Photo 1: John F Kennedy Jr, three year old salutes salutes as the casket of his father, the late President John F Kennedy while the coffin was being carried from St Matthew's Cathedral in Washington, DC along with the honor guards.

Photo 2: This photo was taken 20 minutes after America dropped atomic bomb codenamed “Fat Man” over Nagasaki, a city in Japan on August 9, 1945. The bomb killed approximately 40,000 people, many more died later after suffering burns and radiation sickness in the aftermath. The entire Nagasaki land suffered immense wreckage. The explosion left the city in a rubble and thousands laid dead amid thick pieces of ruin.

Photo 3: Above shown in the picture is a monk, Quang Duc, who set himself on fire outside Cambodian Embassy in 1963 at a busy Saigon road intersection. He was firmly protesting against the persecution of Buddhists by the South Vietnamese government which made their life tough. They weren't allowed to hoist their flags freely, practise their beliefs or even adhere to their spiritual rituals. His protest got worldwide mainstream media attention and didn't go unnoticed.

Photo 4: Phyllis Siegel, 76, and Connie Kopelov, 84, from New York, embrace each other after becoming the first same-sex couple to get married in 2011 at the Manhattan City Clerk’s office.

Photo 5: Robert Peraza pauses at his son’s name on the 9/11 Memorial during the tenth anniversary ceremonies at the site of the World Trade Center.

Photo 6: A German World War II prisoner, released by the Soviet Union reunites with his daughter who hasn't seen her father since she was one year old.

Photo 7: A Sudan People’s Liberation Army soldier stands at attention on the eve of South Sudan’s Independence from Sudan.

Photo 8: Shown above is Tenzing Norgay and New Zealander companion Edmund Hillary became the first individuals known to reach the summit of Everest on 29th May 1953. Both of them climbed the Everest peak in a span of three days and it was before Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation.

Photo 9: Astronaut Neil Armstrong with his fellow astronaut made history, he became the first man to set foot on the lunar surface on 20th July 1969. The profound memory recorded of him is his statement “That’s one small step for (a) man, one giant leap for mankind.” Buzz Aldrin spent the next couple of hours collecting samples, while the third member of the team, Michael Collins, remained in the command module Apollo 11 then came back safely to Earth on July 24, 1969. The success of the mission meant that US had won the Space Race by fulfilling its JFK promise.

Photo 10: Eight-year-old Christian Golczynski accepts the flag for his father, Marine Staff Sgt. Marc Golczynski, during a memorial service. Marc Golczynski was shot on patrol during his second tour in Iraq (which he had volunteered for) just a few weeks before he was due to return home.

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