The woman who discovered what the universe is made of has not so much as received a memorial plaque. very high school student knows that Isaac Newton discovered gravity, Charles Darwin discovered evolution, and Albert Einstein discovered the relativity of
Young Alan Turing - founder of computer science, helped win World War II by decrypting the german coding machine Enigma. After the war he was tried in court for being gay, found guilty, forced to take castration pills, and then driven to commit suicide.
Researchers have uncovered a rare photograph of a young Helen Keller with her teacher Anne Sullivan, nearly 120 years after it was taken on Cape Cod in July 1888 in Brewster, Helen holding Sullivan’s hand and cradling one of her beloved dolls.
Shortly after his acceptance of the Democratic Party endorsement for President: Senator (and future US President) John F. Kennedy and his wife, future First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy, smile and wave from the back of an open-top car.
A photographic portrait of Charlie Chaplin as a young man, Hollywood, taken around 1916 by an unknown photographer. Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin was an English comic actor and film producer and director of the silent film era.