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Opening the Mona Lisa at the end of WWII, Leonardo da Vinci’s smiling maiden moved at least six times during the war before she was brought, safe and sound, back to the Louvre.

The soldier and the nurse from the D-Day kiss picture in Times Square

The soldier and the nurse from the famous picture 'kissing the war goodbye'. beautiful people that have made millions smile

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How the 'War of the Worlds' on the Radio Caused a Panic: American actor, producer, and director Orson Welles speaks into a microphone during a broadcast of his CBS radio program, 'First Person Singular'. Welles wears headphones and holds a pipe.

In  1907, a circus tightrope walker named Maud Stevens met "Tattooed Globetrotter" Gus Wagner at the St. Louis World's Fair. Wagner wanted a date, and Stevens wanted tattoo lessons. Things worked out well: The two married, and Maud Stevens Wagner became the first known female tattoo artist in America.

Maud Wagner, the first known female tattoo artist in the U., In she traded a date with her husband-to-be for tattoo lessons. Their daughter, Lotteva Wagner, was also a tattoo artist.

I am totally obsessed with the Tuskegee Airmen. I make sure my students know everything I know about them.

Toni Frissell Members of the Tuskegee Airmen, Fighter Group Attending a Briefing, Ramitelli, Italy 1945

An extremely rare photograph of President Abraham Lincoln taken during his brief yet memorable stint as a paranormal investigator and eliminator circa 1864.

An extremely rare photograph of President Abraham Lincoln taken during his brief yet memorable stint as a paranormal investigator and eliminator circa how cool is that? Paranormal investigator/ghostbuster, or Vampire Slayer?

Nancy Wake. Born in Australia. Joined the French Resistance during WWII. The Gestapo called her the "White Mouse" and put a 5 million franc bounty on her head.

Nancy Wake, ‘White Mouse’ of World War II. The Gestapo called her “The White Mouse” for the way she deftly avoided their traps. Nancy Wake, was one of the most effective and cunning British agents working in German-occupied France during World War II.

This was Jeanne Calment-  she passed away in 1997 at the age of 122 years and 164 days old. She learned to fence at 85, and was still riding a bicycle at 100. At 113 she was known as the last living person to have personally met vincent van gogh! She lived alone until 110 and was able to walk upright until almost 115. Ms. Calment is one of the longest lifetimes in documented history! What an awesome lady!

Jeanne Calment passed away at 122 years and 164 days old. She learned to fence at 85 and rode a bike at She met Vincent Van gogh! she lived alone until 110 and was able to walk upright until almost 115 An amazing and well documented life. Wikipedia her!

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