Originally Posted by Furienna
DYK... the first human to be caught on a photograph was a man, who was getting his shoes polished. Many people and horse carriages must have passed him on the street, be nobody else stood still long enough to be caught on the photograph.
Do you know what year it was taken?
EDIT: Never mind, I looked it up and it was 1838.
That's really amazing too. He went down in history and never even knew it.