41 Incredible Pictures That Didn’t Make The History Books

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You know what’s awesome, seeing a 5 MB hard drive being carried by a plane or a family photo session from 1890s. These are those kind of pictures that you do not see in the history books and you don’t learn about in school. A lot of interesting history events actually took place and never got any coverage, at least not in the formal way where you learn about it in school or in college, that’s not right isn’t it? Surly there are a lot of cool events worth mentioning don’t you think?

History happened outside of the history books like we said and in these 41 pictures, you will see a little glimpse of it. You will be surprised, we assure you!

1. A boy and a demon going to a Krampus parade in Austria, 1954.

The Krampus parade is a European hot winter festival that offers a scary and really thrilling pagan spectacle.

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2. A couple trying to pose for a serious picture in a Victorian studio, in the 1890s

Taking a picture seemed a big deal back then. Imagine them now, taking a selfie together!

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3. New York Harbour, end of WWII, 1945. The liner Queen Elizabeth is filled with the American troops coming home from war

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4. Freddie Mercury on the shoulders of Darth Vader, during a show, 1980

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5. Stephen Hawking and his future wife, back in 1964. Rest in peace, professor!

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6. A boy and two big lobsters that have just been caught on the New Jersey Coast, year 1916

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7. 1945: The Mona Lisa painting can finally be opened again after it had been hidden from German troops in 1939

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8. Longacre Square, New York, 1903, one year before it was named Times Square. That happened because New York Times moved their headquarters there

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9. Tsar Nicholas II, 1917 not much before his downfall

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10. 1946 celebration of the atomic tests on Bikini Atoll. That looks like an atomic bomb celebration cake

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11. Hitler’s pants after he survived the Wolf Lair assassination attempt, in 1944

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12. That is Queen Victoria, 1852

She personally scratched out her head from the photographic place because she didn’t like how she looked in it.

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13. Paris, 1932. Men wearing Mickey Mouse costumes

It seems they were quite fashionable!

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14. That handsome one, with the lollipop is Fidel Castro. Cuba, 1940

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15. Mark, an 8-year-old boy plays Monopoly in London, 1976

Yes, that’s a bed of nails!

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16. West End, London, 1949

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17. Imperial Airlines airplane, 1936

It doesn’t look very safe, right?

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18. April 15, 1912. A Titanic survival boat meets with a rescue ship

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19. 1912.A priest praying over the victims of the Titanic

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20. The cakewalk. 1890.

The cakewalk was a dance popular in the late 19th century.

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21. France, 1959. Kids playing with the guillotine

And they say that today’s video games are violent…

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22. London, 1894. Actors who play animals in a play

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23. This luxury lawn mower had air conditioning, back in the 1950s

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24. Opening day for the first Gucci shop in New York, 1953

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25. Bruce Lee and his master, 1958

Handsome guy

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26. Enjoying a meal in the car while getting cooled air piped in the car. This is a drive-in restaurant, in Texas, 1957

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27. Germany, 1900s. Konig’s fire helmet demonstration

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28. MGM opening credits in the making, 1928

Yes, that’s how they did it!

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29. Hitler and Speer looking at the Schwerer Gustav, the biggest gun ever used in battle

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30. Little Nap or “the Napoleon of the Chimpanzee World”, this little fella’ right here was one famous guy back in 1915

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31. The first elephant to water surf , 1950s

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32. Transporting a 5 MB hard drive seemed like a serious job back in 1956

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33. This is how they tested shoes back in 1937

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34. First Wimbledon as an international tournament, 1883

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35. 1993. Queen Elizabeth II tests a big gun

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36. The glasses John Lennon wore on the day of his tragic passing

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37. Coca-Cola being introduced to France, 1950

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38. Human-sized chess with actual soldiers. Russia, (1924)

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39. Oil Crisis, 1973. People are having picnics on the deserted highways

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40. The unbroken seal to the tomb of Tutankhamun. It had been untouched for more than 300 years (1922)

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41. Enjoying the snow: Alfred Hitchcock and his grandchildren (1960)

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