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Today In History: January 31

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WWII Burma
Members of an RAF fighter service echelon gather around a campfire in Burma, Jan. 31, 1945 after a day’s advance with 14. Army troops on the Mandalay front. Their duties are to travel with squadron equipment to establish and maintain aircraft and airstrips close behind fighting troops. (AP Photo)

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China US Relations Deng
China's Vice Premier Deng Xiaoping, foreground, salutes the Lincoln Memorial in Washington Jan. 31, 1979. Deng's visit to the U.S. coincided with the normalization of diplomatic relations between the U.S. and China. (AP Photo)

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Mickey Mouse puppets
Paul Maher shows off Mickey and Minnie Mouse puppets in front of Walt Disney’s original studio, an old garage in the Hollywood area of Los Angeles on Jan. 31, 1981. Maher has purchased the garage, and is leasing the home in front, and is planning to make a Disney memorabilia museum. (AP Photo/Lennox McLendon)

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Obit Andy Griffith
FILE - This Jan. 31, 1983 file photo shows actor Andy Griffith posing in Los Angeles to promote his upcoming CBS-TV film, "Murder in Coweta County". Griffith, whose homespun mix of humor and wisdom made "The Andy Griffith Show" an enduring TV favorite, died Tuesday, July 3, 2012 in Manteo, N.C. He was 86. (AP Photo/Wally Fong, file)

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James Garner 1984
Actor James Garner pauses at 3rd tee at Cypress Point Golf Course to smile at the sun that finally broke through heavy morning overcast, during Crosby Pro-Am practice round, Jan. 31, 1984, Pebble Beach, Calif. The sun didn’t last through, soon disappearing behind high fog. The Crosby infamous for bad weather. (AP Photo)

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Lebanon Israeli Attack Occupation Withdrawal Israeli Troops
An Israeli soldier standing guard ever Israeli military vehicles as a convoy of trucks carrying equipment make their way through the town of Nabitiya in south Lebanon on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 1985. The trucks are carrying equipment are part of the firs stage of the Israeli withdrawal. (AP Photo/Max Nash)

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Israel Protest 1985
Hostile demonstrators outside Ben-Gurion International airport on Jan. 31, 1985 in Tel Aviv display placarde blaming former Defense Minister Ariel Sharon for the 610 Israeli soldiers killed in the Peace for Galilee Operation. Sharon who is now Israel’s Industry and Commerce Minister has returned from his New York Lible suit against. (AP Photo)

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Patti LaBelle
Singer Patti LaBelle is pictured during an interview in New York, Jan. 31, 1985. She is currently appearing on Broadway. (AP Photo/Suzanne Vlamis)

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KING OBIT
**FILE**Former world heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali embraces Coretta Scott King, the widow of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., at a news conference in Atlanta, Ga., launching a celebration for the first national holiday honoring the slain civil rights leader, in this Jan. 10, 1986, file photo. Coretta Scott King has died, former ambassador Andrew Young told NBC Jan. 31, 2006. She was 78. (AP Photo/Ric Feld)

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KING OBIT
**FILE** Coretta Scott King, widow of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., is shown at a news conference in Atlanta announcing 10 days of events for the first federal holiday honoring the slain civil rights leader in this Jan. 11, 1986, file photo. Coretta Scott King has died, former ambassador Andrew Young told NBC Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2006. She was 78. (AP Photo/Ric Feld)

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EMPEROR HIROHITO

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EMPEROR HIROHITO
Japan's Emperor Hirohito practices his equestrian skills, Jan. 31, 1928. Hirohito guided Japan through much of the 20th Century including World War II. (AP Photo)

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Flying Flapper
Seventeen-year-old Elinor Smith, aka "The Flying Flapper," established an endurance flying record for women when she landed at Mitchel Field, Jan. 31. 1929 in New York after staying aloft 13 hours, 16 minutes and 45 seconds, the record previously held by miss Bobby Trout of California. Miss Smith is helped from her plane by her father Tom Smith right and Joseph Brunner, after the flight. (AP Photo)

