The photo was taken by Harry Burnett at Cal Tech in Pasadena where Albert Einstein was teaching. Einstein saw the puppet perform at the Teato Torito and was quite amused. He reached into his jacket’s breast pocket, pulled out a letter and crumpled it up. Speaking in German, he said, “The puppet wasn’t fat enough!” He laughed and stuffed the crumpled letter up under the smock to give the puppet a fatter belly.
The Beatles meet Muhammad Ali.
Stalin is captured in this photograph by Lt. Gen. Nikolai Vlasik, the Soviet dictator’s bodyguard. Vlasik’s off-the-record photos of Stalin caused a sensation in the early 1960s when an enterprising Soviet journalist spirited some out, selling them to newspapers and magazines worldwide.
Bill (Clinton) & Hillary playing volleyball in Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA. 1975
Archduke Franz Ferdinand with his wife on the day they were assassinated by Gavrilo Princip. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina (June 28, 1914). These assassinations were a contributing factor to the start of World War I.
106-year old Armenian woman protecting her home with an AK-47. 1990.
Niels Bohr and Albert Einstein at the Bohr-Einstein debates over quantum mechanics.
Howard Hughes inside of the H-4 Hercules, more widely known as the “Spruce Goose”. At the time, it was the largest airplane ever created.
The first photo upon discovery of Machu Picchu, 1912.
Bombs dropped on Kobe, Japan (1945)
Hiroshima – Before and After (1945)
Joseph and Magda Goebbels on their wedding day. Best man- Adolf Hitler (1931)
Mark Twain inside the laboratory of Nikola Tesla (1894)
Yuri Gagarin, first man in space (1961)
Helen Keller Meeting Charlie Chaplin