In September 1940, four boys and a dog set out on an adventure in Dordogne, France. Robot the dog ran ahead and stopped at an overgrown depression. When the boys decided to explore the hole, they slid into a deep underground chamber where they discovered the most famous cave paintings in the world- the Lascaux Cave Paintings. In this photo, Robot the dog with two of the four cave's discoverers.
The 90th Division discovered this Reichsbank wealth, SS loot, and Berlin museum paintings that were removed from Berlin to a salt mine in Merkers, Germany., 04/15/1945
Flora Sands - the only British woman to serve as a soldier in WWI (fought with Serbian army).
Two historical events hat happened really close to each other...
At the beach, 1925
Niagara Falls Without Water! From June to November 1969 the American Falls were dewatered, being sent over the Horseshoe Falls or diverted to the Robert Moses generating plant's upriver intakes. This enabled Canadian and US power companies and the US Army Corps of Engineers to do on-the-spot inspections and take aerial photos of the river bed's rock formation as part of a plan to reduce erosion to the Falls.
After being diagnosed with leprosy, Tetsuo Sakurai was forced to leave home at the age of 15. He didn't return for more than 60 years. At first, he received treatment in neighboring Hirosaki for 10 months but after he showed no improvement, his parents were obliged to have him quarantined in a sanatorium under Japan's 1907 Leprosy Prevention Law (not repealed until 1996).
Siberian shaman, 1800s. He's standing next to an ongon, or 'spirit house' covered with ornaments.