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Today In History: January 4

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Glen Martin Aircraft WWII
Ground crew checking up before a Glen Martin takes off on a raid, Jan. 4, 1941. (AP Photo)

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Berlin Max Scmeling
German Light Heavyweight boxing champion Max Schmeling in training in a gym in Berlin, Germany, Jan.4, 1928, in preperation for his fight against Italian champion Michele Bonaglia.(AP Photo)

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USA NY Unemployed
A queue of unemployed people waiting for food at the entrance to the lodging house (municipal) on East 25th Street, New York, USA around Jan. 4, 1931. (AP Photo)

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GANDHI ADDRESSES FOLLOWERS
This general view shows a huge crowd of disciples who listen as India's leader Mahatma Gandhi speaks to them in Bombay, India, Jan. 4, 1932. Gandhi was later arrested by British troops for his activities in his passive resistance campaign against England. Gandhi's wife and son followed him to jail for their efforts to carry out the Mahatma's principles. (AP Photo)

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Auguste Piccard
Professor Piccard at St. Lazare, Paris on Jan. 4, 1933 with Mr. Cozens, who accompanied him formerly into the stratosphere. Professor Piccard left Paris bound for New York on the Champlain which leaves from Havre. He plans to conduct new ascents from Hudson Bay into the stratosphere. (AP Photo)

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LOCH NESS MONSTER
A view of Loch Ness in Scotland, Jan. 4, 1934, where the quest is being eagerly pressed forward to discover the "monster" which is believed to be located in the waters. (AP Photo)

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Franklin Roosevelt
General view of the joint session of the Senate and House of Representatives, on Jan. 4, 1935 when President Franklin Roosevelt delivered his message. He asked for authority to provide jobs for all now on relief rolls and able to work. (AP Photo)

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Franklin D. Roosevelt and Herbert Lehman
President Franklin Roosevelt at conservation camp, with right, Governor Herbert H. Lehman, at Whiteface Mountain dedication at Lake Placid, New York on Jan. 4, 1935. This was part of ceremony of 50th celebration in New York State. (AP Photo)

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Lindbergh Kidnapping and Trial
Bruno Richard Hauptmann in the library of the court at Flemington, New Jersey on Jan. 4, 1935, before opening of the trial in its third day. (AP Photo)

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Astor family at St Moritz
Lord Waldorf and Lady Nancy Astor enjoying their skating holiday on the ice rink in St Moritz, Switzerland, on January 4, 1936. (AP Photo/Sidney Beadel)

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England Ishbel MacDonald Inn Landlord
Ishbel Macdonald, daughter of Ramsay Macdonald, unseen, outside the Ye Old Plow Inn in Speen, England with C.B Child, left, from whom she has bought the pub and oldest customer Fred Clark known as Old Doc on Jan. 4, 1936. She appeared at court to enable her to transfer the license of the pub to her name. (AP Photo/Staff/Putnam)

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FDR Inaugural Parade 1937
President Franklin D. Roosevelt and first lady Eleanor Roosevelt are seen up Pennsylvania Avenue during the inaugural parade in Washington, Jan. 4, 1937. This will be Roosevelt's second term in office. (AP Photo)

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Romania King Carol
On the 20th anniversary of the formation in 1916 of the Sinaia Regiment of Alpine Troops, Chasseurs de Montagne, which King Carol himself commanded during the world war, King Carol unveiled at Sinaia a memorial to officers and men of the regiment who were killed in the war. King Carol at the unveiling ceremony, together with officers of the regiment at Sinaia, Romania, on Jan. 4, 1937. The memorial is erected on the plateau of Sinaia, in a beautiful mountain setting. (AP Photo)

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Sino Japanese War 1938
Destruction in Nanking, China, by Japanese attack, Jan. 4, 1938. (AP Photo)

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Professor Julian Huxley
Professor Julian Huxley interests his audience with a “flying opossum,” a small creature seen walking on his hand during a juvenile lecture on rare animal and the disappearance of wild life at the Royal Institution in London on Jan. 4, 1938. (AP Photo)

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Italy Infanta Marie Christina
The latest portrait of the Infanta Marie Christina in Rome, Italy, on Jan. 4, 1938, daughter of Ex-King Alfonso and Ex-Queen Ena of Spain. (AP Photo)

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Franklin D Roosevelt "State of Union" 1939
President Franklin D. Roosevelt is shown as he addressed both houses of Congress in Washington Jan.4, 1939. Keynote of his "State of the Union" address being American defense. Behind the president at the right is vice- president John Nance Garner , at left William B. Bankhead speaker of the house.(AP Photo)

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Franklin D Roosevelt
This is a general view of the House of Representatives, Washington, D.C., Jan. 4, 1939 with both houses of Congress assembled to hear President Franklin Roosevelt tell them and the world that "storms from abroad directly challenge three institutions indispensable to Americans--religion, democracy and international good faith." (AP Photo)

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The Cat On Trial
Mathilde Carre known as the "Cat", confers with counsel, Maitre Naud, during her trial the Palace of Justic on Jan. 4, 1940 in Paris, accused of betraying members of the wartime resistance. (AP Photo/Heckly)

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WWII Europe Poland German Occupation
German authorities in the German part of former Poland Established Labor Offices in all larger cities of he country. All available hands are wanted to remove the war scars. This pictures shows the main entrance to the German Labor office in Lublin, on Jan. 4, 1940. (AP Photo)

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Religion African American
As assistants stir broken ice aside, Elder Benjamin Watkins of the church of God and Saints of Christ raises his arm in glory to the lord as he prepares to plunge under Charles Harris and wash his sins away in baptizing ceremony held in the ice-coated waters of mashpaug pond near Providence, Rhode Island Jan. 4, 1940 it was far below freezing but a hole was cut in ice and three candidates icily inducted into the church. (AP Photo)

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WWII England Wounded Airman
Nineteen-year-old Royal Air Force radio-man William Cruickshank, who received a machine-gun bullet in the jaw while at his post in a bomber flying over the north sea is shown in hospital, Jan. 4, 1940, with his fiance, Lavinia Craig, 21. The radio operator, who realized he had been shot only when he felt the hot metal in his mouth and spat it out, is being treated by plastic surgery in order that he will not be left with scars. (AP Photo)

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WWII Europe Finland Finnish Troops
A young Finnish soldier holds a sword taken from a Russian prisoner on some snow-covered battlefield in the Russo-Finnish conflict Jan. 4, 1940. (AP Photo)

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WWII AFRICA
A troop of Spahis setting out for a patrol in the desert in Egypt, Jan. 4, 1941. (AP Photo)

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