36 Historically Profound Images That Will Make The Past Come Back To Life

Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterPin on PinterestShare on RedditShare on Google+Share on StumbleUpon

Must see images from the past that will make you relive it like it was the present. Presenting some of the most mind-blowing images that you absolutely cannot miss for anything.

1. A disabled First World War veteran begging for his livelihood on the streets of Berlin, (1923)

1. A disabled First World War veteran begging on the streets of Berlin, 1923

 upload.wikimedia.org

2. A father presses his hands against the window of a bus carrying his tearful son and wife to safety during the Siege of Sarajevo, (1992)

2. A father's hands press against the window of a bus carrying his tearful son and wife to safety during the Siege of Sarajevo, November 10, 1992

 imgur

3. Attorney General Robert Kennedy is comforted by two of his children on the lawn of his home, after being notified of the assassination of his brother, (1963)

3. Attorney General Robert Kennedy is comforted by two of his children on the lawn of his home, after he had been notified of the assassination of his brother, November 22, 1963

 imgur

4. Halftime at the very first Super Bowl, 1967 (Colorized)

4. Halftime at the very first Super Bowl 1967 (Colorized)

 reddit

5. Two girls share a moment at a Beatles concert, (1964)

5. Two girls share a moment at a Beatles concert (1964)

 reddit

6. Early morning train in Japan, (1964)

6. Early morning train in Japan, 1964

 imgur

7. Hitler asking a frostbitten and snow ravaged soldier not to salute him, but to instead rest and recover.

7. Hitler asking a frostbitten and snow ravaged soldier not to salute him, but to instead rest and recover.

 imgur

8. Images sent from a Soviet probe, Venus, (1970)

7. Images sent from a Soviet probe, Venus, 1970

 imgur

9. All of Mahatma Gandhi’s worldly possessions, (1948)

8. Mahatma Gandhi's worldly possessions. ca 1948

 imgur

10. Ann Hodges, the only confirmed person in history to have been hit by a meteorite, shows a giant bruise on her side and hip with doctor Moody Jacobs by her side, (1954)

9. Moody Jacobs shows a giant bruise on the side and hip of his patient, Ann Hodges, after she was struck by a meteorite. She is the only confirmed person in history to have been hit by a meteorite. 1954

 imgur

11. Joseph Ambrose, an 86-year-old World War I veteran, attends the dedication day parade for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in 1982, holding the flag that covered the casket of his son, who was killed in the Korean War.

DF-SC-84-11899

 upload.wikimedia.org

12. A boy watches TV for the first time in an appliance store window, (1948)

11. Boy watching TV for the first time in an appliance store window, 1948

 imgur

13. Onlookers break down as they watch the Challenger explode to pieces, (1986)

12. Onlookers react to the explosion of Challenger, January 28, 1986

 imgur

14. Five US presidents at the funeral of Richard Nixon, (April 27, 1994)

Five US presidents at the funeral of Richard Nixon, April 27 1994

 imgur

15. A policeman catches a group of boys sneaking a look at the rehearsals of the Bertram Mills Circus in Luton, England, (1938)

13. A policeman catches a group of boys sneaking a look at the rehearsals of the Bertram Mills Circus in Luton, England, 15th April 1938

 imgur

15. A motorist stops to get directions from a state trooper in New Mexico, (1939)

A motorist stops to get directions from a state trooper in New Mexico, 1939

 imgur

16. Maud Wagner, the first known female tattooist, circa 1911.

14. Maud Wagner, the first known female tattooist, circa 1911.

 imgur

17. An Opium Party, France, (1918)

14. Opium Party, France 1918

 imgur

18. Three friends enjoy a joyride on their new vehicle, Ohio, circa 1924.

15. Three friends take a joyride on their new vehicle, Ohio, circa 1924

 imgur

19. Wyoming, USA, (1954)

Wyoming, USA, 1954

 imgur

20. A Navajo Indian, Tom Torlino, before and after his assimilation at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Carlisle, PA, circa 1882.

20. A Navajo Indian, Tom Torlino, before and after his assimilation at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Carlisle, PA, circa 1882

 tumblr

21. Sesame Street Rehearsal, (1980’s)

0_56816_f1d2483_XL

 imgur

22. Ronald Reagan and his wife Nancy Reagan smile as they have their honeymoon dinner at the Stork Club in New York City, (1952)

25. Ronald Reagan and his wife Nancy Reagan smile as they have their honeymoon dinner at the Stork Club in New York City, 1952

 imgur

23. World Trade Center during the holiday season, circa mid 70’s.

31. World Trade Center during the holiday season, circa mid 70's

 imgur

24. Pornstar Linda Lovelace shocks other race-goers as she attends the Royal Ascot races in a revealing morning suit, England, (1974)

19. Pornstar Linda Lovelace shocks other race-goers as she attends the Royal Ascot races in a revealing morning suit, England, 1974

 imgur

25. Close-up view of the Shuttle Challenger. Brown smoke can be seen at the bottom right that indicates a leak that will cause the fatal Challenger explosion.

ss-110120-challenger-lookback-09.ss_full

 upload.wikimedia.org

26. Daytona Beach, (1957)

ZiEaZN4

imgur

27. Meryl Streep as a High School Cheerleader, Bernardsville, New Jersey, (ca. 1966)

27. Meryl Streep as a High School Cheerleader, Bernardsville, New Jersey, ca. 1966

 vintag.es

28. President John F. Kennedy observes the firing of a Polaris missile by the submerged nuclear submarine Andrew Jackson, off the coast of Florida, November 16, 1963. He was assassinated six days later.

28. President John F. Kennedy observes the firing of a Polaris missile by the submerged nuclear submarine Andrew Jackson, off the coast of Florida, November 16, 1963. He was assassinated six days later

 imgur

29. Actress Veronica Lake demonstrates what can happen to female factory workers who don’t tie their hair back, (1943)

29. Actress Veronica Lake demonstrates what can happen to female factory workers who don't tie their hair back, 1943

 pinterest

30. A young Korean married couple in street dress, Seoul, Korea, (1904)

A young Korean husband and wife in street dress, Seoul, Korea. 1904.

 imgur

31. The rarely seen back of the Hoover Dam before it filled with water, (1936)

30. The rarely seen back of the Hoover Dam before it filled with water 1936

 awesomestories

32. Two GIs admire actress Raquel Welch while she was visiting the troops in Vietnam, (1968)

35. Two GIs admire actress Raquel Welch while she was visiting the troops in Vietnam, 9th January 1968

 reddit

33. Maurice L. Lambert kisses his fiancee Violet Hilton, as they pose with her conjoined twin sister, Daisy Hilton in New York, 1934. Maurice and Violet were denied a marriage license by judges in 21 states because they considered it “immoral.”

36. Maurice L. Lambert kisses his fiancee Violet Hilton, as they pose with her conjoined twin sister, Daisy Hilton in New York, July 5, 1934.

 reddit

34. Two African men walk past a sign common in apartheid South Africa, Johannesburg, circa 1956.

38. Two African men walk past a sign common in apartheid South Africa, Johannesburg, circa 1956

 reddit

35. Babe Ruth pays his respects to Lou Gehrig at his funeral, (1941)

39. Babe Ruth pays his respects to Lou Gehrig at his funeral, 1941

 reddit

36.  The smallest shop in London – a shoe salesman with a 1.2 square meter shoe store, (1900)

40. The smallest shop in London - a shoe salesman with a 1.2 square meter shoe store, 1900.

 reddit
Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterPin on PinterestShare on RedditShare on Google+Share on StumbleUpon
Like us on Facebook

- Facebook Conversations -

comments powered by Disqus