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Today In History: January 7

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WWII Luxembourg Allied Invasion
American and British forces of Montgomery’s new command, fighting in snow and ice against stiff German resistance, are advancing slowly but surely to link up with General Patton’s forces. These American troops of the Second Armoured division pause for a breather before making their way across this snow-covered field, in Luxembourg, on Jan. 7, 1945. (AP Photo)

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EMPIRE STATE BUILDING 1930
Financier John J. Raskob, left, and former New York Governor Alfred E. Smith are seen with a model of the proposed Empire State Building, Jan. 7, 1930. The tallest building in the world is to be built in New York City. (AP Photo)

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Italy Royal Wedding
Belgian Royal Family arrive in a Royal Carriage in Rome for wedding of Prince Umberto and Princess Marie Jose of Belgium in Jan 7, 1930. Seated L-R: Prince Charles of Belgium; Prince Umberto; Princess Giovana and Princess Marie Jose. (AP Photo)

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Italy Royal Wedding
L-R: Queen Elena of Montenegro, the Queen of Italy; King Albert I of Belgium; Princess Marie Jose of Belgium, Prince Umberto; Queen Elisabeth of Bavaria, Queen of Belgium; and King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy, on the balcony of the Royal Palace just after their arrival in Rome for the Royal Wedding between Prince Umberto and Princess Marie Jose on Jan. 7, 1930. (AP Photo)

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Franklin D. Roosevelt
New York Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt delivering his annual message to the legislature on Jan. 7, 1931 in Albany, New York. Governor Roosevelt put the matter of a city-wide investigation of New York squarely upon the legislators, and warned that such an investigation must spring from an honest desire to promote public welfare. (AP Photo)

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Virginia Cherrill
Actress Virginia Cherrill shown around Jan. 7, 1931, who became a film star at the age of 16. Charlie Chaplin wanted a leading lady for his new film named City Lights and signed up Cherrill after meeting her at a boxing match in Los Angeles. (AP Photo)

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Great Depression Hunger March 1932
This is the scene in front of the capitol in Washington, Jan. 7, 1932, as thousands of unemployment hunger marchers arrive from Pennsylvania to ask Congress and the president for aid. The group was led by Father James P. Cox of Pittsburgh, Pa. (AP Photo)

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Unemployment Relief Marchers
Starting their march from Pittsburgh, Pa., for Washington, D.C., Jan. 7, 1932, where they will plead for unemployment relief-marchers under the leadership of father James R. Cox have music while they wait for their leader to procure means of transportation. They camped on January 6, on the outskirts of the capital and may enter the city on January 7. (AP Photo)

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Dr. Evan O'Neill Kane
Dr. Evan O'Neill Kane, surgeon, as he operates on himself for a inguinal hernia in the Kane Summit Hospital, Jan. 7, 1932, in Kane, Pa. The operation was considered more delicate than that of Feb. 1921 when Dr. Kane astounded the medical world by removing his own appendix. (AP Photo)

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Prince Mike 1933
Harry F. Gerguson, who made a name for himself posing as a Romanoff prince, is shown posing for the cameras, Jan. 7, 1933. Gerguson passed himself off as Michael Romanoff and was ordered deported, but was then released from Ellis Island so he could join a vaudeville act at $500 a week. (AP Photo)

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Calvin Coolidge funeral
The body of Calvin Coolidge lay in state one hour in the Edwards Congregational Church, Northampton, Massachusetts on Jan. 7, 1933, before it was taken in its last, long trek to the homely surroundings of his birthplace in Plymouth, Vt., for burial. Guard of honor stands beside the casket just before the crowd was admitted to the church. (AP Photo)

