54 Chilling Images With Unknown Stories From History

By Sophia Maddox | July 21, 2023

An aerial view of the Faroe Islands, which are tucked between Iceland and Norway in the North Atlantic Ocean.

When you look back at history there are moments that you can’t help but feel like you’ve lived. Big, sweeping, epic moments that are etched in stone. But even more fascinating are the stories that exist between the bullet points. These jaw dropping photos that tell the unknown stories are sure to amaze. Click ahead with fervor and plow through pictures and anecdotes about everything from World War II to Madonna, and even the early years of Walt Disney.

That’s not all we have. There are eye-opening looks at Mother Nature, natural disasters, and indigenous people that you’d never see in your normal life. Keep some eye drops handy because there’s a lot to learn and photos that will astound. Onward! 

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No, that isn’t a matte painting from the cover of a fantasy novel, it’s actually the Faroe Islands, an archipelago between Norway and Iceland. The island has a blink and you’ll miss it quality as far as land masses go, but it should’t be missed because it’s truly beautiful. The island is populated by Nordic people who speak Faroese, a language that’s descended from Old Norse.

They mostly eat meat, seafood, and potatoes, and they specifically like to eat mutton made of local sheep. One brewery on the island has been producing beer since 1888 with exports mainly to Iceland and Denmark, so if you take a trip to the island you can definitely get something tasty. 

An 18 year-old Madonna at the University of Michigan in 1976.

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Madonna has always been cool, but before she was the queen of pop she was just a college student at the University of Michigan. At the time she was studying dance in her off time while doing her normal college courses. She even studied at the American Dance Festival during her summers. She only attended the University of Michigan for two years, and in 1978 she moved to New York City.

Even in the Big Apple Madonna continued to study dance, and classes at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre. It would be another four years before Madonna really became Madonna.