I was looking through some older threads on the GD and saw one about photographs that changed the world. It was an incredibly successful thread and many people enjoyed it. Figured it would be good to start a new one. Many people agreed in that thread that it was a better fit for GD than fast threads.
"Iconic pictures are more effective then any story. Sometimes you see photographs that just take your breath away. The following photos; some famous, some infamous, did exactly that to me on first viewing. They will live on, as a permanent reminder of the events which caused them." - <Drake
Let us begin.
Also, you'll probably find several NSFW or otherwise graphic images, so browse under your own discretion.