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In Photos: This Week in History

From the first Nobel Prize ceremony to the 33rd U.S. president who signed a proclamation declaring a state of emergency to fight “Communist imperialism,” which was a reference to the Chinese forces in the Korean War, these incredible…

In Photos: This Week in History

This is an illustration of Thomas Edison presenting the first phonograph to the eager editors of "Scientific American." From a disastrous fire that breaks out in a rubbish pile in the basement of Our Lady of Angels School in Chicago,…

In Photos: The Life of George HW Bush

George HW Bush, who has died aged 94, was the 41st president of the United States. Born in Milton, Massachusetts, he studied at Yale and worked in the oil industry before entering politics in 1964. This gallery will reveal his life, so…