History Is Most Exciting When In Pictures (48 pics)

Posted in       27 Jun 2018       5162       1

An elephant holds a circus performer in its mouth in the US in 1937.

A young girl from Japan with live snakes all on her and in her mouth in 1928.

A man riding a pig at Wingfield's Menagerie, Ampthill, England, in 1903.

A promotional picture from the film Phantom of the Opera in 1925.

A child seat on a bicycle in Amsterdam, Netherlands in 1925.

A Selknam man doing the Spirit of Hain Ceremony on the island of Tierra Del Fuego, Chile in 1923.

A man dressed as Santa greets excited children in Helsinki, Finland in 1930.

The wife of a knife thrower stands still during a performance in the US in 1931.

Actor Feodor Chaliapin in costume for a play in Moscow, Russia in 1908.

Police officers physically force a woman to get her mugshot taken in NYC, US in 1890.

A man demonstrates a device that gives electric currents to stimulate muscles in the US in 1907.

Double amputees and veterans of the Korean War demonstrate experimental prosthetic legs in South Korean in 1955.

A man creating a "lifelike" bust of a woman in Wisconsin, US in 1896.

Pablo Noel puts his head in a lions mouth in Hamburg, Germany in 1962.

A contortionist from the US in 1920.

New York, circa 1950
In 1985, Ebony Magazine predicted what Michael Jackson might look like in the year 2000.
Man taking a Schnee bath, circa 1910
Slave trade in Atlanta, Georgia,1864
The only few things that Gandhi possessed in his life

Mahatma Gandhi was an Indian activist, who was famous for his political and religious views. Some people consider him a paragon of ethical living and pacifism. Gandhi was devoted to asceticism, that is why he didn’t have many personal belongings.

An African-American family purchasing ice cream from an isolated stand in Alabama, 1956
One of the first diver suits, 1911
Chang, the Chinese giant, with his wife and manager, circa 1870
Millie and Christine McKoy, American Siamese twins, circa 1890
Mabel Normand, 1918

Andre the Giant and pals, 1970s

Dolly Parton towards the beginning of her career, circa 1966

Elvis and Muhammad Ali, 1973

Flea, Kurt Cobain, and Joe Perry. Circa early 90s


June 26th 1948 The first supply flights are made in response to the Berlin Blockade.

My Great Great Grandfather looking distinguished during the Civil War c.1863

New Car Shopping 1950

Peggy Moffitt and twiggy 1966

Steven Seagal (1970s)

Sylvester Stallone and Brigitte Nielsen, Long Island, 1987

The crew of the Challenger, just before boarding, 28 January 1986

10 minutes later.......

The first Bond girl, Linda Christian, circa 1945.

Trying out a height-increasing machine, 1931

Very first photo of Linkin Park as a band (90’s). R.I.P. Chester Bennington

Woman talking on mobile phone, London Heathrow Airport, 1980's

ABBA. Autumn 1972.

Joan Collins, 1956

Police officer help's with directions, Piccadilly Circus, London, 1965

Playboy Bunnies Elka Hellmann, Monica Schaller and Sabrina Scharf serve drinks at New York's Playboy Club, 1963

Street fashion, 1938

Alex Winter on the set of Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure, 1987

Keanu Reeves in the 80s

Comments (1):

Now just a freaking minute. #31 is from the 1989 movie "Glory" starring Denzel Washington and Morgan Freeman, which that is a picture of. Trolling us, or lying?