18 Moments In Our History That Are Hard To Believe
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People posing next to the Statue of Liberty’s face before the whole statue was built.
Elvis Presley In The Army.
This man is testing out a bullet proof vest.
This is the Hindenburg as it crashed.
This woman was taking her baby for a walk in a gas-resistant baby carriage.
Annette Kellerman's 1907 campaign for a woman’s right to wear a fitted one-piece bathing suit. She was later arrested.
This is a 106 year-old Armenian woman in 1990 guarding her home with an automatic weapon.
"Baby cages" were used in apartments during the 1930s to ensure that children got enough fresh air and sun.
The original Ronald Mcdonald.
Disney characters getting lunch in the cafeteria in 1961.
This soldier shared his banana with a goat during the battle of Saipan in 1944.
One of the first people to successfully undergo a skin transplant and advanced plastic surgery in 1917.
Alcohol being poured out during prohibition.
The last inmates being released at Alcatrez before it was shut down.
A mother lists her children for sale in 1948.
A young girl with artificial legs in 1890.
This hotel owner was pouring acid into a pool that a black family was swimming in, in 1964.
Martin Luther King Jr. removing a burned cross from his front yard in 1960 in front of his son.