21 Rare Historical Photos For Your Knowledge

By: Anuradha

History is such a beautiful thing. it is fascinating to learn how the world evolved, how new inventions were created how people lived before several decades ago. The darkest secrets of history, its magical beauty, and tragic episodes are not known to many of us and most of the time we end up learning only what is taught to us at schools as history. But there are many incidents that we cannot learn by books and you will get to know them only if you curious to uncover mysteries.

The fashion trends, people’s lifestyle what they practiced at the time are quite interesting and you would love to know about them if you are a ‘history person’. But even if you are not, you would be fascinated by the pictures that we are going to show now as they reveal much about the past that we couldn’t see.

So, scroll down to see some rare pictures that you will never find in textbooks and let us know what you feel about these too!

#1. John F. Kennedy Jr. in the presidential plane, 1963. (JFK Library)

#2. Freddie Mercury with his mother, 1947. (tumblr)

#3. The execution of a communist, Germany,1919. (reddit)

#4. Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd during a break on the set of Ghostbusters, 1948. (flickr)

#5. Sean Connery signs a coconut for a Jamaican child during the filming of Dr.No, 1962. (flickr)

#6. The first gay parade in Philadelphia, June 1972. (flickr)

#7. Soldiers of the Hermann Goring division with a lost trophy, 1944. (wikimedia)

#8. The future Queen Elizabeth II, June 1940. (flickr)

#9. Soviet female snipers of the 3rd Shock Army, 1st Belorussian Front. They shot 775 German soldiers. (flickr)

#10. Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash in Memphis, 1957. (flickr)

#11. The twin towers on a morning in New York, a year before construction was completed. 1972. (flickr)

#12. Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali, New York, 1963. (flickr)

#13. Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, Warren G. Harding (the 29th president of the US) and Harvey Samuel Firestone (the founder of Firestone Tire and Rubber Co.) vacationing together. (wikimedia)

#14. Scottish soldiers, 1916. (flickr)

#15. Japanese soldiers bathe during the Russo-Japanese war, 1904. (historicaltimes.tumblr)

#16. A half-naked FBI agent brings $1 million to some airplane hijackers in 1972. In due course, one of them – George Wright- successfully evaded the authorities for more than 40 years. (James Kerlin)

#17. A shoe shop, 1900. (all-that-is-interesting)

#18. The civil war in the Republic of Biafra, Nigeria, 1968. (Gilles Caron)

#19. Nagasaki before and after the explosion of an atomic bomb, 1945. (wikimedia)

#20. A dove sits on the shoulders of Fidel Castro as he gives a speech, January 8th, 1959. (AP)

#21. Abra design popular in the 40s and 50s. and you thought today’s youth had lost it! (vintag | imgur)

Preview photo credit: vintag | imgur

Based on materials from: climatologiageografica | keptelenseg