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Pakistan Cyclon Disaster Destruction Tidalwave
The Backwash of the Tidal wave caused by the November Cyclone has eroded rich topsoil of Bhola Island in the Delta Region of East Pakistan on Feb.13, 1971. (AP Photo)

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Bruno Richard Hauptmann
Bruno Richard Hauptmann, Lindbergh kidnapping suspect, as he was officially photographed in New York City police headquarters, Sept. 21, 1934.The much-agitated Hauptmann went through the usual lineup and was closely questioned. It was the first time such pictures in the headquarters were permitted. (AP Photo)

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Hauptmann Lindbergh 1935
Condemned as the abductor and murderer of the Lindbergh baby and facing death in the electric chair, Bruno Richard Hauptmann is shown in his cell in Flemington, N.J., Feb. 14, 1935. (AP Photo)

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Hauptmann Lindbergh 1935
Condemned as the abductor and murderer of the Lindbergh baby and facing death in the electric chair, Bruno Richard Hauptmann is shown in his cell in Flemington, N.J., Feb. 14, 1935. (AP Photo)

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Banking Laimbeer
Nathalie Schenck Laimbeer, the first woman hired by National City Bank of New York to be given title of assistant cashier, is pictured Feb. 13, 1925. (AP Photo)

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PLUTO 75 YEARS
Clyde Tombaugh poses with the telescope through which he discovered the planet Pluto, at the Lowell Observatory on Observatory Hill in Flagstaff, Ariz., 1931. It has been nearly 75 years since Tombaugh first spotted the tiny icy planet on Feb. 18, 1930, and since then Pluto 's very classification as a planet has been questioned. Astronomers agree, though, that the discovery at Flagstaff's Lowell Observatory remains a remarkable one. (AP Photo/File)

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Winter Olympics Ski Jump Ruud
Birger Ruud of Norway, 19 years old, makes a jump at Lake Placid, N.Y., during the 1932 Winter Olympics, Feb. 13, 1932. He won the ski jumping title with leaps of 218 and 226 feet. (AP Photo)

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RACKETEERING MADDEN
Owney Madden, left, suspected but unconvicted racketeering boss, is escorted by detective Thomas Horan shortly after Madden was ordered on Feb.13, 1932 to report to Sing Sing as a possible parole violator. He was en route to the Tombs Prison in New York pending a hearing two days later. (AP Photo)

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FOOD LINES TIMES SQUARE
A long line of men wait along Broadway for their ration of a sandwich and a cup of coffee in Times Square, New York City on Feb. 13, 1932 during the Great Depression. (AP Photo)

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Republican Club Lincoln Day Dinner 1933
This is a general view showing some of the 1,500 Republicans attending the National Republican Club's Lincoln Day dinner in the Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York, Feb. 13, 1933. Pres. Herbert Hoover, seated on the dais in the background, gave what he considered the farewell speech of his administration. (AP Photo)

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Bruno Richard Hauptmann
Bruno Richard Hauptmann, his hair neatly combed, and wearing a brand-new necktie, smiles in court in Flemington, New Jersey, Feb. 13, 1935, as Judge Thomas W. Trenchard began his instructions to the jury. Shortly afterward, the jury filed out and began to decide Hauptmann’s fate on the charge he kidnaped and killed the Lindbergh baby. He appeared confident, as photo shows. (AP Photo)

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Bruno Richard Hauptmann
Head bowed and eyes downcast, Bruno Richard Hauptmann leaves court (above) on Feb. 13, 1935 in Flemington, New Jersey, after hearing a jury in his trial sentences him to death in the electric chair as the kidnap-killer of the Lindbergh baby. Note the state trooper, hand on pistol, who is leading the condemned prisoner out of the courtroom after the verdict. (AP Photo)

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Lindbergh Kidnapping and Trial
Edward J. Reilly, chief defense counsel, left, enters court at Flemington, New Jersey on Feb. 13, 1935, shoulder to shoulder with Bruno Richard Hauptmann just before jury was given Hauptmann case for decision. State trooper's arm stretches in front of Reilly as he clasps Hauptmann's wrist. (AP Photo)

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French socialist attacked
The French socialist leader, Leon Blum, with his head bandaged, leaving hospital after medical attention for his ear and neck after he was attacked by a party of French royalists, on Feb. 13, 1936, in Paris. (AP Photo)

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FDR 1936
First resident commissioner of the Philippine commonwealth, Quintin Paredes is greeted by President Franklin D. Roosevelt at the White House, Washington, Feb. 13, 1936. Standing left to right are: Brig. Gen. Creed F. Cox, of the Bureau on Insular Affairs, Secretary of War George Dern, and Mr. Paredes. (AP Photo/George R. Skadding)

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Windsor King George VI Queen Elizabeth
Britain's King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, unseen in rear of royal car, turn at Gardeners Corner, Aldgate, London, on Feb. 13, 1937, on their way to the east end of London. (AP Photo)

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London King George VI
Britain's King George VI and Queen Elizabeth on the stage inside the People's Palace, London on Feb. 13, 1937, listening to songs by children during their. (AP Photo)

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WWII England Mock Air Attacks
The neat little row of brick houses taking a direct route to the sky as a 500 - pound bomb being exploded to test air raid defenses at Shoeburyness, England, Feb. 13, 1939, went off. (AP Photo)

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England Air Raid Shelter
Government air-raid shelters of the type which will be delivered to house-holders throughout Great Britain, were subjected to a realistic test at the War Office experimental range at Shoeburyness, Essex. The steel shelters were placed near a brick structure representing a row of cottages and a high explosive 500-pound bomb exploded. The shelters were dug three feet into the ground and covered with earth as recommended by the Home Office. A man emerging from one of the government standard steel shelters covered with earth after the explosion test at Shoeburyness, England, on Feb. 13, 1939. (AP Photo)

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WWII London Bomb Damage
Widespread damage caused to residential property in Hendon, London on Feb. 13, 1941, during a Nazi air raid. (AP Photo)

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Zale and Conn Boxing 1942
Tony Zale, left, of Gary, Indiana, winces after taking a hard left thrown by Billy Conn, right, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, during their 12-Round bout, Feb. 13, 1942, Madison Sqaure Garden, New York. Conn won the decision. (AP Photo)

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WWII British Malaya Defence: Food Mobile Cantines
Three pretty Chinese girls prepare to serve drinks from a mobile canteen in Singapore on Feb. 13, 1942 . (AP Photo)

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WWII England Hampden Bomber In Snow
Snow may cover the ground and parts of the planes too, but it makes no difference to the Royal Air Force. Ground crews as they service an RAF Hampden bomber in bitter cold weather somewhere in England, Feb. 13, 1942. (AP Photo)

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WWII England Workshop For Disabled Veterans
Former Private Edwin Babot, left, of the Royal Fusiliers, who lost a leg in World War I, and Ex-rifleman Fred Berry, who received bullet wounds on the arms and chest, making wheel baskets for gardeners at the Lord Roberts Memorial workshops in London Feb. 13, 1942. (AP Photo)

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