20 Fascinating Historical Pictures Few People Have Seen Before

December 23, 2016

Sometimes, an event, someone’s fate, or even an entire era can be hiding behind just one simple photo. Pictures store not only our memories, but also the whole world’s history.

LikeAble collected 20 wonderful shots and offers you a chance to plunge into the past. Just take a look; there were some truly fascinating things going on before we were here!

© getty images

A zoo keeper and tiger cubs, 1937.

© nickkahler

Girls getting changed on a public beach, 1929.

© tumblr

Charlie Chaplin and his wife Una, United States, 1944.

© travelsandobservations

Dubai, 1965.

© metro.se

Dolph Lundgren and Grace Jones, 1980s.

© wikipedia

Mata Hari in the 1900’s.

© General Collections, Library of Congress

A woman driving a car, 1900s.

© pinterest

Halloween, Florida, United States, 1954.

© foter.com

Kissing for Dummies, LIFE Magazine, 1942.

© AP

Albert Einstein and his wife Elsa among the Hopi tribe, Grand Canyon, USA, 1931.

© Arnold Schwarzenegger

Arnold Schwarzenegger walking in Munich wearing nothing but swim trunks, promoting bodybuilding and attracting people to the gym. November, 1967.

© pinterest

The tallest man in world history, Fyodor Makhnov. He was 2.85 m (9.25 ft) tall and weighed about 182 kg (401.24 lb). 1900s.

© Robert Doisneau

A tourist holding an ice cream cone by the Eiffel Tower, 1950.

© imgur

The first version of a mobile radio telephone being used in 1924.

© Neal Boenzi / The New York Times

A model in a bikini presents a LADA at a motor show in New York, 1973.

© tumblr

Cambridge graduates, 1926.

© pinterest

Children washing a meerkat, South Africa, 1950.

© themysteryworld.com

The first tattoo parlors, 1928.

© Ronald Reagan library

Princess Diana dancing with John Travolta during a reception at the White House, 1985.