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Today In History: January 6

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ISRAEL PALESTINE
Mourners reach to help carry the coffin containing the remains of Yehiya Ayyash through Gaza City during the funeral procession Saturday Jan. 6, 1996. Thousands of angry mourners vowed vengence and told Israel to "prepare the body bags" as they marched in the funeral procession of Ayyash, mastermind behind a string of suicide bombings that killed dozens of Israelis. (AP Photo/Heidi Levine)

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Dr. Fridtjof Nansen Hat
Dr. Fridtjof Nansen of Norway, Nobel Peace Prize winner, Jan. 6, 1923. (AP Photo)

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RADIO TELEPHONE SWITCHBOARD
This is a photograph of the Traffic Control switchboard of the radio telephone in London, Eng., on Jan. 6, 1927. The rate for direct contact from London to New York is $25 each minute. (AP Photo)

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ROMANIAN ROYAL FAMILY ATTEND SERVICE
Members of the Roumanian royal family and state officials walk towards the Danube river to attend the annual Orthodox Epiphany service and baptism, Jan. 6, 1927. From right to left; Prince Charles , Princess Ileana, Princess Helene, King Ferdinand I and the Metropolitan Miron Christea. Others unidentified. (AP Photo)

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Mrs. Louise McPhetridge Thaden
Photo shows Mrs. Louise McPhetridge Thaden of Pittsburgh, Pa., taken after she had landed at Muskogee, Oklahoma, on Jan. 6, 1930 to visit friends recently. She won the Women’s Air Derby last year, and says she will try to regain her speed record broken not long ago by Amelia Earhart. Mrs. Thaden, who at various times has held the women’s altitude, speed and endurance records, is a former student of the University of Arkansas. (AP Photo)

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Netherlands The Hague Second Conference
Germany’s political and financial future development greatly depends upon the outcome of the conference at The Hague. Sixteen nations are participating. Aristide Briand, right, French prime minister, with Dr. Joseph Wirth, German Minister for Occupied Territories, laughing at caricatures of themselves during a luncheon in The Hague, Netherlands on January 6, 1930. (AP Photo/Alfred Eisenstaedt)

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Mohandas Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi, Indian nationalist leader, is shown Jan. 6, 1930. (AP Photo)

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EINSTEIN AND DE SITTER
Famed German scientist Albert Einstein, right, and Dutch astronomer William de Sitter, stand at a blackboard in the Mount Wilson Observatory at the California Institute of Technology, Jan. 6, 1931, where de Sitter illustrates by equation how the Einstein theory of a static universe is proved. (AP Photo)

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Calvin Coolidge
The City Hall at Northampton, Mass. draped in black in recognition of the death of the city's most distinguished citizen, former U.S. President Calvin Coolidge, January 6, 1933. (AP Photo)

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Calvin Coolidge
Saddened townspeople at the general store in Plymouth, Vermont read about the passing of their beloved citizen former U.S. President Calvin Coolidge, January 6, 1933. From left to right; Erik Blanchard; Mary Brown, schoolteacher; Robert Goodrich; Herman Pilkey and Miss Florence Cilley, storekeeper and post office clerk. (AP Photo)

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Naval Conference Parley in London 1935
Japanese delegates to the London naval conference are shown above at Clarence House in London on Jan. 6, 1935. A few days later, they walked out on the parley. Center is Admiral Osami Nagano, head of the Japanese delegation, and right, Dr. Matsago Nagai. The third man is unidentified. (AP Photo)

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Charles Lindbergh Trial
This view of the main street of Flemington, N.J on Jan. 6, 1935 shows some of the automobile loads of people who flocked to the scene of the trial of Bruno Richard Hauptmann. Autos bearing license plates from a number of states were in evidence, and hundreds of persons walked through the courtroom where Hauptmann is on trial as the kidnap-killer of the Lindbergh baby. (AP Photo)

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Germany Saar Anti-Hitler Meeting
A view of the huge crowd at the Anti-Hitler meeting in the Saar on Jan. 6, 1935. (AP Photo)

