The Whole Century Flashes by in the Most Epic Photographs From 1918 to 2018

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The Whole Century Flashes by in the Most Epic Photographs From 1918 to 2018

100 years doesn’t seem like much when compared to our entire history, but lots of things happened in these years — some great, some sad, and some horrifying. We selected just one photo for each year to remind you what has happened in past.

At iBuzz, we invite you to use our time machine and get a feeling of how life was back in the day.

1918 — The end of WWI

1919 — The Council of Four at the Paris Peace Conference

1920 — The beginning of prohibition in the United States

1921 — The first Miss America

1922 — The Olav Tryggvason statue in Trondheim

1923 — A visitor to the Tomb of Tutankhamun at The Valley of the Kings

1924 — A close view of Trafalgar Square looking east from the west fountain. These original fountains were replaced in the late 1940s.

1925 — Arctic expedition of the SS München

1926 — Otto Peltzer breaking an 800 m world record

1927 — Charles Lindbergh flies solo over the Atlantic.

1928 — Winter Olympics in St. Moritz, Switzerland

1929 — The stock market crash

1930 — The library at Peel House

1931 — Hungarian aviators, Endresz György and Magyar Sándor are ready for their non-stop transatlantic flight.

1932 — Preparing for the first underwater photographs outside of a diving bell

1933 — The first flight over the tallest mountain in the world, Mount Everest

1934 — Hitler at a Nazi Party rally

1935 — Hemingway caught a tuna.

1936 — The Olympic games in Berlin

1937 — The Hindenburg airship crash

1938 — A Tibetan woman

1939 — Soviet Foreign Minister, Molotov signing the German-Soviet Nonaggression Pact

1940 — Standing guard on a beach in southern England

1941 — Pearl Harbor was attacked.

1942 — A Soviet junior political officer

1943 -Young girls assembling machine guns in a Russian factory

1944 — The Normandy invasion

1945 — The end of WWII

1946 — Traffic jam in Paris

1947 — Princesses on the footplate during the royal visit to South Africa

1948 — The first Prime Minister of Independent India, Jawaharlal Nehru and Mahatma Gandhi on a train

1949 — Dancers are celebrating New Year’s Eve

1950 — An aerial view of the Corporation Quay

1951 — Women wrestling

1952 — A rocket laboratory

1953 — John F. Kennedy and his then fiancé, Jacqueline Bouvier

f1954 — Roger Bannister finishing the 4-minute mile

1955 — Members of the Royal Family helping out at a local village fete

1956 — Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Miller at their wedding

1957 — Laika, a Russian cosmonaut dog was the first animal in space.

1958 — Pele’s final World Cup performance

1959 — Some Like It Hot

1960 — Che Guevara

1961 — The first man in space

1962 — Pablo Picasso

1963 — Buddhist monks celebrating the anniversary of the self-immolation of Thich Quang Duc

1964 — Beatlemania has arrived.

1965 — Muhammad Ali screaming for Sonny Liston to get up and fight

1966 — Basket shelters on a beach in Belgium

1967 — An anti-war protester offering a flower to the soldiers

1968 — A Black Power salute at the Olympics

1969 — Armstrong setting foot on the moon

1970 — Pele and British captain, Bobby Moore trading jerseys as a sign of mutual respect

1971 — Latinos protesting against human rights abuse

1972 — Liza Minnelli as Sally Bowles from the film, Cabaret

1973 — Martin Cooper of Motorola made the first publicized handheld mobile phone call on a prototype DynaTAC model.

1974 — A gay pride march in London

1975 — Former Spanish dictator, General Francisco Franco ® saluting as he listens to the national anthem during a ceremony at El Pardo Palace

1976 — Policemen beating unarmed demonstrators with batons

1977 — Freddie Mercury performing in New Haven, Connecticut

1978 — Martina Navratilova celebrating with her trophy at the Wimbledon Championships

1979 — A rally against unemployment and nuclear energy

1980 — A computer user

1981 — Lady Diana Spencer, soon to become the Princess of Wales, showing off her wedding gown

1982 — A New York Islander reacting after scoring the final goal

1983 — Prince

1984 — Pope John Paul II meets Algonquin Indians during a tour of Canada

1985 — Margaret Thatcher getting measured for her wax portrait which would be placed at Madam Tussauds

1986 — The Challenger spacecraft exploding

1987 — Madonna performs at a concert in The Seattle Kingdome

1988 -The memorial of the Ramstein airshow disaster for an Italian aerial demonstration team that crashed during the show

1989 — A Beijing citizen standing in front of tanks during the crushing of the Tiananmen Square uprising

1990 — Kim Basinger giving an autograph at the Academy Awards

1991 — Outside the White House in Moscow

1992 — Astronaut, Mae Jemison working in Spacelab-J

1993 — The fattest sumo wrestler in history with a small child during the opening ceremony for the Suma Basho competition

1994 — Thousands of supporters cheering for President-elect Nelson Mandela during his speech

1995 — Engineers testing huge, multi-lobed airbags which will protect the Mars Pathfinder spacecraft before it impacts the surface of Mars

1996 — U.S. pop star, Michael Jackson arriving in Poland for his concert

1997 — Princess Diana dies in a Paris car crash

1998 — Stump being named Best in Show at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

1999 — The New Zealand All Blacks’ captain leading the Haka, a Maori traditional warrior dance

2000 — A man dressed as Jesus Christ welcoming the new millennium in Berlin

2001 — Michael Schumacher after he won the Grand Prix and became a world champion

2002 — Franck Perque at the Tour de France

2003 — Musher Aliy Zirkle at the start of the 2003 Iditarod sled dog race

2004 — A Russian police officer carrying a released baby from a school seized by heavily armed, masked men and women in the town of Beslan

2005 — Iraqi police showing of their ink-stained index fingers — proof that they visited the polls to cast their ballots in Iraq’s historic parliamentary elections

2006 — This Russian team celebrating the win in the quarterfinal match in the Winter Olympic games

2007 — Musicians getting ready for the ANZAC Day Parade

2008 — South Korean special forces during a winter training exercise

2009 — The Roman Historical Group dressed as centurions marching past the ancient Colosseum to mark the 2,762-year anniversary of the founding of Rome

2010 — A military parade in North Korea

2011 — The Day of the Dead, a holiday where Mexicans honor their ancestors

2012 — The US rover, Curiosity, taking a selfie on Mars

2013 — Thousands of Russian Orthodox Church followers plunged into icy rivers on January 19th to mark The Epiphany.

2014 — Air Force athlete, August O’Niell kisses his service dog, Kai, during warmups for the swimming portion of the 2014 Warrior Games

2015 — Buddhist rituals

2016 — Rose Dena, 85, attempting to clean what is left of her home in the mountains of southern Haiti more than a month after Hurricane Matthew

2017 — A man climbing 100 feet up a bamboo rope ladder to his prize: a hive filled with neurotoxic honey

2018 — Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Do you have other epic historic photos in mind? Share them with us in the comments below.

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