15 Dramatic Photos Taken Before History’s Famous Tragedies

9. The Hindenburg Tragedy

On May 6, 1937 a huge 804-foot airship Hindenburg that used to make trips from Germany across the Atlantics to the USA crashed in Lakehurst, New Jersey. The innovative Hindenburg was filled with flammable gas hydrogen and bursted into flames.. After that transportation across oceans via such zeppelins was prohibited.