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Today In History: January 9

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Oil Disasters
A hugh fireball rises above the last fuel storage tank that continues to burn in Newark, New Jersey, Sunday, Jan. 9, 1983 from an explosion on Friday which was heard in three states. Newark fire inspectors enter their vehicle, at lower right, after inspecting the tanks. (AP Photo/Mike Derer)

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Ronald Reagan 1989
President Reagan, using his bandaged hand, tips his white cowboy hat which was presented to him by the trade organization he was speaking to, in Washington, D.C., Jan. 9, 1989. Reagan had undergone surgery to correct a curvature in the ring finger of his left hand. (AP Photo/Doug Mills)

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Babe Ruth
Babe Ruth retired sultan of swat, has his eye on the cup as he trys for a long putt. Ruth arrived on Jan. 9, 1936, for the winter season. (AP Photo)

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GERMANY RUHR FRENCH OCCUPATION
French tank crews, in an Essen street, take a break during the occupation of the Ruhr area of Germany, Jan. 9, 1923 as a means of reprisal after Germany proved incapable of fulfilling reparation payments demanded from it according to the Versailles Treaty. The German government answered with "passive resistance," which meant that coal miners and railway workers refused to obey any instructions by the occupation forces.(AP Photo)

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Richard Strauss
Dr. Richard Strauss, Austrian king of operas, with his son, Dr. Franz Strauss on Jan. 9, 1926. (AP Photo)

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UNEMPLOYMENT FOOD LINES
A wealthy San Francisco philanthropist, known only as Mr. X, has erected a building where unemployed men can eat twice a day. In addition to the meals, free medical care can be secured. Photo is dated Jan. 9, 1931. (AP Photo)

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HOOVER DAM CONSTRUCTION
Construction continues Jan. 9, 1932 as workers construct the retaining wall that gives support to the road leading over the top of Hoover Dam. Labor troubles were experienced during the huge engineering project on the Colorado River near Las Vegas, Nevada. (AP Photo)

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Albert Einstein
Professor Albert Einstein is photographed as he arrives for his third visit to the United States in Los Angeles, Jan 9, 1933. Professor Einstein and his wife stayed two months in Pasadena, Calif., where Einstein continued his research study. On his left is Dr. Robert A. Millikan, a noted physicist. (AP Photo)

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Babe Didrikson 1933
Athlete Babe Didrikson tries her hand at Women's Professional Pocket Billiards with Ruth McGinnes of Honesdale, Pa., present champion, as they practiced for the tournament in New York, Jan. 9, 1933. (AP Photo)

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HAUPTMANN TRIAL LINDBERGH
Photographers surround aviator Charles A. Lindbergh, without hat, as he leaves the courthouse in Flemington, N.J., Wednesday Jan. 9, 1935 during the trial of Bruno Hauptmann on charges of kidnapping and murdering the Lindbergh baby boy. (AP Photo)

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HAWAII 1935 SURFING
Two surfers ride the crest of a wave at 30 miles an hour back to the beach at Honolulu, Hawaii on Jan. 9, 1935. (AP Photo)

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England Randolph Churchill
Smiling portrait of Randolph Churchill, son of Winston Churchill, unseen, arriving at Croydon, London on Jan. 9, 1936. (AP Photo/Staff/Putnam)

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Greece Royal Wedding of Prince Paul
Sixty members of European Royal House rode in the glittering wedding cavalcade of Crown Prince Paul of Greece when he was married to Princess Frederika Luise of Brunswick. The bride is a granddaughter of the ex-Kaiser of Germany, and a great-great grand-daughter of Queen Victoria of England. The Royal bridal wedding group outside the palace in Athens after the wedding, on Jan. 9, 1938. Crown Prince Michael of Rumania is fourth from left. The bride and bridegroom are center, with the bride’s father, Duke Ernst August of Brunswick, behind her, and her mother, the Duchess of Brunswick, third from right. The Duchess of Kent is next to her, with King George of Greece, far right. (AP Photo)

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Arab Revolt 1939
The British army dynamites Arab stone houses in northern Palestine in reprisal for rebel activities, Jan. 9, 1939. (AP Photo/James A. Mills)

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Arab Revolt 1939
Suspected Arab rebels are rounded up by the British army near Jerusalem, Jan. 9, 1939. (AP Photo/James A. Mills)

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Switzerland Gordon Richards
Gordon Richards the famous British jockey took to curling on the grand ice rink at St. Moritz during his visit for the winter sports season, on Jan. 9, 1939. (AP Photo)

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NEW YORK CITY MARKETS
Opening of Essex and Delancey markets which is taking place of pushcarts in New York City. Mayor Fiorello LA Guardia speaks at the ceremonies on Jan. 9, 1940. (AP Photo)

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WWII England Evacuated Boys
The fortunate boys of Malvern College have been evacuated to Blenheim Palace, where they are living and working in the historic home of the Dukes of Marlborough, which was built and presented to the first famous Duke of Marlborough by a grateful nation after his famous victories of Blenheim, Oudenarde, Ramillies, and Malplaquet on the continent in Queen Anne's reign. The boys are continuing all their normal activities at Blenheim, playing football in the palace grounds and sleeping in dormitories, some of which have priceless tapestries on the walls. Boys reading in one of their dormitories at Blenheim Palace, Oxford, Jan. 9, 1940. Note the priceless tapestries on the walls, protected from damage by boarding. (AP Photo)

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NEW YORK CITY MARKETS
Opening of Essex and Delancey markets which is taking place of pushcarts in New York City. Mayor Fiorello LA Guardia shown in center on Jan. 9, 1940. (AP Photo)

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FASHION DESIGNER LILLY DACHE
Lilly Dache, hat designer, is surrounded by hats at a fashion show on Jan. 9, 1941 at an unknown location. (AP Photo)

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Louis Baer 1041
Heavyweight champion Joe Louis, left, signs on for a 15-round title fight with Buddy Baer, right, in New York, Dec. 26, 1941. Fight will take place Jan. 9. Proceeds will go to the Navy Relief Fund. (AP Photo/Joe Caneva)

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WWII London ATS Girls
Some of the Auxiliary Territorial. Service girls now attached to anti-aircraft units in the London area, seen on Jan. 9, 1942 at their action stations at the predictor on their gun-site. (AP Photo)

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Louis Baer Fight 1942
Heavyweight champion Joe Louis worked speedily against challenger Buddy Baer in their scheduled 15-round battle at Madison Square Garden in New York flattening him twice in this fashion before the referee stopped the fight after the third knockdown, Jan. 9, 1942. The fight, for the Navy Relief Fund, was refereed by Frankie Fullam. (AP Photo)

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Louis Baer 1942
Stolid Joe Louis, still heavyweight king of the world, enjoys the fruits of his first round knockout victory over Buddy Baer in his dressing room at Madison Square Garden, New York, Jan. 9, 1942. Louis took 2 minutes, 56 seconds in his 20th defense of the title. (AP Photo)

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