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Today In History: January 2

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Artichoke Community
A young member of an artichoke-growing family poses with boxes of their product in Half Moon Bay, Calif., Jan. 2, 1936. This San Francisco peninsula community, chief center of the artichoke culture, is preparing to market its product in New York. (AP Photo)

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FBI J EDGAR HOOVER 1936
F.B.I. director J. Edgar Hoover is seen in his Washington office, 1936. (AP Photo)

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ELLIS ISLAND
The main registry building on Ellis Island is shown in this 1905 photo. The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday, May 26, 1998, that Ellis Island is mostly in New Jersey, ordering New York to share bragging rights to the nation's gateway for millions of immigrants. New York can lay claim to only part of the island's 27.5 acres, said the justices in a 6-3 ruling. (AP Photo)

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U..S. City Washinton DC White House Historical 1924
Some of those who waited on line before the White House in Washington on Jan. 2, 1924, to extend new years wishes to President and Mrs. Coolidge. (AP Photo)

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GUGLIELMO MARCONI
Italian physicist and winner of the 1909 Nobel Prize in physics Guglielmo Marconi poses in Paris, France on Jan. 2, 1925. Marconi is the inventor of wireless telegraphy . (AP Photo)

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GOV. ROOSEVELT INAUGURATION 1929
Inauguration Day for the newly elected Governor of New York, Franklin D. Roosevelt. Also shown in this January 2, 1929 photo is the former governor, Alfred E. Smith, and his wife. (AP Photo)

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U.S. PRESIDENT HOOVER FIRST LADY
U.S. President Herbert Hoover, left, and his wife, first lady Lou Henry Hoover, are shown on the deck of the U.S.S. Maryland as the steam ship travels down the West Coast of South America on Jan. 2, 1929. (AP Photo)

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Einstein
Professor Albert Einstein and his wife Elsa chat on the deck of their liner while en route from Panama to California, where the famed scientist of the theory of relativity will be involved in scientific studies at the Wilson Observatory in Pasadena, Jan. 2, 1931. (AP Photo)

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Albert Einstein
Professor Albert Einstein, a noted German scientist, stands before the microphone in Baldoa Park in San Diego, Calif., Jan. 2, 1931. On right are Elsa Einstein and Rabbi H. Straus. (AP Photo)

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Governors of New York 1933
Newly-inaugurated governor of New York, Herbert H. Lehman, center, is shown with his predecessors, President-elect Franklin D. Roosevelt, left, and Alfred E. Smith in Albany, N.Y., on Jan. 2, 1933. (AP Photo)

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1933 Rose Bowl USC vs Pitt
Ford Palmer, University of Southern California end, snags a pass while Tarciscio Onder (16) and Warren Heller (20) of the University of Pittsburgh look on during the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., Jan. 2, 1933. The USC Trojans scored its 20th straight victory by beating the Pitt Panthers 35-0. (AP Photo)

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Lindbergh Baby Trial 1935
Col. Charles A. Lindbergh, center, returns to the courtroom in Flemington, N.J., Jan. 2, 1935 for the afternoon session of the trial of Bruno Richard Hauptmann. Hauptmann is on trial for his life in the kidnap-slaying of the Lindbergh baby. On right is Col. Norman Schwarzkopf, of the New Jersey state police. Man on left was unidentified. (AP Photo)

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Bruno Richard Hauptmann
Bruno Richard Hauptmann, unemotional and unnerved on all occasions, smiled as he was led into the courtroom on Jan. 2, 1935 in Flemington, New Jersey to begin the trial which may send him to the electric chair as he kidnapper and slayer of baby Charles A. Lindbergh, Jr. New photographers have not been able to catch Hauptmann with a smile on his face. (AP Photo/Farin)

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Britain
FILE - In this Jan. 2, 1939 file photo the Duke Windsor and Duchess of Windsor Wallis Simpson stand at the entrance of the Villa De La Croe in Cap Antibes, Cannes, where they celebrated the New Year. Watch out, Kate Middleton. Another royal consort is in the limelight as the royal wedding approaches. Wallis Simpson, the American divorcee who scandalized Britain and brought down a king in the 1930s, is back in style.(AP Photo, File)

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Social Security 1939
While Governor Colbert L. Olson was making his address at Sacramento, Calif. these pension supporters paced capitol corridors bearing placards demanding the enactment of pension legislation on threat of attempting to recall the new governor unless their demands were granted, Jan. 2, 1939. (AP Photo/Jack Rice)

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Duke and Duchess of Windsor
Britain's Edward, Duke of Windsor and wife Wallis Duchess of Windsor, formally Mrs Bessie Wallis Simpson, inside the Villa La Croe, at Cap d'Antibes, Cannes, France on Jan. 2, 1939, where they are wintering. (AP Photo/Staff/Putnam)

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USA Bobby Riggs
American tennis player Bobby Riggs in action on Jan. 2, 1939. (AP Photo)

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Joe Louis boxer Louis vs. Lewis
John Henry Lewis lies prone as he was sent on his back to the canvas three times in the first round of his fight with Joe Louis in New York Jan.2, 1939. Just after this, Lewis got up but referee Donovan, who stands over him here stopped the fight, which lasted two minutes and 29 seconds. (AP Photo)

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LOU GEHRIG
New York Yankees star first baseman Lou Gehrig is shown at his desk on Jan. 2, 1940. Gehrig, who has a form of paralysis which ended his playing career a few months ago, is a member of the Municipal Parole Board. (AP Photos)

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Canadian Mountie in Banff National Park
Canadian Mountie on patrol in Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada on Jan. 2, 1940. (AP Photo)

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Canada Fir Ready for Export Trade
8 million ft. of Douglas fir ready for export trade, British Columbia, Canada on Jan. 2, 1940. (AP Photo)

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Canada Tractor Drawing two Ploughs
Rear view of a tractor drawing two ploughs, Western Canada on Jan. 2, 1940. (AP Photo)

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Canada Vancouver Island Lumberjacks
Felling a fir tree on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada on Jan. 2, 1940. (AP Photo)

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WW II Egypt 1941
A mechanized French Force setting off on a patrol in the desert on Jan. 2, 1941. (AP Photo)

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