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Today In History: February 2

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Europe Africa Week In Pictures
FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 2, 2015 file photo, a man dressed in Red Army World War II uniform walks toward the monument to Motherland during ceremonies marking the 72nd anniversary of the Battle of Stalingrad in the southern Russian city of Volgograd, once known as Stalingrad. (AP Photo/Dmitry Rogulin, File)

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RUSSIA STATE POLICE
Members of a unit of Russia's state security Cheka, also called the 'Secret Police' in Moscow, Russia, Feb. 2, 1921. (AP Photo)

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RUSSIA CHEKA CEREMONY
An official ceremony of a unit of Russia's state security Cheka, also called the 'Secret Police' in Moscow, Russia, Feb. 2, 1921. (AP Photo)

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RUSSIA CHEKA UNIT REVIEWED
Members of a unit of Russia's state security Cheka, also called the 'Secret Police' in Moscow, Russia, Feb. 2, 1921 are reviewed by their officers. (AP Photo)

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Gunnar Kaasen

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Kaasen And His Team
Gunnar Kaasen poses with his original dog team which he drove through a blinding blizzard to Nome, Alaska to deliver an diphtheria serum to save the town from being wiped out by the disease in 1925. Kaasen's lead log Balto is shown in top row, second from left. Balto led the team through blizzard conditions so severe that Kaasen could not even see his lead dog. (AP Photo)

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Jessie Matthews

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England Jessie Matthews
English actress, dancer and singer Jesseie Matthews relaxes at home in England, Feb.2 1928. (AP Photo)

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Austria Unemployment Demo
3,000 unemployed people staged a mass demonstration on the Ringstrasse in Vienna, Austria on Feb. 2, 1930, and the police were forced to make several arrests. Over 300,000 unemployed are receiving subsidies from the Government, and at the moment parliament is considering ways and means of combating the economic crisis. (AP Photo)

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King Ibn Saud
King of Saudi Arabia Abdul Aziz Ibn Saud on Feb. 2, 1930. (AP Photo)

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Charlie Chaplin + 2

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Albert Einstein
Dr. Albert Einstein, center, a German physicist, stands with his wife Elsa Einstein, and Charles Chaplin, second right, as they arrive for the opening of Chaplin's silent movie, in Los Angeles, Calif., Feb. 2, 1931. (AP Photo)

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Prince Frederic + 2

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Denmark British Commercial Exhibition
R-L: Sir Thomas Hohler, Prince Axel of Denmark and Crown Prince Frederic at the opening of the exhibition British Commercial Exhibition in Copenhagen, Denmark on Feb. 2, 1931. (AP Photo)

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Charles Dawes
Charles G. Dawes, ambassador to Great Britain, is photographed upon his arrival in New York, Jan. 4, 1932. Ambassador Dawes is en route to Washington, D.C., where he will receive final instructions before heading the American delegation to the general disarmament conference opening in Geneva, Switzerland on Feb. 2, 1932. (AP Photo)

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Roosevelts To The Philippines
Theodore Roosevelt Jr., Eleanor Roosevelt and their daughter, Grace Roosevelt, leave New York, Feb. 2, 1932, on the first stage on their journey to the Philippines where Theodore Roosevelt will be the new governor. This group was photographed at the station in New York when Senator Sergio Osmena, acting president of the Philippines senate, saw them off. From left to right are Mrs. Roosevelt, Grace Roosevelt, Senator Osmena and Teddy Roosevelt, Jr. (AP Photo)

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Radio City Music Hall Technology 1933
Leon Leonidoff, production director of Radio City Music Hall in New York, the largest theater in the world, is shown seated in the 12th row of the theater, which accommodates more than 6,000 people, watching a dress rehearsal on the great stage, Feb. 2, 1933. The board in front of him contains a light chart, showing all of the 2,000 lighting combinations poossible, with control buttons. It also has a microphone, making it possible to speak to any employee without having to leave his seat. (AP Photo)

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Claire Cook

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Presidential Pet General Grant 1933
General Grant, dog, center, bids his sons and daughters adieu at a Los Angeles Airport with his care taker Miss Claire Cook by his side, Feb. 2, 1933, Los Angeles, Calif. He is now on his way to New York City to be owned by President-elect Franklin D. Roosevelt, as a gift of a California Admirer. It was sort of tough leaving the family. (AP Photo)

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Fritz Kreisler
Fritz Kreisler, Feb. 2, 1933 on his 58th birthday. (AP Photo)

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BUSBY BERKELEY MYRNA KENNEDY
Busby Berkeley, film director and dance choreographer, poses with actress Myrna Kennedy as they apply for a marriage license in Los Angeles, Ca., on Feb. 2, 1934. (AP Photo)

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China Yangtze River 1934
Junks float in China's Yangtze River, Feb. 2, 1934. (AP Photo)

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GERMANY SCHMELING OBIT
** FILE ** German boxing legend Max Schmeling is seen in this Feb. 4, 1936 file picture. The former world champion, one of Germany's biggest sports idols, died Wednesday, Feb.2, 2005, according to his foundation in Hamburg. No cause of death was given. Schmeling's extraordinary career will be remembered for his legendary fights with American great Joe Louis, which produced a lasting bond between the two boxers despite the politically charged atmosphere surrounding the bouts. (AP Photo)

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WOMEN ON STRIKE
Members of the "Women's Emergency Brigade" are armed with clubs which they used to smash windows at the Chevrolet Plant No. 9 in Flint, Mich., on Feb. 2, 1937 during the Great Depression. (AP Photo)

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RIOTING STRIKERS
A crowd outside the Chevrolet plant No. 9 breaks into a riot in Flint, Mich., on Feb. 2, 1937 during the Great Depression. (AP Photo)

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MEMPHIS CHAIN GANG
Chain-gang prisoner from the Shelby County Penal Farm cleans his boots during a rest period on a levee in South Memphis, Tenn., as the city prepares to meet the crest of the Mississippi flood, Feb. 2, 1937. (AP Photo)

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Memphis Chain Gang
Chain-gang prisoners from the Shelby County penal farm toil on a levee in South Memphis, Tenn., as the city prepares to meet he crest of the Mississippi flood, Feb. 2, 1937. (AP Photo)

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Aga Khan

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Kenya Mombassa Aga Khan
His Highness the Aga Khan with some of his spiritual children, the Ismailia Ladies' Council, during his visit to Mombasa, Kenya, on Feb. 2, 1937, where he was given a public reception by local Muslim associations. (AP Photo)

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Underage Marriage
Nine-year-old Eunice Winstead Johns and her six-foot mountaineer husband, Charlie Johns, 22, are shown at their home in Sneedville, Tenn., Feb. 2, 1937. Gov. Gordon Browning of Tennessee called the marriage, which provoked widespread discussion, "Nothing Short of Tragedy." (AP Photo)

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