What are some amazing historical photos?

Amazing historical photos

1944 – Georges Blind, a member of the French resistance, smiling in front of a firing squad.

1945 – The Gadget. The first atomic bomb was called The Gadget and was detonated at 05:29:21 of 16 July 1945 on a ramp 30 meters high post in the desert of New Mexico.

1950 – The Coca Cola arrives in France

1948 – A woman hides her face in shame after having “sold” her children in Chicago.

1961 – Concert of The Beatles for 18 people. On Dec. 9, 1961, The Beatles play for 18 people at the Palais Ballroom in Aldershot, a town in Hampshire. The Beatles were not yet known.

1939 – The last public execution by guillotine. Eugen Weidmann was the last criminal to have been publicly executed by guillotine. It was June 17, 1939.

1964 – The first monokini. The invention of the monokini is due to the Austrian designer Rudi Gernreich. His invention was not very successful, given that women who practiced topless simply wore no part of above the bikini. But the first photos of the new costume, worn by the model Peggy Moffitt, was released June 3, 1964 in the journal

1963 – Self immolation of Buddhist monk. Saigon, 11 June 1963. The Buddhist monk Thich Quang Duc is in Saigon, Vietnam, to protest against the policies of oppression of the Buddhist religion by the government of South Vietnam. He sits in the middle of the road and burns himself to death, immortalized by the lenses of Malcolm Brown

1968 – The Pulitzer shot. Nguyễn Ngọc Loan executing Nguyễn Văn Lém on February 1, 1968 in Saigon, Vietnam. This photograph gave Eddie Adams (photographer) the Pulitzer Prize one year later.

Sources: Wikipedia, Focus.

Credit goes to: Sabrina Deep

Few amazing historical photos

1. Paparazzi surrounding Bill Clinton’s cat, Socks 1992  Socks, Bill Clinton’s cat

2. Coca Cola delivery truck 1909 Delivering Happiness Through the Years

3. Gandhi’s letter to Hitler 1939 Mahatma Gandhi – Selected Letters

4. Recording of the famous MGM Lion 1929 The MGM Lion

5. Cigarette marketing in the 1950s Stanford Research into the Impact of Tobacco Advertising

6. All of Gandhi’s worldly possessions 1938 Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

7. The Shah and the Queen of Iran in Disneyland 1962 Motion Mondays: Walt and the Shah of Iran

8. Dresden in ruins after Allied Bombings WWII Bombing of Dresden in World War II

9. Fidel Castro holding Michael Trudeau. Canada–Cuba relations

10. A legal loophole in 1913 made it possible to send babies by mail. These pics were taken after it was banned in 1920. U.S. Postal Services

11. Car elevator, Chicago 1936 A Chicago Car Elevator Mystery and the Man Who Invented Dialectical Materialism

12. One Dollar Bill 1862 United States one-dollar bill

13. The first durable color photograph, taken in 1861 National Geographic for Milestones in Photography

14. The first digitial photograph, Kodak 1957 First Digital Photograph Ever Made

15. First photograph taken from space  1946  First Photo Ever Taken from Space

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