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14 Historic Moments Captured On Film That You Absolutely Have To See

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Photography is truly one of the greatest inventions of all time. It allows us to depict our normal life in all of its facets. May it be an event, a holiday or just some funny snapshots with friends. The most interesting form of photography, however, is documentary photography that gives us the opportunity to capture countless historic moments over time.

A book may be able to tell you about historic moments in detail – a photograph, however, allows you to be there and experience the moment of this very second the image was taken. That’s truly magical.

(h/t: boredpanda.com)

The Kiss Of Life – A Utility Worker Giving Mouth-to-mouth To Co-worker After He Contacted A High Voltage Wire, 1967

Image credit: rarehistoricalphotos.com

Unknown Soldier In Vietnam, 1965

Image credit: Horst Faas

A Lone Man Refusing To Do The Nazi Salute, 1936

Image credit: rarehistoricalphotos.com

Race Organizers Attempt To Stop Kathrine Switzer From Competing In The Boston Marathon. She Became The First Woman To Finish The Race, 1967

Image credit: imgur.com

The Graves Of A Catholic Woman And Her Protestant Husband, Holland, 1888

Image credit: retronaut.com

Nikola Tesla Sitting In His Laboratory With His “Magnifying Transmitter”

Image credit: hdwallpapersfactory.com

106-year-old Armenian Woman Guards Home, 1990

Image credit: United Nations

The Last Known Photo Of The Titanic Above Water, 1912

Image credit: rarehistoricalphotos.com

Austrian Boy Receives New Shoes During WWII

Image credit: rarehistoricalphotos.com

Baby Cages Used To Ensure That Children Get Enough Sunlight And Fresh Air When Living In An Apartment Building, 1937

Image credit: theatlantic.com

Painting The Eiffel Tower, 1932

Image credit: retronaut.com

The Unbroken Seal On Tutankhamun’s Tomb, 1922 (3,245 Years Untouched)

Image credit: needstostopburning

Hannah Stilley, Born 1746, Photographed In 1840. Probably The Earliest Born Individual Captured On Film

Image credit: wikimedia.org

Measuring Bathing Suits, If They Were Too Short, Women Would Be Fined, 1920’s

Image credit: retronaut.com
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