Photography serves as real proof for many facts we’re not so keen to believe without seeing with our own eyes. There have been so many events during the history of mankind, some of which are hard to believe, and some too interesting not to be known.
We have prepared 15 photo facts in this article that will take you on a virtual trip through history and help you make new discoveries. Let’s go!
#1. A beach in Iran a few months before the Islamic Revolution, 1979
#2. John F. Kennedy Jr. exploring his father’s desk in the Oval Office on October 10, 1962
#3. Nan Wood Graham and Dr. Byron McKeeby next to Grant Wood’s “American Gothic” in the Gallery at the Cedar Rapids Public Library, September 1942.
#4. Survivors from the 87th Floor of the World Trade Center (North Tower) Wandering in the Dust after the Collapse of the South Tower – New York City, September 11, 2001
#5. Australian field artillery soldiers move through what’s left of Château Wood during the Third Battle of Ypres – 1917
#6. London, 1931, Mahatma Gandhi meets Charlie Chaplin while the former was visiting London in 1931.
#7. U.S. helicopters pour machine-gun fire into the tree line to cover the advance of South Vietnamese troops ca. 1965
#8. On September 19, 1863, Jacob Miller was shot between the eyes in the Battle of Chickamauga. Left for dead, he managed to crawl to a field hospital
#9. Munition workers in a shell warehouse at National Shell Filling Factory No.6, Chilwell, Nottinghamshire, 1917
#10. A vertical parking lot in New York, 1920s
#11. Ivan Unger and Gladys Roy play tennis on top of a biplane -1925
#12. Young Princess Diana with her guinea pig – 1972
#13. Woodstock 1969
#14. Photographer John Drysdale attacked by a kangaroo, 1962
#15. Queen Genepil of Mongolia, 1923
#16. The impressive photo of Afghan Girl, 1984
#17. Sophie Loren & Jayne Mansfield, 1957
#18. Lower Manhattan in 1980. The twin towers can be seen in the very background.