Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 119, click here.
1. Pelé takes a break during the filming of Escape to Victory in the stadium of a Jewish team filled with Nazi flags in a Communist country in 1981.
2. The first public demonstration of a computer mouse, graphical user interface, windowed computing, hypertext and word processing, 1968.
3. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is attacked by Jimmy Robinson.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is attacked by States Rights Party member Jimmy Robinson as King tries to register at the Hotel Albert in Selma, Alabama, on January 18, 1965.
4. German SS guards, exhausted from their forced labor clearing the bodies of the dead at Bergen-Belsen.
They are allowed a brief rest by British soldiers but are forced to take it by lying face down in one of the empty mass graves, 1945.
5. Ruby Bridges, the first African-American to attend a white elementary school in the South, November 14th, 1960.
6. The hull of a Hughes Hercules.
It is the largest flying boat ever built, owner of the largest wingspan of any aircraft that has ever flown under construction, 1945.