Before social media existed, people got all their new from newspapers and magazine publications. Each town had it’s own tiny newspaper, and would often report on funny things that happened on the day-to-day.
Here are over 30 of the most hilarious vintage newspaper headlines and articles – you might just agree that humans haven’t changed all that much!
30+ of the Funniest, Strangest, and Most Relatable Vintage Headlines
A Game from a 19th Century Book of “Indoor Amusements.”
Arizona Daily Star, Tucson, Arizona, May 7, 1934
Barnard Bulletin, New York, December 20, 1935
Chariton Courier, Keytesville, Missouri, December 16, 1904
Chicago Tribune, Illinois, April 15, 1954
Detroit Free Press, Michigan, March 6, 1932
Feather River Bulletin, Quincy, California, January 23, 1930
Flapper’s Dictionary, Santa Cruz Evening News, April 29, 1922