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Today In History: February 7

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Obit Tasnadi
** FILE **The Beatles face the media on their arrival at JFK airport in New York in this Feb. 7, 1964, file photo taken by Associated Press photographer Charles Tasnadi. Tasnadi, who braved minefields and barbed wire to escape communist Hungary and went on to spend three decades as a top Associated Press photographer, died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008, following a stroke. Famed for his skills as a photographer and revered as a great gentleman, Tasnadi was born Karoly Tasnadi on March 1, 1925 in Ajka, Hungary. (AP Photo/Charles Tasnadi, file)

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Smedley Butler And Charles Hill 1927
U.S. Marines Brig. Gen. Smedley Butler, right, watches the Marines embark at San Diego Harbor with Col. Charles S. Hill, Feb. 7, 1927. (AP Photo)

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Romania Queen Marie
Queen Marie of Romania leaves a church, somewhere in Romania after a requiem mass for her late husband King Ferdinand I, Feb. 7, 1928. (AP Photo)

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New York City Demonstrations and Riots
When this young lady, being escorted out of City Hall Park in New York City by a policeman on Feb. 7, 1930, came to call on Mayor Walker, she headed a large body of unemployed men and women carrying banners. None of them succeeded in parading into City Hall, as police dispersed the band very quickly. Unemployment insurance and work wore the chief demands made by the banners. (AP Photo)

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Russia Zanner Glacier
A group of climbers on the Zanner Glacier in Russia around Feb. 7, 1931. (AP Photo)

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Russia Landworkers Meeting
Kasak, left, and Sibirjak who are two Russian land-workers at their first meeting regarding the Five Year Plan around Feb. 7, 1931 in Russia. (AP Photo)

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Otto Klemperer

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Conductor Otto Klemperer
Conductor Otto Klemeperer around Feb. 7, 1933. (AP Photo)

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Hindenburg Viewing Demonstration
President Paul von Hindenburg (in window at left), viewing demonstration in front of the chancellery in Berlin on Feb. 7, 1933, following the spread of the news of his appointment of Adolf Hitler, Nazi leader, as the new chancellor. (AP Photo)

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Eleanor Roosevelt
Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, wife of the President, sews a label in a hat as she established the use of the NRA (National Recovery Act) code for the millinery Industry in New York, Feb. 7, 1934. Approximately 140,000,000 labels will be required by the industry this year. (AP Photo)

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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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USA San Francisco Bay
San Francisco Bay, USA, on Feb. 7, 1934. (AP Photo)

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FRANCE BABE RUTH FAMILY
American baseball player Babe Ruth, center, is shown with his wife, Claire Ruth, right, and their daughter Julia after his arrival this afternoon at Croydon airport in London, England, Feb. 7, 1935. Ruth arrived by air from Paris where he was vacationing. (AP Photo)

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Bruno Richard Hauptmann Trial
This is a copy of the photograph shown Dr. E.M. Hudson at the trial of Bruno Hauptmann in Flemington, New Jersey, Feb. 7, 1935. showing the well-known rail 16 in which he claimed to have seen only one nail-hole when he examined it shortly after the kidnapping of the Lindbergh baby. The prosecution, by questions asked the finger-print expert, implied that the original of this photo was made in March, 1932, after the discovery of the crime. The two nail-holes not used for the rungs can be seen beside the knot. (AP Photo)

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Investigations Hearings Unions
Senator A.H. Vandenberg, left, of Michigan, gets a finger wagged in his direction by B. Manning, Chairman of the boards of the cord corporation and the New York shipbuilding corporation, at the senate munitions rearing in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 7, 1935. Vandenberg intimated that the cord corporation was informed, that public works money would be available for a naval shipbuilding program before officials of the corporation bought the New York shipbuilding corporation. (AP Photo)

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Charles Lindbergh kidnap trial
Looking pale and weak, Walter Manley, of the Bronx, N.Y. and his daughter, Anne (both shown) came to Flemington, New Jersey on Feb. 7, 1935 in order for Manley to testify he Saw Bruno Richard Hauptmann in a Bronx bakery on the night of the fatal Lindbergh baby kidnapping. Manley left a sickbed to come to Hauptmann’s trial. (AP Photo)

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Sharecroppers
Sharecroppers demanded relief the Federal Government in Harrisburg, Arkansas on Feb. 7, 1935. They named a committee to present their plea. The Southern Tenant Farmers Union has said the government’s cotton reduction program was causing eviction of tenants. (AP Photo/JS)

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German Government Air Officials Trans Atlantic Service
On an official mission from the German Government to discuss the possible establishment of a transatlantic air service between United States and Germany, these German air officials are shown as they arrived on Feb. 7, 1936 in New York aboard S.S. Hansa. Left to right: Martin Wronsky of the Lufthansa; Heinrich Thomas, of the Reich post, and Secretary Willy Fisch, Chief of the General Air Office in the Reich Air Navigation Ministry they will proceed to Washington. (AP Photo/JS)

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LOS ANGELES NEW COAST TRAINS
Four of the six new stream line locomotives that will operate between Los Angeles and San Francisco, in Los Angeles, Ca., Feb. 7, 1937. They have a top speed of 90 miles per hour. (AP Photo)

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Grace Moore

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Arizona Grace Moore
American opera star Grace Moore, with her pedigree Dachshund when she returned from a holiday in Arizona, on Feb. 7, 1937. The dog, Emil II won a prize at a Berlin Dog Show, and was presented to Miss Moore by her Attorney Milton Diamond. . (AP Photo)

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Sonja Henie

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USA Sonja Henie
Sonja Henie, ice skating star in happy mood, shown Feb. 7, 1938, after completing “Happy Landing” spectacular musical picture, in the 20th Century –Fox studios. (AP Photo)

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France Spanish Refugees
Since the frontier at Le Perthus, on the Pyrenean border, was re-opened, Spanish Republican troops have continued ceaselessly to stream into France. They are made to surrender their arms and other equipment and they are then taken to huge concentration camps which are springing up some miles inside the French side of the Frontier. Entire divisions of the Catalan armies are now being accepted at all points along the border. Spanish Republican troops with their equipment entering France, on Feb. 7, 1939, at the little frontier town of Le Perthus. (AP Photo)

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WWII Britain Shells Checked
Shells being checked before being taken to the armoury for this battery, somewhere in England, , Feb. 7, 1940. (AP Photo)

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WWII France Wounded British Soldier
The war on the Western Front may not look very exciting to most people, but it's real enough to this British soldier because he's been wounded on the Western Front. He's being attended by a nurse in a French hospital, Feb. 7, 1940. (AP Photo)

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WWII France Canadian Officers
Brigadier H.D.G. Crerar, commanding officer, Canadian military headquarters in London; Brigadier G.R. Pearkes, in forage cap, of the 1st Canadian division and Major-General A.G.L. Macnaughton, Commander-in-Chief of the Canadian Expeditionary Force, in France on Feb. 7, 1940. (AP Photo)

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