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Today In History: February 3

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Mideast Yemen
A Yemeni demonstrator, center, waves his national flag during a demonstration against the government, in Sanaa, Yemen, Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011. Thousands of opponents of Yemen's government and its supporters are demonstrating in the capital and other cities a day after the president pledged not to seek another term in office. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

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AP Explains Frozen Niagara Falls
FILE - This Feb. 3, 1951 file photo shows a wall of ice on part of Niagara Falls in New York. Although it appears frozen, the water never actually stops flowing underneath. (AP Photo)

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WWII England Island Fort
Island Forts are used by the British to protect East Coast shipping from aircraft on Feb. 3, 1944. They are commissioned as H.M. ships, each consists of two concrete towers, 50 feet high, connected by a steel superstructure on which the Anti Aircraft guns and equipment are mounted. The mess decks are in the towers, with a store room and magazine below. The armament is manned by Royal Marines, the guns and equipment are supplied by the Army. (AP Photo)

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U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE

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WWII U.S. AIR RAID BERLIN
An airborne B-17 Flying Fortress of the U.S. Army Eighth Air Force passes over Berlin, Germany, on Feb. 3, 1945. This plane was one of a force of 1,000 planes which unloaded 2,500 tons of bombs on the German capital during the Allied air raid in World War II. (AP Photo)

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Lauren Bacall

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Lauren Bacall
Actress Lauren Bacall at the Gotham Hotel in New York on Feb. 3, 1945. (AP Photo/ John Lindsay)

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WWII England Flying Fortress Hells Angels
It is usually the famous who do the autographing, but GI's swarm all over Hells Angels at a U.S. airdrome in England on Feb. 3, 1944, to put their names on the Flying Fortress before its take-off for the United States and a tour of aircraft assembly and other war plants. Hells Angels, one of the most famous Fortresses in the U.S. Army 8th Air Force, has made 49 raids, dropping more than a quarter of a million pounds of bombs on enemy territory and fighting through many battles with Nazi planes. (AP Photo)

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Babe Ruth And Wife 1948
Babe Ruth waves goodbye to friends at Pennsylvania Station in New York, Feb. 3, 1948 before he and wife Claire departed by train for Florida for a month's vacation. (AP Photo/Harry Harris)

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KKK DEMONSTRATION 1948
Members of the Ku Klux Klan, wearing traditional white hoods and robes, march in single file around the town square in Swainsboro, Ga., Feb. 3, 1948. The Klansmen made their way to the Emanuel County Courthouse lawn where they burned a cross. (AP Photo)

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England Penzance Wolf Rock Lighthouse
The Wolf Rock Lighthouse, Penzance, on Feb. 3, 1948, which has been pounded by heavy gales for many days. (AP Photo)

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Flowers for Ingrid Bergman
A bicycle messenger enters the grounds of the Villa Margherita clinic in Rome on Feb. 3, 1950 with a large bunch of flowers for Swedish film actress Ingrid Bergman, who gave birth to a son on February 2. The bouquet ribbon is inscribed “Mamma Papa.” (AP Photo)

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Vietnam
A Chinese fisherman at work in submerged rice field near Saigon, Feb. 3, 1951. (AP Photo/Levy)

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Billy Graham
The Rev. Billy Graham preaches in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Feb. 3, 1952. (AP Photo)

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Dating Service
Alfred Mederer, 27, a newsreel photographer on the lookout for a mate, watches Siglinde Fendt, 19, on the screen in the privacy of the "Ethos" Studio in Munich, Germany, Feb. 3, 1952. (AP Photo/Heinrich Sanden Sr.)

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Korean War
A steak of light crosses otherwise darkened face of Pfc. Valdemar Espinoza, U.S. 40th division infantryman, as he holds his M1 rifle from edge of sheltered bunker on Korean central front on Feb. 3, 1952. Espinoza is from Los Angeles, Calif. (453 Betty Ave.). (AP Photo/George Sweers)

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Princess Margaret
Princess Margaret, making a month-long tour of the Caribbean, waves to throngs gathered around the balcony of the Town Hall in Port of Spain, Trinidad on Feb. 3, 1955. Prior to the ovation, Queen Elizabeth II’s younger sister had addressed the throng. (AP Photo)

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Princess Margaret in West Indies
Britain’s Princess Margaret waves from jeep to crowds lining the route as she tours the streets of Port of Spain, Trinidad on Feb. 3, 1955. Crowd of about 80,000 persons turned out to see the princess and hear her speech. (AP Photo)

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ANTON SAILER

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SAILER WINS THREE OLYMPIC GOLDS 1956
Austria's Anton Sailer holds up three fingers to signify the three gold medals he has won at the seventh Winter Olympic Games, in Cortina, Italy, on Feb.3, 1956. Sailer won the men's downhill, giant and special slaloms. (AP Photo/Staff/Nolde)

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BUDDY HOLLY
American rock and roll singer, songwriter and guitarist Buddy Holly is shown in 1959 at an unknown location. Holly, born Charles Hardin Holley in 1936 in Lubbock, Texas, died in a plane crash on Feb. 3, 1959. (AP Photo)

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Buddy Holly
Buddy Holly shown in 1956, 22, was killed in a plane crash northwest of Mason City, Iowa. Holly was a Rock ‘N Roll singing star. (AP Photo)

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APTOPIX Obit Dick Clark
FILE - In this Feb. 3, 1959 file photo, Dick Clark selects a record in his station library in Philadelphia. Clark, the television host who helped bring rock `n' roll into the mainstream on "American Bandstand," died Wednesday, April 18, 2012 of a heart attack. He was 82. (AP Photo/File)

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Aviation U.S. Accidents American Airline 1959
Body of woman of about 50 washed ashore by tide and currents of New York's east river, lies at foot of white's boatyard on the Bronx side of the River. She was one of the victims of crash on Feb. 3, 1959 of the huge American Airlines Turbo-jet plane as it was attempting landing at La Guardia Airport. In background are rails for launching boats. (AP Photo)

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Aviation; U.S. Accidents; American Airline 1959
Police emergency squad members hoist body of victim in crash of American Airlines Plane late on Feb. 3, 1959 to New York Pier. Other bodies plucked from the strong icy currents of the east river lie on stern of the police launch. Plane, carrying 72, smashed to pieces on water as it tried to land in Fog and drizzle at La Guardia Field, New York. (AP Photo)

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Aviation Plane Accidents US American Airline 1959
Salvaging pieces of death plane diver climbs over barge into east river off Rikers Island, as tail section of American Airlines Plane Sticks out of water where Plane crashed in New York on Feb. 4, 1959. The huge Turbo-Jet carrying 73 persons crashed into the River just before midnight Feb.3 while heading in for a landing at La Guardia Field. There are only eight known survivors. Operations were underway to recover the wreckage of the plane. (AP Photo)

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African American Integration Schools VA 1959
Norview Senior High School students gather in their cafeteria for their first lunch since the school opened on an integrated basis in Norfolk, Virginia on Feb. 3, 1959. Seated next to the white students, who are unidentified, are four African American pupils, left to right are Olivia Driver, Johnnie Rouse, Delores Johnson and Carol Wellington. (AP Photo)

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