I always grow a bit weary in the early spring, specifically around the week of April 20th. Having lived through three and half decades of world events, you could see why.
Oddly enough, April 20th has been a day of harrowing horror in American history, and, to a lesser extent, in world history as well. Much of this could be tied to the historically perverse significance of the date, having ties to Nazi Germany and a number of international tragedies.
So, as you find yourself looking over your shoulder this afternoon, here are the five most disturbing things that have occurred on or around April 20th.