History Is Most Exciting When In Pictures (47 pics)

Posted in       14 Jun 2018       5181      

A Kamikaze Pilot before Commencing His Last Mission, 1944-1945

Beauty pageant winners in 1922

The headquarters of Mussolini’s Italian Fascist Party, 1934

Tim Allen’s Mugshot after being arrested in 1978 for possession of over 1.43 lb of cocaine

On October 2, 1978, Tim Allen was arrested in the Kalamazoo-Battle Creek International Airport for possession of over 650 grams (1.4 lb) of cocaine. He subsequently pleaded guilty to drug trafficking, and provided the names of other dealers in exchange for a sentence of three to seven years, instead of possible life imprisonment. He was paroled on June 12, 1981 after serving 2 years and 4 months in the Federal Correctional Institution in Sandstone, Minnesota.

Al Capone’s FBI criminal record, showing most of his criminal charges were dismissed. 1932

Army mugshot of Elvis from the late 1950s.

Five year old girl, after a day’s work that began at 5am, was tired and refused to be photographed. The mother said, “Oh, she’s ugly, and picking shrimp is very hard on the fingers.” Biloxi, MS, 1911,

Grigori Rasputin with his admirers. 1914

First Miss America Pageant 1921

2 Different style of cultures enjoy a day at the beach in Iran in 1976.

A female fisherman with 2 tarpons caught off Florida, US in 1891.

A Russian man confronts a guard after the liberation of the Buchenwald concentration camp in Thuringia, Germany in 1945.

A girl wears a costume of singing cats in the US in 1902.

Girls playing basketball in Greece in 1950.

A damaged US B-17 Bomber after a mission over Cologne, Germany in 1944.

Jewish refugees, mostly children, in camps in Israel after leaving their homes in Yemen to join the Jewish state in 1954.

A guard questions an inmate in Soviet Russia in 1949.

A video conference in Sweden in 1960.

Members of the 'Elkettes,' wives of Elk members in LA, do their daily exercises in LA, California, US in 1927.

Musicians and their dancers in India in 1927.

Men pose in front of a helicopter in East Tilbury, England in 1955.

Russian soldiers in Leningrad in 1944.

A woman in Morocco in 1912.

Soldiers wearing armor after it was tested with different types of firearms at Fort de la Peigney in France in 1918. They were not wearing the armor when it was tested.

A woman participates in the Loei Songkran beauty pageant in Thailand in 1971.

A child with boxing gloves looks at a punching bag in the US in 1937.

A couple shows public affection for a set picture in a magazine published in Tehran, Iran in 1974.

A woman from Sudan in 1921.

Executives, managers and showgirls pose for a picture at the Tropicana Night Club in Havana, Cuba in 1954.

A lesbian couple about to kiss at a Beatles concert in the US in 1964.

Sami men with reindeer in Northern Sweden in 1939.

French colonial officers from Ivory Coast with their Ghanaian wives and children in Ghana in 1915.

Chinese youths wearing western fashion, 1980

A mom uses a trash can to contain her baby while she crochets in the park, USA, 1969

Actor Ben Chapman during the filming of Creature from the Black Lagoon, 1954

A traffic jam near the Brandenburg Gate as East Germans moved into West Berlin after the fall of the Berlin Wall, 1989

Dancers at the Windmill Theatre in London,1940

Ironworkers from Local 40 building the World Trade Center antenna in New York, 1979

German boys at a gumball machine,1955

3 kids and their Halloween costumes, circa 1900

Motorola Vice President, John F. Mitchell showing off the DynaTAC portable radio telephone in New York City, 1973

Duke Kahanamoku, the man who popularized surfing around the world, Hawaii, 1920

Earthquake damage in Anchorage, Alaska, March 27, 1964

A boy wearing an Adolf Hitler mask, London, 1938

Pablo Picasso dressed as Popeye in 1957

J. A. Purves’ Dynasphere on the beach, 1932; the driver is his son.

Winston Churchill painting a landscape of the French town Lourmarin, 1948




How to comment

•    Don't insult other visitors. Offensive comments will be deleted without warning.

•    Comments are accepted in English only.

•    No swearing words in comments, otherwise such comments will be censored.

•    Your nickname and avatar are randomly selected. If you don't post comments for 7 days, they both are reset.

•    To choose another avatar, click the ‘Random avatar’ link.