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16-year-old Brenda Spencer leaves court in Santa Ana, California, after pleading guilty to two counts of murder in a sniper attack. She killed two people and wounded nine others. 1979
Former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy is married to Greek magnate Aristotle Onassis, 1968
Jewish-American soldiers conduct services in Schloss Rheydt, former residence of Joseph Goebbels, Nazi propaganda minister, in Germany on March 18, 1945.
John F. Kennedy leaving on a gurney from hospital following spinal surgery, as his wife Jacqueline stands over him. December 1954
Soviet rock fans attend a concert in Moscow on September 28, 1991. Half a million people jammed an airfield to see the Soviet Union’s biggest Western rock concert, touted as a gift to Russian youth for their resistance last month’s coup.
David Attenborough entertains Prince Charles and Princess Anne with a cockatoo. 1958
Vice President Al Gore prepares to talk to White House staff in December 1998, after President Clinton had just been impeached.
Ground view of human fly George Willig climbing the south tower of the World Trade Center in New York City, May 26, 1977
Student survivors head to a library near Columbine High School where students and faculty members were evacuated after two gunmen went on a shooting rampage in the school. Tuesday, April 20, 1999.
President Bill Clinton presents civil rights icon, Rosa Parks with the Presidential Medal of Freedom certificate in the Oval Office. 1996
Lower Manhattan in 1980. The twin towers can be seen in the very background.
Concord High School student Carina Dolcino stands in stunned silence after watching the live broadcast of the Space Shuttle Challenger launch at a school assembly. January 28, 1986
Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom, at Balmoral Castle in Scotland, with her son Albert Edward, Prince of Wales (right), and Tsar Nicholas II of Russia (left). Seated on the left is Alexandra, Tsarina of Russia, holding her baby daughter Grand Duchess Olga. 1896
Vladimir Putin with his parents, Maria and Vladimir. 1985
Tejano star Selena, left, watches as fan club president Yolanda Saldivar speaks to a crowd at a 1994 Tejano Music Awards party in San Antonio, Texas. Saldivar would later shoot and kill Selena in 1995.
Soviet mothers who lost their sons in the Red Army are held back by State militia as they hold photographs of their loved ones in Red Square, on Monday, December 24, 1990.
Jeremy Bamber (center) at the funeral of his parents, sister and nephews who he was later convicted of murdering at his family home of White House Farm. 1985
British troops rehearsing in drag for their Christmas charity performance are suddenly called to deal with the approach of Luftwaffe bombers flying across the Channel to mount raids over southern England, with no time to change. 1940
The last public execution by guillotine, 1939. Eugène Weidmann is placed into position seconds before the blade falls.
Haruo Nakajima (in costume as Godzilla) and Momoko Kōchi on the set of Godzilla, 1954
Harry Gardiner hanging from the 24th story of the Hotel McAlpin, Broadway, New York, 1925.
Motorola engineer John Mitchell with his phone on the streets of New York. Mitchell helped develop the design for the first mobile phone. 1973.
These are the only two photographs of the US Supreme Court while in session, as cameras are banned. The first photo was shot in 1932 by a German photographer named Erich Salomon. The second was shot in 1937 by an unnamed young woman.
Rick Rescorla using a megaphone to organise the evacuation workers from the World Trade Centre in New York moments before its collapse. He saved the lives of thousands that day, and died during the collapse after refusing to leave. September 11 2001
Local children take advantage of the snow strewn over the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, converting the slope into a hill for sledding on February 9, 1935.
A house ripped from its foundation by the Johnstown flood, with a tree trunk sticking out of a window. 1889
Former GI Ernest Kreiling and his wife Jean visit the grave of his best friend in France, 1947.
Prince Charles with his grandfather, King George VI, 1951
Students participate in a prayer for Martin Luther King Jr. at the Julia Ward Howe School in Boston on April 5, 1968.
Elvis Presley performing in June 1977, his last concert tour before his death that August. A televised special of thr concert was broadcast two months after his death.
Osama Bin Laden in Afghanistan, c. January 2001
Participants of the infamous Stanford Prison Experiment. Volunteers were assigned to be either "guards" or "prisoners" by the flip of a coin, in a mock prison. 1971
Sara Forbes Bonetta, a princess of the Egbado clan of the Yoruba people in West Africa and goddaughter to Queen Victoria. 1862
In 1957, American engineer Russell Kirsch, along with his team at the National Bureau of Standards, developed with world's first digital image scanner. It is a scan of his 3-month-old son, Walden.
