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Today In History: February 23

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Ann Hill

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Salk Polio Vaccine 1955
Eight-year-old Ann Hill registers a startled expression upon receiving one of the first Salk polio vaccine shots in Tallahassee, FL., April 18, 1955. Similar shots will go to 2,800 children in Tallahassee, which had a polio epidemic last year. (AP Photo)

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POLIO VACCINE DR. MULVANEY
Seven-year-old Mimi Meade winces from the sting as Dr. Richard Mulvaney inoculates her April 26, 1954 in McClean, Va., with the new Salk polio vaccine. Mrs. John Lucas, a registered nurse, holds Mimi's arm steady as she gets one of the first injections of the countrywide test. (AP Photo/Harvey Georges)

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Jonas Salk

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Salk At Lab 1954
Dr. Jonas Salk, developer of the polio vaccine, is shown in his lab in Pittsburgh, Pa., Oct. 7, 1954. (AP Photo)

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Salk Polio Vaccine 1955
Dr. Jonas Salk's polio vaccine is shown in April, 1955. (AP Photo)

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SALK POLIO VACCINE
Dr. Jonas E. Salk, 38, professor of research bacteriology at the University of Pittsburgh, Pa., is shown in a laboratory on March 27, 1954. Dr. Salk announced the successful use of a new polio vaccine on 90 children and adults. An assistant, Ethel J. Bailey, works on a step in the vaccine's production. (AP Photo)

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POLIO VACCINE TEST BEGINS
Dr. Richard Mulvaney of Mclean injects the new polio vaccine into the arm of six-year-old Randall Kerr, the first of some 100 children to be innoculated at McLean in Washington, D.C. on April 26, 1954. The vaccine against poliomyletis is being tested in selected areas across the nation. (AP Photo)

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Stan Laurel
Stan Laurel holds Academy Awards Oscar presented to him for his creative pioneering in the field of cinema comedy on July 11, 1961. (AP Photo/Don Brinn)

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Santa Monica Stan Laurel
Two of the world's greatest pantomimists Stan Laurel, left, and Marcel Marceau, give an impromptu demonstration of their art, during a visit by the Frenchman to the home of Stan Laurel in Santa Monica, CA., on Feb. 21, 1961. (AP Photo)

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Jonas Salk

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Salk Describes Vaccine 1955
Dr. Jonas Salk, left, developer of the polio vaccine, gives a layman's description of how the vaccine is made and tested in his laboratory, at the University of Pittsburgh in Penn., April 8, 1955. (AP Photo)

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Monaco Monte Carlo Harbour
View of the harbour at Monte Carlo, Monaco, Feb. 23, 1928. (AP Photo)

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U.S. ALCOHOL PROHIBITION BUST
U.S. Customs agents unload the 700 cases of Canadian Scotch Whiskey from the fishing trawler "Notus," which was captured by the U.S. Coast Guard off Montauk Point, Long Island, N.Y., Feb. 23, 1931. (AP Photo)

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George Bernard Shaw

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George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw, the Irish dramatist, seldom gets a thrill, but he had one a short time after this photograph was taken at Cape Town, South Africa on Feb. 23, 1932, where he experienced his first airplane ride, and liked it. He is being assisted into the plane. (AP Photo)

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President Franklin Roosevelt and Franklin D.Jr. Father Son Talking
President Roosevelt is shown in an informal moment on Feb. 23, 1935 as he chats with his son, Franklin, D., Jr., in train at Cambridge, Mass., before leaving for Hyde Park, N.Y. The president attended young Franklin’s initiation into fly club at Harvard. (AP Photo)

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Jesse Owens
Ohio State University sprinter Jesse Owens, second from left, dashes to a new world's record of 6.6 seconds in the 60-meter event in the semifinals of the National A.A.U. Indoor Track and Field Championships at Madison Square Garden in New York, Feb. 23, 1935. Owens' record time was equaled in the final heat by Columbia's Ben Johnson, who won the event. From left to right are: Sam Maniaci, Columbia; Owens; Hunter Russell, University of Illinois and Ralph Metcalfe, Marquette, the defending champion. (AP Photo/John Rooney)

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FDR 1936
President Franklin D. Roosevelt and first lady Eleanor Roosevelt, and the president's mother, Sara Roosevelt, second from left, sit by fireside in their Hyde Park home, Feb. 23, 1936. (AP Photo)

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India Nizam of Hyderabad
His exalted highness the Nizam of Hyderabad, in his Jubilee robes shown in India,on Feb. 23, 1937. These are the same robes he used for his accession in 1911. The pearl-and-diamond headdress is said to be worth £100,000, whilst other jewellery he wears on state occasions has been valued at a million pounds. (AP Photo)

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FDR 1936
President Franklin D. Roosevelt and his two sons, Franklin, Jr., (center) and John, right, are shown as they left the Fly Club, Harvard's most exclusive club in Cambridge, Mass., Feb. 23, 1936, after the president had celebrated the club's centennial and witnessed John's initiation into membership. (AP Photo)

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Philippines Manila Children's Day
The 33rd International Eucharistic congress was held from February 3 to 7. Dennis Cardinal Daugherty of Philadelphia represented the Pope as papal legate. An aerial view of Children's Day at the Manila Eucharistic Congress, on Feb. 23, 1937, showing white-robed masses of children surrounding the Eucharistic altar. (AP Photo)

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England Women's Auxiliary Fire Brigade
Members of the Women’s Auxiliary Fire Service, formed to assist the regular fire bridge in case of national emergency, paraded, February 23 at the London Fire Brigade headquarters, Albert Embankment. Two members of two women’s auxiliary fire service receiving an emergency call, and taking notes of instructions during their parade held at the London Fire Brigade headquarters, on Feb. 23, 1939. (AP Photo)

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England King George VI and Queen Elizabeth
Britain's King George VI and Queen Elizabeth concluded their visit to the north of England with a visit to the special areas in Durham. The King and Queen arriving at the Hamsterly instructional centre, England, on Feb. 23, 1939, when they saw men who have been unemployed for some time undergoing instruction. (AP Photo)

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London Air Raid Shelter Erecting
Londoners are scheduled to receive their steel shelters against air raids from the government. So, when you receive your package containing the steel parts, a bag of nuts and bolts, and a spanner, you proceed to erect the shelter. Arch sections having been placed, and the end sheets inserted so as to form an entrance at the far end and an emergency exit nearest the camera, the excavated earth is shoveled back as a protective layer. The picture is of the first household shelter to be installed in the London area, on Feb. 23, 1939. (AP Photo)

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Eric Boon

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Boxing Eric Boon defeats Arthur Danahar
Eric Boon, British lightweight champion, retrained his title by defeating Arthur Danahar on a technical knockout in the fourteenth round at the Harringay Arena, London, on Feb. 23, 1939. Eric Boon with the Lonsdale belt after being awarded the verdict over Danahar. (AP Photo)

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Winston Churchill
These British sailors seem pretty glad to get an autograph from the Boss, Winston Churchill, first lord of the British admiralty, who mingled with men from the cruisers Ajax and Exeter during the celebration, Feb. 23, 1940 in London. Churchill (with cigar) was on hand to welcome home the men who helped drive the German pocked battleship, Admiral Graf Spee, to? suicide last December Off Uruguay. (AP Photo)

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