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Today In History: March 10

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U.S. Marine Corps

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WWII Battle of Iwo Jima
In this handout from the U.S. Marine Corps, the dark no-man's land between front lines on Iwo Jima, is lit up by illuminated shells fired in from supporting U.S. warships, March 10, 1945. The star-shells were parachuted in from the sea every minute or two, as a safeguard against Japanese infiltration. (AP Photo/U.S. Marine Corps)

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James Earl Ray

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James Earl Ray
James Earl Ray lowers his head as State Safety Commissioner Greg O'Rear, white hat, and Highway Patrol Maj. Mickey McGuire, dark glasses, lead him to prison in Nashville, Tenn., March 11, 1969. Ray is serving a 99-year sentence in the death of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis. (AP Photo)

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JAMES EARL RAY

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KING ASSASSIN JAMES EARL RAY
James Earl Ray hides his face behind his hand as he passes photographers en route to a maximum security cell in the Tennessee State Prison in Nashville, Tenn., March 11, 1969. Maj. Mickey McGuire, state highway patrol, is at left. Ray pleaded guilty to killing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and was sentenced to 99 years. (AP Photo)

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Ralph DePalma
With a crippled engine, Ralph DePalma of Los Angeles crosses the finish line at Indianapolis Speedway on March 10, 1915. Another engine failure had stopped him near the end of the 1912 race when DePalma led by at least 10 miles. (AP Photo)

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Babe Ruth
At right, Babe Ruth, seated left, signs a contract with the late Col. Jacob Ruppert, owner of the New York Yankees, March 10, 1930, for a salary of $ 80,000 a year in 1930. (AP Photo)

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Ludvik Ocenasek

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Czechoslovakia Rocket Launch
Ludvik Ocenasek and his collaborators watching the flight of a test rocket in Prague, Czechoslovakia around March 10, 1930. Central Europe has witnesses many attempts being made to shoot a rocket to the moon. The most successful attempt that has so far been accomplished has been that of the well-known Czech-Slovakian inventor, Ludvik Ocenasek in Prague. He has with a rocket 80 cm., in length achieved a height of 1,000 meters. (AP Photo)

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Ludvik Ocenasek

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Czechoslovakia Rocket Launch
Seven rockets of varying size lined up ready for testing as Ludvik Ocenasek attempts to launch a rocket to the moon around March 10, 1930 in Prague Czechoslovakia. Central Europe has witnesses many attempts being made to shoot a rocket to the moon. The most successful attempt that has so far been accomplished has been that of the well-known Czech-Slovakian inventor, Ludvik Ocenasek in Prague. He has with a rocket 80 cm., in length achieved a height of 1,000 meters. (AP Photo)

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King Christian X

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Denmark King Christian X
King Christian X of Denmark reviews his Lifeguard during a military display in Copenhagen, Denmark around March 10, 1930. (AP Photo)

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Tomas Garrigue Masaryk

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Tomas Garrigue Masaryk
President Tomas Garrigue Masaryk, sometimes known as Thomas Masarky, right, watching the parade to mark his 80th birthday in the castle in Prague, Czechoslovakia around March 10, 1930. (AP Photo)

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Mahatma Gandhi

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Gandhi Spinning Cloth
Mahatma Gandhi, virtual leader of India is photographed at his spinning, a duty which he continues in his campaign for home goods, March 10, 1931. The 96-pound leader recently arrived at an agreement with Lord Irwin, Viceroy of India, in which both parties did much to cement the feeling between India and Britain. Gandhi agreed to end the "passive resistance" campaign and irwin lessened the monopoly of British salt manufacture. (AP Photo)

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Charlie Chaplin + 1

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Charlie Chaplin
Charlie Chaplin, at the Dominion Theater in London on March 10, 1931, prior to the opening of his latest film, chatting with George Bernard Shaw, the playwright, while Lord and Lady Astor, at the right, listen. Shaw called Chaplin “a genius” after he saw the film. (AP Photo)

