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40 Rare Historical Photos That Will Make You Feel Humbled

These rare photographs reveal a different perspective of historical events; you probably wouldn't find them in any school textbook. Some of them will surprise you, but some might even make you laugh.

Charlie Chaplin and Albert Einstein



Steven Hawking with his bride, Jane Wilde



Einstein at Nassau Point, Long Island, New York in the summer of 1939.



Steven Spielberg and Drew Barrymore on set of 'E.T.'




The original Star Wars cast seen just before filming.



Cameramen recording the lion roar for the MGM logo.



Barack Obama on his high school basketball team.



Bill Gates' mug shot for driving without a license 1977



Muhammad Ali talking someone out of jumping - 1981



Jimi Hendrix and Mick Jagger - 1969



Madonna, Sting and Tupac hanging out.



Paul McCartney, John Lennon & George Harrison performing at a wedding reception, 1958.



The Rolling Stones circa 1963



Robin Williams dressed like a cheerleader - 1980



Elton John at the piano bar aboard his private plane - 1976



Elijah Wood & Macaulay Culkin - 1993



Queen Elizabeth during her WWII service.



Bruce Lee dancing



Osama Bin Laden after practicing judo



Martin Luther King Jr, and Marlon Brando



Chuck Norris and Bruce Lee



Steve Jobs sitting with Bill Gates discussing the future of computing in 1991.



Early drawings by Walt Disney of Mickey Mouse


The US-built ENIAC (Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer) was one of the first computer ever made



Golden Gate bridge construction - 1937



Fidel Castro and Malcolm X discussing politics and family - 1960



Vladimir Putin as a teenager (2nd from the left, in a hat)



Norway celebrates the first ever banana arriving in the country



Howard Carter, an English archaeologist, examining the opened sarcophagus of King Tut.



Che Guevara and Fidel Castro



Mt Rushmore construction - 1939



Construction of Eiffel Tower in 1880



William Harley and Arthur Davidson, 1914 -- The Founders of Harley Davidson Motorcycles



A young Bill Clinton meets John F. Kennedy



A utility worker giving mouth-to-mouth to a co-worker after he contacted a high voltage wire in 1967.


Women were not allowed to run the Boston Marathon in 1967. Kathrine Switzer dodged that rule, and became the first woman to finish despite organizers trying to stop her.



The last known photo of the Titanic.



Nikola Tesla sitting in his laboratory with his “Magnifying Transmitter.”



This Austrian boy got a new pair of shoes in World War II.



He stood alone, refusing to join the Nazi salute in 1936.


Share these rare photographs with your friends and family — take them on a trip back in time!


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