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Today In History: January 28

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Space Shuttle Challenger 1986
The Space Shuttle orbiter Challenger lifts off from Kennedy Space Center, Florida, Jan. 28, 1986, in a cloud of smoke with a crew of seven aboard. The shuttle exploded after this photo, taken from atop the Vehicular Assembly Building, was made. (AP Photo/Thom Baur)

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U.S. SUPREME COURT JUSTICE 1917
The nine members of the U.S. Supreme Court pose in their robes in New York City in 1917. Standing from left are, Justice Louis D. Brandeis, Mahlon Pitney, James C. McReynolds and John H. Clarke. Seated from left are, William R. Day, Joseph McKenna, Chief Justice Edward D. White, Oliver Wendell Holmes, and, W. Van Devanter. (AP Photo)

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Winston Churchill

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Winston Churchill
Mario Cantasano, New York taxi driver, whose car struck Winston Churchill, former chancellor of the British exchequer, in New York several weeks ago, was an invited guest to the lecture given by Mr. Churchill at the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences on Jan. 28, 1932. The former chancellor, who was in the hospital for some time after the accident, said it was his own fault and absolved the driver of all blame. Winston Churchill and Mario Cantasano just before Mr. Churchill started his lecture. (AP Photo)

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Havana Aerial View
The long sweep of the Malecon, or waterfront drive, and Morro Castle, background, in Havana, Cuba, are shown in this aerial photo, Jan. 28, 1932. Beside Morro Castle lies the Cabana Fortress. (AP Photo/JPM)

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CHICAGO STEVENS HOTEL
This is a general view of the Stevens Hotel, one of the biggest hotels in the world, in Chicago, Ill., on Jan. 28, 1933. (AP Photo)

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ROOSEVELT VISITING FUTURE HOME
After inspecting her future home, Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, wife of the President-elect, leaves the White House afoot, on January 28, 1933, in Washington, D.C. Accompanying her to the gates of the White House grounds is the chief usher Irwin Hoover, after the new first lady said she would rather walk. (AP Photo)

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BUDDHIST PROCESSION TOKYO
Hundred of Buddhists, clad in the armor of old time Japanese samurai, are forming a procession through Tokyo, carrying an image of Buddha from one temple to another, on January 28, 1933. (AP Photo)

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Sonja Henie

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SONJA HENIE
Olympic skating champion Sonja Henie in a practice session at the European Figure Skating Championships in Prague, January 28, 1934. (AP Photo)

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Max Baer Picks Up Barney Ross
Max Baer, wise-cracking heavyweight champion of the world, picked up Barney Ross, Junior Welter and Lightweight King, and carried him around the gym in Miami, Jan. 25, 1935 as if he had been a little child. Just one of Maxie?s jokes as Ross was training for his title fight on Jan. 28 in Miami, with Frankie Klick. Baer will appear on the same card in a four-round exhibition with Jimmy Maloney. (AP Photo)

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Earhart and Putnam 1935
Amelia Earhart Putnam and her publisher husband, George Palmer Putnam, are shown beside Mrs. Putnam's plane after landing at Newark, N.J., Jan. 28, 1935. They made the trip from the West Coast in easy stages, having spent the previous night in Cleveland, Ohio. This is their first trip East since Mrs. Putnam's non-stop flight from Hawaii to California. (AP Photo)

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Charles Shepard 1935
Major Charles Shepard, left, shown in the courtroom as he conferred with his third wife, Mrs. Alice Shepard, and her daughter, Mrs. Burr Cooper, at right, as he was on trial as the alleged poisoner of his second wife, Jan. 28, 1935, Topeka, Kans. (AP Photo)

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Bruno Richard Hauptmann
This picture of Bruno Richard Hauptmann and his attorneys was taken in Flemington, New Jersey, Jan. 28, 1935, just before he again took the stand to be cross-examined by attorney general D.T. Wilentz, prosecutor in Hauptmann’s trial as the accused kidnap-killer of the Lindbergh baby. Left to right at the courtroom conference table are Egbert Rosencrans, Edward J. Hauptmann, and C. Lloyd fisher. (AP Photo)