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British troops marching through the flag-bedecked street
British troops of the international police force marching through the flag-bedecked streets of Saarbrucken, Jan. 6, 1935 the last day on which national banners were allowed to be publicly flown before the Saar plebiscite of January 13, in which residents of the Saar will vote to determine whether they will go under French, German or league of nations rule. The Nazi swastikas. (AP Photo)

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King's Twelfth Day Oblation
Beefeaters lined up in the courtyard of St James Palace after the presentation ceremony of the King's twelfth day oblation of gold, frankincense and myrrh was made on January 6, 1936, at the Chapel Royal, St James', London. (AP Photo/Len Putnam)

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Ann Cooper Hewitt
Ann Cooper Hewitt seen in court in San Francisco during the filing of her law suit on January 6, 1936. She alleges that her mother tricked her into an operation for sterilisation. The will left by her father, Peter Cooper Hewitt, millionaire inventor, provided that if his daughter married and had children then two thirds of the income from �2,000,000 was to go to them after her death. If she died childless, the two thirds was to go to her mother. (AP Photo)

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Mrs. Maryon Hewitt McCarter
Mrs. Maryon Hewitt McCarter (above) of San Francisco and New York, wealthy and socially prominent, was sued for $500,000 by her daughter, Ann Cooper Hewitt, 21-year-old Heiress on Jan. 6, 1936 in San Francisco. Miss Hewitt in the suit alleged her mother had an operation performed to prevent the girl from becoming a mother in order that Mrs. McCarter would not lose the benefit of a $10,000,000 trust fund. (AP Photo)

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King Carol holds court
The throne room in King Carol of Romania's palace in Bucharest, on January 6, 1936. Taken while the Romanian monarch held his traditional new year reception for members of his government and high state functionaries. (AP Photo)

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YUGOSLAVIA KING PETER II
King Peter II of Yugoslavia, third from left, waits for the Christmas tree to arrive at the door of the Royal Church , in Bedinje, Jan. 6, 1937, brought by soldiers who had cut it down. Serbian Orthodox church celebrate Christmas later than other religions. From left to right; Prince Andre; Princess Olga, behind; King Peter; Prince Alexandre, behind; Prince Nicola and The Prince Regent, in uniform. (AP Photo)

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FDRs Top Hat And Coat 1937
The silk hat and blue overcoat of Pres. Roosevelt are left outside on the back of his open car while he delivers his annual address to Congress, Jan. 6, 1937, in Washington. Below are the top hats of his secretaries and his son, James. (AP Photo)

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Vincent Astor and Mary Cushing Spectators at Tennis matches
Vincent Astor and Mary Cushing are shown in their box at the indoor tennis matches in Madison Square Garden, New York on Jan. 6, 1937. The headliners were Ellsworth Vines and Fred Perry, who met in a singles contest which was won by Perry. (AP Photo/JL)

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Rome Pope Pius XI
The latest bulletin issued from the Vatican City states that while the local disturbances which are included in the complicated illness of Pope Pius XI may be dispersed, the state of the heart and the age of the patients make it difficult to hold out firm hopes of his recovery. Pope Pius XI in his private rooms, on Jan. 6, 1937, at the Vatican. (AP Photo)

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Civil Rights Jury Duty 1938
John Claybrook, 66, seated at far right, made southern history by sitting on a jury at Marion, Ark., Jan. 6, 1938, with 11 white men and concurring in a verdict which sentenced to death two blacks charged with raping an 18-year-old white girl. (AP Photo)

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Death Sentence For Pair
Young Frank Carter and Theo Thomas, confer with an attorney after they were given a death sentence in a Marion, Ark., court on the charge of raping an 18-year-old Memphis girl, by a jury which - rare for the South - included among its members one black person, Jan. 6, 1938. The alleged attack took place Christmas night. Court attaches said the one black juror was the first of his race to serve on a jury in such a case in a southern state since reconstruction days following the Civil war. (AP Photo)

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