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.


January 01, 2019 (9 events)

  • Framed photograph of gabrielle giffords stands amongst candles at a picture id107942459?s=170x170

    AZ: 8th January 2011 - US Representative Gabrielle Giffords Shot

    18 images
  • Three quarter length seated portrait of author jerome david salinger picture id1081505006?s=170x170

    UNS: 1st January 1919: Catcher In The Rye Author JD Salinger Born 100 Years Ago

    18 images
  • Fidel castro is shown here crossing his arms and surrounded by the picture id514968108?s=170x170

    UNS: 1st January 1959: 60 Years Since Castro Seized Power In Cuba

    12 images
  • Agreement in washington left to right bill clinton jimmy carter ford picture id593271256?s=170x170

    UNS: 1st January 1994: 25 Years Since NAFTA Signed

    10 images
  • Fidel castro visits new york new yorkers give their opinions on fidel video id181964102?s=170x170

    UNS: 60 Years Since Castro Seized Power In Cuba

    14 clips
  • Daryl dragon and his wife toni tennille of the group captain tennille picture id74256482?s=170x170

    UNS: RIP: Names We Lost In January

    17 images
  • Guest wears a green cape a multicolo striped polo shirt a black skirt picture id1091068942?s=170x170

    USA: Fashion Profile: Capes

    21 images
  • Unspecified gwen verdon appearing on abcs all my children picture id958390496?s=170x170

    USA: In Profile: Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon

    16 images
  • In this handout photo provided by nbcuniversal regina king from if picture id1078367160?s=170x170

    USA: In Profile: Regina King

    42 images

January 02, 2019 (2 events)

  • Photo of nancy spungen and sid vicious and lemmy with girlfriend picture id85064385?s=170x170

    UNS: 2nd January 1979: 40 Years Since Start Of Sid Vicious' Trial For Murder

    15 images
  • American model christy turlington picture id542360330?s=170x170

    UNS: 2nd January: Happy 50th Birthday Christy Turlington

    20 images

January 03, 2019 (3 events)

  • President eisenhower reveals the american flag with fortynine stars video id661505963?s=170x170

    UNS: 60 Years Since Alaska Became the 49th US State

    6 clips
  • An obese man sings as a motorized belt vibrates on his stomach picture id517322662?s=170x170

    UNS: Exercising Your New Year's Resolutions, Archive-Style

    26 images
  • The surface of the far side of the moon photographed by the crew of picture id113917704?s=170x170

    UNS: The Far Side Of The Moon

    12 images

January 04, 2019 (1 event)

  • Speaker of the house nancy pelosi listens to reporters questions picture id97802565?s=170x170

    UNS: A Look At House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

    44 images

January 05, 2019 (1 event)

  • Travelogue in twocolor cosmocolor process showing sights of san the video id143272844?s=170x170

    CA: 05 Jan 1933 - Construction Begins On The Golden Gate Bridge

    19 clips

January 06, 2019 (2 events)

  • Singer ian curtis of manchester rock group joy division manchester picture id84923717?s=170x170

    GBR: Shot On This Day 6th January 1979: Joy Division 40 Years Ago

    15 images
  • Figure skating world championships portrait of usa tonya harding picture id81353376?s=170x170

    UNS: 6th January 1994 - US Skater Nancy Kerrigan Attacked

    17 images

January 07, 2019 (3 events)

  • 1940s a youthsized baseball cap for the new york yankees that was in picture id81601081?s=170x170

    NY: Quintessential New York - The City In 20 Pictures

    18 images
  • The great fire of the equitable life insurance company in new york picture id515508220?s=170x170

    UNS: In The Vintage Mid-Winter

    24 images
  • American professional bodybuilder jack delinger winner of the 1956 mr picture id1077133846?s=170x170

    UNS: New Finds From The Archive: December Highlights

    100 images

January 08, 2019 (2 events)

  • David bowie performs rebel rebel on the tv show toppop on 7th 1974 picture id107206089?s=170x170

    UNS: 8th January 1947: David Bowie Born On This Day

    75 images
  • Woman watches president reagans image on multiple televisions at a picture id524338932?s=170x170

    UNS: Flashback: Watching The President On TV

    24 images

January 09, 2019 (2 events)

  • The full hunters moon rises behind the chrysler building in new york picture id1058990804?s=170x170

    NY: In The News: The Iconic Chrysler Building Is Up For Sale

    24 images
  • Photo of led zeppelin and jimmy page jimmy page performing live at picture id86118351?s=170x170

    UNS: 9th January 1944 - Guitarist Jimmy Page Born On This Day

    26 images

January 10, 2019 (3 events)

  • Vintage 45 rpm records picture id629428955?s=170x170

    UNS: 10th January 1949 - RCA Launch The 45 RPM Format

    25 images
  • American actor james gandolfini as tony soprano smokes a cigar while picture id50555794?s=170x170

    UNS: 10th January 1999 - 'The Sopranos' Premieres On TV

    20 images
  • Salesman demonstrating victor phonograph in store customers victor 45 video id510447495?s=170x170

    UNS: 70 Years Since RCA Launched The 45 RPM Record

    1 clip

January 12, 2019 (2 events)

  • Photo of the jackson five jermaine jackson jackie jackson tito and picture id84892761?s=170x170

    MI: 12th January 1959: Motown Records Founded

    49 images
  • Football super bowl iii new york jets joe namath in action vs colts picture id81801816?s=170x170

    UNS: 12th January 1969 - NY Jets Win Super Bowl III

    15 images

January 14, 2019 (5 events)

