Archival calendar

Photographs and video of past and present world events, anniversaries and personalities. Use the calendar as a planning tool — select a date to view archival images and clips handpicked by our editors.

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01 October, 2018 (3 events)

  • Donald trump and fred trump attend mike tyson press conference on 26 picture id628514226?s=170x170

    NY: Donald Trump & His Father Through The Years

    21 images
  • Actress brie larson winner of best actress award for room attends the picture id512954044?s=170x170

    UNS: Happy Birthday Brie Larson!

    25 images
  • American actress marilyn monroe wearing a beaded gown on the set of picture id1036713166?s=170x170

    UNS: New Finds From The Archive: September Highlights

    100 images
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02 October, 2018 (4 events)

  • Opening credits of the twilight zone episode time enough at last air picture id160672040?s=170x170

    UNS: On This Day - The Twilight Zone Premieres On Television

    21 images
  • German flag being raised bell ringing enormous celebration in front video id450014072?s=170x170

    UNS: On This Day in 1990: Germany Reunites

    8 clips
  • Elton john performs at the boston garden in boston on nov 20 1974 picture id693509058?s=170x170

    UNS: Rocketman: Elton John's Glam Years Revisited In New Biopic

    27 images
  • Simpson in courtroom as not guilty verdict is read in court view of video id162524641?s=170x170

    USA: Oct 3, 1995 - O.J. Simpson Is Acquitted

    20 clips
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03 October, 2018 (5 events)

  • Photo of eddie cochran picture id73990641?s=170x170

    UNS: 80 Years Since the Birth of Rockabilly Star Eddie Cochran

    15 images
  • Model katarina sarnitz in a shelf in the fashion boutique cm whose picture id143113007?s=170x170

    UNS: Fashion Archives: The Hippest Boutiques Of The '60s

    36 images
  • Music scene show 2 guests eydie gorme janis joplin gary puckett lou video id450038850?s=170x170

    UNS: Oct 4, 1970 - Janis Joplin Dies

    7 clips
  • Soviet film throughout montage soviet workers in control room hands video id502230308?s=170x170

    UNS: October 4th 1957 - Soviets Launch Sputnik - Space Race Begins

    7 clips
  • The three friends take an extreme selfie before a stunning backdrop picture id481631290?s=170x170

    UNS: The Art of the Extreme Selfie

    20 images
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04 October, 2018 (2 events)

  • The awning at the disco club studio 54 in new york city in 1978 picture id93830764?s=170x170

    NY: Studio 54 Movie Released: Inside Disco's Legendary Club

    34 images
  • Tourists at tahiti motel swimming pool in wildwood new jersey picture id524065228?s=170x170

    UNS: Technicolor Road Trip Thru '50s Doo Wop Architecture

    35 images
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05 October, 2018 (1 event)

  • Barbra streisand and kris kristofferson in a star is born picture id525602304?s=170x170

    UNS: In The News: New 'A Star Is Born' Released

    21 images
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06 October, 2018 (2 events)

  • Officers leaving headquarters in east berlin poster of joseph stalin video idmr 00001701?s=170x170

    DEU: 07 Oct 1949: East Germany Founded In The Soviet Zone

    22 clips
  • Musician john lennon poses for a portrait on october 25 1974 in new picture id135941111?s=170x170

    UNS: 10 Famous Birthdays This Week: 7 to 13 October

    10 images
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08 October, 2018 (5 events)

  • Exterior view of the edgar kaufmann residence also known as designed picture id599438775?s=170x170

    IL: 50 Years Of Renowned Architectural Photography

    25 images
  • Photo of johnny ramone and ramones johnny ramone performing live picture id84890231?s=170x170

    UNS: 8th October 1948 - Birth Of Guitarist Johnny Ramone

    23 images
  • Large studio silkscreens of andy warhol john lennon and maria shriver video id452401170?s=170x170

    UNS: Happy Birthday John Lennon

    24 clips
  • American pop artist andy warhol paints a red canvas on the floor of picture id518543166?s=170x170

