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9 Historic Images That Caused Massive Public Outrage Everywhere

  • 11:28 pm August 20, 2020
  • suhas

If you delve deeper into history, it will show the most fascinating aspects of human race. There are so many things happened in history that we have no idea of! But they were so important back then that we should know it! Here we have compiled few photos that created massive public outburst back in time! You'll know the mentality of society back then by looking at these images!

Right to vote

Sadly, our society back in the time wasn't as progressive as it is today! This photo was clicked in 1906. Britsh women weren't allowed to vote and so these women protested against it. People specifically did not like this at all!



Elizabeth Eckford

The day this photo was clicked is one of the most historical days in American History. This picture was taken in 1957 when the Supreme Court of the United States decided it was illegal to separate children according to their race in schools.

Maria Teresa de Filippis

Ladies and gentlemen, you are looking at the first ever woman racer of Formula One! Women like these have inspired us from ages and are one of the reasons why we live in the perks of being a woman. But history has it that people never like women drivers!



Kathrine Switzer

Ironically, most of these images have women. This just goes on to show how unjust was our society against women! This is the first woman to run the Boston Marathon, Kathrine Switzer. People obviously did not like her participation in the event!

Jean Shrimpton

This woman wore a mini dress when it was massively looked down upon! This had caused a real furore among the guests as it was considered "too much" back in 1965.



Yves Saint Laurent

Yves Saint Laurent was the first one to give the most male outfit that was a Tuxedo for women. People thought it was a taboo and so this photo got massive criticism back in time!

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Capetown

Going back to the same logic where women Shouldn't show a lot of skin and so they shouldn't wear mini skirts, this picture was looked down upon a lot as well!

Hedy Lamarr

Hedy Lamarr had to face a major backlash throughout her career. She belonged to an era that believed women cannot be smart in science and technology! She co-invented an early version of frequency-hopping spread spectrum, some might call it cell phones!

Maud Wagner

Nobody really appreciated tattoos back in time and so, Maud Wagner had to face a lot of criticism. She was the first ever woman tattoo artist and had covered her whole body with tattoos back when tattoos were still considered a taboo. This picture was taken in 1907.