20 Of The Most Interesting Pics From ‘Incredible History’ IG Page

Published 9 months ago

In an age where social media dominates our lives, platforms like Instagram have become treasure troves of captivating content. One such Instagram page that has managed to captivate history enthusiasts and casual scrollers alike is ‘Incredible History.’

With a rich collection of intriguing images from bygone eras, ‘Incredible History’ takes us on a visual journey through time. Let’s explore some of the most interesting pictures from this extraordinary Instagram page that offer a glimpse into the past.

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#1 Shavarsh Karapetyan, An Armenian Finswimmer(10-Time World Record Holder), Who Saved Lives Of 20 Drowning Passengers In A Sinking Trolleybus Which Fell Of A Bridge Into The Yerevan Lake

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#2 “Mother’s Eyes” The Bedouin Mother; Photograph By Ilo Battigeli, 1948

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#3 Last Sword Duel In History In France, 1967, Between The Mayor Of Marseille -Gaston Defferre, And Another Member Of French Parliament, Rene Ribière

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#4 Portus, Roman Empire’s Imperial Port, As It Would Have Appeared In The Past Compared To Today. The Port Was Established By Emperor Claudius, And Enlarged By Emperor Trajan, To Supplement The Nearby Port Of Ostia

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#5 Germany, 1923: During Hyperinflation, Banknotes Had Lost So Much Value That They Were Used As Wallpaper, Being Much Cheaper Than Actual Wallpaper

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#6 Iran, 1979 – Thousands Of Iranian Women Protesting On The Streets Against Prospects Of Mandating Hijab

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#7 March 16, 1945: A U.S. Marine Approaches A Japanese Soldier On Iwo Jima, Japan During World War II

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The Japanese soldier was buried for 1 1/2 days in this shell hole playing dead and ready with a live grenade inches away from his hand. The marines feared he might be further booby trapped underneath his body after knocking the grenade to the bottom of the shell hole. Promising no resistance, the prisoner is given a cigarette he asked for and was dragged free from the hole

#8 A 1960’s Coca Cola Advertisment Made By Spreading Grain For Pigeons In St. Mark’s Square, Venice, Italy

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#9 Canadian Police Officer Guarding The Pharmacy In Waist-High Flood Waters In Galt, Ontario, 1974

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#10 Young Boy With Prepared Molotov Cocktails On A Rooftop Of A Building In Derry, During The Battle Of The Bogside, August 1969

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#11 A 9000-Year Old Skeleton Was Found In A Cave Near Cheddar, England, And Nicknamed “Cheddar Man”

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His dna was tested and it was concluded that his living relative, a history professor, is living a 1/2 of a mile away from the cave, tracing back 300 generations to each other

#12 Activist Ben Masel Smokes A Joint While Voting In The 1976 Presidential Election Taking Advantage Of An Apparent Law That Prohibits Arrest While Voting

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#13 J. Robert Oppenheimer With Albert Einstein At The Institute For Advanced Study, 1947

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#14 Painter Marc Monnier Paints A Canvas On The Front During The Gulf War In October 1991, Kuwait

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#15 Pavlik Manukyan, Armenian War Hero During The First Nagorno-Karabakh War In The Early 1990’s, Seen During A Visit To His Family Away From The Frontline. He Is Posing Armed With A Pkm Machine Gun, Standing Next To His Son

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#16 The Arkadiko Bridge, A Mycenaean Bridge Near The Modern Road From Tiryns To Epidauros On The Peloponnese, Greece. Dating To The Greek Bronze Age, It Is One Of The Oldest Arch Bridges Still In Existence And Use Today And The Oldest Preserved Bridge In Europe

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#17 The Bridge To Nowhere

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#18 Mugshot And Fingerprints Of Benito Mussolini, Bern, Switzerland, 1903

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#19 A Fake Tree Used As An Observation Post And Sniper Nest On The Frontline By The British Army During World War I

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#20 Members Of The Fat Men’s Club Of New York, 1904. All Members Had To Be At Least 200 Pounds(91kg), Pay A One Dollar Fee And Learn A Secret Handshake And Password

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Saumya Ratan

Saumya is an explorer of all things beautiful, quirky, and heartwarming. With her knack for art, design, photography, fun trivia, and internet humor, she takes you on a journey through the lighter side of pop culture.

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