37 Rarely Seen Moments From World History

This photo gallery of rare moments from history from all around the world with leave you in awe.

Moments include a 7600-ton apartment building being moved to create a boulevard, a black officer protecting a member of the KKK, the glasses John Lennon wore when he was assassinated, and an opium den in Singapore in 1941 to list a few.

As the famous Mark Twain says, “History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme.”

Check them out below and tell us which ones surprised you the most.

1. Moving a 7600-ton apartment building to create a boulevard in Alba Iulia, Romanll ia, 1987

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2. Black officer protecting KKK member from protesters, 1983

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3. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev as a young gentleman, 1986

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4. Hannah Stilley, born 1746, photographed in 1840. Probably the earliest born individual captured on film

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5. Transporting ‘The Apple’, the first Indian satellite, 1981

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6. The glasses John Lennon wore when he was assassinated, 1980

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7. Spielberg doing the first Indiana Jones movie in 1980

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8. Due to strong crosswinds, a landing plane crashes with a truck standing near the runway, 1976

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9. Highway picnic during the Oil Crisis, 1973

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10. A stripper visits the trading floor of the Toronto Stock Exchange, late 1970s

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11. Man working at analog computer, 1968

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12. The Prague Spring of 1968: Soviet soldier chasing young man who had thrown stones at a tank

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13. Early morning train, Japan, 1964

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14. Test pilot George Aird – flying a English Electric Lightning F1

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15. The Beatles play for 18 people in the Aldershot club, December 1961. They were to become superstars in one and a half years time

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16. Canteen for Disney workers, 1961

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17. The East Bay Dragons, the first black bikers’ club, Oakland, California, 1960s

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18. Che Guevara and Fidel Castro fishing, 1960

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19. A swimmobile in New York City, 1960

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20. Audrey Hepburn shopping with her pet deer “Ip” in Beverly Hills, CA, 1958

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21. Charlton Heston as Moses in “The Ten Commandments,” drive-in theater, Utah, 1958

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22. Uploading (:D) the first 5 MByte hard disk to a PanAm plane, 1956

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23. Coca Cola is introduced in France, 1950

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24. In the aftermath of the D-Day invasion, two boys watch from a tree as American soldiers drive through the town of St. Lo. France

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25. A flight simulator in 1942

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26. An opium den in Singapore, 1941

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27. The real Winnie the Pooh and Christopher Robin, 1928

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28. Filming of the MGM screen credits – The beginning of the Hollywood era, 1928

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29. A gang of skinny dippers is chased down the street at Hyde Park by a police woman, 1926

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30. Factory workers race on the roof (test track) of the Fiat Factory in Turin, Italy, 1923

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31. The unbroken seal on Tutankhamun’s tomb, 1922 (3,245 years untouched)

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32. A beggar running alongside King George V’s coach, 1920

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33. The first international match at Wimbledon

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34. The ceiling of the Russian Parliament collapsed, 1907

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35. Interior of a London Pub, 1898

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36. Overly manly man Carl Akeley posed with the leopard he killed with his bare hands after it attacked him, 1896

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37. Princeton students after a snowball fight, 1893

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