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Today In History: February 6

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Alain Calmet

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1968 Winter Olympics
Former Olympic figure skater, Alain Calmet of France, is seen after lighting the Olympic Flame during the opening ceremony of the 1968 Winter Olympics in Grenoble, Feb. 6, 1968. (AP Photo)

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ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL

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ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL
A portrait of Alexander Graham Bell, February 6, 1912. (AP Photo)

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Irish Free State
Photo shows a train passenger looking over wreckage caused by Irish rebels and incidentally getting a light from the still burning timbers, Feb. 6, 1923, Dublin, Ireland. (AP Photo)

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Ireland Cosgrave Honorary Degree
President William T. Cosgrave of the Irish Free State, second right, receives an Honorary Degree from Archbishop Curley, second left, at the Catholic University, in Dublin, Ireland, Feb. 6, 1928. President of the University Bishop Shahan, right, watches the presentation. (AP Photo)

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Grand Duchess Anastasia

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Grand Duchess Anastasia
Unidentified woman in bed in the Mommsen Sanitorium in Berlin, Germany Feb. 6, 1928. There are claims the "mystery woman" may be Anastasia, the Grand Duchess of Russia, daughter of the late Czar Nicholas II. (AP Photo)

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CHARLIE CHAPLIN M ...

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CHAPLIN CITY OF LIGHTS PREMIERE
Charlie Chaplin is escorted by police security as he arrives at the film premiere of his movie "City Lights" in New York City on Feb. 6, 1931. At right is Millicent Hearst, wife of publisher William Randolph Hearst. (AP Photo)

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

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Franklin D. Roosevelt
Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt of New York, and four other members of the Executive Committee of the Governors' conference, meet in the Executive Mansion in Albany, New York, Feb. 6, 1932, to plan for the annual meeting of the state executives in Richmond, Va. The meeting this year will have more than ordinary significance, since it will come at a time when the presidential nominations are looming close on the horizon. From left to right are: Governor Norman S. Case, Rhode Island, chairman; Gov. Roosevelt; former Gov. Cary Hardee of Florida; Gov. John G. Pollard of Virginia; and Gov. George H. Dern of Utah. (AP Photo)

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George Herman Ruth + 4

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Yankees Ruth 40th Birthday 1934
Babe Ruth and his family celebrate his 40th birthday at their home in New York, Feb. 6, 1934. The family is shown around the piano singing "Happy Birthday," from left to right: daughter Dorothy, wife Claire, the Babe, and at the piano is daughter Julia. (AP Photo)

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U.S. New York NY sky line
It isn?t very often that the photographer gets a ?shot? like this one, since New York may rarely is filled with ice, but Feb. 6, 1934 exception. The photo was taken just battery, and the sky-line of lower Manhattan is shown against a background of floating ice, from New York?s rivers. (AP Photo)

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Babe Ruth + 1

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Yankees Babe Ruth
Nearing the end of his New York Yankees career, Babe Ruth poses while celebrating his 39th birthday at home in New York, February 1934. Usually cited as the greatest baseball player ever, his prodigious achievements on the field and his outsize persona everywhere else made him a transcendent figure, the first true American sports superstar and a cultural icon. Confusion surrounding Ruth's birthdate meant that he was either 39 or 40. His birthdate is usually listed as Feb. 6, 1985, but for years, Ruth believed he had been born Feb. 7, 1984. (AP Photo)

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Princess Elizabeth + 2

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UK ROYALS
Princess Elizabeth is seen in the Duchess's box at the "Dick Whittington" pantomime at the Lyceum Theater, Feb. 6, 1935. Princess Elizabeth and her little sister Princess Margaret Rose went with their mother Elizabeth, the Duchess of York, to the pantomime. (AP Photo)

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Charles Lindbergh Trial
Mrs. Bertha Hoff (left), Augusta Mile and Miss Margarethe Hedwig helper, bookkeeper for the late Isidor Fisch on Feb. 6, 1935. Fisch is a German friend and business associate of Bruno Hauptmann. Hauptman is on trial for the kidnap-murder of Charles Lindbergh's son. No other caption information given. (AP Photo)

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Charles Lindbergh Trial
Sam Streppone being questioned by Edward J. Reilly, chief defense cousel for Bruno Hauptmann on Feb. 6, 1935. Hauptmann is accused of the kidnap-murder of Charles Lindbergh's son. (AP Photo)

