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This kitten just went for a dip in a pot of milk. Photographer Nina Leen captured the moment in 1940 and submitted it for consideration for "Letters to the Editor" in 1940. She would later join LIFE Magazine as a staff photographer in 1945. See more of her extraordinary archive at LIFE.com. (Nina Le
'Vultures of Calcutta': The Gruesome Aftermath of India's 1946 Hindu-Muslim Riots | ti.me/Qpj8GM pic.twitter.com/GJfDeLirgm
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On April 15, 1947, Jackie Robinson made his MLB debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers, breaking baseball's color line. He started on first base. Here he is posing for LIFE's Allan Grant in 1950, during filming of The Jackie Robinson Story. (Allan Grant—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #LIFElegend
The American Northwest: Vintage Color Photos from an Epic Roadtrip in 1960 | ti.me/1hF352z pic.twitter.com/sYwteED0KF
MT: @MylesLittle: On Moment of Laughter day, a hilarious photo of Charlie Chaplin on @LIFE ti.me/1qWH1RJ pic.twitter.com/GvFna8uMSc
Born to be Wild: Fierce Mustangs of the American West by the great Bill Eppridge | ti.me/1m1ClcK pic.twitter.com/ebBhjXbOWQ
Happy Birthday Julie Christie! Born today, April 14, 1941. She is seen here on the set of Fahrenheit 451 with director François Truffaut in 1966. See more of the British beauty at LIFE.com. (Paul Schutzer—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #thisweekinLIFE
Long before Instagram, #polaroid was a popular choice among photographers. See more of these beautiful, vintage SX-70 polaroids from 1972 at LIFE.com. (Co Rentmeester—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
While Coachella is well under way in California, LIFE.com fondly looks back at the original music festival - Woodstock. See more from the 1969 music festival on LIFE.com. (John Dominis—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
Weeping for FDR: In a classic photo by Ed Clark, the face of a nation's loss | ti.me/1kgP2jX pic.twitter.com/EvX3GqUeMv
Behind the Picture: The Liberation of Buchenwald, April 1945 | ti.me/1qFGrYl pic.twitter.com/joOKZZspLA
Models showing off five fabulous ball gowns designed by Jacques Fath at a fashion show in 1951. (Gordon Parks—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #fashionfridays
Todays #throwbackthursday takes a look at April Atkins, the worlds strongest 12 year old girl at the original Muscle Beach (in Santa Monica, not Venice) in action. See more of this amazing preteen on LIFE.com. (Loomis Dean—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #TBT
Muscle Beach 1954 - The worlds strongest girl (she's 12 years old) | ti.me/1etItp4 pic.twitter.com/XR4OXFcNrK
A smoking goat? Learn more about these mischievous Angora Goats from 1942 on LIFE.com. (Alfred Eisenstaedt—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #wildLIFEwednesdays
Angora: The Goat that keeps on Giving. (1942 feature story by Eisensteadt) ti.me/1i11SlF #wildLIFEwednesday pic.twitter.com/FuwFxmPXUw
True Grit: Dust Bowl Survivors (Photos by Alfred Eisenstaedt) | ti.me/1itluwB pic.twitter.com/vIZGMm55hG
On the 41st anniversary of the death of the great Pablo Picasso, LIFE.com takes a look behind the famous "light drawings made by Picasso and Gjon Mili. Head over to LIFE.com to learn more about how these photographs were made. (Gjon Mili—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #LIFElegends
The Coolest Photo You'll Ever See of Hank Aaron's 715th Home Run | ti.me/1gHzYXc pic.twitter.com/v4MhzRvuwg
Legendary Hollywood actor Mickey Rooney died at the age of 93 on Sunday, April 6th. This photo, shot by LIFE photographer Peter Stackpole, appeared on the cover of TIME Magazine on March 18, 1940. (Peter Stackpole—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #LIFElegends
Mickey Rooney: A look back at his early life in pictures: ti.me/1mUa5LK (Photo: Peter Stackpole) @TIME pic.twitter.com/yi3VvQfHev
“Miss Davis is Warner Bros.’ top box-office star. She is 30 years old, 5 ft. 3 in. tall and weighs 113 lb. without dieting. She conducts herself with more dignity than most stars.” - LIFE Magazine, 1939. See more of the Bette Davis 1939 cover story featured today, on her birthday (April 5, 1908) at
Timeless beauty… French actress and model, Catherine Deneuve in 1961. (Loomis Dean—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #FashionFriday
Today marks the 46th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. | ti.me/1fFNRJg pic.twitter.com/kcbMV66tnV
Today marks what would have been Marlon Brando's 90th birthday. LIFE.com celebrates his life and career today with a look back to 1949, where at the age of 25 he was preparing to film his movie debut, The Men. (Ed Clark—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #LIFElegends #TBT