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.


29 October, 2018 (4 events)

  • Astronaut john glenn trains for a space mission aboard the discovery picture id82355598?s=170x170

    FL: 29th October 1998 - John Glenn Returns to Space Aged 77

    17 images
  • Outfielder ted williams of the boston red sox poses for an action a picture id53072154?s=170x170

    MA: Boston's Baseball Greats - 20 Of The Red Sox's Best Players

    20 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
  • Gallery 1983 henry winkler picture id93750940?s=170x170

    UNS: 10 Famous Birthdays This Week: 29 October - 2nd November

    10 images

30 October, 2018 (2 events)

  • 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
  • Daily news front page october 31 1938 headline fake radio war stirs picture id97298590?s=170x170

    UNS: 30th October 1938 - Orson Welles Radio Broadcast of H.G. Wells', "The War of the Worlds" Causes Widespread Panic

    11 images

31 October, 2018 (3 events)

  • American actor river phoenix 1991 picture id114835758?s=170x170

    UNS: 31st October 1993 - River Phoenix Dies Outside LA Club

    24 images
  • Sonny and cher hollywood haunted house haunted house go go dancing video id584743380?s=170x170

    UNS: A Sonny And Cher Groovy Halloween!

    2 clips
  • Poster for james whales 1931 horror film frankenstein starring boris picture id561452519?s=170x170

    UNS: Classic Posters For Hollywood Horror

    35 images

01 November, 2018 (2 events)

  • The dynasphere an electricallydriven wheel capable of speeds of 30mph picture id2638892?s=170x170

    UNS: 25 Reasons Why The Commute Used To Be More Fun

    23 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

02 November, 2018 (3 events)

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

    DC: 2nd November 1948 - In Greatest Election Upset in US History Truman Defeats Dewey

    13 images
  • Paula radcliffe crossing finish line winning the nyc marathon paula video id141678179?s=170x170

    NY: A Look Back at the NYC Marathon

    41 clips
  • 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

04 November, 2018 (2 events)

  • Presidentelect barack obama appears on stage with his family members picture id83564602?s=170x170

    DC: 4th November 2008 - Barack Obama Elected As 44th US President

    30 images
  • Stan lee is an american comic book writer editor publisher media picture id600007620?s=170x170

    UNS: RIP: Famous Names We Lost In November

    13 images

05 November, 2018 (1 event)


06 November, 2018 (3 events)

  • Woman in a yellow dress uses an umbrella to keep dry saint louis picture id81209828?s=170x170

    UNS: Archive Style: The Umbrella

    36 images
  • 12101954sicily italy four sicilians gaze skyward at two unidentified picture id515217990?s=170x170

    UNS: In The News: UFOs - Alien Visitors Or Pop Culture Hoax

    21 images
  • Liverpool defensive wall reacts from left to right steve nicol peter picture id1044473580?s=170x170

    UNS: New Finds From The Archive: October Highlights

    100 images

07 November, 2018 (2 events)

  • Singersongwriter joni mitchell looks out a window of her laurel home picture id599352548?s=170x170

    UNS: 7th November: Singer-Songwriter Joni Mitchell Turns 75

    33 images
  • One of john cerisolis models of the giant ape hirsute star of the picture id3170047?s=170x170

    UNS: Before Broadway: King Kong On The Silver Screen

    27 images

08 November, 2018 (2 events)

  • 881974washington dc newspaper headlines being read by tourists in of picture id515451050?s=170x170

    DC: In The News: A Look Back At The Saturday Night Massacre

    21 images
  • Brown shirts try to hold back crowd possibly in munich during the video id833217372?s=170x170

    UNS: 95 Years Since Hitler's Beer Hall Putsch

    3 clips

09 November, 2018 (1 event)

  • Businesses and properties owned by jews were the target of vicious picture id535083324?s=170x170

    DEU: 9th November 1938 - Kristallnacht Begins

    13 images

11 November, 2018 (2 events)

  • Lone american bugler during world war i circa 1918 picture id79422275?s=170x170