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LINDBERGH BABY KIDNAP TRIAL
This is a general view of the inside of the courtroom in Flemington, N.J. on Jan. 7, 1935. It is the opening of the second week of the trial of Bruno Richard Hauptmann, who faces death for the kidnap and murder of the Lindbergh baby. Seated in the first row is Charles A. Lindbergh, near the extreme left, and Hauptmann at extreme right. Defense attorney Edward J. Reilly is the first seated figure in left foreground. Next to him, examining papers, is attorney General David Wilentz, the prosecutor, and next to him is C. Lloyd Fisher, of the defense. Edgar Rosencranz, defense, has his back to camera. (AP Photo)

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Betty Gow
Betty Gow, nanny and nurse caring for the Lindbergh baby, working for Charles and Anne Lindbergh, sits in court before her testimony in court on Jan. 7, 1935. Ms. Gow was the last to see baby Charles Jr , who was kidnapped on March 1, 1932. She will take the witness stand during the trial of Bruno Hauptmann at the courthouse in Flemington, N.J. (AP Photo)

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Lindbergh Kidnapping and Trial
Bruno Richard Hauptmann at the bottom of a stairway in the courthouse at Flemington, New Jersey on Jan. 7, 1935, at the noon recess of his trial on the charge that he kidnapped and killed baby Charles A. Lindbergh nearly three years ago. The foot and part of a leg showing around the corner of the stair-well belongs to a guard assigned to watch the prisoner at all times. (AP Photo)

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Ann Cooper Hewitt with Russell P. Tyler
Ann Cooper Hewitt, 21, Heiress to a large fortune, and her attorney, Russell P. Tyler, are shown reading over the complaint of the suit filed on Jan. 7, 1936 in San Francisco against her mother, Mrs. Maryon Hewitt McCarter. The girl charges her mother with having a sterilization operation performed on her. (AP Photo)

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Ann Cooper Hewitt 1936
Dr. Samuel G. Boyd, of San Francisco, who was made a defendant in a damage suit for $50,000 filed by Ann Cooper Hewitt, 21-year old heiress, Jan. 7, 1936. Dr. Boyd is alleged to have conspired to perform an operation on the young woman which deprived her of the power to become a mother. (AP Photo)

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White Crested Polish Bantam Chicken
Phil M. Plant of Waterford, Conn., exhibits his prize-winning white crested Polish bantam chicken at the New York Poultry Show which opened today, Jan. 7, 1936. (AP Photo/Preston Stroup)

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Spanish Civil War 1937
Loyalist troops shoot from a barricade erected across a mountain road on the Huesca front, Jan. 7, 1937. (AP Photo)

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JULIANA BERNHARD WEDDING.JPG
Official photo of Princess Juliana of Holland and Prince Bernhard Zur Lippe-Biesterfeld, after their wedding at The Hague, Jan. 7, 1937. (AP Photo)

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Uday Shankar And Simkie 1937
Aboard the liner Lafayette are Uday Shankar, Hindu dancer, and his partner, Simkie of Paris, as they arrived in New York, Jan. 7, 1937. (AP Photo/Tom Sande)

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Social Security 1937
Eleanor Jones from Washington, D.C. operates an alphabetical tabulator, one of final processes in completing record files of the Federal Social Security Board, Jan. 7, 1937. (AP Photo/Henry Griffin)

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Netherlands Royal Wedding Princess Juliana and Prince Bernhard
The Royal Golden bridal carriage, with Princess Juliana of The Netherlands and Prince Bernhard of Lippe Biesterfeld inside, arrives on Jan. 7, 1937 at the Royal Palace at The Hague, Netherlands after their royal wedding. (AP Photo/Staff/Putnam)

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Netherlands Royal Wedding
Princess Juliana of Holland and Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld with their bridal attendants after their wedding at The Hague, Netherlands on Jan. 7, 1937. (AP Photo)

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Queen Wilhelmina of Holland
Queen Wilhelmina of Holland on the occasion of the wedding of her daughter Princess Juliana, to Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld, unseen, at the Hague, Netherlands on Jan. 7, 1937. (AP Photo)

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