Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 106, click here.
1. Doodles created by future sultan Mehmed the Conqueror, aged 10 at the time, 1442.
2. The Antarctic Snow Cruiser on the drive towards the ship that would take it south to the Pole.
The vehicle provided living space and laboratories to five scientists. Unfortunately, it was found to have no traction on snow unless driven in reverse and was eventually abandoned, 1939.
3. Portrait of Dakota Sioux Joseph Two Bulls, 22 June 1900.
4. Building collapsing during the Blitz,1941.
5. An exhausted trader at the end of the worst day in stock market history, “Black Monday”, October 19, 1987.
After “Black Monday”, stock exchanges instituted circuit breakers, or trading pauses, when there are large declines.
6. An encounter at a KKK march in downtown Mobile, Alabama Sept. 24, 1977.
7. Hungarian Revolution 1956, Budapest resistance fighters.
8. Two captured Luftwaffer Airmen escorted out of London Underground, 1940.
9. People demolishing the Berlin Wall, Berlin, 1989.
10. Woman keeps standing despite police using water cannon to disperse protesters.
She is holding three raised fingers, a Serbian national symbol, on first protests against Slobodan Milošević in Belgrade, Serbia, 9th March 1991.