Awesome and Rare historical photos
|Bob Marley playing soccer backstage.|
(Contrary to popular belief,
that isn't Jimi Hendrix playing with him -
it was a musician from "The Wailers".)
|Aircraft await orders while being grounded on 9/11.|
Nova Scotia, Canada. Photo: Halifax Airport.
|Californian lumberjacks working in the Redwoods.|
These trees have lived for thousands of years,
so seeing photos like this saddens us
(the trees didn't hurt anyone).
|Martin Luther King Jr. removing a burned cross from|
his front yard. His son is at his side. Atlanta, GA, 1960.
|A native American man overlooking the newly|
completed transcontinental railroad in Nevada, ~1868.
|Microsoft staff. December 7, 1978.|
|A man on the corner is reading a newspaper which|
headline reads “Nazi Army Now 75 Miles Away from Paris”.
New York, May 18, 1940.
|American soldiers discover Manet's “In the Conservatory”|
that was hidden (amongst other Nazi loot)
in the salt mines of Merker, Germany. 1945.
|The Beatles meet Muhammad Ali.|
|Boing 707 doing a barrel roll. When the test pilot|
Tex Johnson was questioned about the stunt,
he simply replied by saying – “Just selling airplanes”.
|The Double Barrel Pistol by Arsenal Firearms, Italy|
|The first photo upon discovery of Machu Picchu, 1912.|
|Bill (Clinton) & Hillary playing|
volleyball in Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA. 1975.
|Howard Hughes inside of the H-4 Hercules,|
more widely known as the “Spruce Goose”.
At the time, it was the largest airplane ever created. Photo: LIFE.
|Train Derailment at Gare Montparnasse, Paris, France. 1895.|
|Steamboats in the Mississippi river, 1907. Photo: shorpy.|
|John F. Kennedy at NASA's Cape Canaveral|
Missile Test Annex in 1962.
|Walt and Roy O. Disney on the day that they opened the|
Disney studio. Beside them are their wives and mother.
|Douglas MacArthur signing the official Japanese|
surrender instrument aboard the USS Missouri, 1945.
|A team of SAS soldiers in North Africa, 1943.|
|George Armstrong Custer and some of his fellow soldiers,|
during the American Civil War.
|Howard Carter, an English archaeologist,|
examining the opened sarcophagus of King Tut.
|Construction of the Eiffel tower in July, 1888.|
|Construction of Brasilia city, which would later become the capital of Brazil. 1960.|
|Charles Godefroy taking his Nieuport 11 “Bébé”|
through the Arc de Triomphe in Paris on August 7th, 1919.
that he received at the age of 17,
showing his final grades from
the Aargau Kantonsschule (on a scale of 1-6).
|One of the first McDonald's restaurants open in 1948.|
|The first Wal-Mart store was opened in 1962 by|
[a salesman] Sam Walton.
It was called Walton's Five and Dime.
|The First Google Team in 1999.|
|Henry Ford (the founder of Ford Motor Co.),|
Thomas Edison (inventor of the phonograph,
motion picture camera and the practical light bulb),
Warren G. Harding (29th president of USA)
and Harvey Samuel Firestone
(founder of Firestone Tire and Rubber Co.) lounging together.
|Steve Jobs and Bill Gates chatting in 1991.|
|Elvis Presley during his service in the U.S. Army.|
|The unbroken seal on King Tut's Tomb.|
|The real boarding pass for RMS Titanic (Wiki'd link because of this).|