These 24 Photos Were Taken By People Who Didn’t Know They Were Recording History.

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Long before cameras were on every phone, these people were in the right place at the right time.

1. Disneyland employees in the cafeteria in 1961.

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2. Annette Kellerman wears a fitted one-piece bathing suit in 1907. She was arrested for indecency.

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3. Unidentified Vietnam solider in 1965.

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4. Nikola Tesla in his lab with the magnifying transmitter.

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5. Salvador Dali and Raquel Welch after he finishes his famous portrait of her in 1965.

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6. Two men in a grotto of an iceberg during the British Antarctic Expedition in January 1911.

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7. The last known photo of the Titanic above water in 1912.

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8. Giant crowd converges for the first Woodstock in 1969.

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9. The first underground train journey in London in 1862.

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10. The Unbroken Seal on King Tut’s tomb in 1922. Before then, it had gone 3,245 years untouched.

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11. Elvis Presley in the Army in 1958.

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12. Two women deliver ice in 1918.

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13. Baby placed in a cage outside the window of an apartment to ensure it gets enough sunlight in 1937.

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14. A man measuring bathing suits on women to see if they would be fined in the 1920’s.

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15. Workers painting the Brooklyn Bridge in 1914.

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16. A 106-year-old woman guards her home in Armenia in 1990.

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17. Woman with a gas-resistant baby carriage in England in 1938.

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18. Animals used as medical therapy in 1956.

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19. One man refuses to perform a Nazi salute in 1936.

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20. Organizers attempt to physically remove Katherine Switzer from the Boston Marathon in 1967.

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21. Painting of The Eiffel Tower in 1932.

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22. The graves of a Protestant man and her Catholic wife in Holland in 1888.

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23. Hannah Stilley, photographed in 1840. Being born in 1746, Stilley is probably the earliest born person ever photographed.

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24. Customers at a music store in London in 1955.

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BONUS: Utility lineman J. D. Thompson gives “Kiss of Life” which saves his co-worker in 1968

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