The Internet is an incredible place. In it you can find all the news, games, and The Weekly Show blog posts to fill your wildest dreams. Scattered throughout the interwebs also live a collection of amazing photographs, ones that allow us to peer into hidden moments of history. Here is a collection of mind-blowing historical photos. As always, please share if you enjoy the post, and leave your thoughts in the comments section below. Let me know if you would like more content like this in the future! Click on a photo to expand it and view it in the gallery.
A film icon is born as a video crew films the MGM credit sequence (1928).
The Great Sphinx circa 1880. This is one of the earliest known photographs of the statue.
The Woodstock opening ceremony (1969).
German soldiers in gas masks and body armor man an anti-aircraft gun (circa 1918).
Mahatma Gandhi as a young attorney (1893).
A California factory worker who soon began a new life as Marilyn Monroe (1944).
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. removes a burned cross from his lawn as his son looks on (1960).
Japanese samurai (circa 1870).
Nagasaki, Japan, twenty minutes after the dropping of the atomic bomb.
A Native American surveys the newly completed transcontinental railroad, 1868.
Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife in 1914, the day of their assassination.
The 1912 World Series (Boston Red Sox bested the New York Giants in seven games).
New York’s Times Square in 1911.
The Titanic sets sail on her maiden voyage in 1912.
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