See Life In The 20th Century With These Rare Historical Photos

There’s nothing quite like looking back on days gone by, so we’ve compiled some awesome historical photos to give you a glimpse into the weird and wonderful 20th century.

Salvador Dali and Coco Chanel sharing a cigarette lighter.


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Using a bear to treat back pain in Romania, 1946.


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Lax safety precautions when setting a new world speed record in 1948.


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Shocked young ladies in a 1929 sex education lesson.


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Lumberjacks in the 1900s showing off their work.


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William Harley and Arthur Davidson testing out the first Harley Davidson motorcycles.


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An early 20th century gun used for duck hunting.


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Military electricians monkeying around in 1918.


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Filming the furry face of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.


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Testing out the latest rugby helmet in a highly scientific way, 1912.


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A pilot casually restarting a stalled propellor mid-flight.


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The biggest horse in the world, 1928.


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Drew Barrymore lighting a cigarette for Stephen King.


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Young women out and about in Kabul, Afghanistan, in the 1970s.


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Ernest Hemingway drinking in a bar.


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The last photo ever taken of a now-extinct Thylacine, snapped in 1933.


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The models used by Grant Wood for his famous painting, American Gothic.


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Bianca Passarge, aged 17, dances on wine bottles wearing her cat costume in Hamburg, 1958.


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Upper-class and working-class children in Britain, 1937.


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July 1954’s Miss World competition in Long Beach, where miss New Zealand fell unconscious.


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A 2-year-old Dalai Lama in 1937.


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The manliest way to shave your beard back in 1940.


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Arctic explorer Peter Freuchen poses with his wife in 1947. He’d lost a leg to frostbite back in 1926.


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A penguin introduces himself to a little girl.


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A soldier shares some bananas with a goat at the Battle of Saipan, 1944.


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The original Michelin man, 1910.


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A young woman and her date share a milkshake in the 1950s.


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