    UNS: Open Studio - A View Into Painters' Spaces

    25 images
  • Profile of model sipping a martini wearing a black cocktail dress of picture id506387190?s=170x170

    UNS: The Cocktail Hour, Archive Style

    40 images
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09 October, 2018 (1 event)

  • Chiang kaishek 19421943 private collection picture id961785040?s=170x170

    UNS: 10th October 1928 - Chiang Kai-Shek Became Leader of the Republic of China

    23 images
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10 October, 2018 (2 events)

  • Theatre director and choreographer jerome robbins pictured smoking a picture id103631134?s=170x170

    UNS: 11th October 1918 - Choreographer Jerome Robbins Born On This Day

    26 images
  • Louis bromfield lauren bacall and humphrey bogart walking on farm video id504867203?s=170x170

    UNS: 15 Legendary Hollywood Romances

    15 clips
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11 October, 2018 (2 events)

  • Nancy spungen american girlfriend of sex pistol sid vicious at the picture id156260677?s=170x170

    NY: 12th October 1978 - Nancy Spungen Found Dead, Sid Vicious Accused of Her Murder

    14 images
  •  video id83265901?s=170x170

    NY: 40 Years Since Musician Sid Vicious Murdered His Girlfriend, Nancy Spungen

    4 clips
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12 October, 2018 (1 event)

  • Downie bros big 3 ring circus poster picture id526780384?s=170x170

    UNS: From The Big Top - A Gallery Of Circus Posters

    21 images
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13 October, 2018 (1 event)

  • Martin luther king receives the nobel peace prize on december 10th video id463191212?s=170x170

    DC: Oct 14, 1964 - Martin Luther King Awarded Nobel Peace Prize: A Look Back In Profile

    79 clips
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14 October, 2018 (1 event)

  • Portrait de fela anikulapo kuti dit fela le 9 juin 1989 france picture id994217978?s=170x170

    UNS: 15th October 1938 - Nigerian Musician & Activist Fela Kuti Born On This Day

    24 images
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15 October, 2018 (5 events)

  • Valerie singleton and christopher trace presenters of the childrens picture id954969968?s=170x170

    GBR: 16th October 1958 - BBC Children's TV Programme 'Blue Peter' Debuts

    30 images
  • Olympic games mexico city mexico mens 200 metres final usa gold picture id80752480?s=170x170

    UNS: 16th October 1968 - US Athletes John Carlos and Tommie Smith Make Black Power Salute At Mexico Olympics

    10 images
  • Diana princess of wales laughing and joking as she presents prizes to picture id52098664?s=170x170

    UNS: Diana Down Under: Royal Tours To Australia And New Zealand

    46 images
  • Walt disney approches a group of his animators with insignia drawings video id508764717?s=170x170

    UNS: On This Day - October 16 - The Walt Disney Company Was Founded

    10 clips
  • Microsoft cofounders bill gates and paul allen pose for a portrait in picture id627606060?s=170x170

    UNS: RIP: Famous Names We Lost In October

    16 images
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16 October, 2018 (4 events)

  • Title card us fighting al capones liberty plea atlanta ga center of video id499786160?s=170x170

    UNS: #OTD Oct 17 1931 Crime Boss Al Capone Goes To The Big House

    10 clips
  • Policeman clearing people from the streets in the marina district video id450018384?s=170x170

    UNS: Oct 16, 1989 - San Francisco Devastated By The Loma Prieta Earthquake

    25 clips
  • Michael jordan of the chicago bulls attempts a dunk against the picture id75573992?s=170x170

    UNS: Poster Worthy Dunks From The NBA

    31 images
  • Of the directors guild theater on the occasion of the premier of x video id482248064?s=170x170

    USA: 100 Years Since the Birth of Actress Rita Hayworth

    17 clips
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17 October, 2018 (3 events)

  • Actress rita hayworth poses for a publicity still for the columbia picture id488747658?s=170x170

    UNS: 17th October 1918 - Actress Rita Hayworth Born On This Day

    22 images
  • The cover of life magazine features a photograph of the fort peck dam picture id50704160?s=170x170

