Powerful Historical Photos (30 pics)

Nighttime fishing in Hawaii, 1948

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Powerful Historical Photos (30 pics)

An English sailor returned home from a long journey, 1966

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Powerful Historical Photos (30 pics)

Anthony Bennet spent 14 months at sea and the first thing he did when he was back on land, he started kissing his wife. He probably wasn’t used to being a father: this is the first time he met his 7-month-old son.

German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, touches the scepter of a Carnival prince during the annual Carnival reception at the Chancellery on February 19, 2019.

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Powerful Historical Photos (30 pics)

“Miss New Zealand” fainted during the “Miss World” event, 1954

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Charmion was the first female bodybuilder in the US. She entertained the public by lifting heavy weights. Taken circa 1897.

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Powerful Historical Photos (30 pics)

Marilyn Monroe gave a speech in front of thousands of American soldiers in Korea in 1954.

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Powerful Historical Photos (30 pics)

The headquarters of Mussolini’s Italian Fascist Party, 1934

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Powerful Historical Photos (30 pics)

The first American astronauts, 1959

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Powerful Historical Photos (30 pics)

Muhammad Ali knocks out Cleveland Williams, 1966

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Bill and Hillary Clinton attend an official lunch. At this time, the US Senate had been reviewing the possibility of Clinton’s resignation because of his connection with Monica Lewinsky, 1998

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Powerful Historical Photos (30 pics)

King Olav V of Norway rides the subway during the oil crisis of 1973. The ticket collector offered him a free ride, but Olav insisted on paying the ticket fare.

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Powerful Historical Photos (30 pics)

The University of Texas women’s track team at practice in 1964

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Powerful Historical Photos (30 pics)

Soviet Union fiancés and their brides are in line to get married, 1973

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Powerful Historical Photos (30 pics)

Homecoming prisoners of war, Vienna, 1947. The mother of a soldier is showing a photo of her son hoping that someone has seen him.

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Powerful Historical Photos (30 pics)

Sculpting begins on the face of Mount Rushmore in the Black Hills National Forest of South Dakota, 1927

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Powerful Historical Photos (30 pics)

A man begging for his wife’s forgiveness inside Divorce Court, 1948

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Powerful Historical Photos (30 pics)

“Hand of God” is probably one of the most famous goals in the history of the sport, 1986

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Powerful Historical Photos (30 pics)

In the game against England, Diego Maradona scored a goal with his hand and the referee though it was with his head. So, Argentina beat England 2:1. Diego himself said it was the Hand of God.

American trade unions strike against Prohibition, 1931

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Powerful Historical Photos (30 pics)

French miners went underground along with carthorses, the 1940s

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Powerful Historical Photos (30 pics)

A movie theater for colored people, 1937

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Powerful Historical Photos (30 pics)

108 yards in 4 and a half days, 1960

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Powerful Historical Photos (30 pics)

Young oyster shuckers, 1911

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Powerful Historical Photos (30 pics)

People wearing plastic face protection from snowstorms. Canada, 1939. We’re pleased that they gave up this idea.

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Powerful Historical Photos (30 pics)

A man protests against unemployment, 1930s

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Powerful Historical Photos (30 pics)

The first day after Sweden changed from left-side traffic to right-side traffic, 1967

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Powerful Historical Photos (30 pics)

Marilyn Monroe sings to soldiers in Korea, 1954

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Powerful Historical Photos (30 pics)

A wire cage that was supposed to be put on the outside of windows so that babies could get more fresh air and sunshine, 1934

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Powerful Historical Photos (30 pics)

An almost empty classroom after white students refused to attend their newly desegregated school, New York, 1964

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Powerful Historical Photos (30 pics)

Women being arrested for wearing one piece swimsuits, without covering their legs, 1922

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Powerful Historical Photos (30 pics)

That time when bicycle tires were tied around the body and used as a swimming aid. Germany, 1925. A thankful shout-out to whoever developed it into something more acceptable.

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