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Today In History: January 5

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WWII London Bomb Damage
When houses were wrecked and set on fire by Nazi bombs, the police and ARP personnel worked feverishly through the night to release people trapped under flaming wreckage, Stoke Newington, London, on Jan. 5, 1941. While smoke still pours from the bombed buildings, vans stand ready to hasten the injured to hospital. (AP Photo)

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Switzerland Belgian Royals
Belgium's Queen Astrid of Sweden on a bob sleigh with daughter Princess Charlotte Josephine in St. Moritz, Switzerland on Jan. 5, 1935. (AP Photo/Staff/Putnam).

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PROHIBITION RAID ON DISTILLERY 1931
The largest distillery ever uncovered in Detroit was raided and prohibition officers are seen inspecting tanks and vats in one part of the plant, on Jan. 5, 1931. Each of these vats have a capacity of 15,000 gallons and there were thirteen on this floor alone. (AP Photo)

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USA Charlie Chaplin
English born actor Charlie Chaplin brings a floral offering to actress Virgina Cherrill, who plays a blind girl, from a scene in the film "City Lights", Jan. 5, 1931. The film was produced by Chaplin. (AP Photo)

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German Boat The Schwerin
The main deck of the new train carrying boat, the Schwerin around Jan. 5, 1931. The German State Railway Co., has just taken into service the ship which can carry from eighteen to twenty railway cars. The boat, the Schwerin is used between Warnemunde and Gjedser, across the Baltic, to reach Copenhagen direct from Berlin. (AP Photo)

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German Boat The Schwerin
A view of the deck from the bow of the new boat, the Schwerin around Jan. 5, 1931. The German State Railway Co., has just taken into service the ship which can carry from eighteen to twenty railway cars. The boat, the Schwerin is used between Warnemunde and Gjedser, across the Baltic, to reach Copenhagen direct from Berlin. (AP Photo)

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Malcolm Campbell
Malcolm Campbell sits in the cockpit of his car around Jan. 5, 1931. Soon he will attempt to break the world land sped record in Daytona Beach. (AP Photo)

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LINER L'ATLANTIQUE BURNING 1933
The French luxury liner L'Atlantique, which was abandoned in flames, is still burning after two days, in the English Channel, Jan. 5, 1933. A tug can be seen standing by in the fireground to safeguard other vessels using the channel. (AP Photo)

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Calvin Coolidge
From left to right, John Coolidge, Mrs. Coolidge, Calvin Coolidge, Calvin Jr., who died when his father was president, and John Coolidge, father of the president, pose in this undated photo. (AP Photo)

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Mildred Didrikson Zaharias
Mildred Didrikson Zaharias puts on the gloves and warms up in Art McGovern's Gym in New York City, Jan. 5, 1933. She is using the gym to keep trim while looking to start her pro career as an athlete. (AP Photo)

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Switzerland Elsa Schiaparelli and Daughter
Italian born Elsa Schiaparelli,left, famous French fashion designer, poses with her daughter Gogo (Countess Maria Luisa Yvonne Radha de Wendt de Kerlor) in the snow during their vacation in St. Moritz, Switzerland, January 5, 1934. (AP Photo)

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FDR Jr Fined
Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr., (center), poses in Orange, Connecticut, Jan. 5, 1935 after he paid a fine of $10 for speeding. He shakes hands with Constable Joseph Cummings, the officer who stopped him. At right is David Torrance, town prosecutor. Young Franklin pleaded "guilty" as soon as the case was called, promising not to speed again. (AP Photo)

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Civilian Conservation Corps
With 50,742 men to be enrolled in the Civilian Conservation Corps throughout the nation by Jan. 20, Army recruiting offices in New York on Jan 5,1937, began examination of hundreds of applicants. Corporal Melvin Edge is shown handing reports to some of the candidates after their height and weight had been checked. (AP Photo/John Lindsay)

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France Paris Cleto Locatelli Bar
Famous Italian boxer Cleto Locatelli, second from left, signs autographs for his first customers at the opening of his bar "Beau Lieu" with dancing, pool and a solarium, on January 5, 1937 in Paris, France. At left French pilot Morot. (AP Photo)

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Netherlands Duke of Kent
The Duke of Kent arrived at Ypenburg airdrome from England. He is to represent King George VI, at the wedding of Princess Juliana to Prince Bernmard Zur Lippe-Biesterfled. The Duke of Kent, centre, on arrival at Ypenburg airdrome, The Hague, Netherlands, on Jan. 5, 1937. On right, in bowler hat, is the Duke Adolf Mecklenburg, uncle of Princess Juliana, who greeted him. (AP Photo)

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KENNEDY AND SON 1938
Joseph P. Kennedy, left, U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain, is seen with his son, John F. Kennedy, Jan. 5, 1938, in New York. (AP Photo)

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Professor Eugene Steinach
Professor Eugene Steinach why men grow old and devises means of arresting the aging process in his laboratories in Vienna, Austria on Jan. 5, 1938.(AP Photo)

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Jesse Owens
Jesse Owens, sensational track star, of Cleveland, who won four gold medals at Berlin Olympics, shown as he appeared in Chicago on Jan. 5, 1938, to confer with A.A.U. officials before applying for reinstatement. He was denied amateur athletic standing when he failed to appear at post-Olympic exhibitions in Sweden in 1936. (AP Photo)

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France Duke and Duchess Of Windsor
The Duke and Duchess of Windsor, who are holiday-making, are playing golf. The Duchess of Windsor is driving, and the Duke, in white jacket, is standing by with friends in Cannes, France, on Jan. 5, 1938. (AP Photo)

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Stan Laurel with wife Vera Ivanova Shuvalova
Stan Laurel, film comedian, and his third wife Vera Ivanova Shuvalova, Russian dancer known as Illeana, are at their Hollywood, California home on Jan. 5, 1938, undisturbed by his second wife disputing their marriage in a Yuma elopement New Year's Day. (AP Photo)

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John Henry Lewis
J. H. Lewis training, Jan. 5, 1939 at Summit, New Jersey for his coming heavyweight title bout with champion Joe Louis, John Henry Lewis lets the bag have one, probably with compliments to the champ. (AP Photo)

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Stan Laurel and Illeana Laurel
Stan Laurel, left, Illeana, center, and Sergeant Harry, right, when she was booked at Beverly Hills, California on Jan. 5, 1939 for one-day jail term. (AP Photo)

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NY RANGERS GEN. MANAGER 1940
General manager Lester Patrick points with pride to the record of his first-place NHL New York Rangers, Jan. 5, 1940. (AP Photo)

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GONE WITH THE WIND PREMIERE 1940
From left to right: actress Olivia de Havilland, film investor Jock Whitney, actress Vivien Leigh, and actor Laurence Olivier, as they arrive for the Hollywood premiere of "Gone With The Wind," Jan. 5, 1940. (AP Photo)

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