This photo features the crew of the doomed Challenger on their way to the shuttle on January 9, 1986. A booster engine failed, causing the Shuttle Challenger to break apart just 73 seconds after launch. All seven members were killed.
This is surveillance footage from the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown Oklahoma City, OK. It was taken on the morning of April 19, 1995. That truck in the background was parked by American terrorist Timothy McVeigh and would soon explode, causing the death of 168 people.
This photo was taken on July 16, 1853. It shows the final moments of Joseph Avery. His boat capsized on the Niagara River and he became stranded on a log. He managed to cling to that log for 18 excruciating hours before he was swept over the falls.
Seen here are the final terrifying seconds of 14 year-old Keith Sapsford. He stowed away on a flight from Australia to Japan, wanting to see the world. When the wheels retracted, he fell. The moment was captured accidentally by an amateur photographer.
This photograph of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was taken mere days before his assassination. His death is one of the most notable in all of history. It sparked World War I, plunging the Earth into chaos and costing countless lives.
This was a 22 year-old Afghani taxi driver named Dilawar. He was falsely accused and sent to Bagram prison by American soldiers. Five days after this photo he died due to punishment inflicted on him via torture.
This one is particularly eerie. This photo is of murderer Hank Earl Carr being taken into custody. Moments later, he would use a hidden key to release himself from those handcuffs, murder two of the detectives in this picture and escape. He was eventually killed in a standoff after a high-speed chase.
This is the last picture taken of NYPD police officer Moira Smith. This was on September 11, 2001. After helping this man, she returned to the lobby of the south tower of the World Trade Center. The building collapsed, killing her.
Here's a final image that isn't so depressing. This is the last picture of Hitler, taken shortly before his suicide in 1945. By this point you can see his health was faltering, as he suffered many defeats and also from addiction.