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Today In History: February 19

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MALCOLM CAMPBELL

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CAPT. CAMPBELL BLUEBIRD RECORD
British race car driver Capt. Malcolm Campbell is shown in his Napier-Campbell "Bluebird," powered with a twelve-cylinder motor, after setting a new world's record of 206.95602 miles per hour on the flat sands of Daytona Beach, Fla., Feb. 19, 1928. (AP Photo)

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Dodge City
The Wright, Beverly & Co. in Dodge City, 1883. (AP Photo)

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WWII U.S. INVASION IWO JIMA
U.S. Fourth Division Marines move in from the beach on Iwo Jima, Japanese Volcanic Island, on Feb. 19, 1945. A dead Marine lies at right in the foreground. Mt. Suribachi, in the background, was turned into a beehive of guns by Japanese troops. It was scaled by the U.S. Marines, who took control. (AP Photo/Joe Rosenthal)

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Sharecroppers 1930
An elderly couple enjoy some rest and a pipe at the end of a day of working in a plantation in Tennessee, Feb. 19, 1930. (AP Photo)

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Cutty Sark
The Duke of Westminster’s yacht “Cutty Sark” on Feb. 19, 1930, which has left Southampton for London on the first part of the Duke's Honeymoon-Cruise with Loelia Ponsonby, unseen, to a secret destination. (AP Photo)

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HMS Anthony
Destroyer HMS Anthony at Chatham Dockyard, England on Feb. 19, 1930 where it will undergo fitting for service in the Third Destroyer Flotilal of the Mediterranean Fleet which is to be reconstituted with destroyers of the new Acasta class. (AP Photo)

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ELSA EINSTEIN + 2

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U.S. EINSTEIN GOV. ROLPH
Physicist Albert Einstein, center, and his wife, Elsa, pose with Gov. James Rolph of California during a meeting in which the governor extended official greetings to the visiting couple in Pasadena, Ca., Feb. 19, 1931. (AP Photo)

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Charlie Chaplin

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England London Charlie Chaplin
Actor Charlie Chaplin waving his acknowledgment to cheers greeting him as he left Paddington Train Station for the Carlton Hotel in London, England on Feb. 19, 1931. (AP Photo)

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Germany Demonstrations Reichsbanner 1933
A view of the Reichsbanner demonstration in Lustgarten, Berlin Feb. 19, 1933, during speech of the Reichsbanner leader Carl Holtermann. (AP Photo)

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Great Britain London Queen at British Industries Fair
Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother accompanied by the Princess Royal, made a tour of the British Industries Fair at Olympia, where her majesty made a number of purchases. The Queen, accompanied by the Princess Royal, buying a lampshade at Olympia, London, United Kingdom, on Feb. 19, 1935. (AP Photo/Wat)

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King Edward VIII

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England King Edward VIII
Britain's King Edward VIII, fulfilled his first official engagement, when he went to the British Industries Trade Fair, at Olympia, London on Feb. 19, 1936. It was characteristic of him, that he chose this great trade fair of Britain for his first public appearance since the funeral of King George V. (AP Photo)

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Hauptmann Lindbergh 1935
This is a facsimile of Bruno Richard Hauptmann’s note, dated on February 18, designating C. Lloyd Fisher of Flemington, N.J., as chief New Jersey Counsel, shown, Feb. 19, 1935. Hauptmann, under death sentence for murder of the Lindbergh baby, asked Fisher to speed the move for appeal and Fisher acted swiftly when note was photographed at Trenton, N.J., where Bruno is incarcerated. (AP Photo/Murray Becker)

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Adolf Hitler

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Germany Adolf Hitler
German Chancellor Adolf Hitler greets the crew of a man-of-war with a smile, in Germany, on Feb. 19, 1937. (AP Photo)

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Walter Elliot and W.S. Morrison
Walter Elliot, left and William Shepherd Morrison,1st Viscount Dunrossil, Minister for Agriculture arriving at No. 10 Downing Street for the special cabinet meeting held in London on Feb. 19, 1938. (AP Photo/Staff/Puttnam)

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Princess Maxhide + 1

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Albania Princess Maxhide and Countess Geraldine Apponyi
King Zog of Albania’s sister, Princess Maxhide, left, and the King’s bride-to-be, Countess Geraldine Apponyi, at an officers’ ball in Tirana, on Feb. 19, 1938. (AP Photo)

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McCormick Children
Michael McCormick and his sister, Constance, children of Mr. and Mrs. Alister McCormick, of the McCormick reaper family and residents of Montecito, near Santa Barbara, Calif., are shown with sculptures of themselves made by Milba Lloyd, British artist with a studio in Hollywood, Feb. 19, 1939. (AP Photo)

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New York Chinese New Year Day
February 19 is a red letter day that doesn’t appear on the modern Chinese calendar. But older Chinese don’t need a calendar to tell them when to celebrate their New Year, it’s on February 19. The younger generation prefer to observe the western on January 1. This picture was made in the heart of New York’s Chinatown on New Year’s Day on Feb. 19, 1939. Pell-street, heart of New York Chinatown on February 19, New Year’s day with impressive array of flags adding gaiety to a thoroughfare always bright with cosmopolitan chatter. (AP Photo)

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New York Chinese New Year Day
February 19 is a red letter day that doesn’t appear on the modern Chinese calendar. But older Chinese don’t need a calendar to tell them when to celebrate their New Year, it’s on February 19. The younger generation prefer to observe the western on January 1. This picture was made in the heart of New York’s Chinatown on New Year’s Day on Feb. 19, 1939. Pell-street, heart of New York Chinatown on February 19, New Year’s day with impressive array of flags adding gaiety to a thoroughfare always bright with cosmopolitan chatter. (AP Photo)

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WWII France British Gunners
British troops anti-tank gunners in action in France on Feb. 19, 1940. The empty shells lying near the gun. The field piece is hidden in Brush entanglements. (AP Photo)

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Mirta Batista + 1

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Batista Children 1941
Mirta Batista, left, elder daughter of President Fulgencio Batista of Cuba, watches as a nurse bathes Mirtha's little sister, Elisa, , Feb. 19, 1941. Elisa was born in Havana, on Feb. 7, 1941. (AP Photo)

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Women Picket
Carrying flags a group of women identifying themselves as representatives of various mothers organization picked the senate side of the capitol here on Feb. 19, 1941 in Washington. Protesting the pending British aid bill told by a captial police officer that picketing the captial was forbidden they moved over to the Plaza and knelt down in Prayer. (AP Photo)

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British Official

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WWII France Cypriot Muleteers
A contingent of Cypriot muleteers which landed in France have now taken up their duties with the British Expeditionary Force, with their mules they are engaged in carrying stores and supplies for various units, seen in France, on Feb. 19, 1940. (AP Photo)

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Elizabeth Dilling

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Women Pray For Defeat Of Lend Lease Bill 1941
Kneeling on the Capitol Plaza, a group of women in Washington who said they represent various mothers' organizations, prayed aloud against the pending British aid bill, Feb. 19, 1941. Previously they had marched back and forth in front of the Capitol until they were advised by a police sergeant that picketing the Capitol was forbidden. Woman in front with hand to hat is Elizabeth Dilling of Chicago, who was ejected from Capitol several days ago. In background is the Supreme Court building. (AP Photo/Max Desfor)

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WWII Africa
Australian soldiers have their clothes hung from a wash line at a desert oasis somewhere in the Middle East while natives do the washing at an improved laundry, Feb. 19, 1941. (AP Photo)

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