Hindenburg Disaster Anniversary – May 6, 1937

Every year on May 6, at 7:25 PM Eastern time, I drink several toasts on the anniversary of the Hindenburg disaster. Here are some photos from last year.

Take a moment this evening to remember those who built this great ship, those who flew her, and those who lost their lives.

To the memory of the airship in better times…

hindeburg-toast

To the memory of the man who made it all possible…

Hindenburg disaster tribute to Hugo Eckener

And in memory of those who lost their lives.

Hindenburg disaster tribute to those who lost their lives

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Francisco Carvallo
Dallas Cline
Hello Francisco Carvello, I was surprised to see the e-mail about the HIndenburg and the disaster that happened so long ago. I happen to remember it very well. I was a child of about 9 years. ( now an adult of eighty-nine years…) and I was sitting on the front steps of our home in Pt. Pleasant, New Jersey… I saw the huge Hindenburg go overhead. My grandmother was excited about it. She went inside and a few minutes later I heard her scream. She had turned on the radio and heard the first news about the tragic disaster… It… Read more »
Jake Rutigliano

It is also the 80th anniversary of the Hindenburg’s maiden flight to America.

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