For many people, history is just a boring subject they had to study at school. It’s just a bunch of dates and dry theories. But. we’re here to prove you wrong with these rare photos.
We decided to correct this impression and put together a selection of 22 historical photographs that say more than words could ever express.
John F. Kennedy Jr. in the presidential plane, 1963
Freddie Mercury with his mother, 1947
The execution of a communist, Germany, 1919
Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd during a break on the set of Ghostbusters, 1984.
Sean Connery signs a coconut for a Jamaican child during the filming of Dr. No, 1962
The first gay pride parade in Philadelphia, June 1972
Soldiers of the Hermann Göring Division with a lost trophy, 1944
The future Queen Elizabeth II, June 1940
Soviet female snipers of the 3rd Shock Army, 1st Belorussian Front. They shot 775 German soldiers
Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash in Memphis, 1957
The Twin Towers on a morning in New York, a year before construction was completed, 1972
Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali, New York, 1963
Soviet aircraft designers A.N. Tupolev and S.V. Ilyushin
Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, Warren G. Harding (the 29th President of the US), and Harvey Samuel Firestone (the founder of Firestone Tire and Rubber Co.) vacationing together
Scottish soldiers, 1916
Japanese soldiers bathe during the Russo-Japanese War, 1904
A half-naked FBI agent brings $1 million to some airplane hijackers in 1972. In due course, one of them — George Wright — successfully evaded the authorities for more than 40 years
A shoe shop, 1900
The Civil War in the Republic of Biafra, Nigeria, 1968
Nagasaki before and after the explosion of an atomic bomb, 1945
A dove sits on the shoulder of Fidel Castro as he gives a speech, January 8th, 1959
A bra design popular in the ’40s and ’50s. And you thought today’s youth had lost it…