king-tuts-scaraphogus

The opening of King Tut’s sarcophagus in 1924.

louis-armstrong

Louis Armstrong plays for his wife outside the Pyramids in Giza 1961.

meteoriteThe only person ever struck by a meteor, Ann Hodges survived and was left with this massive bruise. Dr. Moody Jacobs shows off this unbelievable tale of survival in 1954.

ohio-new-car

In 1924 Ohio, these young men were enjoying their brand new vehicle. It traveled a mind blowing 25 miles per hour which was some pace at the time.

 

robert-wadlow

This is nineteen year old Robert Wadlow who is the tallest person in recorded history, Robert measured in this photo 8 ft 7 in.  He grew another 4 inches before his death in 1940.
robin-williams

A photographer was walking through Central Park in 1974, when he ran into these young mimes, he stopped to snap this picture. Some 30 years later, he realized he had photographed a young Robin Williams performing.
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1994 “This CD-ROM can hold more information than all the paper that’s here below me” – Bill Gates.

Samuel Reshevsky-chess
soldiers-onions

Soldiers use gas masks to stop watering eyes while peeling onions.

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US Tanks facing Soviet Union Tanks at Checkpoint Charlie in Berlin.

trench-warfare

A British photographer captured this amazing trench warfare photo during World War I in 1917. These are mortar rounds firing back and forth.
twain-tesla

Mark Twain inside Nikola Tesla’s laboratory in 1894.

ww1-pilot

This is one of the few color photos taken during this period. A B-17 Bombardier heading toward Germany during WWII.

 
col-biddle

This is Famous Colonel Anthony Biddle,  who was a hand-to-hand combat expert, and was known for ordering his trainees to try to kill him using their bayonets. They never succeeded, as he was able to disarm them all.