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Today In History: January 13

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ANTARCTIC GLAZER
Ice from the Antarctic polar plateau pushes its way between mountain peaks to form the Beardmore Glacier, which carries countless millions of tons of ice down to the Ross ice shelf, on Jan. 13, 1956. (AP Photo/Saul Pett)

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HENRY FARMAN
Aviator Henry Farman is seen in his Voisin biplane at Issy les Moulineaux prior to making the first 1km flight on a closed ciruit, Jan. 13, 1908. (AP Photo)

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GERMANY REICHSTAG
People demonstrate against the government measure to create factory councils in front of the Reichstag building in Berlin, Germany. Riots resulted when government troops fired into the mob with machine guns on January 13, 1920. Many people died or were wounded. (AP Photo)

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PRIMO CARNERA
Smiling Italian heavyweight boxing champion Primo Carnera, pictured on his arrival in New York, USA, Jan. 13, 1931. (AP Photo)

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SOUP KITCHEN
The Rev. John H. Evans, pastor of the New Hope Mission opened up a women's and children's soup kitchen in Jan. 13, 1932 during the Great Depression. (AP Photo)

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JANE ADDAMS
Jane Addams is shown working in her room at the John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Md., Jan. 13, 1932. Addams is scheduled to leave the hospital today after recovering from a major operation. (AP Photo)

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Albert Einstein
Dr. Albert Einstein, a German physicist, left, and Abbe Georges Henry LeMaitre, right, professor at the University of Louvain, Belgium, are shown after the latter announced to scientists his theory concerning cosmic rays, in Pasadena, Calif., Jan. 13, 1932. (AP Photo)

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Auguste Piccard
Prof. Auguste Piccard who was gone up in a balloon higher than any other man, being shown the first photography ever made of the shadow of the moon on clouds in Washington, Jan. 13, 1933. It was made by Capt. Albert W. Stevens, high-flying photographic expert, during the 1932 eclipse. In the group from left to right are Dr. G.H. Grosvenor, President of the National Geographic Society, Prof. Piccard and his brother Dr. Jean Piccard, and Dr. J.C La Gorce of the Geographic Society. Prof. Piccard gave his first lecture since arrival in this country, in Washington on January 13. (AP Photo)

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AMELIA EARHART
American aviatrix Amelia Earhart climbs from the cockpit of her plane at Los Angeles, Ca., Jan. 13, 1935 after a flight from Oakland to visit her mother. It is the plane she had flown into Oakland the day before from the Hawaiian Islands, becoming the first woman to fly solo across the Pacific Ocean. (AP Photo)

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Amelia Earhart 1935
Amelia Earhart, Trans-Atlantic and Trans-Pacific flyer, left, is shown above as she reached Los Angeles, California, Jan. 13, 1935. She had flown from San Francisco, and the stop in Los Angeles was made to break a trip to Washington. Thousands of persons waited at the field for the woman flyer who made the first Hawaii to the U.S. (AP Photo)

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Abyssinia war
The Crown Prince of Abyssinia setting out from Dessie to visit the encampments behind the lines, on January 13, 1936. (AP Photo)

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Long Island Poison Murder
Everett C. Appelgate, center, is escorted to the courtroom where he is on trial in the fatal poisoning of his morbidly obese wife Ada, Jan. 13, 1936. His accomplice, Mary Frances Creighton, also on trial, has been on trial three times before in other poisoning cases. (AP Photo)

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DRUG DEALER EXECUTED
A grave attache releases the bonds and manacles from the body of a drug dealer who was executed, in Peiping, China, on Jan. 13, 1937, under China's anti-narcotic laws specifying death for drug dealers and addicts. (AP Photo)

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China Peiping Drugs Burned
China's Anti-Narcotic Laws, sentencing convicted drug-dealers and addicts to death, came into force first on January 8 when a drug-dealer was executed in Peiping. Five more were shot there on January 13, and the authorities state that further executions are scheduled until the drug traffic is stamped out there. Huge crowds attend the executions, and beforehand vast amounts of drugs are burned. Apart from Peiping, the laws have failed to take effect in most districts. Drugs seized from dealers being burned on the execution ground at Peiping, on Jan. 13, 1937, by troops of the Peiping defence garrison, before the execution of the drug-dealers. (AP Photo)

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China Peiping Drug Dealer Executed
China's Anti-Narcotic Laws, sentencing convicted drug-dealers and addicts to death, came into force first on January 8, when a drug-dealer was executed in Peiping. Five more were shot there on January 13, and the authorities state that further executions are scheduled until the drug traffic is stamped out there. Huge crowds attend these executions, and beforehand vast amounts of drugs are burned. Apart from Peiping, the laws have failed to take effect in most districts. The drug-dealers to be executed is led out on to the execution ground at Peiping on Jan. 13, 1937, by soldiers, clad in black, with hands tied and legs manacled, and a placard stuck down his back which proclaims his crime. (AP Photo)

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England Bicester Pack of Hounds
The pack of hounds moving-off from Swift’s house at Bicester, Oxfordshire, England, after the meet, on Jan. 13, 1937. (AP Photo)

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Rockefeller Center Atlas
A sculpture of "Atlas," brother of "Prometheus," is put into place by a crane in Rockefeller Center to keep company with his "relative," in New York, Jan. 13, 1937. Atlas weighs 14,200 pounds and reaches a height of 45 feet. (AP Photo/John Lindsay)

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Native American Tribes
Foolish Bear, 84, left, and Drags Wolf, 75, invaded in New York City, Jan. 13, 1938 to recover from the heye foundation two sacred skulls of thunderbird deitixe which they believed will end recent droughts and insert plagues in their native North Dakota. The two are members of the water busters clan of the North Dakota Gros Ventre Indian Tribe. They visited President Roosevelt on the way to New York. (AP Photo)

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Southampton Queen Mary
The Cunard-white star luxury liner, Queen Mary, left dry dock, after her first annual overhaul. Cunard white star liner Queen Mary leaving the dry dock at Southampton, England, on Jan. 13, 1938. (AP Photo)

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U.S. SHARECROPPER CHILDREN
Children of sharecroppers who are encamped beside a highway are schooled outdoors near New Madrid, Mo., Jan. 13, 1939. Hundreds of homeless families are living in the camps. (AP Photo)

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SEABISCUIT
Seabiscuit, outside, works out through five-eighths of a mile in 59.4 seconds at the Santa Anita Race Track in a public workout between races in Arcadia, Ca., Jan. 13, 1939. On the inside is Seabiscuit's stablemate Advocator. (AP Photo)

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Jewish Refugees Percecution Uruguay
Three hundred Jewish refugees from Europe are shown at Montevideo, Uruguay, on Jan. 13, 1939 seeking their baggage as they arrived from Cannes on the way to Paraguay. Paraguayan agents cancelled visas granted by consuls in Europe on ground of fraud and left the refugees stranded in Montevideo. (AP Photo)

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U.S. Farming People Sharecropper Homeless
These two men participant in a southeast Missouri sharecroppers’ demonstration rigged up a rude tent over their bed and huddled together for warmth on Jan. 13, 1939 as snowy weather added to the discomforts of their roadside encampment. (AP Photo/HWC)

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Tunisia
Tunis-Typical natives in South Tunis, Tunisia on Jan. 13, 1939. (AP Photo)

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