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December 8, 1980 — During a Monday Night Football broadcast on ABC, Howard Cosell announced that John Lennon had been shot and killed outside his apartment in New York City.

Chinese Christian converts flee from the Boxer Rebellion in China, 1900.

The Manhattan Bridge being built.

Brooklyn Bridge: New York City, New York 1896

The first air show at the Grand Palais in Paris, France. September 30th, 1909.

Just a dinosaur being delivered to the Boston Museum of Science in 1984. Photo by Arthur Pollock.

#TakeFlight Female pilot of the US women's air force service, 1943 • peter stackpole

Jack, Bobby, & Teddy

Edith Shain, holding the iconic photograph taken by Alfred Eisenstaedt. Originally published in LIFE Magazine, the photo depicts a sailor kissing Edith Shain in her nurse’s uniform, in Times Square on August 14, 1945

1913 - After parcel post service was introduced in 1913, at least two children were sent by the service. With stamps attached to their clothing, the children rode with railway and city carriers to their destination. The Postmaster General quickly issued a regulation forbidding the sending of children in the mail after hearing of those examples.

The LA Public Library’s bookmobile for the sick. (1928) Check out this blog, some really bizarre historical stuff here...

Over 5000 Historical Novels Listed by Time and Place #homeschool #history #fiction

Edith Shain, holding the iconic photograph taken by Alfred Eisenstaedt. Originally published in LIFE Magazine, the photo depicts a sailor kissing Edith Shain in her nurse’s uniform, in Times Square on August 14, 1945

Shakespeare

such a sad day

only surviving medieval crown