Love history? Check out 20 rare photographs

There are twenty rare historical photographs. You will never forget.

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This is a different view of the Tank Man of Tiananmen Square. This is a completely different view of the Tank Man of Tiananmen Square.Imgur


Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa is returned to the Louvre after WWII. Da Vinci's Mona Lisa is returned to the Louvre after WWII.Imgur


Helen Keller meets Charlie Chaplin in Hollywood in 1919. Helen Keller meets Charlie Chaplin in Hollywood in 1919.Imgur


The Beatles walking in the opposite direction during the Abbey Road album cover photoshoot. The Beatles walking in the opposite direction during the Abbey Road album cover photoshoot.Imgur


This is a young Osama Bin Laden with his family in Sweden during the 1970s. Bin Laden is second from the right in a green shirt and blue pants.

This is a young Osama Bin Laden with his family in Sweden during the 1970s. Bin Laden is second from the right in a green shirt and blue pants.Imgur


In 1947, 23-year-old Evelyn McHale jumped from the observation deck of the Empire State Building onto a limousine which was parked below. Photography student Robert Wiles heard the explosive crash and shot this photo soon afterward. Years later, pop artist Andy Warhol appropriated the shot for an art print. In 1947, 23-year-old Evelyn McHale jumped from the observation deck of the Empire State Building onto a limousine which was parked below. Photography student Robert Wiles heard the explosive crash and shot this photo soon afterward. Years later, pop artist Andy Warhol appropriated the shot for an art print.Imgur


Here are cameramen shooting and recording the lion roar for the MGM logo. Here are cameramen shooting and recording the lion roar for the MGM logo.Imgur


These are survivors from the Titanic boarding the Carpathia in 1912. These are survivors from the Titanic boarding the Carpathia in 1912.Imgur


Tsar Nicholas II allows his daughter, the Grand Duchess Anastasia, to smoke. Tsar Nicholas II allows his daughter, the Grand Duchess Anastasia, to smoke.Imgur


Lincoln assassination co-conspirator Lewis Payne was being held in federal custody prior to his execution in 1865. Lincoln assassination co-conspirator Lewis Payne was being held in federal custody prior to his execution in 1865. As Lincoln was being killed at the Ford Theater, Payne, an Alabama native and Confederate veteran, entered the bedroom of Secretary of State William H. Seward and began to attack him with a large knife.Imgur


An American evacuee punches a South Vietnamese man for a place on the last chopper out of the US embassy during the evacuation of Saigon in 1975.

An American evacuee punches a South Vietnamese man for a place on the last chopper out of the US embassy during the evacuation of Saigon in 1975.Imgur


This is Queen Elizabeth during her WWII service. This is Queen Elizabeth during her WWII service.Imgur


Drug kingpin Pablo Escobar and his son stand in front of The White House in the early 1980s. Drug kingpin Pablo Escobar and his son stand in front of The White House in the early 1980s.Imgur


A Russian spy is laughing through his execution in Finland in 1939 during the Winter War. A Russian spy is laughing through his execution in Finland in 1939 during the Winter War.Imgur


In 1972, as part of the Apollo 16 mission to the moon, astronaut Charles Duke left a photo of himself, his wife, and his two sons which was enclosed in plastic on the moon’s surface. He took a picture. That photo remains on the moon’s surface today. In 1972, as part of the Apollo 16 mission to the moon, astronaut Charles Duke left a photo of himself, his wife, and his two sons which was enclosed in plastic on the moon's surface. He took a picture. That photo remains on the moon’s surface today.Imgur


This is a manninquin from an atomic bomb test site in Nevada during the mid-50s. This is a manninquin from an atomic bomb test site in Nevada during the mid-50s.Imgur


Prior to the rise of the Taliban in Afghanistan, the country was moving towards democracy, with the Afghan constitution providing equal rights for women. This picture was from pre-Taliban days, when Afghan women had access to professional careers, university-level education, shops selling non-traditional clothing, public transportation, and freedom. Prior to the rise of the Taliban in Afghanistan, the country was moving towards democracy, with the Afghan constitution providing equal rights for women. This picture was from pre-Taliban days, when Afghan women had access to professional careers, university-level education, shops selling non-traditional clothing, public transportation, and freedom.Imgur


This is The Statue of Liberty under construction in Paris in 1884. This is The Statue of Liberty under construction in Paris in 1884.Imgur


Allied forces mock Hitler from atop his balcony at the Reich Chancellery at the end of WWII. Allied forces mock Hitler from atop his balcony at the Reich Chancellery at the end of WWII.Imgur


John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, and staffers tour Cape Canaveral Missile Test Annex, Sept 1962. John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, and staffers tour Cape Canaveral Missile Test Annex, Sept 1962.Imgur

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