The first one held in April 1901 was heckled by police and right-wing elements.
Aerial photo of Hakodate on the northern island of Hokkaido, where loyal supporters of the Tokugawa clan staged a final, but unsuccessful stand against the Meiji government.
Cover illustration from May 19, 1997 issue of Newsweek shortly before China's resumption of sovereignty over Hong Kong on July 1, 1997.
The Red Guard parading one of their victims, branded a 'political pickpocket,' through the streets of Beijing, January 1967.
Demonstrators dance in Tiananmen, in high spirits even two days after the martial law declaration.
Illustration ofa heroic industrial worker using a jackhammer to break into the underground den of the opponents of the first Five-Year Plan.