563 - Jews are expelled from France by order of Charles VI

1725 - Emperor Charles VI and King Philip IV of Spain sign Treaty of Vienna

1789 - Gerorge Washington becomes the President of the United States

1798 - US Navy is Formed

1803 - The United States doubles in size with the Louisiana Purchase


1812 - Kaspar Hauser, the mysterious Germanic Christ-Like figure was born

1912 - Louisiana becomes a US state

1838 - Nicaragua becomes an independent state

1871 - 144 Native Americans are slaughtered at Camp Grant, Arizona after they surrender peacefully

1900 - Hawaii becomes a US state


1919 - Thule Society Members executed in Munich by Sparticist Reds, while Adolf Hitler is undergoing a series of psychedelic episodes at a nearby army base. At the same time, the Thule Combat League with occultist Rudolf Hess, invade the city with insignias of the Skull and Crossbones, Swastika and the 'SS' Rune logo appearing on military uniforms and equipment for the first time

1927 - Princess Juliana gets seat in Dutch Council of State

1934 - Austria gets "Austrian fascist" constitution



1938 - First ever live televised sports event: the English FA Cup Final broadcast from the 'Sacred Towers' of Wembley Stadium, relayed through the tower at Alexandria Palace in London

1939 - First ever live US TV broadcast opening the New York World's Fair by FDR

1943 - British Navy place a dead body on a Spanish beach with false invasion plans entitled Operation Mincemeat

1943 - Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp for Jews forms

1945 - Adolf Hitler and Eve Braun are married and then mysteriously vanish form their Berlin Bunker. Their bodies were never formally identified by a neutral investigation


1947 - Sargent Pepper (of the Beatles mythology) teaches his band to play

1948 - USA performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak

1952 - Dairy of Anne Frank published in English (now considered to be partially fraudulent)

1955 - Element 101, Mendelevium is added to the Periodic Table

1956 - Ex US Former Vice President and Senator Alben Barkley mysteriously dies during a speech in Virginia. He collapses after proclaiming "I would rather be a servant in the house of the lord than sit in the seats of the mighty."

1961 - First Soviet nuclear submarine is launched

1961 - Fidel Castro of Cuba receives Lenin-Peace Prize following a bloody coup

1961 - Lee Harvey Oswald marries Marina Prusakova in Minsk U.S.S.R.


1966 - The Church of Satan is Founded

1969 - On the roof of Apple headquarters, John Lennon has his name legally changed from John Winston Lennon to John Ono Lennon

1975 - United States is defeated by Communist forces in Vietnam with the fall of Saigon

1980 - Queen Beatrix becomes Queen of the Netherlands

1980 - Terrorist occupy Iranian Embassy in London

1985 - Against massive protests, France detonates a nuclear bomb at Murora Island


1993 - CERN releases the World Wide Web into the public domain


1999 - Sinead O'Connor is ordained in Lourdes, as the first woman 'Catholic' priest in the Latin Tridentine Church

2001 - Chandra Levy, rumoured to be having a relationship with George W. Bush's strategy chief, Karl Rove is last seen alive. He skeletal remains are found several months later. Her sudden dismissal as an intern within senior Neo-Con circles remain unanswered to this day.

2003 - Libya is forced to accept responsibility for the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland


2004 - Photos of Abu Ghraib prisoners being abused and murdered by US military forces are released by the Pentagon and on the same day British Forces leave Iraq

2007 - The European Union and United States sign the first step towards a global government with the Transatlantic Partnership Agreement

2008 - Skeletons of murdered Russian Tsarist family members formally identified


2009 - Seven people are killed by a motorist, who himself is killed by crashing into a masonic column in Apeldoorn at the Queen's Day festival with Queen Beatrix present and witnessing the event

2012 - The New World Trade Center officially becomes the tallest building in New York and begins to emit a strange wailing noise soon afterwards

2013 - Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands abdicates