A cat nestled in a carrier during an air raid, 1941
George H.W. Bush, a life-long baseball fan, takes Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip to a Baltimore Orioles vs. Oakland Athletics game in 1991- the first time the Queen had been to a baseball game.
Swedish pop group ABBA celebrate winning the 1974 Eurovision Song Contest on stage at the Brighton Dome in England on April 6, 1974, with their song Waterloo.
13th December 1951: British politician and future prime minister Margaret Thatcher on her wedding day to Denis Thatcher
16-year-old Jacqueline Bouvier, 8 years before her marriage to John F Kennedy. 1945
The famous 1984 photo of Michael Jordan leaping into the air. The image led to a lawsuit between its photographer, Co Rentmeester, and Nike over the company’s “jumpman” logo.
After a nuclear weapon test, Nevada, 1955. Burned up except for its face, this mannequin was 7,000 feet from the blast.
The Queen Mother, Prince Charles, and Princess Margaret in the royal box at Westminster Abbey watching the 1953 Coronation ceremony of Queen Elizabeth II.
A New York City fire fighter looks up at what remains of the World Trade Center after its collapse during the terrorist attack days earlier. 13 September, 2001
Charlie Chaplin (right) visits Winston Churchill at his home, Chartwell, in 1931..The actor was visiting England for the premiere of his hit film City Lights.
A pro-democracy demonstrator fights with a Soviet soldier on top of a tank parked in front of the Russian Federation building on August 19, 1991, after a coup toppled Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev.
Two Maori girls with chin mokos in an ancient greeting, circa 1900, before Ta Moko tattoos were outlawed by British colonialists.
Baseball pitcher Old Hoss Radbourn pictured giving the finger to cameraman, 1886. This is the first known photograph of the gesture.
Diarist Anne Frank (right) pictured with her sister Margot, c.1941
President Jimmy Carter in a boat in Plains, Georgia, chasing away an approaching swamp rabbit. 1979
Four kings: Edward VII (far right); his son George, Prince of Wales, later George V (far left); and grandsons Edward, later Edward VIII (rear); and Albert, later George VI (foreground), c.1908
Men stand in a 45-ton section of a steel pipe for the soon-to-be-completed Hoover Dam. 1935
Staff in the AP's Washington, D. C. Bureau examine the layout of 153 pictures sent by Washington by Wirephoto during the first four and a half days of the Normandy Invasion, from June 6 through June 10, 1944.
Restorations at Stonehenge, on the Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire, southern England. 1958.
John F Kennedy Jr. watches his father’s helicopter touch down in 1963.
Lyle and Erik Menendez sit in a Beverly Hills California courtroom, May 14, 1990 as a judge postponed their preliminary hearing on charges of murdering their wealthy parents the previous August.
Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, 1854
A Chechen fighter holds up his home-made gun during the battle for Grozny, January 1995, during the rebellion against the Russian Federation
A stone carver hangs on to Thomas Jefferson’s eyelid during the construction of Mount Rushmore. 1936
President Richard Nixon escorts his daughter Tricia down the aisle at her wedding to Nixon aide Edward Cox in the Rose Garden of the White House, Washington DC, June 12, 1971.
Members of the jury that found four Los Angeles police officers not guilty in the Rodney King assault case file board a Ventura County Sheriff's Department bus outside the Simi Valley courthouse, April 29, 1992.
PFC Kerry Nelson, his eye illuminated by light coming through his aiming sight, lines up his 90-mm cannon. 1967
A large police contingent moves along an angry crowd which had gathered at South Sefton Magistrates Court where two 10-year-old boys appeared in 1993 charged with the murder of 2-year-old James Bulger
Muhammad Ali (right) posing at a soda fountain for Malcolm X (left, with camera) in Miami after winning the heavyweight title from Sonny Liston, 1964.
Children and adults enjoying a ‘swimmobile’ in the late 1960s, New York City
This “Peace on Earth” sign was first installed in 1998 on the steps of the plaza between the Twin Towers and became a centerpiece of the holiday festivities at the World Trade Center.
Photograph of Christine Keeler, whose affairs with government minister, John Profumo and Soviet naval attaché, Yevgeny Ivanov, caused a British scandal. 1963
Winston Churchill takes aim with a Sten gun during a visit to the Royal Artillery experimental station at Shoeburyness in Essex, 13 June 1941.
Nancy Reagan, Lady Bird Johnson, Hillary Clinton, Rosalynn Carter, Betty Ford, and Barbara Bush at the "National Garden Gala, A Tribute to America's First Ladies", May 11, 1994. Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, absent due to illness, died a week after this photograph was taken.