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Bruno Richard Hauptmann Trial
New Jersey State troopers had a hard time in Flemington, New Jersey, Jan. 28, 1935 as they joined hands and formed a human chain in order to hold back the crowds who wanted to see Bruno Richard Hauptmann on the stand in his trial as the accused kidnap killer of the Lindberg Baby. Here is the Human Chain in action. (AP Photo)

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Mrs. Amelia Earhart Putnam and George Palmer Putnam
Mrs. Amelia Earhart Putnam and her publisher husband, George Palmer Putnam, are above beside Mrs. Putnam’s plane after they landed at Newark, N.J., Airport on Jan. 28, 1935. They made the trip from the West Coast in easy stages, having spent the night on January 27, in Cleveland, Ohio. This is their first trip east since Mrs. Putnam’s non-stop flight from Hawaii to California. (AP Photo)

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King George funeral cortege
The funeral cortege lined up at Paddington station where the body of King George was entrained for Windsor, on Jan. 28, 1936. (AP Photo)

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KING GEORGE V

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FUNERAL PROCESSION KING GEORGE V
A gun carriage bearing the casket of King George V is followed by members of the Royal family and representatives of other nations in a procession to St. George's Chapel in London, England, on Jan. 28, 1936. King George V died on Jan. 20 after a series of attacks of bronchitis. (AP Photo)

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Funeral of King George V
General view of the funeral procession for King George V as it is passing Marble Arch, London on Jan. 28, 1936. King Edward VIII, his three brothers, five foreign kings, fourteen foreign princes, the French President and representatives of the nations of the world followed the coffin through the rain-soaked London streets , as vast crowds, including thousands of people who had waited hours in the rain, watched the procession winding slowly through the capital to Paddington station where the coffin was entrained for Windsor. (AP Photo)

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Edward VIII George V

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Funeral of King George V
King Edward VIII, centre, his three brothers, five foreign kings, fourteen foreign Princes, the French President and representatives of the nations of the world followed the coffin of King George V past Horse Guards Parade, London, on Jan. 28, 1936. Vast crowds, thousands of whom had waited hours in the rain, watched the procession winding slowly through the capital to Paddington station, where the coffin was entrained for Windsor. (AP Photo)

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Louise Thaden 1937
Among notables who will be seen at the National Aviation Show, opening Jan. 28, 1937 at Grand Central Palace, is Louise Thaden of Bentonville, Ark., shown with the Vincent Bendix trophy which she won in transcontinental competition last year. She is the first woman to win the trophy. (AP Photo/Tom Sande)

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DIETRICH RETURNS TO USA.jpg
German film actress and singer Marlene Dietrich, with her husband Rudolf Sieber, on board the liner Berengaria, in Southampton, England, Jan. 28, 1937, prior to their return to the United States. Marlene had been in England making the film "Knight without armour". (AP Photo)

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Memphis Flood 1937
Trucks piled high with personal belongings and farm products form a refugee caravan that rolls constantly toward Memphis, Tenn., Jan. 28, 1937 after river floods. (AP Photo)

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Inner Mongolia
These hard faced Mongols from that part of their country which is under Japanese dominance, supposedly watching the Japanese military review in Tokyo on Jan. 28, 1938. (AP Photo)

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Auto Racing: Rudolf Caraciola
Rudolf Caraciola during his record drive in Frankfurt On Main, Germany on Jan. 28, 1938 at a speed of 268.5 mph. In the background is the framework of the new zeppelin hangar under construction. (AP Photo)

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New York Chelsea Piers
One of the most representative arrays of American merchant vessels ever to berth together on the New York waterfront, in this aerial view of the Chelsea Piers in Manhattan, New York City, between west 21st and west 17th streets on the North Hudson, river on Jan. 28, 1938. Sailing schedules brought together for the first time in any port six ships of the combined United States lines and Panama Pacific line. At the extreme left is the Canadian liner, Empress of Britain. Left to right from her are the California and Virginia of Panama Pacific, the American Traveler, Manhattan and President Roosevelt, and extreme right, the American Banker, all of the United States lines. (AP Photo)

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