Marilyn Monroe films the iconic scene for The Seven Year Itch in front of a large
crowd of bystanders and press to create hype, 1954.
Building the Statue of Liberty in Paris, 1884.
A daredevil sculptor carves an eye on Mount Rushmore without safety equipment,
Pioneering physicists Robert Williams Wood, Max Planck, and Albert Einstein
in the front row of a meeting of the Physical Society, Berlin, 1931.
Columns of the Hoover Dam being filled with concrete, February 1934.
Hoover Dam impounds Lake Mead, the largest reservoir in the United States by volume (when
it is full). The dam is located near Boulder City, Nevada, a municipality originally constructed
for workers on the construction project, about 30 mi (48 km) southeast of Las Vegas, Nevada.
Tsar Nicholas II sharing a cigarette with his daughter, the Grand Duchess Anastasia.
Hungarian Jews are selected by Nazis to be sent to the gas chambers at Auschwitz, June 1944.It was generally accepted at the time that the WWII ended with the armistice of 14 August
1945 (V-J Day), rather than the formal surrender of Japan, which was on 2 September 1945
that officially ended the war in Asia.World War 2 ended with the unconditional surrender of the Axis powers. On 8 May 1945, the
Allies accepted Germany's surrender, about a week after Adolf Hitler had committed suicide.
VE Day – Victory in Europe celebrates the end of the Second World Waron 8 May 1945.The Allied casualties figures for D-Day have generally been estimated at 10,000, including
2,500 dead. Broken down by nationality, the usual D-Day casualty figures are approximately
2,700 British, 946 Canadians, and 6,603 Americans.About D day: The D simply stands for “day.” The designation was traditionally used for the
date of any important military operation or invasion, according to the National World War
II Museum. Thus, the day before June 6, 1944, was known as D-1 and the days after were
D+1, D+2, D+ and so onAround 100 people participate in a lottery dividing 12 acres of sand dunes in 1909.
The land will one day become the city of Tel Aviv.