some amazing photos from history

Deadwood, USA 1876

The wives of the astronauts on the Apollo 8 mission at the moment they heard their husbands voices from orbit, 1968.


Women protesting forced Hijab days after the revolution, Iran, 1979

German prisoners of war in American camps are shown footage of German concentration camps, 1945.

Using a traditional Japanese blade, 17-year-old Yamaguchi assassinates socialist politician Asanuma in Tokyo, 1960. It was captured on live television.

U.S. President Lyndon Johnson listens to a tape sent by Captain Charles Robb (his son-in-law) from Vietnam in 1968.

The day when nationwide alcohol ban was repealed, December 5th 1933.

seal on Tutankhamen's tomb before it was broken in 1922.

How'd that women's protest work out in Iran?

Marilyn Monroe performing for the thousands of allied troops in Korea, February 11th, 1954.


Judy Garland taking a break during the filming of The Wizard of Oz, 1938

Jerry Stiller takes his son Ben to a play, 1978.

Hitler Reacts to Kiss from Excited American Woman at the Berlin Olympics, August 15, 1936


A Group of Samurai in front of Egypt's Sphinx, 1864.

Private James Hendrix of the 101st Airborne, playing guitar at Fort Campbell Kentucky in 1962.

Rescued slaves crowd the deck of the HMS Daphne, 1868.

Soviet tank rams into a building - Warsaw Pact invasion in Czechoslovakia, 1968.

Thousands of Albanian refugees arrive in Bari, Italy to escape the collapse of communism in 1991.

Troops of the Eight-Nation Alliance in 1900.

Left to Right: Britain, United States, Australia, India, Germany, France, Russia, Italy, Japan.