History In Pictures

History In Pictures

@HistoryInPics

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Sharing the most powerful and entertaining historical photographs ever taken.

Joined on July 10, 2013
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We looked inside some of the tweets by @HistoryInPics and found useful information for you.

Inside 100 Tweets

Time between tweets:
5 hours
Average replies
8
Average retweets
97
Average likes
491
Tweets with photos
20 / 100
Tweets with videos
0 / 100
Tweets with links
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36. in category Hobbies

150. globally

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Gunnar Kaasen and his team of 13 dogs, led by the Siberian husky, Balto, completed the last leg of a 1925 trip to deliver 300,000 units of diphtheria antitoxin to Nome, Alaska. They traveled by night in temperatures of -23 °F (−31 °C)

Gunnar Kaasen and his team of 13 dogs, led by the Siberian husky, Balto, completed the last leg of a 1925 trip to deliver 300,000 units of diphtheria antitoxin to Nome, Alaska. They traveled by night in temperatures of -23 °F (−31 °C)

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RC innovated faster and better than Coke or Pepsi. Here's why they got left in the dust.

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New Orleans Saints legend Tom Dempsey—who passed away from coronavirus complications this weekend at the age of 73—was born with only a partial right foot. But that didn't stop him from making NFL history on November 8, 1970.

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A mosquito-borne disease might be responsible for the Louisiana Purchase.

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How a chicken farmer, a pair of princesses, and 27 imaginary spies helped the allies win World War II.

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In the old days, all a kid needed to have a good time was imagination, some throwing knives, and a couple of belts tied round his neck.

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“Men, it has been well said, think in herds; it will be seen that they go mad in herds, while they only recover their senses slowly, and one by one.”

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bankrupt investor Walter Thornton attempts to sell his luxury Chrysler Imperial 75 Roadster for $100 on the streets of NYC, October 29, 1929.

bankrupt investor Walter Thornton attempts to sell his luxury Chrysler Imperial 75 Roadster for $100 on the streets of NYC, October 29, 1929.

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Even as medicine was rapidly improving, these downright scary or dangerous treatments were still lingering.

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The treatments prescribed by Simon Forman and Richard Napier were weird, ineffective, and often dangerous. Now you can read hundreds of their case notes online.

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In 1900, cocaine wasn’t just a drug – it was the drug that could cure anything that ailed a patient. Here’s how it came to be Americans’ medicine of choice in the first decade of the 20th century.

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London used to really stink—but cleaning it up made a world of difference in public health.

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The Romans’ obsession with cleanliness is legendary, but it might have backfired.

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What makes trash collection so attractive to mobsters?

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The 2000 film starts with a farmer sawing apart the bodies of his conjoined sons.

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"Ratto di Proserpina" is a large Baroque marble sculpture by Italian artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini, made between 1621 and 1622. He was 23 when he completed this sculpture

"Ratto di Proserpina" is a large Baroque marble sculpture by Italian artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini, made between 1621 and 1622. He was 23 when he completed this sculpture

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'The West Wing' rose above early doubts to become one of most celebrated shows of its era, winning four consecutive Outstanding Drama Series Emmys.

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Thinker/scientist/activist W.E.B. Du Bois was the first African American to earn a Ph.D. from Harvard.

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A couple making a point about smog and the environment. 1970, Photo by H. Armstrong⠀

A couple making a point about smog and the environment. 1970, Photo by H. Armstrong⠀

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