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1946 The ENIAC was invented by J. Presper Eckert and John Mauchly at the University of Pennsylvania. ENIAC stands for Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer. By the time ENIAC was completed in November of 1945 however the war was over.

Mississippi River frozen solid, February 1905 by Missouri History Museum, via Flickr

Mississippi River frozen solid, February 1905 "The Mississippi River frozen 'solid', February Woman crossing frozen river during Ice Gorge of Photograph, Missouri History Museum Photographs and Prints Collections.

A car crash in Washington D.C. around 1921 - 52 Colorized Historical Photos That Give Us A New Look At the Past

20 Historic Black and White Photos Colorized - Auto wreck in Washington, DC, 1921

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Mulberry Street NYC - New York state, USA Manhattan's Little Italy, Lower East Side, circa 1900

A teary-eyed Neil Armstrong photographed by Buzz Aldrin shortly after walking on the moon. R.I.P.

Neil Armstrong 1930 - The First Man On The Moon. astronaut Neil Armstrong smiles in the lunar module after his historic moonwalk is pictured in this NASA handout photo.

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Snowstorm A great blizzard (by some accounts a late-season hurricane that collided with a cold front) paralyzes New York under snowdrifts two stories deep in places; it will take the city nearly two weeks to recover. - New-York Historical Society

В Австралии до 1960-х гг. в соответствии с "Актом о флоре и фауне" аборигены считались животными, а не людьми и их численность фиксировалась в одном списке с кенгуру, попугаями и т.д.

Until the the Aborigines, or Aboriginal Australians, came under the Flora And Fauna Act that classified them as animals, not human beings. This also meant that killing an Aborigine meant you weren’t killing a human being, but an animal.

Berlin Wall Falls in 1989

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1989 _ The Berlin Wall Falls. - Thought that would never happen. Who can forget that. Hard to believe it was ever like that. First thing that came to my mind: "Your son could serve a mission in East Germany! 15 years later - he gets called to Berlin.

Prohibition agents pour out alcohol during a raid on an illegal distillery in Detroit in 1929.

Illegal alcohol being poured out during Prohibition, Detroit, 1929 - Alcohol, discovered by Prohibition agents during a raid on an illegal distillery.

Charlestown 1865 immediately after Civil war bombardment

So this is what it would look like from the vendor or griffon in Charleston, South Carolina. Vendue Range looking east from near the corner of East Bay Street." Aftermath of the Great Fire of 1861 and bombardment by the Federal Navy.

1962 - Priest Luis Padillo offers last rites to a loyalist soldier who is mortally wounded by a sniper during military rebellion against President Bétancourt at Puerto Cabello naval base in Venezuela. (Héctor Rondón Lovera)

Navy chaplain Luis Padillo gives last rites to a soldier wounded by sniper fire during a revolt in Venezuela. (Héctor Rondón Lovera) 40 Of The Most Powerful Photographs Ever Taken

Iconic photograph: "Wait For Me Daddy," by Claude P. Dettloff, October 1, 1940: A line of soldiers march in British Columbia on their way to a waiting train as five-year-old Whitey Bernard tugs away from his mother's hand to reach out for his father. (H/t Jodi P)  Via: vancouverhistory.ca

40 Of The Most Powerful Photographs Ever Taken

WWII goodbyes “Wait For Me Daddy,” by Claude P. Dettloff, October A line of soldiers march in British Columbia on their way to a waiting train as five-year-old Whitey Bernard tugs away from his mother’s hand to reach out for his father.

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