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Today In History: February 25

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Sonny Liston + 1

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Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali
Muhammad Ali, or Cassius Clay as he was known at the time, whips a right to the head of ducking champ Sonny Liston during the first round of the heavyweight title fight in Miami Beach, Fla., Feb. 25, 1964. (AP Photo)

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Prague Mass Demonstration
A massed crowd that gathered in Vaclavske Namesti, in Prague, on Feb. 25, 1948, to listen to Communist Premier Klement Gottwald announce the new Communist cabinet. (AP Photo)

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J.P. MORGAN
Banker, philanthropist and founder of U.S. Steel, J.P. Morgan, Sr., is photographed in New York City in 1904. (AP Photo)

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Figure Skaters Memorial
Rev. John W. Ellison of the Church of the Epiphany in Winchester, Mass., Feb. 25, 1961, conducts the memorial service for Maribel Vinson Owen and her skating champion daughters, Maribel and Laurence, killed in a tragic airline crash. Friends, neighbors, athletes, townspeople and dignitaries filled the church for the simple Episcopal service. (AP Photo/Bill Chaplis)

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Babe Ruth
Famed New York Yankee Herman "Babe" Ruth at pleasant hunt at Chester , New York on Feb. 25, 1935. (AP Photo)

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Lenin's Tomb
The mausoleum of Lenin, dead premier of the Bolsheviks, above the grave which was blasted out of the frozen ground beside the walls of the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia on Feb. 25, 1924. (AP Photo)

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WWII: Ships/Sailors
John Lowe, 21, of Manchester, England, left, and Derek Jones, Colchester, England, were hitch-hiking their way from New York City to Tulsa, Oklahoma on Feb. 25, 1943, to see some real Native Americans and the latter loaned them the gear. (AP Photo)

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Prague Mass Demonstration
Demonstrators are seen passing the statue of St. Wenceslas, St. Vaclav, coming from the Vinohrady District of Prague, on Feb. 25, 1948, to listen to Communist Premier Klement Gottwald announce the new Communist cabinet. Over 250,000 massed to listen to the Premier. (AP Photo)

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Nikita Khrushchev + 4

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RUSSIA COMMUNISM KHRUSHCHEV
Nikita Khrushchev, First Secretary of the Soviet Communist Party, addresses the opening session of the party's 20th congress in Moscow, Russia, Feb. 14, 1956. (AP Photo)

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Tennessee Williams Funeral
Pall bearers carry the casket of playwright Tennessee Williams from the St. Louis Cathedral after his funeral, March 5, 1983. About 1,200 mourners attended the service. (AP Photo/James A. Finley)

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People Poor U.S. Tennessee 1937 Family
Back in Memphis is Dave Sweatman, 72-year-old “human horse.” And he hauled back his family and all their possessions in his wagon on Feb. 25, 1937. Sweatman drew the wagon into this city from Tulsa, Oklahoma and since then he’s wandered over the state of Tennessee, always playing the part of a horse. If he doesn’t find work here he wants no relief—he may “go to Mississippi and try farming.” (AP Photo)

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Joe E. Brown

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Los Angeles Joe E. Brown and Martha Raye
Joe E. Brown, the cavern-mouthed screen comedian, and Martha Raye, film singer and actress also noted for her big mouth, held this informal competition at the Screen Actors' Guild annual ball in Hollywood, on Feb. 25, 1937. (AP Photo)

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Corazon Aquino 1986
Opposition presidential candidate Corazon Aquino speaks before the country’s top businesswomen and told the crowd she is confident of winning the presidency in the coming election, Friday, Jan. 31, 1986, Manila, Philippines. Mrs. Aquiro faces President Ferdinand E. Marcos in the February 7 presidential election. (AP Photo/Alberto Marquez)

