22 June 2016

Moments of our world history

    Fascinating photographs of some of the most interesting moments of our world history.
1.    A boxing match on board the USS Oregon in 1897

2. An airman being captured by Vietnamese in Truc Bach Lake, 
Hanoi in 1967. The airman is John McCain.

3. Samurai warriors taken between 1860 and 1880

4. A shell-shocked reindeer looks on as war planes 
drop bombs on Russia in 1941.

5. Walt Disney on the day they opened Disney Studios

6. Che Guevara enjoying a drink

7. The Microsoft staff in 1978
Bill Gates, front row left.

8. The last known Tasmanian Tiger 
(now extinct) photographed in 1933

9. German air raid on Moscow in 1941

10. Winston Churchill out for a swim

11. The London sky after a bombing and dogfight 
between British and German planes in 1940

12. Martin Luther King, Jr removes a burned cross 
from his yard in 1960. The boy is his son.

13. Google begins

14. Nagasaki , 20 minutes after the atomic bombing in 1945

15. The only photograph of a living Quagga 
(now extinct) from 1870

16. Hitler's bunker

17. A Japanese plane is shot down during 
the Battle of Saipan in 1944.

18. The original Ronald McDonald played by Willard Scott

19. The first photo taken from space in 1946

20. British SAS back from a 3-month patrol 
of North Africa in 1943

21. Disneyland employee cafeteria in 1961

22. The first McDonalds

23. Fidel Castro lays a wreath at the Lincoln Memorial.

24. George S. Patton's dog mourning his 
master on the day of his death.

25. California lumberjacks working on Redwoods


26. Construction of the Berlin Wall in 1961

27. Bread and soup during the Great Depression

28. The 1912 World Series

29. The first photo following the discovery 
of Machu Pichu in 1912.

30. Construction of Christ the Redeemer 
in Rio da Janeiro, Brazil

31. Steamboats on the Mississippi River in 1907

32. Leo Tolstoy telling a story to his grandchildren in 1909

33. The construction of Disneyland

34. Arnold Schwarzenegger on the day he 
received his American citizenship

35. 14-year-old Osama bin Laden (2nd from the right)

36. Construction of the Statue of Liberty in 1884

37. Albert Einstein's office photographed on the day of his death

38. A liberated Jew holds a Nazi guard at gunpoint.

39. Construction of the Manhattan Bridge in 1908

40. Construction of the Eiffel Tower in 1888

41. Dismantling of the Berlin Wall in 1989

42. Titanic leaves port in 1912.

43. Adolf Hitler's pants after the failed assassination 
attempt at Wolf's Lair in 1944

44. ENIAC, the first computer ever built

45. Brighton Swimming Club in 1863

46. Ferdinand Porsche (yeah, that Porsche) showing a model 
of the Volkswagen Beetle to Adolf Hitler in 1935

47. The unbroken seal on King Tut's tomb

48. Apollo 16 astronaut Charles Duke left this family 
photo behind on the moon in 1972.

49. The crew of Apollo 1 practicing their water landing in 1966. 
Unfortunately, all of them were killed on the launch pad in a fire.

50. An aircraft crash on board during World War II

51. Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, Warren G. Harding 
(29th president of USA ), and Harvey Samuel Firestone 
(founder of Firestone Tire and Rubber Co.) talking together

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