April 16. In 1912, Harriet Quimby became 1st woman to fly across the English Channel. 1922, Annie Oakley set a women's clay target record shooting 100 in a row. In 1943, Albert Hoffman accidentally discovered the hallucinogenic effects of LSD. It's Charlie Chaplin's birthday. Merce Cunningham's. Bobby Vinton's. Dusty Springfield's. Mission: Fly! Then laugh and dance.