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Princess Elizabeth 1950

The Day the Music Died, dubbed by Don McLean's song "American Pie", was an aviation accident that occurred on February 3, 1959, near Clear Lake, Iowa, where rock and roll musicians Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and J. P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson, as well as the pilot, Roger Peterson, perished.

The Day the Music Died - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Royal Army engineers sit and drink their tea on the edge of a bomb crater in the middle of London, 21 October 1940.

Once Upon A Time In War

Facial composite of Mozart, circa 1777, created by the German Federal Criminal Police Office from four contemporary portait paintings.

First Roller Coaster - June 16 in 1884, the first roller coaster in America opens at Coney Island, in Brooklyn, New York. It traveled approximately six miles per hour and cost a nickel to ride.

Coney Island - Roller Coasters

A gang of women in India...reclaiming their lives and the lives of their daughters!!!

Faith In Humanity Restored - 25 Pics

Vintage Factory, handmade Canons

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People sit on the curb amongst the confetti, tickertape and paper from the parade celebrating the end of WWII in NYC on VJ Day. August 14, 1945. - Imgur

The former Juno Beach D-Day landing zone, where Canadian forces once came ashore, in Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer, France. Once a scene of death and destruction, now a tourist's paradise. | D-Day Landing Sites Then And Now: 11 Striking Images That Bring The Past And Present Together

11 Striking Images That Show D-Day Landing Sites Then and Now

Cocaine was removed from the drink in 1903. | 9 Facts About Coca-Cola’s History That’ll Make You Go "Whoa"

9 Facts About Coca-Cola's History That'll Make You Go "Whoa"

Crash landing of Grumman F6F Hellcat on flight deck of USS Enterprise while enroute to attack Makin Island during the “Battle of Makin.” Lt. Walter Chewning the catapult officer is clambering up the side of the plane to assist pilot Ens. Byron Johnson, from the flaming cockpit, November 1943.

A dying soldier clutching to a priest after being hit by sniper fire.

Rare photo of the actor that portrayed Godzilla enjoying some tea in between takes

Aboriginal man using newly installed phone for the first time in Amhem Land, Australia, ca. 1975. Photo by Penny Tweedie

Shedding a light on the psyche of war: Zippo lighters from U.S. troops fighting in Vietnam reveal the hopes of and fears of a life under fire

in the early 1950s programs were started to issue dog-tags to children. There was concern that in the event of a surprise atomic attack it would be difficult to identify the millions of children killed while at school.

Now, this is terrifying! A bottle of Bayer's 'Heroin'. Between 1890 and 1910 heroin was sold as a non-addictive substitute for morphine... It was also used to treat children suffering with a strong cough.