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Today In History: February 12

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WWII North America United States Awards US Airforce
Part of the 19th Bombardment group, America’s most bemedalled unit of fighting airmen, lines up on review at ceremonies at the Rattlesnake bombs base at Pyote in Texas Feb. 12, 1943, when all members of the 19th received decoration. (AP Photo)

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MARY TODD LINCOLN

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MARY TODD LINCOLN
A portrait oil painting of Mary Todd Lincoln is exhibited in the Milch Gallaries in New York City on Feb. 12, 1929 in honor of the 16th president's birthday. The first lady had sat for the painting as a suprise gift for her husband at a gathering of personal friends at the white house. (AP Photo)

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HOOVER EDISON FORD FIRESTONE
Inventor Thomas A. Edison, second from right, celebrates his 82nd birthday with friends Herbert Hoover, left, Henry Ford and Harvey Firestone, right, at his winter home in Fort Myers, Fla., Feb. 12, 1929. (AP Photo)

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Cardinal Francis Bourne

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Cardinal Francis Bourne
Cardinal Francis Alphonsus Bourne, Archbishop of Westminster, attending the celebrations for the eighth anniversary of the coronation of Pope Pius XI on Feb 12, 1930. (AP Photo)

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Maxime Weygand

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Maxime Weygand
A portrait of General Maxime Weygand who has just been appointed Commander in Chief of the French Armies around Feb. 12, 1931. (AP Photo)

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Smoky Joe
Yale ball players warm up in the cage, preparing for the spring training grind at New Haven, Conn., Feb. 12, 1930. From left to right are: “Smoky” Joe Wood, coaching William Newton, of New Haven, Conn., in the pitcher’s art, while Wendell Thompson of Fall River, Mass., and Ogden Miller of Plantsville, Conn., look on. (AP Photo)

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Peter Arno
Miss Mary Lansing, New York society girl, daughter of Colonel and Mrs. Cleveland C. Lansing, Salisbury, Connecticut on the sands of the British Colonia's Paradise Beach, with Peter Arno noted New York caricaturist on Feb. 12, 1935. (AP Photo)

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SIR MALCOLM CAMPBELL

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SIR MALCOLM CAMPBELL
British race car driver Sir Malcolm Campbell rides a Harley Davidson motorcycle before testing his Bluebird to a land speed record on the flat sands of Daytona Beach, Fla., on Feb. 12, 1935. (AP Photo)

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London Smithfield Market
Stall holders and porters wait for early morning customers in Smithfield Market, London, on Feb. 12, 1936. (AP Photo)

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FDR 1936
Virtually a salute to the Great Emancipator, President Franklin D. Roosevelt attends services at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, Feb. 12, 1936, with his military aides, Col. Edwin M. Watson, left, and Capt. Wilson Brown of the Navy, right. (AP Photo)

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FLAG WAVERS
Strikers at the General Motors Fisher Body Plant wave flags of the United States in Flint, Mich., on Feb. 12, 1937 during the Great Depression. (AP Photo)

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FDR Honors Lincoln 1937
President Franklin D. Roosevelt is shown as he arrived to participate in wreath-laying ceremonies at the Lincoln Memorial to honor Pres. Abraham Lincoln, Feb. 12, 1937, in Washington, with his son James, front, naval aide Capt. Paul H. Bastido, center, and military aide Col. Edwin M. Watson, right. (AP Photo)

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George Raft
Dancing actress Betty Grable and actor George Raft scan their program in the Surf Club at the Santa Anita Derby, Arcadia, Calif., on Feb. 12, 1941.(AP Photo/Don Royle)

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Franklin D. Roosevelt
Col. A.C. Crawford (right), retired, talking to Franklin D. Roosevelt and Mrs. David Gray, Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt's maternal aunt, at Lincoln Memorial on Feb. 12, 1940 in Washington. (AP Photo)

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WWII US Women
Repair of automobiles is included in the home-defense training program in operation at Troy, New York, Feb. 12, 1941, where 5,000 women registered voluntarily for instruction. From left to right are Mrs. Charles H. Mason, Jr., and Mrs. Charles J. Rossonno. Courses being given or in preparation include: food conservation, typing, canteen work, hygiene, first aid, nurses aid, group recreation. (AP Photo)

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Canada Japanese Fishing Boats Rounded Up
Following Canada’s declaration of war against Japan, all Pacific coast fishing craft, operated by persons of Japanese Origin, were rounded up. Some of the Japanese fishing vessels tied up at Stevenston on Vancouver Island, Canada on Feb. 12, 1942. Much of the Japanese spying was done in these apparently innocent little craft. (AP Photo)

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Fiorello .H. LaGuardia receives an official ensign
Mayor Fiorello .H. LaGuardia (center) receives an official ensign of The Royal Canadian Air Force from Air Marshal W.A. (Billy) Bishop (left) of Canada at ceremonies in City Hall Plaza as a group of the Canadian fliers visited in New York City on Feb. 12, 1942. (AP Photo/John Rooney)

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WWII US Salvage And Recycling
Citing his home city of Los Angeles as an example, Dr. Carl Omeron, dentist whose hobby is scientific research, claims that most American cities can scrape up plenty of rubber in the present shortage of auto tires, and when Dr. Omeron says “scrape up,” he means that literally as well as figuratively. Dr. Omeron scrapes rubber from street intersection with wire brush and measuring rubber scraping in Los Angeles, Calif., Feb. 12, 1942. (AP Photo)

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WWII British Malaya Destruction: Singapore
As C. Yates McDaniel, Associated Press correspondent, left Singapore on Feb. 12, 1942 the city’s waterfront was in flames and ships had been bombed at the docks. McDaniel, among the last to leave the since-Japanese captured city, took these pictures. Warehouses along the waterfront burning after Jap bombings. (AP Photo/C. Yates McDaniel)

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Fiorello .H. LaGuardia Canadian Air Marshal W.A.Bishop
Mayor Fiorello .H. LaGuardia (center), followed by Canadian Air Marshal W.A. (Billy) Bishop, a famed ace of the last war, reviews a unit of Royal Canadian Air Force cadets at City Hall Plaza in New York on Feb. 12, 1942. Some of the visiting cadets are Americans. (AP Photo/John Rooney)

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WWII British Malaya Destruction Singapore
A large freighter settles slowly after being hit by Japanese bombs alongside of one of Singapore’s docks on Feb. 12, 1942, and smoke from other struck objectives billows over the waterfront in this photo by C. Yates McDaniel, Associated Press correspondent, who was among the last to leave the besieged port on February 12. The next day his ship was bombed and he reached safety after further harrowing experience. (AP Photo/C. Yates McDaniel)

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President Franklin Roosevelt Lincoln Memorial
President Franklin Roosevelt standing bareheaded before the Lincoln Memorial in Washington on Feb. 12, 1942, as he attended the Annual Lincoln’s Birthday exercises, while his aide, Col. Horace B. Smith placed a wreath at the base of the statue of Abraham Lincoln. On the left is General E.M. Watson, military aide. (AP Photo)

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WWII Tunisia Heavy German Artillery
Heavy German artillery batteries in position in Tunisia on Feb. 12, 1943, whence they have been transported across the Mediterranean. (AP Photo)

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EMPIRE STATE BUILDING DIMOUT
The pinnacle of the Empire State Building is lit in New York City on Feb. 12, 1944. A dimout of the structure was observed on Feb. 11 in honor of the birthday of inventor Thomas Edison. (AP Photo)

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