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Today In History: February 5

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Germany Nazi State Burial
Nazi greeting the courtege of the state burial for a policeman and a Nazi who were shot down by communists took place in Berlin, Feb. 5, 1933. (AP Photo)

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MSPI MILLENNIUM
Myrlie Evers, left, and her daughter Reena Evers-Everett celebrate the murder conviction of Bryon De La Beckwith, charged with the June 12, 1963, murder of civil rights leader Medgar Evers, in this Feb. 5, 1994, photo at the Hinds County Courthouse in Jackson, Miss. (AP Photo/Rogelio Solis)

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Lincoln Speaks
This Sunday, Feb. 5, 1865 photo made available by the Library of Congress shows President Abraham Lincoln in Washington. This image is last photo in the president's last photo session during his life. (AP Photo/Library of Congress, Alexander Gardner)

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AIRSHIP OVER NEW YORK 1927
The airship 'Los Angeles' passes the flagpole on the top of the Singer Building, centre left, in New York, on Feb. 5, 1927, during her trip from Lakehurst to New York. Picture taken from Brooklyn Bridge. (AP Photo)

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Romania Village Funeral
In the peasant villages of Romania, the custom of announcing the death of a resident to everybody is shown in this image, Feb. 5, 1928. The priest, right, leads the procession of the body, which is carried by members of the family and only married people may walk behind. (AP Photo)

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Evelyn Nesbit + 1

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Evelyn Nesbit
Evelyn Nesbit, former wife of Harry K. Thaw, announces her engagement to Prince Ivan Alexecitch Romanoff, member of the former Russian royal family, in New York, Feb. 5, 1929. (AP Photo)

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London Kid Berg
British boxer Kid Berg near his home in London, on Feb. 5, 1930. (AP Photo)

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Emperor Hirohito

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Emperor Hirohito of Japan
The Emperor Hirohito of Japan astride his favorite charger,“Hatsu-Midori” on Feb. 5, 1930. (AP Photo)

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Nazis: State Burial
A State Burial for a policeman and a Nazi, who were shot down by Communists, taking place in Berlin on Feb. 5, 1933. (AP Photo)

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Tommy Loughran

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Tommy Loughran
Tommy Loughran, Philadelphia's pride in the heavyweight ranks, tees off in the orthodox manner and puts on his best fighting scowl, Feb. 5, 1934. (AP Photo)

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Hauptmann Lindbergh 1935
From left to right are Hunterdon County Sheriff John Curtis, a state trooper, accused killer-kidnapper of the Lindbergh baby Bruno Richard Hauptmann, and Deputy Sheriff Hovey Low, in Flemington, N.J., Feb. 5, 1935, during a recess in Hauptmann's trial. (AP Photo)

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Benjamin Heier
Benjamin Heier, who testified at the Hauptmann’s trial, Feb. 5, 1935. (AP Photo)

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Harold Lloyd + 1

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Harold Lloyd and Ginger Rogers
Harold Lloyd, film comedian, got a free kiss from Ginger Rogers, dancing actress, when he successfully bid $400 for her doll at a flood relief benefit given by Los Angeles Shriners in Los Angeles on Feb. 5, 1937. Here’s Harold, minus his “specs,” collecting. (AP Photo)

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England Walter Runciman
Walter Runciman, President of the Board of Trade and with his wife Hilda Runciman, in England, on Feb. 5, 1937. (AP Photo)

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Sinio-Japanese War China Attrocities
This Nanking boy had been manhandled, being cut about the face and burned by something inflammable being thrown upon him on Feb. 5, 1938. (AP Photo)

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Sino Japan War China Japan Atrocity
Photo shows Japanese occupation of Nanking leaves death in its wake at Shanghai, China, on Feb. 5, 1938. Chinese woman surveying remains of her family, all of whom met death during Japanese occupation of Nanking, allegedly victims of Japanese soldiery. (AP Photo)

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George Lansbury

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England George Lansbury
British politican George Lansbury is working on a book, My guest for Peace, recoding impressions gathered during his visits to Europe and America during which he met President Roosevelt, Adolf Hitler,Benito Mussolini, Van Zeeland and Leon Blum, and many other leading statesmen. George Lansbury at work on his book at his home in Bow, London, on Feb. 5, 1938. (AP Photo)

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J. Edger Hoover

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J. Edger Hoover
J. Edger Hoover, Chief of the Federal Bureau of investigation, wearing hat & overcoat leaving White House in Washington, Feb. 5, 1937 after lunching with President F.D. Roosevelt. (AP Photo)

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King George VI + 1

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King and Queen visit Aldershot
Britain's King George VI accompanied by Queen Elizabeth reviewing the troops as they attended the dedication of the new west wing of St. Andrews Presbyterian Church in Aldershot, England on Feb. 5, 1939. (AP Photo/Staff/Puttnam)

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John Schick
John Schick, Ohio State Center, is shown in an overtime contest with Minnesota, when the Buckeyes won, 31-20, Feb. 5, 1939. (AP Photo)

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Pamela Harriman + 1

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OBIT BRITAIN FRANCE HARRIMAN
FILE--U.S. Ambassador to France Pamela Harriman, then Pamela Digby, and her first husband Randolph Churchill, son of Britain's World War II Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill, leave St. John's Church in London's Smith Square after their wedding on October 4 1939. Harriman, 76, died Wednesday Feb, 5, 1997, after falling ill with an undetermined illness at the Ritz Hotel in Paris on Monday night Feb. 3, 1997, according to an announcement by her chief aide.(AP Photo/File)

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WWII Europe Finland Destruction
Firefighters work furiously to subdue a fire in a Finnish town that started by Soviet incendiary bombs which were dropped during Russian air raids on Feb. 5, 1940. Snow on the ground increases the difficulty of the work, as the water freezes as soon as it reaches the ruined walls on which the hoses are played (AP Photo)

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Fulgencio Batista + 1

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Cuba Batista And Messersmith 1941
George Messersmith, American ambassador to Cuba, and Cuban President Fulgencio Batista, shown Feb. 5, 1941, location unknown. (AP Photo)

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CHARLES HOWARD + 2

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SEABISCUIT OWNER HOWARD WHEELER
Retired racehorse Seabiscuit is led by owner Charles Howard in front of a lifesize bronze statue of the Thoroughbred by sculptor Hulette "Tex" Wheeler, left, in the east grandstand gardens at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Ca., on Feb. 5, 1941. The statue will be unveiled Feb. 6. (AP Photo)

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