    UNS: WWI: 100 Years After The Armistice

    87 images
  • People reading paper strip news posting outside the day newspaper video id512331237?s=170x170

    UNS: WWI: 100 Years since Armistice Day

    23 clips

12 November, 2018 (1 event)

  • Pie vs cake jessica is thrilled to hear evan is interested in joining picture id669995830?s=170x170

    CA: Marvel Comics Writer Stan Lee Dies at 95

    25 images

13 November, 2018 (1 event)

  • Formula 1 racing drivers alain prost and ayrton senna pouring over picture id550408431?s=170x170

    UNS: 13th November 1988 - Ayrton Senna Wins His First F1 World Championship

    25 images

14 November, 2018 (2 events)

  • Prince charles prince of wales poses for an official portrait to mark picture id83682624?s=170x170

    UNS: 14th November 2018 - Prince Charles Turns 70

    143 images
  • Photograph showing former white house intern monica lewinsky meeting picture id905572?s=170x170

    UNS: Clinton Lewinsky Affair: A Look Back

    20 images

15 November, 2018 (3 events)

  • Country artist roy clark poses for a portrait circa 1963 in new york picture id74258376?s=170x170

    OK: Country Star and "Hee Haw" Host Roy Clark Dies at 85

    58 images
  • Portrait of an unidentified woman a smile on her face as she reads a picture id482940437?s=170x170

    UNS: 15th November 1867 - The First Stock Ticker Is Unveiled

    20 images
  • Woman in the window new york settling down to a goldfish existence in picture id514962340?s=170x170

    UNS: Archive Style: Watchin' TV

    24 images

16 November, 2018 (2 events)

  • Journalists look at television in white house press room while picture id151357087?s=170x170

    DC: In The News: Life With The White House Press Corps

    21 images
  • Merry prankster at the acid test graduation looks at the world a picture id576840758?s=170x170

    UNS: 16th November 1938 - LSD Is Synthesized For The First Time

    45 images

18 November, 2018 (1 event)

  • Portrait of american religious leader jim jones the founder of the picture id56156838?s=170x170

    GUY: 40 Years Since the People's Temple Mass Suicide Led by Jim Jones Kills 918

    19 images

21 November, 2018 (1 event)

  • Construction man in hard hat paints the newly constructed verrazano video id101627329?s=170x170

    NY: Nov 21 1964 - The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Opens Between Staten Island and Brooklyn

    8 clips

22 November, 2018 (2 events)

  • Stealth bomber on ground picture id50592700?s=170x170

    UNS: 30 Years Since US Air Force Unveiled B-2 Stealth Bomber

    19 images
  • Nichelle nichols as uhura and william shatner as captain james t kirk picture id156913470?s=170x170

    USA: 50 Years Since The First Interracial Kiss On US TV

    5 images

24 November, 2018 (1 event)

  • Composer scott joplin poses for a portrait circa 1904 in saint louis picture id74278915?s=170x170

    UNS: 150 Years Since the Birth of Ragtime Musician Scott Joplin

    8 images

26 November, 2018 (1 event)

  • Stilllife of a polaroid spectra qps model camera early 1980s picture id3074880?s=170x170

    UNS: 70 Years Since Polaroid Cameras Went On Sale

    31 images

27 November, 2018 (1 event)

  • 1191977san francisco supervisor harvey milk poses outside his camera picture id514870560?s=170x170

    CA: 40 Years Since Politician & Gay Rights Activist Harvey Milk Asassinated in SF

    4 images

28 November, 2018 (1 event)

  • Teheran conference roosevelt and churchill standing adam ernest king picture id535781991?s=170x170

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

    9 images

30 November, 2018 (1 event)

  • American actor efrem zimbalist jr who plays the role of inspector picture id716781285?s=170x170

    UNS: 100 Years Since the Birth of Actor Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.

    9 images