28-year-old Marcy Borders, who worked at the Bank of America located in the World Trade Center and survived its collapse, is photographed completely covered in dust. September 11 2001
A Soviet technician checks the toddler Katya Litvinova during a radiation inspection of residents in the village of Kopylovo, near Kiev, on May 9, 1986
Princess Elizabeth and President Harry Truman in the Canadian Embassy in Washington, on November 1, 1951 during a formal dinner for the Trumans.
Future First Lady, 10-year-old Jacqueline Bouvier, during Memorial Day celebrations at the Turf and Field Club, Belmont Park, Long Island, New York. May 30th, 1939
The installation of the Abraham Lincoln statue in the Lincoln Memorial in 1920.
The Statue of Liberty, photographed from a helicopter, in New York City, 1952.
Vladimir Putin during his time as Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) Director, 1998
Benjamin Bowden showing off his invention, the Spacelander bicycle on September 17, 1946. The streamlined design was said to represent what the bicycle of the future was supposed to look like.
Naval researcher Dr. Dietrich Beischer tested effects of being upside-down for prolonged periods of time on a cat and mouse, 1958.
First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy and her children John F. Kennedy Jr. and Caroline Kennedy riding. 1962
Liza Minnelli and her mother, Judy Garland, backstage after she opened in "Flora the Red Menace" at the Alvin Theatre. 11 May, 1965
Robert Kennedy prays at his brother's grave. On the first anniversary of the John Kennedy assassination, the new Senator-elect attended a Memorial Mass at St. Matthew's Cathedral then visited the grave. Nov. 22, 1964
The Big Four of the Allies chat on January 1, 1919 just before signing the treaty in Versailles, France. They are, left to right, David Lloyd George, of Great Britain, Vittorio Orlando, of Italy, Georges Clemenceau, of France, and Woodrow Wilson.
The widow of Andre Spitzer, one of 11 Israeli athletes massacred in Munich, holds her daughter while lighting the torch during a memorial ceremony on Yud Alef square. 1974
ABBA live at the Northlands Coliseum in Edmonton, Canada. The first stop of their 1979 North American tour.
Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Miller photographed by Sam Shaw in New York, 1957
Emily Louise Stevens Ladenburg, the widow of financier Adolph Ladenburg, goes for a ride in the British Mark IV tank “Britannia," during a display in Central Park, New York. 1917
The Golden Gate Bridge, photographed from a helicopter in 1952.
Tsesarevich Alexei (right) with his sailor nanny Andrei Dereven'ko aboard the Imperial yacht Standart on June 1908
Meat Loaf stands onstage on April 4,1994, in Rotterdam in the Netherlands.
The Duchess and Duke of Windsor pick flowers on the grounds of their home, la Moulin de la Tuilerie, in the commune of Gif-sur-Yvette, outside of Paris, France, 1955.
Newlyweds Ronald and Nancy Reagan, March 4, 1952
Stunt man Jack Wylie soared over the Chicago River, 1958.
Elvis Presley shows a framed gold record of “Heartbreak Hotel” to (left to right) drummer D.J. Fontana, singer Gordon Stoker and guitarist Scotty Moore, 1956.
The steps of Gianni Versace's Miami home in the wake of his assassination by serial killer Andrew Cunanan. July 15, 1997
The Perfumatic- a perfume vending machine, 1952
From left to right- First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, King George VI, Sarah Delano Roosevelt, (the president's mother), Queen Elizabeth, and President Franklin D. Roosevelt. June 1939
"A Pool Room Branch (Chouteau & Manchester). These boys were playing pool and smoking in the pool room while waiting for papers. The smallest boy is 9 years old and sells until 9 p.m. St. Louis, Missouri.” 1910.
A photo portrait of the Duke of Wellington, known for his historic defeat of Napoleon at Waterloo in 1814. Taken in 1844.
Britain's Queen Mary looks at an animated spectator during a match between Germany's Gottfried von Cramm and American Donald Budge, at Wimbledon on July 3, 1935.
In this Oct. 17, 1989 file photo, a California Highway Patrol officer checks the damage to cars that fell when the upper deck of the Bay Bridge collapsed onto the lower deck after the Loma Prieta earthquake in San Francisco.
Adults and children comfort each other outside Dunblane primary school, Scotland, shortly after the shooting incident on the premises. The Dunblane school massacre was one of the deadliest mass murders in UK history. 13 March 1996
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