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Prince Leopold III

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Belgium Brussels WWI Pigeon Memorial
Prince Leopold III of Belgium in uniform at the unveiling of a statue in Brussels to commemorate the war pigeons from World War One, on March 10, 1931. The statue depicts a female figure holding a pigeon with wings outstretched. Pigeons were used in WWI for message carrying. (AP Photo)

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JOHN PHILIP SOUSA

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FUNERAL OF JOHN PHILIP SOUSA
John Philip Sousa, America's March King and famous bandmaster is buried in the Congressional Cemetery in Washington D.C. with full Military honors on March 10, 1932. (AP Photo)

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ROCKEFELLER CENTER CONSTRUCTION
This view shows the construction site of Rockefeller Center in New York, on March 10, 1932, as excavation work for the projected 70th-story RCA Building gets under way. The future commercial complex in the heart of New York City will cover a three-block area, stretching from West 48th Street to West 51st Street, and between Fifth and Sixth Avenues. Looking eastwards along 50th Street, the department store Saks Fifth Avenue can be seen on the right, the two spires of St. Patrick's Cathedral are on the left, and in the rear is the RCA Victor Building. (AP Photo)

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Hirohito

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27th Anniversary Of The Battle Of Mukden
Emperor Hirohito is shown as he appears attending the Army's celebration of the 27th anniversary of the battle of Mukden, in the Russia-Japanese War In Tokyo, March 10, 1932. (AP Photo)

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Franklin Roosevelt + 1

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President Franklin Roosevelt inaugural address
President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivering his inaugural address at the Capitol in Washington on March 10, 1933. (AP Photo)

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Gold Confiscation Act of 1933
Bags of gold are shown being returned to the Federal Reserve Bank in New York, March 10, 1933. (AP Photo)

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Bank Crisis
Gold hoarders laden with bags, boxes and suitcases form a steady stream entering and leaving the Federal Reserve Bank to deposit their hidden currency in New York on March 10, 1933. In one day they deposited $30,000,000 in currency, hoping to escape the penalties which the government is expected to exact of hearders. (AP Photo)

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Charles Lindbergh + 9

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Lindberghs At Dern Home 1934
From left to right: aviator Col. Charles A. Lindbergh; Helen Coolidge Woodring, wife of the Asst. Secty. of War; Secty of War George Dern; Lindbergh's wife aviator Anne Morrow Lindbergh; Asst. Secty of War Harry Hines Woodring; wife of Secty of War, Charlotte Dern; Mrs. Harry Baxter (no first name available), daughter of Secty. Dern; and Gen. Douglas MacArthur, Chief of Army Staff. Back row, left to right: William and James Dern, sons of the Secty; Betsy Dern, daughter of the Secty. They are seen after a luncheon at Dern's home, March 10, 1934, (AP Photo)

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Charles Lindbergh + 2

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Lindbergh Visits White House 1934
Charles Lindbergh leaves the White House with Secretary of War George Dern after their conference in Washington, March 10, 1934. From left to right: Secty. Dern, Lindbergh and Helen Coolidge Woodring, wife of the Assistant Secretary of War, Harry Hines Woodring. (AP Photo)

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BABE RUTH + 1

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BRAVES RUTH
A March 10, 1935 photo of Babe Ruth as a Boston Brave. (AP Photo)

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MAX SCHMELING

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HEAVYWEIGHT SCHMELING HAMAS
Max Schmeling, right, and his attendants give the Nazi salute after the German boxer defeated Steve Hamas in a boxing match in Hamburg, Germany, March 10, 1935. (AP Photo)

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Police Commissioners Daughters Threatened
Although threatened by kidnapers, Miriam Valentine, 16, went to church, March 10, 1935 in Brooklyn, New York with her father, Lewis J. Valentine, New York police commissioner. Miriam and her sister, Ruth, 18, have been under constant guard since threats were received by neighbors. Commissioner Valentine and Miriam are shown on their way to church. (AP Photo/Butler)

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JAMES RED CLOUD + 2

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SIOUX INDIANS IN WASHINGTON
Chief James Red Cloud, left, and Chief Robert Bad Wound, right, Sioux Indian leaders of Pine Ridge, SD, meet with Calif. Rep. John McGroarty in Washington D.C. on March 10, 1936. (AP Photo)

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