These 40 #Photos From The #Past Are #Shocking And Crazy

Throughout history, things have changed, but people stay the same. And by that, I mean they’re weird. There are so many unbelievable moments that have happened over the decades, and luckily one Reddit user found a gallery of the best odd photos from history. If you thought life was weird today, you’re about to get a big surprise: strange things have always happened.

1. A woman taking her baby for a stroll in a gas-resistant baby carriage.

A woman taking her baby for a stroll in a gas-resistant baby carriage

2. People posing next to the Statue of Liberty’s face as it was being un-packed.

People posing next to the Statue of Liberty's face as it was being un-packed

3. A photo of Elvis Presley in the army.

A photo of Elvis Presley in the army

4. Fuzzy ducklings being used as therapy animals for children.

Fuzzy ducklings being used as therapy animals for children

5. A brave man testing out a new bulletproof vest.

A brave man testing out a new bulletproof vest

6. A picture of the young Charlie Chaplin at age 27 in 1916.

A picture of the young Charlie Chaplin at age 27 in 1916

7. This picture of the Hindenburg as it crashed.

This picture of the Hindenburg as it crashed

8. This circus hippo pulling a cart.

This circus hippo pulling a cart

9. Annette Kellerman promoting a woman’s right to wear a fitted, one-piece bathing suit in 1907. She was later arrested for indecency.

Annette Kellerman promoting a woman’s right to wear a one-piece bathing suit in 1907

10. Annie Edison Taylor, who was the first person to survive going over Niagra Falls in a barrel in 1901.

the first person to survive going over Niagra Falls in a barrel in 1901

11. In 1990, a 106 year-old Armenian woman guards her house with an automatic weapon.

a 106 year-old Armenian woman guards her house with an automatic weapon

12. These baby cages were used in apartments in the 1930s to make sure the child got enough fresh air and sunlight. And danger.

These baby cages were used in apartments in the 1930s to make sure the child got enough fresh air and sunlight

13. A picture of the original Ronald McDonald from 1963.

A picture of the original Ronald McDonald from 1963

14. The Disneyland employee cafeteria in 1961.

The Disneyland employee cafeteria in 1961

15. A morbid advertisement for Atabrine, an anti-malaria drug, during WWII.

A morbid advertisement for Atabrine

16. A soldier shares his banana with a goat during the battle of Saipan ca 1944.

A soldier shares his banana with a goat during the battle of Saipan ca 1944

17. This little girl sits with her doll in the ruins of her London home that was bombed in 1940.

This little girl sits with her doll in the ruins of her London home that was bombed in 1940

18. The Berlin wall being constructed in 1961.

The Berlin wall being constructed in 1961

19. An unknown soldier in Vietnam from 1965.

An unknown soldier in Vietnam from 1965

20. A ruined London bookstore that was damaged in an air raid in 1940.

A ruined London bookstore that was damaged in an air raid in 1940

21. Walter Yeo, one of the first people to undergo a skin transplant and advanced plastic surgery in 1917.

one of the first people to undergo a skin transplant and advanced plastic surgery in 1917

22. This sun tan vending machine in 1949.

This sun tan vending machine in 1949

23. Beach patrols measuring the length of women’s bathing suits in the 1920s.

Beach patrols measuring the length of women's bathing suits in the 1920s

24. Martin Luther King Jr. removing a burned cross from his yard with his son in 1960.

Martin Luther King Jr. removing a burned cross from his yard with his son in 1960

25. A hotel owner pouring acid in a pool while a black family swam in it in 1964.

A hotel owner pouring acid in a pool while a black family swam in it in 1964

26. What lifeguards used to look like in the 1920s.

What lifeguards used to look like in the 1920s

27. A girl with artificial legs in 1890.

A girl with artificial legs in 1890

28. A mother and her son look at the mushroom cloud following a nuclear test in Las Vegas in 1953.

A mother and her son look at the mushroom cloud following a nuclear test in Las Vegas in 1953

29. A mother shamefully hides her face after listing her children for sale in 1948.

A mother shamefully hides her face after listing her children for sale in 1948

30. A joyful Austrian boy receives new shoes during WWII.

A joyful Austrian boy receives new shoes during WWII

31. Nazi officers and cadets celebrate Christmas with a feast in 1941.

Nazi officers and cadets celebrate Christmas with a feast in 1941

32.) Christmas dinner during the Depression.

Christmas dinner during the Depression

33. The original Winnie the Pooh and Christopher Robin from 1927.

The original Winnie the Pooh and Christopher Robin from 1927

34. The last of the prisoners leaving Alcatraz in 1963.

The last of the prisoners leaving Alcatraz in 1963

35. Melted remnants of a fire at Madam Tussauds Wax Museum in London, 1930.

Melted remnants of a fire at Madam Tussauds Wax Museum in London

36. This chimp poses for a picture after his successful mission to space in 1961.

This chimp poses for a picture after his successful mission to space in 1961

37. Alcohol being poured out on the streets during Prohibition Detroit in 1929.

Alcohol being poured out on the streets during Prohibition Detroit in 1929

38. Princeton students after a freshman VS sophomore snowball fight in 1893.

Princeton students after a freshman VS sophomore snowball fight in 1893

39. A woman beautifully arranged after committing suicide.

A woman beautifully arranged after committing suicide

40. What happened when Sweden began driving on the right side of the road in 1967.

What happened when Sweden began driving on the right side of the road in 1967

These surreal photos from the past aren’t just must-see strange photos. They prove that things around us will always change. 50 years from now, life as we know it today may be completely unrecognizable. Share them with others!

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