Tag Archive | Hindenburg

Led Zeppelin Release Debut Album

On This Date, January 12th, in 1969: Led Zeppelin released its debut album in the UK (the US release date was January 17th). The album’s iconic cover artwork, chosen by guitarist Jimmy Page,  features a black and white photo of the 1937 Hindenburg airship  disaster. Led Zeppelin!

The Hindenburg Disaster Meets Led Zeppelin!

On This Day, May 6th in 1937: The Hindenburg airship crashes in New Jersey, killing 36 people. A photograph from this incident would later be used as cover art for Led Zeppelin’s first album.