20 Iconic Moments In History Seen From A Totally Different Angle

History really shapes a lot of who we are.

Without it, we wouldn’t be able to track human progress and learn from the past.

Images help to narrate that history. It gives us a sense of the reality that occurred at that moment in time.

The world changes rapidly and sometimes it’s nice to be able to go back in time and check out what was happening back then.

The Hoover Dam before it was flooded
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Wilbur Wright flies around the Statue of Liberty

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The Tank Man in Tiananmen Square
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Filming the MGM lion
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The iceberg believed to have sunk the Titanic
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Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I have a dream” speech
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Jackie Kennedy watching her husband debate Richard Nixon

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Aftermath of the Victory over Japan Day celebrations in New York City

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Iranian soldiers looks at the burning Iraqi oil fields

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The Hollywood sign right after it was built
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The Beatles’ shoot for Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

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Neil Armstrong right after he walked on the moon
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JFK giving his famous “Ich bin ein berliner” speech in Berlin, Germany
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Spectators watch the signing of the Treaty of Versailles

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Young Adolf Hitler celebrating the announcement of World War One

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Crowds at the original Woodstock Music Festival
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Traffic jam in Berlin as the border between East and West Germany opens

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A Native American observers the completed Transcontinental railroad

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The models of the “American Gothic” painting
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Abraham Lincoln and General George McClellan
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These are some incredible moments. Be sure to give this a share with your friends on Facebook before you go. (h/t reddit)