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Today In History: January 1

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London New Years Eve
Revellers on New Year's Eve celebrate under the spray of one of the fountains in Trafalgar's Square, London, Jan. 1, 1969. (AP Photo/Staff/Royle)

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ROOSEVELT INAUGURATION 1929
Governor of New York Franklin D. Roosevelt, seated, is shown with his wife, Eleanor, left, and mother, Sara, after his unaugural ceremonies in New York, Jan. 1, 1929. (AP Photo)

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Governor Roosevelt 1931
Gov. Franklin D. Roosevelt is seen at his office in Albany, N.Y., following the inauguration ceremonies for his second term, Jan. 1, 1931. (AP Photo)

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Mohandas Gandhi
Boys climb a tree to get a better view of Mohandas K. Gandhi when the Indian leader addresses a crowd of more than 200,000 followers at Azad Maidan in Bombay, India, Jan. 1, 1931. (AP Photo)

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England London Amy Johnson
Female pilot Amy Johnson stands in front of her plane named Jason III, at the Stag Lane Aerodrome in Edgware, London, England before flying to China on Jan. 1, 1931. Her first day’s flight is to Berlin, thence on to Warsaw, and on to Irjutsk and China, 8,000 miles away. She says that she hates being “Earthbound”. (AP Photo)

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New York Doris Duke 1934
American tobacco heiress Doris Duke, with her escort Harry Hurt, at a New Year's Eve party in a New York club, Jan.1, 1934. (AP Photo)

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FIRST AP WIREPHOTO
The wreckage of a small plane lies in a wooded area near Morehousville, N.Y., Dec. 31, 1934 after a crash landing three days earlier. The four people aboard were reportedly not seriously injured. This photo is believed to be the first photo transmitted to Associated Press members on the AP wirephoto network, Jan. 1, 1935. (AP Photo)

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Germany Schwerin Castle
Overhead view of Schwerin Castle in Mecklenburg, Germany, on Jan. 1, 1935. (AP Photo)

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Douglas Fairbanks returns to the US
American actor Douglas Fairbanks photographed aboard the liner Aquitania in Southampton before sailing to America on January 1, 1936. (AP Photo/Wool)

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Sugar Bowl 1936
Abe Mickal, Louisiana State's ace halfback, smashes through Texas Christian's line but he couldn't bring his team victory in the Sugar Bowl Game in New Orleans, La., Jan. 1, 1936. T.C.U. won by the "baseball" score of 3-2. (AP Photo)

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Romania Country Folk Herald in New Year
In the country districts of Romania it is the custom to herald in the New Year with fetes, in which traditional dances play an important part. Romanian country folk, wearing national dress, doing a country dance during the fete, on Jan. 1, 1937, to herald in the New Year. (AP Photo)

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Cotton Bowl 1938
All American halfback, Byron, "Whizzer" White, (24) evades the entire Rice team, particularly Owl Husbands (16), and goes all the way for a touchdown, Jan. 1, 1938 in Dallas. The Whizzer had intercepted Lains short pass before the dash Rice won out 28-14. (AP Photo)

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New Years in Times Square
Rain ushered in 1938 in Times Square, New York, but that didn’t deter thousands of people from milling around in their favorite congregation spot on Jan. 1, 1938. It’s at the intersection of Broadway and Seventh Avenue looking south across West Forty-Fourth street with the old New York Times building in center background. (AP Photo)

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Spain Teruel Bomb Damage
Spanish insurgent forces are making desperate attempts to break through the Government lines at Teruel and win back the city. There is a continuous exchange of shelling and rifle fire, with Franco’s bombers working over head. View of buildings on the edge of Teruel in Spain shattered by artillery fire, with a portion of the bridge leading to the city, on Jan. 1, 1938. (AP Photo) BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE

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Austria Kurt Von Schuschigg
Dr. Kurt von Schuschigg, Chancellor of Austria, on left, skiing with his trainer Rudi Matt, during a brief holiday at St. Anton am Arlberg, in the Tyrolean Alps, Austria, on Jan. 1, 1938. (AP Photo)

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Tunisia
Air view of native town of Tunis, Tunisia on Jan. 1, 1939. (AP Photo)

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WWII MOUNTBATTEN ATS PRIVATE
Vice Admiral Lord Louis Mountbatten, Chief of Combined Operations, talks to a private in the A.T.S. at a training camp for Combined Operations in England, January 1, 1943. (AP Photo)

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WWII London Bomb Damage
Soldiers hard at work first on their immense job of clearing up the debris which litters the city streets after the great 'Fire Blitz', in London on Jan. 1, 1941. The men in this picture are working on the huge piles of rubble that cover Fore Street. (AP Photo)

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WWII London Bomb Damage
Firemen at work on a burning office building on Ludgate Hill, right in the shadow of St. Paul’s Cathedral in London on Jan. 1, 1941, a picture which demonstrates how closely the famous cathedral was menaced by the numerous fires which burned all round it during the great “Fire-Blitz”. (AP Photo)

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WWII London Blitz
Fire engines make the debris in a London street, on Jan. 1, 1941. While playing hoses from these engines on to the many fires during the great fire-blitz on Sunday night these fire engines were themselves encircled by the flames and had to be abandoned. Some of London's heroic firefighters are seen in this picture examining their burnt-out apparatus. (AP Photo)

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World War II London Blitz
The interior of the church of St. Anne and St. Agnes in Gresham Street, London, Sunday, Jan. 1, 1941 as it was after the great ?Fire-Blitz? on London. As can be seen the building is now little more than a shell, with only the walls standing. The church was completed by Wren in 1689 on the sites of earlier churches of the same name. (AP Photo)

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WWII: Denmark
Carrying Danish flags, path finders march during a snowstorm past Rosenberg Castle in Copenhagen during a New Year’s Day parade on Jan. 1, 1941. About 2,000 pathfinders, similar to United States boy scouts, took part. (AP Photo)

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WWII: Jimmy Stewart in uniform
Lieut. E.L. Reid, personnel officer of the west coast training center at Moffett Field, California, right, swears in Jimmy Stewart, former movie star, as a second lieutenant in the Air Corps on Jan. 1, 1941. Stewart, who was one of Hollywood’s most popular actors before he was inducted into the Army in 1941, was a corporal. (AP Photo)

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Times Square New Years Eve
Revelers wend their way in New York's Times Square to ring in the New Year, Jan. 1, 1942. An estimated half million turned out to celebrate. (AP Photo/Matty Zimmerman)

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