"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.
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
Harold Whittles hears for the first time ever after a doctor places an earpiece in his left ear. This photo was taken by photographer Jack Bradley, and depicts the exact moment when this boy hears for the very first time.
A girl who has been isolated at a makeshift facility to screen, cleanse and isolate people with high radiation levels, looks at her dog through a window in Nihonmatsu, northern Japan, March REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao
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.