World’s Rare Newspapers & Magazines

This page contains a large collection of meticulously selected rare newspapers and magazines about major events which occurred in the world.

Drowning of Titanic – April 15, 1912. The Boston Daily Globe giving details in their Evening Edition of 16 April 1912.

Pic of Rare Newspapers-Drowning of Titanic, evening edition of Boston Daily Globe, April 16, 1912

Titanic Sinks – April 15, 1912. The New York Times breaks the news in its edition of  April 16, 1912.

Rare newspaper:Titanic Sinks April 15, 1912. The New York Times edition April 16, 1912.

End of World War I – November 11, 1918

 Historical/Rare Newspapers-End of World War I, November 11, 1918

The New York Times, December 8, 1941, Japan Wars on U.S., Makes sudden Attack on Hawaii. The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise attack by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on the morning of December 7, 1941. The attack was intended as a preventive action in order to keep the U.S. Pacific Fleet from interfering with military actions the Empire of Japan was planning in Southeast Asia against overseas territories of the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and the United States. 353 Japanese fighters, bombers and torpedo planes were launched from six aircraft carriers. All eight U.S. Navy battleships were damaged,and four were sunk.

Old and rare newspapers - Rare edition of The New York Times, December 8, 1941, Japan Wars on U.S.: Makes sudden Attack on Hawaii - Rare Newspape

Hitler Dead: News Chronicle, May 2, 1945.  HITLER DEAD, Doenitz, new Fuehrer, says: “We fight on.”

Old and rare newspapers-  Rare edition of News Chronicle, May 2, 1945, HITLER DEAD, Doenitz, new Fuehrer, says: "We fight on" - Rare Newspapers

End of World War II in Europe – May 08, 1945. Victory in Europe Day — known as V-E Day or VE Day — was the public holiday celebrated on 8 May 1945 (in Commonwealth countries, 7 May, 1945) to mark the date when the World War II Allies formally accepted the unconditional surrender of the armed forces of Nazi Germany and the end of Adolf Hitler’s Third Reich, thus ending the war in Europe. The act of military surrender was signed on 7 May in Reims, France, and on 8 May in Berlin, Germany.

. Rare newspapers, end of world war II in Europe, May 08, 1945, The New York Times, V-E Day celebrated

Daily Mail, May 8, 1945, 4 a.m. Edition, Ve-Day – “It’s All Over” (End of World War II in Europe)

Old and rare newspapers- Rare edition of Daily Mail, May 8, 1945, 4 a.m. Edition, Ve-Day: "It's All Over" (end of World War II in Europe) - Rare Newspapers

Newsweek, May 14, 1945, V-E, Victory in Europe. Details about V-E Day (Victory in Europe Day) celebrations held on May 08, 1945.

Old and rare magazines - Rare Edition of Newsweek, May 14, 1945, V-E, (Victory in Europe) - Rare magazines

Atomic Bomb Dropped on Hiroshima, Japan – 06 August 1945. The headline in New York Times on August 07, 1945.

Rare newspaper,  New York Times headline  August 07, 1945. Atomic Bomb dropped on Hiroshima on 06 August 1945

Atomic bomb hits Nagasaki, August 09, 1945 -The Boston Herald

Rare newspapers, atomic bomb hits Nagasaki, August 09, 1945-The Boston Herald, late city edition

Great War Ends. Japs will Surrender to Gen M’ Arthur, Chicago Daily Tribune, August 14, 1945

Rare Newspapers - Rare edition of Chicago Daily Tribune, August 14, 1945, Great War Ends.Japs will Surrender - Old and rare newspapers

White House Announces the War is Over; The Evening Star, August 14, 1945

Old and rare newspapers - Rare edition of The Evening Star, August 14, 1945, White House Announces the 2nd World War is Over - Rare Newspapers

The Stars and Stripes, September 03, 1945, Japs Sign Surrender. 6-Year War Ends 

Old and rare newspapers - The Stars and Stripes, September 03, 1945, Japanese Sign Surrender to End 6-Year War - Rare Newspapers

New York World-Telegram, The Sun, April 18, 1955: “Dr. Einstein is Dead”. Dr. Albert Einstein (14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist who revolutionized physics with his discovery of the general theory of  relativity and the famous equation on energy: E = mc2 making him the father of modern physics. For his services to theoretical physics, in particular for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect, he was awarded the “1921 Nobel Prize in Physics.”

Old Newspapers Headlines - Dr. Einstein is Dead, The New York World-Telegram, The Sun, April 18, 1955 - Historical Newspapers Headlines

Chicago Tribune, November 23, 1963, Assassin Kills Kennedy. John F. Kennedy, President of U.S.A. was assassinated on November 22, 1963 in Dallas, Texas.

Old and rare newspapers- Rare edition of Chicago Tribune, November 23, 1963, Assassin Kills Kennedy - Rare Newspapers

Landing on Moon – 20 July 1969Apollo 11 was the spaceflight which landed the first humans, Americans Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, on the Moon on July 20, 1969, at 20:18 UTC. Armstrong became the first to step onto the lunar surface 6 hours later on July 21 at 02:56 UTC. A third member of the mission, Michael Collins, remained alone in lunar orbit until they returned from the moon surface about 15 hours later. All 3 returned to Earth safely after travelling in space for 8 days.

Rare newspaper, The New York Times, July 20, 1969, First landing on moon-Men walk on moon

The New York Times, August 9, 1974: “Nixon Resigns”. Late city edition of The New York Times announce about the resignation of Richard Milhous Nixon, the 37th President of the United States. Vice President Gerald R. Ford of Michigan takes the oath as the new President to complete the remaining 2 1/2 years of Nixon’s term. After two years of bitter public debate over the Watergate scandals, President Nixon bowed to pressures from the public and leaders of his party to become the first President in American history to resign.

Old Newspapers Headlines - US President Nixon Resigns, The New York Times, August 9, 1974 - Old Rare Newspapers

Assassination of Indra Gandhi assassinated, 31 Oct 1984. Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi (19 November 1917 – 31 October 1984) was the Prime Minister of India. She served from 1966 to 1977 and then again from 1980 until her assassination on October 31, 1984, in New Delhi. Indira Gandhi was the only child of Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru.

Old Newspapers Headlines - Indra Gandhi assassinated 31 Oct 1984 - Historical Newspapers Headlines

The New York Times, September 12, 2001. U.S. Attacked. Hijacked Jets destroy Twin Towers and hit Pentagon.

Old and rare newspapers- Rare edition of The New York Times, September 12, 2001, U.S. Attacked, Hijacked Jets destroy Twin Towers and hit Pentagon - Rare Newspapers

Newsweek, September 11, 2001, America Under Attack 

Old and rare magazines - Newsweek, September 11, 2001, America Under Attack, World Trade Center Hit by Planes - Rare magazines

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  1. Sankar. K says:

    Superb, very rare collection.