It’s President’s Day in the US today. I thought this was funny little spoof of Timbaland’s song Apologize.
Here’s a video of London in 1927 in colour. Not colourized, but it in colour.
Some people ask me “Why bother to collect old newspapers? If I want to read dry, boring history, I can just get a history book.” My answer to this is that even the best of history books leave out some mighty interesting aspects of historical events. The only way they can be re-discovered, is through reading original newspapers published during the time of the event. The assassination of president James Garfield in 1881 is a prime example of this.
Read the rest at HistoryBuff.com