Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 361, click here.
1. A man recording a concert in Poland in the 1980s.
2. A photo of Father Hans Schmidt, a Catholic priest who emigrated from Germany due to scandals.
In 1913, he gained international notoriety after murdering a woman and drinking her blood. For this, he became the first and only Catholic priest to be executed in the United States.
3. A giant snowman measuring 17 feet made by two children in Aberdeen, Scotland, in 1963.
4. Children in Newcastle upon Tyne’s West End gather and play on piled-up mattresses, England, 1981.
5. A US flag flies at the Manzanar War Relocation Center, a Japanese-American internment camp.
The camp was a detention facility for some of the 120,000 Japanese-Americans excluded from the West Coast under wartime presidential Executive Order 9066, Manzanar, California, 1942.
6. First Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin and his sculpture.
Yuri is seen interacting with said (clay) sculpture.