"Earthrise" is the name given to NASA image the "first jaw-dropping picture of Earth from outer space." It was taken on this day in 1968 by astronaut William Anders during the Apollo 8 mission, the first manned voyage to orbit the Moon.
"Pele and British captain Bobby Moore trade jerseys in 1970 as a sign of mutual respect during a World Cup that had been marred by racism. "British", it's pele and ENGLAND captain Bobby Moore. Devils in the detail folks!
photos / Getty Images Helen Fisher kisses the hearse carrying the body of her cousin, Private Douglas Halliday, as he and six other fallen soldiers are brought through the town of Wootton Bassett in England. 40 Of The Most Powerful Photographs Ever Taken
HEARING FOR THE FIRST TIME This photo was taken by photographer Jack Bradley and depicts the exact moment this boy, Harold Whittles, hears for the very first time ever. The doctor treating him has just placed an earpiece in his left ear. so amazing!
Jacqueline Kennedy wears her pink Chanel suit, still stained with the blood of her husband, as Lyndon Johnson takes the oath of office in Air Force One. According to Lady Bird Johnson, who was also present:
My heart aches for him -- Robert Peraza, who lost his son Robert David Peraza, pauses at his son’s name at the North Pool of the Memorial during tenth anniversary ceremonies at the site of the World Trade Center on September in New York City.
Australian Scott Jones kisses his Canadian girlfriend Alex Thomas after she was knocked to the ground by a police officer's riot shield in Vancouver, British Columbia. Canadians rioted after the Vancouver Canucks lost the Stanley Cup to the Boston Bruins.
"Wait for me Daddy" by Claude P. Dettloff - October 1 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.
A monk prays for a dead man in the station hall of the Shanxi Taiyuan Train Station in Shanxi, China on November A monk who was waiting for the train performed a religious ceremony for the man, who was found dead, Xinhua News Agency reported.