photo of the partially excavated Great Sphinx of Giza, with the Pyramid of Khafre (left) and the Great Pyramid of Giza (right) behind it. taken around 1878.
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25 November 1120 (900 years ago): The White Ship Disaster. This is probably the most catastrophic event of its kind in Europe. King Henry I of England loses his son and only heir, along with scores of important courtiers and other officials, when the White Ship sinks off the Normandy coast. There was only one survivor of about 300 passengers.
As a result, England is plunged into a period known as the Anarchy.

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Adolph Hitler - 1930 - Hitler had this photo and several others banned because they undermined his dignity - The photos surfaced again after an Allied soldier found copies of them in a German house in 1945

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A temple in Dangeil, Sudan, dedicated to the worship of the chief god Amun. This sprawling complex reveals much about the local rivalries, between the Egyptians, Nubians, and other groups, as well as the lives of the people nearby


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An unknown woman takes one of the only two illegal pictures of the Supreme Court in session and the only picture ever taken of all 9 Justices while in session. Washington, DC. 1937


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