    UNS: 30 Incredible Pictures From LIFE Magazine

    30 images
  • French film director and actress audrey dana is photographed for on picture id450421006?s=170x170

    UNS: The Lost Art Of Hitchhiking

    20 images
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18 October, 2018 (2 events)

  • Caroll spinney aka big bird on sesame street is coming out with his picture id563588083?s=170x170

    UNS: The Man Behind Big Bird And Oscar Retires After 50 Years

    22 images
  • Irish sweepstakes winners 29 october 1952 con and eileen huetherlynn picture id1048299928?s=170x170

    UNS: The Millionaires Next Door - Lottery Winners Past

    35 images
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19 October, 2018 (2 events)

  • Portrait of american actress marilyn monroe as she lies on a bed in picture id644181320?s=170x170

    CA: An Evening With Marilyn Monroe

    63 images
  • American high jumper dick fosbury pictured using the new fosbury flop picture id719756843?s=170x170

    MEX: 20th October 1968 - High-Jumper Dick Fosbury Strikes Olympic Gold with His "Fosbury Flop"

    12 images
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21 October, 2018 (1 event)

  • President kennedy speaks to the nation to inform americans of in video id146483068?s=170x170

    DC: October 22, 1962: President Kennedy announces to the nation the discovery of Soviet missiles in Cuba

    14 clips
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22 October, 2018 (1 event)

  • Singer freddie mercury performing with british rock group queen at picture id111969546?s=170x170

    UNS: Bohemian Rhapsody Released: The Story Behind The Movie

    40 images
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23 October, 2018 (1 event)

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24 October, 2018 (1 event)

  • Spectators watch the last ever british airways commercial concorde picture id72327304?s=170x170

    GBR: 15 Years Since the Last Commercial Concorde Flight

    23 images
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26 October, 2018 (2 events)

  • Group of dignitaries sitting at long table exterior of building with video idmr 00001577?s=170x170

    IRN: 75 Years Since the Tehran Conference which led to D-Day Assault & Allied Invasion of Europe

    15 clips
  • The israeljordan peace treaty being signed in 1994 us president bill picture id500838061?s=170x170

    UNS: On This Day - Israel And Jordan Sign Peace Treaty

    15 images
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28 October, 2018 (2 events)

  • Sen john h glenn jr payload specialist smiles into the camera from picture id902575?s=170x170

    FL: 20 Years Since Senator John Glenn Returns to Space at Age 77

    17 images
  • Crowds of people standing outside bank stock traders at the new york video id118232602?s=170x170

    UNS: (FILE) Black Tuesday - A Look Back at the 1929 Wall Street Collapse

    85 clips
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29 October, 2018 (1 event)

  • October 31 1938 orson welles press conference regarding war of the video idmr 00004386?s=170x170

    NY: Orson Welles Radio Adaptation of "The War of the Worlds" by H.G. Wells Causes Panic

    12 clips
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30 October, 2018 (1 event)

  • And films usa a picture showing us film director actor producer and picture id78975203?s=170x170

    UNS: Orson Welles Radio Adaptation of "The War of the Worlds" by H.G. Wells Causes Panic

    11 images
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31 October, 2018 (2 events)

  • Horse racing seabiscuit in action winning race vs war admiral at picture id81447296?s=170x170

    MD: 80 Years Since the "Match of the Century" Where Seabiscuit Defeated War Admiral

    11 images
  • Horses seabiscuit and war admiral race on track during match race at video id596444578?s=170x170

    USA: 80 Years Since the "Match of the Century" Where Seabiscuit Defeated War Admiral

    8 clips
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01 November, 2018 (2 events)

  • President harry truman holds up a copy of the chicago daily tribune picture id143128720?s=170x170

    DC: In Greatest Election Upset in US History Truman Defeats Dewey

    13 images
  • Title truman wins superimposed over headshot smiling president harry video id824945856?s=170x170

    USA: Truman Defeats Dewey In Greatest Election Upset in US History

    8 clips
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