We read history books and we think that we know everything spectacular that has happened in the past, well we are wrong.
There are some iconic and some random but exciting moments that have to be seen and not read. The past is intriguing and exciting, and when you see a photo of a spectacular moment from history its easier to visualize the moment. So, check out some super cool historical moments in photos.
Bob Marley chilling on a beach with Miss World 1976 Cindy Breakspeare, mother of Damien Marley.
Woodstock, The Opening Ceremony. Bethel, New York, 14 August 1969.
Three German soldiers in body armor and gas masks demonstrate operating a 2cm Becker-Flugzeugkanone.
Wirths Circus arrives in Melbourne, Australia in 1948. Alice the 102 year old elephant helps unload the trains.
This factory worker in 1944 soon became known to us as Marilyn Monroe.
Wasp Prime atomic bomb testing blast in 1955
The Statue of Liberty surrounded by scaffolding as workers complete the final stages in Paris. Circa 1885
Two boys look onto the aftermath of the D-Day invasion as American soldiers drive through the town of St. Lo. France, 1944.
Television celebrity bulldog Fritz gets a shave from a Californian barber. April, 1961
Soldiers celebrating the end of the Second World War.
Paul McCartney and Mick Jagger in a train at Euston Station in 1967 on their way to Bangor.
Soldiers on both sides stand together for a snapshot during an impromptu Christmas truce in 1914 during World War One.
Tasman Bridge disaster in 1975.
One of the oldest photos in existence of the Great Sphinx, from 1880.
Mother Teresa when she was 18.
German soldiers in 1942.
Lenin and Stalin at Gorki in 1922.
Girl holds her doll while standing among the rubble of her home which was damaged by bombs in 1940
Jimmy Page performing live with Led Zeppelin, around the time of 1972.
The filming of the MGM screen credits, 1928
Girls at a Beatles’ concert.
Corporal Luther E. Boger of US 82nd Airborne Division, Cologne, Germany, 4 April 1945.
Gerald Ford and his golden retriever, Liberty, in the Oval Office in 1974.
A baby crying at a bombed train station in Shanghai, 1937.
Chester E. Macduffee proudly posing next to his newly patented, 250 kilo diving suit in 1911
An American evacuee punches away a South Vietnamese man for a place on the last chopper out of the US embassy, Saigon, April 30, 1975.
An RAF Pilot getting a haircut during a break between missions, 1942.
Attorney at law, Mohandas Gandhi, 1893.
Benjamin, the last Tasmanian Tiger in 1933
A US Marine preparing to enter a Vietcong tunnel, 1969.
A mother looks away, ashamed at the fact that she must sell her children for money in 1948.
A computer gets delivered in 1957
In 1900, this man owned the smallest shop. He was a shoe salesman who sold shoes out of 1.2 square meter shoe store.