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KUWAIT IRAQ DISTRUST
File - Kuwait's oil wells burning after the defeated Iraqi troops were expelled from Kuwait are seen in this file photo taken March 2, 1991. Iraq's recent efforts to avoid paying Kuwait some $25 billion in U.N.-mandated war reparations for Saddam Hussein's 1990 invasion have alarmed Kuwaitis and strained relations that have slowly improved since the fall of the Iraqi dictator.(AP Photo/Gustavo Ferrari, File)

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WWI Weapons
165th Infantry and 165th Machine Gun Company, 1st Battalion entering trenches in Croismare, France on March 2, 1918. (AP Photo)

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WALTER HAGEN + 1

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HAGEN DEFEATS SARAZEN
Professional golf champion Walter Hagen, right, shakes hands with his opponent Gene Sarazen, after defeating him in their 72-hole match at St. Petersburg, Fla., on March 2, 1927. (AP Photo)

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Armando Diaz

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Italy Marshal Diaz Funeral
The coffin of the Italian military leader Marshal Armando Diaz, lays beside the tomb of the Unknown Soldier, in Rome, Italy, March 2, 1928. Many military and political leaders escorted the coffin through the streets of Rome. (AP Photo)

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Charles Lindbergh

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Panama Canal Linbergh Flying
During his goodwill flight over Central America and the West Indies, Colonel Charles Lindbergh flies along the Panama Canal, March 2, 1928. (AP Photo)

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Frank Lockhart

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Daytona Frank Lockhart
American racing car driver Frank Lockhart, with his car Stutz Black Hawk, at Daytona Beach, Florida, March 2, 1928, when he made an attempt on the land world speed record. (AP Photo)

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Benito Mussolini

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Italy Marshal Diaz Funeral
The coffin of the Italian military leader Marshal Armando Diaz, is carried through the streets of Rome, Italy, March 2, 1928, to be laid beside the Tomb of Unknown Soldier. Italian Premier and dictator Benito Mussolini can be seen behind the coffin, left, wearing a pointed hat. Many military and political leaders escorted the coffin through the streets of Rome. (AP Photo)

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Oliver Wendell Holmes
Oliver Wendell Holmes famous member of the United States Supreme Court, who celebrates his 90th., birthday on Sunday, March 8. Mr. Holmes in the Library of Washington D.C. home on March 2, 1931. (AP Photo)

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Lou Gehrig + 1

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Lou Gehrig And Young Fan 1932
A disabled youngster, Edgar Rosenbloom, is shown at spring training camp in St. Petersburg, Fla., March 2, 1932 with New York Yankees' Lou Gehrig, who autographed a ball for him.(AP Photo)

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Police Search Cars for Lindbergh Baby
Police searching cars at the New Jersey entrance to the Holland Tunnel into New York City, March 2, 1932, for the child of Col. and Mrs. Charles A. Lindbergh, kidnapped from his home early in the evening of March 1. (AP Photo)

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Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping
News Photographers and reporters descend pell-mell on to the estate of Col. Charles Lindbergh when news was flashed that their 20-month-old son, Charles Lindbergh, Jr., had been kidnapped from their home in Hopewell, N.J., March 2, 1932. Photographers snap photos of pictures of the Lindbergh baby that were set up on a shutter of the home. Their photos were given out to the world at a time when everyone waited for a clue of the child's whereabouts. (AP Photo)

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AMELIA ERHART + 1

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EARHART ELEANOR ROOSEVELT
Aviator Amelia Erhart shares a moment with U.S. First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt at the National Geographic Headquarters in Washington, D.C. on March 2, 1935. (AP Photo)

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BOBBY SALL

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DAYTONA BOBBY SALL CRASH
This remarkable action shot shows driver Bobby Sall of Patterson, N.J., being hurtled to the Daytona Beach sands as his racing roadster does a bit of acrobatics not on the program in a test run for the 250-mile stock car race to begin here. The car turned over two or three times. Sall was knocked unconscious but uninjured March 2, 1936. (AP Photo)

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BILL DAVY + 2

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BROUN DAVY EDDY
Columnist and author Heywood Broun, carrying sign, representing the American Newspaper Guild, leads a picket line of striking reporters and other editorial employees of the Wisconsin News in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, March 2, 1936. Left to right are: Bill Davy, national guild organizer; Jonathan Eddy, national executive scretary of the guild and Heywood Broun. (AP Photo)

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FDR 1936
Members of AHEPA, national Greek society to encourage Greeks in this country to become American citizens, visited President Franklin D. Roosevelt in Washington, March 2, 1936. Left to right are: August Rogokos, V.I. Chebithes, T.D. Lentgis, D.G. Michalopoulos, C.G. Economon, G.K. Demopolos, and President Franklin D. Roosevelt (seated). (AP Photo)

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GUTZOM BORGLUM

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SCULPTOR SPEAKS TO COMMITTEE
Sculptor of the Mount Rushmore Memorial Gutzom Borglum appears before a Senate Committee in Washington D.C. on March 2, 1938. The Committee proposed to create a Federal Bureau of Fine Arts, which Borglum opposes. (AP Photo)

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Mohandas Gandhi + 2

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Mahatma Gandhi 1938
Mahatma Gandhi takes part in the formal opening of a cattle farm in connection with the meeting of the fifty-first Indian National Congress at Haripura, March 2, 1938. (AP Photo)

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Joseph P. Kennedy
Joseph Patrick Kennedy, known as Joe Kennedy the new U.S. Ambassador at his desk on March 2, 1938, ready to take up his new job. (AP Photo/Staff/Puttnam)

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Joe Dimaggio and Mother 1939
Joe DiMaggio, New York Yankee outfielder, gives his mother, Rosalia, a loving embrace before boarding a train in Oakland, Calif., March 2, 1939. DiMaggio is heading for St. Petersburg, Fla., where he will start spring training next week. Joe was a holdout last year, but this year he is determined to be in shape when the season opens. (AP Photo)

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Daniel J. Callaghan

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Franklin D. Roosevelt
President Franklin D. Roosevelt is shown at Pensacola, Fla., on March 2, 1940 upon completion of a 4,000 miles cruise which took him to the Canal Zone and as far into the Pacific as Cocos Island. With the President is Capt. Daniel J. Callaghan (right), his naval aide. (AP Photo)

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Cordell Hull

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Franklin D. Roosevelt
The moment President Franklin D.Roosevelt arrived in Washington on March 2, 1940 after his voyage, Secretary of State Cordell Hull center, engaged him in serious conversation. The two are shown on the observation platform of the train which brought the President from Pensacola, Fla., where his ship landed after a cruise which included inspection of Panama Canal defenses as well as fishing. Man at left is not identified. (AP Photo)

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Singapore Australian Troops
Australian forces lining up on the deck of a transport before disembarking in Singapore on March 2, 1941, where they were sent to strengthen the British forces there in view of the prevailing unrest in the Pacific. (AP Photo)

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U.S. WAR EFFORT GRABLE
Actress Betty Grable shows how to handle a nail stuck in a wooden tire made by Twentieth Century Fox carpenters for cars used on the set in Hollywood, Ca., on March 2, 1942. Hollywood has created the alternate to rubber which is scarce since the Japanese have seized 90 per cent of the world's rubber supply during World War II. (AP Photo)

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Violated Enemy Alien Law
Here are some of a dozen Japanese people taken into custody by police March 2, 1942 in a raid on a 23rd street inn where they lived in New York City. An investigator said several had not registered under the Enemy Alien Law. (AP Photo)

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