Friday, 6 February 2015

40 Amazing Historical Pictures You can't Help But Admire

These rare photographs reveal a different perspective of historical events; you probably wouldn't find them in any school textbook. Some of them will surprise you, but some might even make you laugh.  


Charlie Chaplin and Albert Einstein 

Steven Hawking with his bride, Jane Wilde
Einstein at Nassau Point, Long Island, New York in the summer of 1939.

Steven Spielberg and Drew Barrymore on set of 'E.T.'

The original Star Wars cast seen just before filming.
Cameramen recording the lion roar for the MGM logo.
Barack Obama on his high school basketball team.
Bill Gates' mug shot for driving without a license 1977
Muhammad Ali talking someone out of jumping - 1981

Jimi Hendrix and Mick Jagger - 1969

Madonna, Sting and Tupac hanging out.

Paul McCartney, John Lennon & George Harrison performing at a wedding reception, 1958.

The Rolling Stones circa 1963

Robin Williams dressed like a cheerleader - 1980 

Elton John at the piano bar aboard his private plane - 1976

Elijah Wood & Macaulay Culkin - 1993

Queen Elizabeth during her WWII service.


Bruce Lee dancing

Osama Bin Laden after practicing judo

Martin Luther King Jr, and Marlon Brando

Chuck Norris and Bruce Lee

Steve Jobs sitting with Bill Gates discussing the future of computing in 1991.


Early drawings by Walt Disney of Mickey Mouse

The US-built ENIAC (Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer) was one of the first computer ever made.

Golden Gate bridge construction - 1937

Fidel Castro and Malcolm X discussing politics and family - 1960

Vladimir Putin as a teenager (2nd from the left, in a hat)
Norway celebrates the first ever banana arriving in the country

Howard Carter, an English archaeologist, examining the opened sarcophagus of King Tut.

Che Guevara and Fidel Castro


Mt Rushmore construction - 1939

Construction of Eiffel Tower in 1880

William Harley and Arthur Davidson, 1914 -- The Founders of Harley Davidson Motorcycles 

A young Bill Clinton meets John F. Kennedy

A utility worker giving mouth-to-mouth to a co-worker after he contacted a high voltage wire in 1967.

Women were not allowed to run the Boston Marathon in 1967. Kathrine Switzer dodged that rule, and became the first woman to finish despite organizers trying to stop her.

The last known photo of the Titanic.

Nikola Tesla sitting in his laboratory with his “Magnifying Transmitter.”

This Austrian boy got a new pair of shoes in World War II

He stood alone, refusing to join the Nazi salute in 1936.

Feel free to share these amazing but rare pictures with your friends and family.

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