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President Corazon Aquino
President Corazon Aquino waves to foreign tourists and dock workers from the deck of the presidential yacht where she decided to hold her weekly cabinet meeting on Wednesday, April 23, 1986 in Manila. The 2,000-ton ship, called “Ang Pangulo” (The President), was frequently used by deposed President Ferdinand E. Marcos for parties and officials say Mrs. Aquino wants to sell it to help raise funds for her financially strepped government. At right is Information Minister Teodoro Locsin. (AP Photo/Val Rodriguez)

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WWII England Canadian Troops
The first squadron of the Royal Canadian Air Force and the first to be recruited and trained for service overseas in the present war, arrived in England, Feb. 25, 1940. The continent was met by Captain H.H. Balfour, Under-Secretary of State for Air. An overhead shot of Canadian airmen lined up on disembarkation. (AP Photo)

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Ferdinand E. Marcos wife Imelda Marcos Waving
Ferdinand E. Marcos with his wife, Imelda at his side, gestures strongly from the balcony of Malacanang Palace on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 1986 in Manila, just after taking the oath of office as President of the Philippines. Just hours later, Marcos resigned and fled to the U.S. Air Force?s Clark Air Base, 50 miles northwest of Manila, as he prepared to accept an American offer to fly him out of the Philippines. (AP Photo/Alberto Marquez)

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Thomas Edison

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USA Thomas Edison
American inventor and businessman Thomas Edison, celebrating his 81st birthday, sits at the telegraph key at Fort Myers, Florida, Feb. 25, 1928,which turned on the new lighting system in Bellingham, Washington. (AP Photo)

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W.L. Dawsey

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19th Century Typewriters
This instrument at left is the earliest manufactured typewriter in possession of the Smithsonian Institute at Washington. It was made by S.W. Francis in 1857. W.L. Dawsey, of the Smithsonian Institute, Feb. 25, 1931 is standing by the first typewriter constructed for commercial use in 1873. (AP Photo)

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Frances E. Perkins
Miss Frances Perkins, New York State Secretary of Labor, showing her in her New York City Office, Feb. 25, 1933. She is most prominently mentioned as Roosevelt’s choice for National Secretary of Labor. If she is appointed, she will be the first woman ever to hold a cabinet position in Washington. (AP Photo)

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Dorothy Lyford
Miss Dorothy Lyford of Boston off for her leap of eight feet, six and three quarter inches to break the women's world's record for the standing broad jump in the National Women's Indoor Track and Field meet at Madison Square Garden, New York City, Feb. 25, 1933. The old record, established last year by Miss Lyford, was eight feet, 6 3/16 inches. (AP Photo)

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President Franklin Roosevelt Speaking Microphone
President Roosevelt at the microphone in the White House, Washington on Feb. 25, 1935 during a recent broadcast smiles his famous smile in this exclusive informal study. Note that the infectious grin has inspired smiled on the faces of the other two men in the picture. (AP Photo)

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Franklin D. Roosevelt
President Franklin Roosevelt at the microphone in the White House, Washington on Feb. 25, 1935 during a broadcast shown in this exclusive informal study. (AP Photo)

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Bill Steincke + 7

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Saints and Sinners Club
Lewis E. Lawes, second from right, Warden of the prison in Ossining, NY, otherwise known as "Sing Sing", joins in the horseplay as a new member of the Circus Saints & Sinners Club in New York, Feb. 25, 1938. The club was formed to aid ailing and aged circus performers. The gang, left to right are: Ham Fisher, Cartoonist; Gene Buck, Novelist; McClelland Barclay, Artist; Dudley Field Malone, Lawyer; Renade Arnold, International club President; Bill Egan, Pennsylvania Stationmaster; Lawes and "Jolly Bill' Steincke. (AP Photo)

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Detroit Then And Now Photo Gallery
FILE - In this Feb. 25, 1942 file photo, a female defense worker uses a 1,200-pound drill press at the General Motors Turnstedt Plant boring holes in aluminum parts for North American Bomber. (AP Photo)

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