  • San francisco ca mr and mrs film star marilyn monroe and former joe picture id517212694?s=170x170

    UNS: 14th January 1954 - Joe DiMaggio Weds Marilyn Monroe

    15 images
  • Pictured elvis presley during a promotional interview at the las in picture id141292228?s=170x170

    UNS: 14th January 1973 - Elvis Presley's Aloha From Hawaii Is Broadcast

    20 images
  • Attorney jerry geisler entering judges chambers shaking hands with video id139250963?s=170x170

    UNS: 65 Years Since Joe DiMaggio Wed Marilyn Monroe

    18 clips
  • British pop duo bros consisting of twin brothers matt and luke goss picture id3074583?s=170x170

    UNS: Bros Return Again

    21 images
  • American singer songwriter and guitarist chrissie hynde of the 1986 picture id88811204?s=170x170

    UNS: Fashion Archive - On Trend Tie Dye

    28 images

January 15, 2019 (3 events)

  • Martin luther king leading march from selma to montgomery to protest picture id525580854?s=170x170

    UNS: 15th January 1929 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Born On This Day

    16 images
  • Martin luther king jr and other civil rights leaders led several and video id464662392?s=170x170

    UNS: 90 Years Since Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birth

    28 clips
  • Pictured special award recipient carol channing for the 22nd annual picture id142151341?s=170x170

    UNS: Carol Channing Dies At 97

    59 images

January 16, 2019 (3 events)

  • Photo of aaliyah picture id85235510?s=170x170

    UNS: 16 January 1979: 40 Years Since Aaliyah Born

    20 images
  • Onlookers watch as suited men stand in front of a large copper kettle picture id90002554?s=170x170

    UNS: 16th January 1919 - Prohibition Ratified By US Congress

    29 images
  • Men break bottles of liquor with hammers during prohibition video id665136063?s=170x170

    USA: 100 Years Since Prohibition Ratified

    32 clips

January 17, 2019 (3 events)

  • Michelle obama speaks at broward college michelle obama speaks at video id154787323?s=170x170

    DC: Michelle Obama Turns 55

    71 clips
  • Ruins of the town of monte cassino a result of massive allied bombing picture id50692086?s=170x170

    ITA: 17th January 1944 - WWII: The Battle Of Monte Cassino Begins

    25 images
  • German soldiers take cover in the ruins of a monastery on the top of video id518375649?s=170x170

    UNS: 75 Years Since the Battle of Monte Cassino Begins

    18 clips

January 18, 2019 (1 event)

  • American boxer chuck wepner picture id637489918?s=170x170

    UNS: The Brawler - Chuck Wepner, The Man Behind The Film

    25 images

January 20, 2019 (2 events)

  • Barack h obama is sworn in by chief justice john roberts as the 44th picture id84372145?s=170x170

    DC: 20th January, 2009 - Barack Obama Sworn In As American President

    20 images
  • Washington dc 01201973 antivietnam activists walk down the middle of picture id833322038?s=170x170

    UNS: 20th January 1969 - Richard Nixon's Inauguration As 37th President

    10 images

January 21, 2019 (1 event)

  • Russian revolutionary vladimir lenin delivers a speech at a rally video id663402733?s=170x170

    UNS: 95 Years Since the Death of Soviet Leader Vladimir Lenin

    13 clips

January 24, 2019 (3 events)

  • Daily news front page march 6 headline belushi dies at 33 john dies picture id479820206?s=170x170

    UNS: (FILE) 70 Years Since Birth Of John Belushi

    10 images
  • American computer magnate and cofounder of apple computer steve jobs picture id71060565?s=170x170

    UNS: 24th January 1984 - The First Apple Macintosh Computer Went On Sale

    30 images
  • Close shot of screen showing email woman sending email and people at video id98124447?s=170x170

    UNS: Jan 24th 1984 - The First Apple Macintosh Computer Went On Sale

    19 clips

January 26, 2019 (1 event)

  • American actors john schneider catherine bach and tom wopat in a picture id166977814?s=170x170

    UNS: 26th January 1979 - Television Show The Dukes Of Hazzard Debuts

    18 images

January 29, 2019 (2 events)

  • Feminist writer germaine greer picture id52180997?s=170x170

    UNS: Australian Feminist Germaine Greer Turns 80

    28 images
  • Oprah winfrey smiles and gives the okay sign during her time hosting picture id465073031?s=170x170

    UNS: Oprah Winfrey Turns 65

    36 images

January 31, 2019 (2 events)

  • Circa 1945 a portrait of the brooklyn dodgers infielder jackie in picture id3203656?s=170x170

    UNS: (FILE) 100 Years Since Birth Of Jackie Robinson

    25 images
  •  video id2028 16?s=170x170

    UNS: 100 Years Since Birth Of Jackie Robinson

    38 clips

February 01, 2019 (1 event)

  • Portrait of dutch painter piet mondrian january 17 1942 in new york picture id53466133?s=170x170

    NY: 1st February 1944 - 75 Years Since Death Of Artist Piet Mondrian

    18 images

February 02, 2019 (3 events)

  • London 1964 picture id73908583?s=170x170

    GBR: Photographer Profile: 60's Rock Icons in London by Cyrus Andrews

    28 images
  • Singer sid vicious of the sex pistols at the electric ballroom in picture id112050108?s=170x170

    UNS: 2nd February: 40 Years Since Sex Pistol Sid Vicious Found Dead

    25 images
  • Model christie brinkley wearing venetianblind sunglasses by rd picture id511136290?s=170x170

    UNS: Happy 65th Birthday, Christie Brinkley

    20 images