Rare Historical Photos Pt. 4 [18 Pics]

Oct 29 2012

Another roundup of the popular historical series of posts that we do. You can find the previous post here, and the start of the series here.

Archduke Franz Ferdinand with his wife on the day they were assassinated by Gavrilo Princip. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina (June 28, 1914). These assassinations were a contributing factor to the start of World War I.

Bill (Clinton) & Hillary playing volleyball in Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA. 1975.

106-year old Armenian woman protecting her home with an AK-47. 1990.

The first photo upon discovery of Machu Picchu, 1912.

A tornado that hit Carswell AFB on Sept 1, 1952 caused massive damage to most of the B-36 fleet.

Niels Bohr and Albert Einstein at the Bohr-Einstein debates over quantum mechanics.

Boing 707 doing a barrel roll. When the test pilot Tex Johnson was questioned about the stunt, he simply replied by saying – “Just selling airplanes”.

Johnny Cash performing for prisoners at Folsom Prison. January 13, 1968.

Horten H. VII (Ho 254) flying over Göttingen, Germany. It was one of the first flying wing experiments. ~1945.

Star Wars set at lunchtime.

Howard Hughes inside of the H-4 Hercules, more widely known as the “Spruce Goose”. At the time, it was the largest airplane ever created. Photo: LIFE.

Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. The North view of the missile launch pads. ~1960.

Times Square in New York, 1911.

Steamboats in the Mississippi river, 1907. Photo: shorpy.

Train Derailment at Gare Montparnasse, Paris, France. 1895.

An old advertisement of 'twin tires'. Pretty interesting concept.

Release of Windows 95.

The Beatles meet Muhammad Ali.

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