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Historical Photos That Made Us Say 'Whoa'

Updated December 9, 2020 42.7k votes 5.2k voters 214.3k views25 items

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With the advent of photography, important moments in human history became more than anecdotes in textbooks. Filled with the laughter, tears, tragedies, and triumphs of real life, interesting historical photos leap off the page and give faces and scope to the major events of yesteryear.

Check out these cool historical photos to glimpse the major events and celebrities of days gone by.