photographs that have changed the World
I don’t know if this changed the world, but this day certainly changed football forever.
“La Mano de Dios” (Hand of God)
Diego Maradona’s first goal against England, for the 1986 World Cup quarter finals. This photograph evidently shows what the referee didn’t see at the moment, that Maradona clearly uses his hand to hit the ball, and that the goal wasn’t valid. Still, Maradona’s second goal that day, should have been worth for two.
2. wall of a Nazi gas chamber
It’s the wall of a Nazi gas chamber. And this picture give me goosebumps every time I see it. You don’t see anyone, and you can still hear the screams and tears of the poor people who lived their last moment there. This photo, is passing more messages than most of photos ever taken.
3. Albert Einstein tongue photo
On Einstein’s 72nd birthday on March 14, 1951, UPI photographer Arthur Sasse was trying to persuade him to smile for the camera, but having smiled for photographers many times that day, Einstein stuck out his tongue instead. This photograph became one of the most popular ever taken of Einstein
4. 1927 Solvay Conference
The International Solvay Institutes for Physics and Chemistry, located in Brussels, were founded by the Belgian industrialist Ernest Solvay in 1912, following the historic invitation-only 1911 Conseil Solvay, considered a turning point in the world of physics. The Institutes coordinate conferences, workshops, seminars, and colloquia
5. Wright brothers first flight
The Wright brothers, Orville (August 19, 1871 – January 30, 1948) and Wilbur (April 16, 1867 – May 30, 1912), were two American brothers, inventors, and aviation pioneers who are generally credited with inventing, building, and flying the world’s first successful airplane.
6. Steve Jobs introduces the IPhone
7. Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Hiroshima and Nagasaki had been virtually untouched by the U.S. and Allied bombing runs. On August 6, 1945, at 9:15 AM Tokyo time, a B-29 plane, the “Enola Gay” piloted by Paul W. Tibbets, dropped a uranium atomic bomb, code named “Little Boy” on Hiroshima, Japan’s seventh largest city.
8. Last image of the Titantic