Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 72, click here.
1. Jerry Stiller takes his son Ben to a play, 1978.
2. The final moments of a Japanese Dive Bomber, 1945.
3. Hitler declares war on the United States – 11th December 1941.
4. Gay and lesbian march on Washington D.C., October 11, 1987.
5. Colorized photo of the Kon-Tiki.
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 was taken in by a Belfast women after the blitz destroyed the city zoo in 1941.
7. Sir Winston Churchill, age seven. Dublin, 1881.
8. Autochrome by Albert Khan of Ottoman soldiers in Thessaloniki, 1913.
9. Eight-year-old 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”.
The two minutes silence held at 11.00am on the 11th November 1919, a year on from the end of The Great War.