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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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25 April, 2021 (1 event)

UNS: Female Pioneers Of Electronic Music17 images
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26 April, 2021 (2 events)

UKR: 26th April 1986 - Chernobyl Disaster84 images27 clips
UNS: Now, Where Was That Office...?40 images
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27 April, 2021 (1 event)

MA: 27th April 1956 - American Heavyweight Boxing Champion Rocky Marciano Retires Undefeated38 images14 clips
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28 April, 2021 (2 events)

AUS: 28th April 1996 - Port Arthur Massacre43 images16 clips
UNS: 28th April 2001 - Dennis Tito Becomes First Paying Passenger In Space21 images6 clips
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29 April, 2021 (3 events)

CA: Anne Douglas Dies At 10239 images
JPN: 29th April 1901 - Hirohito, Emperor Of Japan Is Born17 images38 clips
USA: Astronaut Michael Collins Dies At 9026 images4 clips
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30 April, 2021 (1 event)

SC: 30th April 1896 - Reverend Gary Davis Is Born10 images
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01 May, 2021 (3 events)

NY: 1st May 1931 - 90 Years Since The Empire State Building Opened28 images21 clips
UNS: 1st May 1941 - 80 Years Since The Premiere Of Citizen Kane13 images6 clips
UNS: RIP: Names We Lost In May36 images7 clips
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02 May, 2021 (1 event)

CA: 2nd May 1946 - 75 Years Since Prison Riot Known As The Battle Of Alcatraz Breaks Out14 images
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03 May, 2021 (1 event)

UNS: 3rd May 1921 – 100 Years Since The Birth Of Boxer Sugar Ray Robinson36 images32 clips
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04 May, 2021 (3 events)

LA: 4th May 1961 - 'Freedom Riders' Set Off To Challenge Segregation On Buses45 images
MHL: 4th May 1956 - USA Begins Operation Redwing12 images3 clips
UNS: New Finds From The Archives This Month100 images
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05 May, 2021 (3 events)

FRA: 5th May 1821 - 200 Years Since Death Of Napoleon Bonaparte14 images
UNS: 5th May 1921 - Chanel No. 5 Launched19 images7 clips
UNS: History Behind The Series: Halston24 images
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06 May, 2021 (1 event)

KY: 6th May 1961 - Happy Birthday, George Clooney!49 images60 clips
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10 May, 2021 (1 event)

GBR: 10th May 1946 - Happy 75th Birthday, Donovan!26 images14 clips
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11 May, 2021 (1 event)

UNS: In The News: The Srebrenica Massacre19 images
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12 May, 2021 (1 event)

USA: Photographer Profile: Patrick Ward's 'Land of the Free'30 images
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13 May, 2021 (4 events)

CA: 13th May 1941 - Singer Ritchie Valens Is Born23 images
DOM: 13th May 1936 - Actor Rafael Campos Is Born9 images
UNS: In The News: Past US Gas Shortages23 images6 clips
USA: New To The Archive: USC Pacific Asia Museum40 images
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14 May, 2021 (1 event)

UNS: The One Where They Get Back Together70 images
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17 May, 2021 (1 event)

VIR: 17th May 1946 - William H. Hastie Takes Office As First Black Governor12 images
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18 May, 2021 (1 event)

PA: 18th May 1946 - Baseball Player Reggie Jackson Is Born21 images9 clips
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20 May, 2021 (1 event)

CA: 20th May 1946 - Happy Birthday, Cher!216 images19 clips
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21 May, 2021 (1 event)

UNS: 21st May 1881 - The Red Cross Is Founded74 images38 clips
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22 May, 2021 (1 event)

GBR: 22nd May 1946 - 75 Years Since The Birth Of Footballer George Best34 images16 clips
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24 May, 2021 (2 events)

IL: 24th May 2011 - Oprah Winfrey Tapes The Last Episode of Her Show9 images
MN: 24th May 1941 - Happy 80th Birthday, Bob Dylan!90 images7 clips
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26 May, 2021 (2 events)

CA: 26th May 1951 - Astronaut Sally Ride Is Born32 images22 clips
IL: 26th May 1926 - Miles Davis Is Born34 images
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27 May, 2021 (1 event)

UNS: 27th May 1971 - Singer Lisa "Left Eye" Lopez Of The Group "TLC" Is Born25 images11 clips
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30 May, 2021 (1 event)

IL: 30th May 1901 - Musician Frankie Trumbauer Is Born5 images
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31 May, 2021 (1 event)

OK: 31st May 1921 - 100 Years Since The Tulsa Race Massacre20 images
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01 June, 2021 (3 events)

CA: 1st June 1926 - Marilyn Monroe Is Born54 images74 clips
NJ: 1st June 1921 - Nelson Riddle is Born15 images
NPL: 1st June 2001: Nepalese Royal Family Massacre13 images
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