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Today In History: January 19

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Radio
Practicing for the VIP (very important persons) original amateur radio program, scheduled for Washington on January 25, are these women shown Jan. 19, 1951 from left to right are Mae Beaupre of Detroit Lakes, Minn., a Chippewa; Ruby Anderson, Holdenville, Okla., a Creek; Jeanne Duncan, Wrstville, Okla., a Cherokee; Evelyn Massey, Haskell, Okla., a Cherokee; Bernese Bonga, walker, Minn., a Chippewa; and Charlotte Heade, Barga, Mich., a Chippewa. (AP Photo/William Smith)

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HOWARD HUGHES + 1

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HUGHES SETS NEW RECORD
Howard R. Hughes, millionaire, sportsman pilot, and motion picture producer, is shown in New York City, January 19, 1937, after he flew from Los Angeles to Newark in 7 hours, 28 minutes, and 25 seconds to shatter his own coast-to-coast record. (AP Photo)

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Janis Joplin

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JANIS JOPLIN PERFORMS
Blues/rock singer Janis Joplin performs at the Newport Folk Festival with her band Big Brother and the Holding Company, July 29, 1968. (AP Photo)

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Janis In Tampa
Rock singer Janis Joplin performs in Tampa, Fla., Nov. 17, 1969, shortly before she was arrested on profanity charges. The singer allegedly used obscenities over the loudspeaker system after police with bullhorns interrupted her performance while controlling the crowd. (AP Photo)

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USA Janis Joplin
Folk-rock singer Janis Joplin performs in Dec. 1969 at an unknown location. (AP Photo)

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AL CAPONE

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AL CAPONE
Al Capone is photographed at a football game in Chicago on Jan. 19, 1931. Everywhere he went, people recognized him. Capone always wore a loud tie, a bent brim fedora hat and camel's hair polo coat and always had an entourage of bodyguards. (AP Photo)

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ROCKEFELLER CENTER 1932
Rockefeller Center during construction, Jan. 19, 1932. (AP Photo)

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ROCKEFELLER CENTER 1932
New York City's Rockefeller Center during construction, Jan. 19, 1932. (AP Photo)

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Helen Ruth
Mrs. Helen Ruth, the wife of the Yankee slugger Babe Ruth, is also doing some training at McGovern's gymnasium in New York City on Jan. 19, 1932. She is shown boxing with Artie McGovern. (AP Photo)

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FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT

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ROOSEVELT INAUGURATION 1937
U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt is seen on the eve of his inauguration for a second term on Jan. 19, 1937, at his desk in the White House in Washington. (AP Photo)

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Betty Henry

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London Betty Henry
Betty Henry, a member of the American table tennis team which has arrived in London for the World Table Tennis Championship, is seen in action during a practice match at the Bradix Club, Ealing, London, on Jan. 19, 1938.

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Egypt Wedding Gift For King Farouk
The wedding of King Farouk and Farida Zulficar, which is to be solemnized in Cairo on January 20th, has brought many presents to the Royal couple. Clever Turkish girls working on a fairy silk bed cover with gold embroideries, in Cairo on Jan. 19, 1938, which is a wedding gift to the Royal couple from Egyptian Princesses. Embroidering patterns have been chosen from famous works contained in the Turkish Museums. (AP Photo)

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GROVER CLEVELAND ...

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PITCHING AT THE OLD FLEA CIRCUS
Grover Cleveland Alexander, former star pitcher with the Phillies, and a Baseball Hall of Famer since 1938, performs at Hubert's Flea Circus on West 42nd St. in the Times Square area of New York Jan. 19, 1939. (AP Photo)

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Tunisia People 1939
Natives of Tunis in the French colony of Tunisia are shown, Jan. 19, 1939. (AP Photo)

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Mildred Wilkinson

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England Midred Wilkinson
Mildred Wilkinson, a member of the American table tennis team which has arrived in London for the World Table Tennis Championship, is seen in action during a practice match at the Bradix Club, Ealing, London, on Jan. 19, 1938.

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Franco

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Spain General Francisco Franco
General Francisco Franco is personally directing the operations of his troops in the present intensive Nationalist offensive along the Catalan Front. The Nationalist leader is conducting the campaign from his field headquarters. General Franco studying a map of the advance of his troop along the Catalan Front at his field headquarters, on Jan. 19, 1939. (AP Photo)

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WWII France Royal Air Force Crew
Tents and guards belong to a British Royal Air Force unit, somewhere in France, on Jan. 19, 1940. Old man winter has laid a heavy hand on the Western front. (AP Photo)

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WWII France Royal Air Force Crew
Tents and guards belong a to a British Royal Air Force unit somewhere in France on Jan. 19, 1940. (AP Photo)

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WWII Africa
Mechanisation of the South African Army has swiftly been completed and the South African forces on the Kenya front are highly mobile. A troop-carrying convoy winds its way over the boundless veldt towards a forward position, Jan. 19, 1941. (AP Photo)

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WWII London Searchlight Crew
Auxiliary Territorial Service girl crew, dressed in warm winter coats, working a searchlight near London, on Jan. 19, 1943, trying to find German bombers for the anti-aircraft guns to hit. (AP Photo)

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WWII Africa
The patient is having an intraveneaus anesthetic for a hand operation in the operating room of the Italians at an advanced South African hospital unit in Libya, Jan. 19, 1943. (AP Photo)

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Air Pollution 1944
The clock at right center shows a quarter to noon, but in downtown Pittsburgh, Pa., residents walked in artificially lighted streets, Jan. 19, 1944. Trolley motormen and motorists used their headlights and storekeepers switched on their signs when one of the heaviest smogs in the city's history blanketed the town. (AP Photo/Walter Stein)

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Shirley Temple + 1

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Shirley Temple Kissed 1945
For the first time in her long movie career, Shirley Temple gets kissed in grown-up fashion by Jerry Shane, an ex-Marine from Grand Rapids, Mich., who plays a bit part in the movie called "Kiss and Tell," Jan. 19, 1945. Some observers at the historical occasion suspected that Shirley's performance was backed by a little previous necking experience, but Shirley wouldn't admit it. (AP Photo/Ira W. Guldner)

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Madison Square Garden
Madison Square Garden seen from the top row in the balcony in New York on Jan. 19, 1946. Way up the seats cost $1.50, and most of them are filled with “regulars” who never miss a fight. Every heavyweight champion since Gene Tunney’s time -- from Schmeling to Joe Louis -- has fought in the Garden, and the top row fans are always on hand. (AP Photo)

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