There’s a ton of things History keeps to itself. Some of them will most likely remain unsolved and unspoken. Whatever the case may be, the creation of photography made it possible for us to remember.
Ever since the first photo was taken by French researcher Joseph Nicéphore Niépce in 1826, the world has been on a rollercoaster of memories – and it will be, forever. These are the things most people aren’t aware of.
A man at Heemskerk Beach is fined for not wearing decent clothes, Netherlands, 1931
British sappers were trained to defuse mines blindly so they could work in the dark, 1943
Women protest against the forced wearing of Hijab after the revolution, Iran, 1979
Traffic jam in Berlin as East Germans move into West Berlin after the fall of the Berlin Wall, 1989
Young woman faints from the heat in front of Princess Elizabeth inspecting a guard of honor in the Women’s Royal Army Corps in Shrewsbury, England, July 6, 1949
Dinner at Windows On The World
The World Trade Center (Tower One), New York, 1993.
Stockholm, the day after Sweden changed driving from the left-hand side of the road to the right, September 3, 1967
First African-American astronaut Robert Lawrence on June 30, 1967.
Unfortunately, he died in a plane crash on December 8, 1967 and didn’t get a chance to go into space.
An American soldier and his best friend — baby kangaroo, Australia, 1942
Portable radio in a straw hat
Made by an American inventor, 1931
Images source: brightside.me