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25 Interesting Historical Photos – Part 73

Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 72, click here.

1. Jerry Stiller takes his son Ben to a play, 1978.

jerry stiller takes his son ben to a a play

2. The final moments of a Japanese Dive Bomber, 1945.

final moments of a japanese dive bomber

3. Hitler declares war on the United States – 11th December 1941.

hitler declares war on US

4. Gay and lesbian march on Washington D.C., October 11, 1987.

gay and lesbian march

5. Colorized photo of the Kon-Tiki.

colorized photo of the kontiki

It is a raft built by Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl in an attempt to prove that pre-Columbian South Americans could reach Polynesia. He succeeded in 1947.

6. Sheila the elephant.

Sheila the elephant

Sheila the elephant was taken in by a Belfast women after the blitz destroyed the city zoo in 1941.

7. Sir Winston Churchill, age seven. Dublin, 1881.

wiston churchill

8. Autochrome by Albert Khan of Ottoman soldiers in Thessaloniki, 1913.

autochrome by albert khan

9. Eight-year-old Bill Paxton being lifted over the crowd.

bill paxton being lifted over the crowd

He being lifted over the crowd to see John F Kennedy coming out of the Hotel Texas on November 22, 1963.

10. Road workers and pedestrians fall silent and bare their heads in a mark of respect during the “Great Silence”.

road workers and pedestrians fall silent

The two minutes silence held at 11.00am on the 11th November 1919, a year on from the end of The Great War.

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