16 Exciting Historical Photo-facts That Remind Us To Live In The Present Moment

Time flies so fast, and today’s events become history so soon. In fact, it is scientifically proven that it’s not just an illusion that we feel time passes rapidly, but a real thing. If decades ago a year passed in twelve months, now it does in 9 months. But enough about time, we just wanted to say that humans create history so fast now and that events from even two years ago are now historical facts.

For us, it is very interesting to learn more about the past and see photo-proof in the meantime. Gathering information from history has become a new exciting hobby. So our team has prepared 16 engaging images that tell a story of a given period.

Scroll down to check the photos and live today because it will become a memory tomorrow.

#1. Vladimir Putin at the Age of 5 with Maria Ivanova. Russian SFSR, Soviet Union. Juli 1958

Photo: © Shadoukoa

#2. 80 years ago! A British soldier takes advantage of the opportunity to have a bath in Tobruk, Libya, 17th February 1942

Photo: © DiosMioMan63

#3. The Twin Towers collapsed due to a terrorist attack in 2001. The memorial was dedicated to the victims of the 1940 Katyn massacre

Photo: © /Bernard_Hunor_Deak

#4. U.S. Army troops crowded on a landing craft during the D-Day Invasion of Normandy, France, on June 6, 1944

Photo: © DiosMioMan63




#5. Mass demonstrations against the Soviet Union in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, 1989

Photo: © DiosMioMan63

#6. Marilyn Monroe performing for the thousands of American troops in Korea, 1954.

Photo: © DiosMioMan63

#7. King of Iraq with Queen Elizabeth II 1956

Photo: © Effective-Judge7104

#8. Emperor Napoleon III, the last monarch to rule France, with his wife Empress Eugenie and son Louis-Napoleon, ca. 1865

Photo: © WhenPigsRideCars




#9. Mehmet Ali Agca kisses the hand of Pope John Paul ll in 1983. Agca had shot the Pope twice in 1981, leaving him in critical condition. The Pope recovered and later visited his attempted assassin in prison

Photo: © TheEliteKoala1

#10. Chinese-American war worker in Los Angeles wore a handwritten sign on his back to avoid being mistaken for Japanese 1942.

Photo: © elveszikamunkat

#11. A woman walks through the ruins of Berlin during the Battle of Berlin, May 1945

Photo: © redav202020

#12. Photograph of Empress Elisabeth of Austria (“Sissi”) as the newly crowned Queen of Hungary – by Emil Rabending, 1867

Photo: © ting-en




#13. 1 of the 11 surviving pictures taken by LIFE Magazine photographer Robert Capa on D-Day, June 6, 1944.

Photo: © DiosMioMan63

#14. American soldier misses his girlfriend so much his helmet band filled with her photographs, near Cu Chi, South Vietnam, May 1968. [

Photo: © DiosMioMan63

#15. American Woman Worker of World War II; 1941-1943

Photo: © dasplumpish

#16. The Undertaker looks down at medical staff checking on Mankind after he fell, unscripted, through the top of Hell in a Cell into the ring 16ft below. June 28, 1998

Photo: © OGWhiz