Photographs have long been used to record special and unique moments - birthdays, weddings and the occasional selfie are all commonplace.
We all know the phrase “a picture is worth a thousand words” - it's a simple notion that applies to many aspects of our lives, but especially to historical photography.
Sometimes, one simple picture can tell you more about history than any story you might read.
These 28 photographs below portray the past in a way that we can empathize with and understand more intimately. History in photos has always been a captivating subject, but you’ve probably not seen many of the following photos that captured specific moments throughout history.
Testing New Bullet Proof Vests
Elvis In The Army
MLK Removing Burnt Cross
Graves Of A Catholic Woman And Her Protestant Husband
Glasses John Lennon Wore When Assassinated
Filming Of The MGM Opening Credits
Titanic Survivors Boarding Carpathian
World's First Selfie
Statue Of Liberty Under Construction
First Ronald McDonald
Pablo Escobar And His Son
Soldier During WWII
Priest Praying Over Titanic Victims
Little Girl In Ruins
The Only Woman To Strike Out Babe Ruth
Painting The Eiffel Tower
Women Delivering Ice
Mocking Hitler After WWII
Neil Armstrong Before Walking On The Moon
Nikola Tesla In His Lab
First Wimbledon Match
106-Year-Old Woman Guarding Her Home
First Skin Transplant
India’s First Satellite Being Transported
Queen Elizabeth During WWII Service
Helen Keller Meets Charlie Chaplin
Unbroken Seal On King Tut’s Tomb
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