Friday, 25 March 2016

10 Rare Historical Events And Monuments Pictures That Will Leave You Speechless.





Looking back at history can be totally mind-blowing sometimes - which shows you the most powerful events that ever happened in the world. Though there are lots of photos that everyone has seen of old celebrities and famous events, but these the 10 most historical events  happened in the world.

These pictures below show a different perspective of historical events, and you won't find them in any textbooks.

10.) Racing cars on the roof of the Fiat Factory in Turin, Italy (1923):

This track featured as a test track which is built on the roof of a Fiat factory, constructed in Turin's Lingotto district in 1923. This building is designed by young architect Matté Trucco and in that building it had five floors and cars built on a line that went up through the building. Finished cars emerged at rooftop level, where there was a rooftop test track.


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9.) The construction of the Golden Gate Bridge:

The Golden Gate Bridge is a suspension bridge spanning the Golden Gate strait, the one-mile-wide, three-mile-long channel between San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean. These are the construction pictures of the Golden Gate Bridge

8.) The Titanic:

As high as an eleven story building and nearly four city blocks long, the Titanic was one of the largest and most magnificent ships in the world (photographed April 10, 1912) and these are the pics. Construction of the Titanic began in 1909 and built in Belfast by the shipbuilding company Harland and Wolff. The company was owned by Lord Pirrie, a friend of Bruce Ismay (managing director of the White Star Line). The chief designer of the Titanic was his son-in-law, Thomas Andrews. These are the pictures of titanic while constructing.

 

These are the last pictures of Titanic before she foundered.


7.) The Schwerer Gustav:

Schwerer Gustav is an 80cm railway gun which is later developed as fully assembled gun weighed nearly 1,350 tons, and could fire shells weighing seven tons to a range of 47 kilometers. The gun was designed to battle with France but it was not ready for the action when the battle began. This gun was developed in 1930's by Krupp as siege artillery for the explicit purpose of destroying the main forts of the French Maginot Line.

It was the largest-calibre rifled weapon ever used in combat, the heaviest mobile artillery piece ever built in terms of overall weight, and fired the heaviest shells of any artillery piece. It is only surpassed in caliber by the British Mallet's Mortar and the American Little David mortar (both 36 inch; 914 mm).

6.) Cameramen Recording The Lion Roar For MGM:

Leo-The Lion is the mascot for the Hollywood film studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and one of its predecessors, Goldwyn Pictures, featured in the studio's production logo, which was created by the Paramount Studios art director Lionel S. Reiss.MGM-Lion-51

5.) Construction Of Statue Of Liberty:

The Statue of Liberty is a colossal neoclassical sculpture on Liberty Island in New York Harbor, New York City, United States. The copper statue, designed by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi, a French sculptor and built by Gustave Eiffel. It was dedicated a gift to the United States from the people of France on October 28, 1886. The statue is of a robed female figure representing Libertas, the Roman goddess, who holds a torch and a tabula Ansata upon which is inscribed the date of the American Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776. A broken chain lies at her feet. The statue is an icon of freedom and of the United States and was a welcoming sight for immigrants arriving from abroad. These are the pictures of Statue Of Liberty while it was under construction. 





4.) Marathon Runners at the first modern Olympic Games held in Athens, Greece - 1896:

The 1896 Summer Olympics officially known as the "Games of the I Olympiad", a multi-sport event held in Athens, Greece. It was the first international Olympic Games held from 6 to 15 April 1896. Ancient Greece was the birthplace of the Olympic Games, Athens was considered to be an appropriate choice to stage the inaugural modern Games. It was unanimously chosen as the host city by Pierre de Coubertin, a French pedagogue and historian, in Paris, on 23 June 1894. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) was also instituted during this congress.
This is the picture of Marathon Runners at the First Modern Olympic Games, Greece.
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3.) Mt Rushmore construction, 1939:

Mount Rushmore National Memorial is a sculpture carved into the granite face of Mount Rushmore, a granite batholith formation in the Black Hills in Keystone, South Dakota, United States. Sculpted by Danish-American Gutzon Borglum and his son, Lincoln Borglum, Mount Rushmore features 60-foot (18 m) sculptures of the heads of four United States presidents: George Washington (1732–1799), Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826), Theodore Roosevelt (1858–1919), and Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865). The entire memorial covers 1,278.45 acres (2.00 sq mi; 5.17 km2) and is 5,725 feet (1,745 m) above sea level.

2.) A black liquid called Coca-Cola was first introduced to France in 1950:

Coca-Cola is a carbonated soft drink, produced by The Coca-Cola Company, Atlanta, Georgia, and is often referred to simply as Coke. Originally intended as a patent medicine when it was invented in the late 19th century by John Pemberton, Coca-Cola was bought out by a businessman- Asa Griggs Candler, whose marketing tactics led Coke to its dominance of the world soft-drink market throughout the 20th century. The name refers to two of its original ingredients: kola nuts, a source of caffeine, and coca leaves. The current formula of Coca-Cola remains a trade secret, although a variety of reported recipes and experimental recreations have been published.
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1.) The Eiffel Tower:

The Eiffel Tower is a wrought iron lattice tower on the Champ de Mars in Paris, France. It is named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel, whose company designed and built the tower. Constructed in 1889 as the entrance to the 1889 World's Fair, it was initially criticized by some of France's leading artists and intellectuals for its design but has become a global cultural icon of France and one of the most recognizable structures in the world. The tower is the tallest structure in Paris and the most-visited paid monument in the world: 6.98 million people ascended it in 2011. The tower received its 250 millionth visitors in 2010.














These are the old Historical Events and Monuments that are exist till now.

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