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Today In History: January 8

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Native British Colonial Troops
Smartness on the parade ground and cheerfulness under all conditions are traditional characteristics of the royal West African frontier force.Photo shows Ashanti troops serving in the gold coast regiment, Jan. 8, 1943. Ashanti troops from a battalion of the gold coast regiment march, with every man in step and rifle at the correct slope. (AP Photo)

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Hollywood Night Club 1953
This is a photo of an exterior night views of Ciros, a Hollywood night club, Jan. 8, 1953, Los Angeles, Calif. (AP Photo/Ed Widdis)

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Elvis Birthday
FILE - This 1972 file photo shows Elvis Presley, the King of Rock 'n' Roll, during a performance. Television and radio personality Wink Martindale and Jenna Bush Hager, daughter of former President George W. Bush, attended the annual birthday party at Presley's longtime Memphis home on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. The event featured a cake cutting and the singing of "Happy Birthday" by 16-year-old Canadian David Thibault. Presley was born in Tupelo, Miss., on Jan. 8, 1935, and moved to Memphis with his parents at age 13. He was 42 when he died Aug. 16, 1977. (AP Photo, file)

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Elvis Presley

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PRESLEY ELVIS/PRESS CON2
Elvis Presley news conference - The American singer-turned-soldier is shown during press conference at Friedberg/West Germany on Oct. 2, 1958. He has been assigned to the 3rd armoured (sparehead) division at Friedberg. (10/02/1958)(AP Photo/Lindlar)

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Elvis Presley

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Elvis Presley
Singer Elvis Presley smiles during a press conference inside his private railroad car at Los Angeles Union Station, California, United States as he arrived on April 20, 1960 to make a movie. (AP Photo/HPM)

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Herbert Hoover + 2

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Hoover In Poland 1919
Herbert Hoover, then-director of American Relief, is shown at right, Jan. 8, 1919 in Poland. At left is Marshall Jozef Pilsudski of Poland. In the center is Msgr. Ratti, who became Pope Pius XI. (AP Photo)

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City Of Glendale Dirigible
The City of Glendale, the world's first all-metal steam-driven dirigible, floats without power during buoyancy tests at Glendale, Calif., Jan. 8, 1929. (AP Photo)

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Italy Royal Wedding
Prince Umberto with his bride Princess Marie Jose of Belgium, The Prince and Princess of Piedmont together inside the Vatican at Rome on Jan. 8, 1930 after receiving the blessing of the Pope. (AP Photo)

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ALBERT EINSTEIN
Prof. Albert Einstein and Dr. Willem DeSitter, Dutch astronomer find themselves in agreement on the formula used by Dr. DeSitter in a lecture at the Mt. Wilson Observatory in Pasadena, Calif., on Jan. 8, 1932. (AP Photo)

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George Bernard Shaw

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George Bernard Shaw
Mr. George Bernard Shaw, who is on a world tour, surrounded by Indian friends and press reporters on arrival in Bombay, India on Jan. 8, 1933. (AP Photo)

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President Franklin D. Roosevelt
J. W. McQueen of Kansas City, national commander of the Disabled American Veterans explains to President Franklin D. Roosevelt in Washington on Jan. 8, 1934, that his organization is concerned with relief only for these veterans whose disabilities are war origin. (AP Photo)

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DUTCH SCHULTZ 1935
Bootlegger Arthur "Dutch" Schultz of the Bronx is shown, standing, listening as U.S. Commissioner Lester T. Hubbard postpones the decision as to whether Schultz must return to the southern district of New York to stand trial on tax evasion, Jan. 8, 1935. (AP Photo/Abe Fox)

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Charles Lindbergh Trial
Crowd outside at courtroom during Bruno Hauptmann trial at Flemington, N.J. on Jan. 8, 1935. Hauptmann is accused of the kidnap-murder of Charles Lindbergh's son. (AP Photo)

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DEPRESSION ABROAD
People gather for help and food in Austria on Jan. 8, 1936 during the Great Depression. (AP Photo)

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Walt Disney 1936
The Legion of Honor was conferred upon Walt Disney, right, creator of Mickey Mouse, in a ceremony in Hollywood, Jan. 8, 1936. Mons. J.J. Viala, French consul, left, pinned the decoration upon Disney in recognition, it was said, for his contribution to the screen. (AP Photo)

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FDR Jackson Day 1936
With Postmaster General and Democratic National Committee chairman James A. Farley by his side, President Franklin D. Roosevelt ate a hearty dinner at the Jackson Day banquet in Washington before delivering the main address, broadcast to millions, Jan. 8, 1936. Farley passes a heaping dish of nuts to the president. (AP Photo)

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Spanish Civil War 1937
Following an aerial attack on Madrid from 16 rebel planes from Tetuan, Spanish Morocco, relatives of those trapped in ruined houses appeal for news of their loved ones, Jan. 8, 1937. The faces of these women reflect the horror non-combatants are suffering in the civil struggle. (AP Photo)

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SPANISH CIVIL WAR 1938
Spanish government loyalists engage in heavy fighting with insurgent troops for possession of the city of Teruel in northern Spain, Jan. 8, 1938. (AP Photo)

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HARRY BLACKSTONE + 1

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MAGICIAN HARRY BLACKSTONE
Magician Harry Blackstone, right, entertains eight-year-old Bobby McConell with a rabbit magic trick at the Children's Hospital in Boston, Ma., Jan. 8, 1939. (AP Photo)

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USA Santa Anita Race track
A general view of a meeting in progress at the Santa Anita Race track in Arcadia, California , on Jan. 8, 1939. (AP Photo)

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John Nance Garner + 1

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Franklin D. Roosevelt
With great good humor, President Roosevelt laughed and jested with Vice President Garner (left) at the $100-a-plate Jackson Day dinner on Jan. 8, 1940 in the nation's capital in Washington. And "Cactus Jack," who admits his desire for the Democrats' presidential nomination, returned chuckle for chuckle. On right is Franklin Roosevelt, Jr., still wearing a bandage on his forehead as a result of an auto accident in which he and his wife were slightly injured. (AP Photo)

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WWII England Ration Books
Rationing of butter, sugar, bacon, and ham started on January 8, when shopkeepers were busy cutting out customers’ coupons from their ration books when these commodities were purchased. A shop assistant cutting out a customer’s coupons from a ration book in shop, Jan. 8, 1940. (AP Photo)

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WWII ITALIAN POWS FOOD LINE
Italian prisoners of war line up at an open kitchen for their food as a soldier holds up a piece of bread and smiles after receiving his portion at their barracks in Athens, Greece on Jan. 8, 1941 during World War II. (AP Photo)

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Australian Troops WWII
This is an underground army cook house used by Australian Troops during the advance on Bardia, Jan. 8, 1942. In other huge underground chambers discovered by advanced units headquarters and others based were established. (AP Photo)

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