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18 Vintage Newspaper Headlines

 With the dawn of the internet, printed papers may soon enough become obsolete. Yet, while there's no denying that receiving your news online is more convenient, the below printed papers from the past will make you feel nostalgic. Still, some things never change, such as the edgy headlines that editors use to attract their readers. Take a look at these 18 vintage headlines from the past:
 
 
1. Published on the morning of April 15, 1914, the public was stunned to see newspaper headlines declaring that the 'unsinkable' titanic was at the bottom of the Atlantic. 
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2. Votes for Women! On August 18. 1920, newspapers cashed in on this historic day.
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3. The devastating news of 1929. The look on these men's faces says it all. 
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4. The news of the stock market crash was made official on October 29,1929.
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5. The news that the Lindberg baby had been kidnapped gripped the nation and helped J.Edgar Hoover gain public support for the newly formed FBI.
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6. Prohibition finally came to an end in 1933 after 13 dry years. This gave the government access to tax revenue it had needed to recover from the Great Depression. 
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7. The United States dropped the world's first atomic bomb on Japan in 1945. This had effectively brought an end to World War II.
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8. Less than a month later, a long-awaited headline had finally been published, one that the world had been waiting six years to see. 
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9. On June 2nd 1953, Elizabeth II was crowned Queen of England, a title she holds to this day.
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10. When the news broke that the Russians had successfully launched a man into space in 1961, the Americans raced to get the first people on the moon. 
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11. Nine decades after slavery came to an end, the Brown v. Board of Education declared school segregation unconstitutional. 
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12. A heart breaking moment for Americans and people around the world.
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13. Another important headline was published a few days later declaring Lee Harvey Oswald, the man who murdered JFK, was shot and killed while in police custody.
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14. Equally devastating was the news declaring the assassination of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Pictured below, Jesse Jackson reads the news as he walks through O'Hare Airport in Chicago. 
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15. Welcoming news! The Americans had beaten the Russians to the moon.
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16. On August 9, 1974 President Richard Nixon resigns. A month later, his successor, Gerald Ford, pardoned him of all wrongdoing.
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17. A shocking headline that gripped readers from around the world in the early 2000s. 9/11 will be a day that will never be forgotten. 
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18. 2008 was a historic step forward for everyone that had long hoped for change in the USA. Barack Obama would become that nation's first black American President. 
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