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Today In History: February 4

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Oscars-Impossible Dream
FILE--In this Feb. 4, 1974 file photo, a streaker appears on stage surprising David Niven, right, who isn't quite sure what's happening behind him, as the man later identified as Robert Opel, unexpectedly crosses the stage near the end of the Academy Awards show in Los Angeles. What are TV viewers seeking from their annual Oscar fix? The same thing they want from movies: drama, comedy, sex, slapstick, glamour and romance. This year's Oscarcast airs Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at 8 p.m. EST on ABC. (AP Photo, File)

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ROSA PARKS

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ROSA PARKS
Rosa Parks smiles during a ceremony where she received the Congressional Medal of Freedom in Detroit, Mich., Nov. 28, 1999. Parks, whose refusal to give up her bus seat to a white man sparked the modern civil rights movement, died of natural causes in her Detroit home Monday, Oct. 24, 2005, she was 92. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

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WWII England New Gas Mask
The Ministry of Home Security announces that a new anti-gas respirator will shortly be issued to persons who are unable to wear any ordinary type of gas mask. The new type of anti-gas helmet, Feb. 4, 1941. (AP Photo)

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WWII South America
U.S. Navy, in air over Baja California, Feb. 4, 1942. (AP Photo)

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Cecilia Colledge

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Switzerland Cecilia Colledge
Cecilia Colledge, the British ice-skater, on tip-toe on the Castell ice rink in the Engadin, Switzerland, on Feb. 4, 1937. (AP Photo)

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Franklin D Roosevelt

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1932 Winter Olympics
New York Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt shakes hands with captain J. A. Stevens, the American Olympic captain, at right, just before the start of the Olympic events at Lake Placid, N.Y., February 4, 1932. Gov. Roosevelt extended a formal welcome to 335 athletes from seventeen nations at the opening of the Winter Olympic games. (AP Photo)

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Guatemala Earthquake 1976
Women, residents of San Pedro Sacatepequez, walk up a hill carrying belongings they have salvaged amid the rubble of their village, on Feb.9, 1976. San Pedro was heavily damaged by a massive earthquake, last week. (AP Photo)

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Guatemala Earthquake 1976
Refugees huddle in the street, in Guatemala City, on Feb. 4, 1976, after a major earthquake struck the capitol killing an estimated two thousand people. (AP Photo)

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Guatemala Earthquake 1976
An elderly woman and some children sit on a street in Guatemala City, on Feb. 5, 1976, after their home was destroyed in an earthquake. (AP Photo)

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Athenaeum Dinner Einstein
Group gathered at the Athenaeum dinner in Pasadena, Calif., to pay honor to Albert Einstein, Feb. 4, 1931. Seated from left: Robert A. Millikan, Dr. Einstein, A.A. Michelson and Dr. William Wallace Campbell. Standing, from left: Dr. Charles St. Johns, Dr. Walter Mayor, Dr. Edwin F. Hubble, Dr. William B. Munro, Dr. Richard C. Tolman, Mr. Allan C. Balch, Dr. Walker S. Adams and Mr. Russell B. Holland. (AP Photo)

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Jacob Epstein

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Jacob Epstein Genesis Sculpture
Sculptor Jacob Epstein with his new piece named Genesis which is calved in marble on Feb. 4, 1931. It will shortly go on display at the Leicester Galleries, England. (AP Photo)

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WHITE HOUSE JC PENNEY
J.C. Penney, right, stands with his son, Kimball, outside the White House after calling on President Herbert Hoover in Washington, D.C., Feb. 4, 1932. (AP Photo)

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Gov. Franklin Roosevelt
Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt of New York extended a formal welcome to 335 athletes from seventeen nations at the opening of the Winter Olympic Games at Lake Placid, New York, Feb. 4, 1932. Roosevelt is shown shaking hands with Captain J.A. Stevens, the American Olympic captain, just before the start of the Olympic events. (AP Photo)

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Marchers for relief of the unemployed
Marchers as they arrive at City Hall in Richmond, Va., on Feb. 4, 1933, to make their demands to the mayor for the relief of the unemployed. Abe Tompkins, right, leading the march. (AP Photo)

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SPAIN CIVIL WAR LINCOLN BRIGADE
A group of Americans known as the Abraham Lincoln Brigade, returning from fighting fascists in Spain, pose with the flag and their mascot on the deck of the S.S. President Harding, Feb. 4, 1939. (AP Photo/Fred H. Mann)

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Ivan Maisky

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London Ivan Maisky
Ivan Maisky, the Russian Ambassador in London, was amongst those who presented their credentials to the King at Buckingham Palace. Ivan Maisky, the Russian Ambassador, leaving the Russian Embassy in Kensington Palace Gardens for Buckingham Palace, London, on Feb. 4, 1937. (AP Photo)

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Southampton Liner Queen Mary
British liner Queen Mary is moved away from the dock by tugs at Southampton, on Feb. 4, 1939, as she prepares to sail to New York. (AP Photo)

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WWII So America Central America W Indies Mexican Forces
Mexican infantrymen at attention at camp in Baja California, Mexico Feb. 4, 1942. (AP Photo)

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WWII So America Central America W Indies Mexican Forces
Section of Mexican troops stationed somewhere in Baja California, Mexico Feb. 4, 1942. (AP Photo)

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WWII So America Central America W Indies Mexican Forces
Carrying full equipment, a section of soldiers of the army of General Lazaro Cardenas guarding the Pacific Coast of Mexico goes through a drill at a camp somewhere in Baja California, Mexico Feb. 4, 1942. Defenses of Mexico and the United States are being coordinated under a joint agreement. (AP Photo)

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WWII: Unidentified areas South Pacific
Soldiers stationed at anti-aircraft, balloon and infantry posts gathered before a giant Army bomber somewhere in the Pacific Northwest while Father J.J. Dolan, right, first lieutenant and chaplain, conducted morning mass at a large airfield on Feb. 4, 1942. (AP Photo)

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WWII Italy Fifth Army
Allied forces marching inland across the Italian plains near the point of their amphibious landing in Italy on Feb. 4, 1944. (AP Photo)

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Gen. Ira C. Eaker

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WWII Thunderbolt P-47 Aircraft
Four P-47 aircraft fly in formation above the clouds on Feb. 4, 1944. These long-range Thunderbolt fighters are now operating with the strategic bomber force. (AP Photo)

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The Bunny Hug
The "Bunny Hug", first presented by the original castles, Vernon and Irene, some quarter of a century past, has been revived and revised by Mario and Floria, Dance team currently appearing at the St. Regis Hotel Iridium Room, Feb. 4, 1945 in New York. In the heel and Toe movement, a rapid step, partners face front for eight counts. At left, Mario and Floria, at right: Irene and Vernon Castle. The "Bunny Hug" starts with left foot walk eight counts and kick back with bright legs at even balance on the eighth count. (AP Photo)

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