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Elizabeth Margaret Rose

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England Princesses at Pantomime
Britain's Prince Albert, The Duke of York and Lady Elizabeth Bowes Lyon, the Duchess of York took their daughters, Princess Elizabeth, centre front, and Princess Margaret Rose, front left, to a matinee performance of the Dick Whittington Pantomime at the Lyceum Theatre, London on Feb. 6, 1935. (AP Photo/Staff/Puttnam)

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Windsor Castle 1936
A view of the entrance and towers of Windsor Castle showing the flag at half mast for King George V, on February 6, 1936. (AP Photo/Robert Rider)

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1936 Winter Olympics
Members of the U.S. Olympic teams march behind the American flag into the ski stadium in the snow during opening ceremonies of the IV Winter Olympic Games in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, Feb. 6, 1936. There are 668 athletes participating from 28 nations. (AP Photo)

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NYC TRIBOROUGH BRIDGE
This aerial view, looking south, shows the progress being made on the Triborough Bridge in New York City, Feb. 6, 1936. Beginning in Queens the bridge spans Hell Gate, south of the railroad bridge, to Wards Island, and then across Little Hell Gate to Randall's Island, where the construction now ends, below. The bridge will be continued over to the Bronx with an extension running over the East River on the right to Manhattan, a section of which is shown on upper and extreme right. (AP Photo)

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Otto von Bismark

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German Prince lands in England
Prince Otto von Bismark of Germany is seen on arrival in Southampton, England, on Feb. 6, 1936. (AP Photo/Wool)

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GERMAN CRUISER LAUNCHED
The launch of the new German heavy cruiser, named 'Admiral Hipper', at Hamburg Docks, Germany, Feb. 6, 1937, by Admiral Erich Raeder. The ship was named .in memory of Admiral Franz Von Hipper, the commander of the German cruisers at the Battle of Jutland . (AP Photo)

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George Herman Ruth + 5

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Yankees Ruth Birthday 1937
Babe Ruth, retired Yankees' great, celebrates his 43rd birthday with his family, from left to right: daughters Dorothy, Julia, Ruth's mother-in-law Carry Merritt, his wife Claire, and Ruth, Feb. 6, 1937, at their home in New York. Dog is unidentified. (AP Photo/Anthony Camerano)

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Spanish Civil War American Volunteers 1937
Eighty-three Americans arrived at the Gare St. Lazare, Feb. 6, 1937 in Paris from Havre, on their way to join the government ranks in Spain to fight the fascists. Some of the American volunteers are shown marching up the platform on their arrival this morning. (AP Photo)

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Benito Mussolini + 4

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Italy Rome Benito Mussolini
Italian dictator Benito Mussolini's eldest son, Vittorio, was married to Orsola Buvoli in St. Joseph's Church, Rome, on Feb. 6, 1937. The whole of the Mussolini family attended the ceremony. Mussolioni with the bride's mother, Signora Buvoli, on his arm leaving St. Peter's. Behind is Mussolini's wife, Donna Rachele Mussolini, in belt, with Count Ciano, head just visible, and Ciano's wife, Signora Edda Mussolini Ciano, carrying bag, behind. (AP Photo)

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PETE MILLER GEORG ...

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U.S. MENS NATIONAL SPEED SKATING
Members of the men's speed skating Olympic team pose at La Crose, Wis., Feb. 6, 1939, where they competed in the National Speed Skating Championships, Feb. 4 and 5. From left are, coach Pete Miller of Chicago, Ill.; George Shimek of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Bert Lamb of Milwaukee; Al Kucera of Chicago; Leo Freisinger of Chicago; unidentified; Ed Schroeder of Chicago; and manager W.P. Hodous of Cleveland. (AP Photo)

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Rose Lamartine Yates

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Suffragette Anniversary Rose Lamartine Yates
Rose Lamartine Yates, one of the survivors of the famous women's suffragette campaign of nearly thirty years ago in Great Britain, met with fellow campaigners on Feb. 6, 1939 at the Westminster Hotel, London to celebrate the twenty-first anniversary of their victory. Votes for women were granted in 1918. The gathering was attended by nearly 170 women, and a few men. Rose Lamertine-Yates who had more sticks and tomatoes thrown at her than any other speaker during four years of speaking on Wimbledon Common. (AP Photo/Staff/Puttnam)

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