Monsieur Eiffel's Plans for creating life finally come to fruition
well, no, not really...
From the website:
Lightning striking the Eiffel Tower, June 3, 1902, at 9:20 P.M. This is one of the earliest photographs of lightning in an urban setting In:"Thunder and Lightning", Camille Flammarion, translated by Walter Mostyn Published in 1906
Awesome weather photos, especially the vintage ones : Link