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EINSTEIN VISITS MOUNT WILSON
Dr. Albert Einstein, left, poses with fellow scientists after visiting the world's largest telescope at Mount Wilson Observatory near Los Angeles, Calif., on January 31, 1931. With him are Dr. Walter S. Adams, center director of the Observatory, and Dr. William Wallace Campbell, Lick Observatory astronomer and former president of the University of California, others are unidentified. (AP Photo)

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Musical Oddities Martenot
Prof. Maurice Martenot, French inventor, is photographed with the curious musical instrument which has the ability to mimic almost every known instrument in an orchestra and also has a unique tone of its own, shown Jan. 31, 1931. In appearance Prof. Martenot's instrument resembles a spinet but it produces sounds through vacuum tube vibrations transmitted by means of a diffuser to what resembles a loud speaker. (AP Photo)

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Monaco Cafe de Paris
The Café de Paris in Monte Carlo, Monaco at aperitif-time around Jan. 31, 1931. (AP Photo)

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Mary Pickford Shoe Shine
It isn’t often that celebrities, visiting the City Hall in New York City, pause to get a shine from the roving bootblacks in City Hall Park. But Mary Pickford did, when she visited Mayor F.H. LaGuardia in New York on Jan. 31, 1934, and it was a big moment for Joe “Fat” Barbera. Joe is at his job while bystanders look on. (AP Photo)

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Jackie Cooper

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Jackie Cooper
Jackie Cooper, young screen player, and his mother are shown, Jan. 31, 1935 at Palm Springs, Calif., desert winter resort, where Jackie went to rest and play between film locations. (AP Photo)

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Hauptmann Lindbergh 1935
Bruno Richard Hauptmann, sitting between armed guards, smiles confidently in court in Flemington, N.J., Jan. 31, 1935 as witnesses for him swore they saw him in a Bronx restaurant on the night the Lindbergh baby was kidnapped. Hauptmann is on trial for his life, accused of the kidnap-murder. (AP Photo)

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Filmmakers Off To Africa
Armand Denis and his wife Leila Roosevelt Denis pose aboard the S.S. Henri Jasper as they sailed from New York en route to Africa, where they will explore territory under the auspices of the Belgian government, and make a motion picture record of their travels, Jan. 31, 1935. Mrs. Denis is a distant cousin of both the president and the first lady, who last year drove a motor truck around the world. (AP Photo/John Rooney)

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FDRs Birthday 1936
President Franklin D. Roosevelt grins as he finishes the day’s work, Jan. 31, 1936 in the White House in Washington. It was the president’s 54th birthday. (AP Photo/George R. Skadding)

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Emperor Hirohito + 1

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Japanese Emperor reviews his army
Emperor Hirohito of Japan, mounted on his white horse on Jan. 31, 1936. On the Emperor's right is General Baron Honjo, Cheif A.D.C, Army commanders and the Royal Prince. (AP Photo)

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Spain Madrid Refugees
Two little Madrid girls, who have taken refuge in the mouth of a sewer during a junta air raid, appear to be more interested than frightened at the falling bombs, in Madrid on Jan. 31, 1937. Weeks of the siege of the city have made them familiar with the bursting of shells and bombs and the tottering of buildings. (AP Photo)

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Italy Britain's Two-man Bobsled Team
Great Britain, represented by an Australian, Frederick McEvoy, the well known Olympic Bobber, left, and Bryan Black, won the world two-man Bob Championship at Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy on Jan. 31, 1937. McEvoy steered and Black braked. Their aggregate was 6 minutes 10.3 seconds. (AP Photo)

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Spain Madrid Women Search Wreckage
Women residents of Madrid searching the wreckage of their homes, shattered by bombs from Junta aircraft, for any household belongings, on Jan. 31, 1937, which may have escaped the falling masonry. The retrieving of bedsteads appears to be the chief object. (AP Photo)

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