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Today In History: December 21

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Apollo 8 Blastoff
Apollo 8 blastoff, Cape Kennedy, Fla., Dec. 21, 1968. (AP Photo)

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Grasshopper Plague 1934
Grasshoppers crossing the Murray Valley Highway in Victoria, Australia look for another field to devour, Dec. 21, 1934. (AP Photo)

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George Eastman friends
George Eastman's party on the way to Kidong Valley in Africa. Left to right: Mr. & Mrs. Martin Johnson, George Eastman, Daniel B. Pomeroy & Dr. Audley D. Stewart, Mr. Eastman's private physician and long-time friend poses here on Dec. 21, 1926. (AP Photo)

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New York City Streets
A view of Broadway can be seen looking northward from Times Square during the week preceeding Christmas in New York on Dec. 21, 1928. (AP Photo)

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President Callvin Coolidge posed on the White House lawn
After signing the Boulder Dam bill, Preisdent Calvin Coolidge posed on the White House lawn with its strongest backers in the long fight for its enactment on Dec. 21, 1928. Left to right: Dr. Elwood Mead, director of the Reclamation Bureau, Representative Swing, of California, Mr. Coolidge and Senator Johnson of California. The President had just given the California legislators pens which he had used in signing their joint measure. (AP Photo)

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City Of Glendale Dirigible
This is the all-metal airship, The City of Glendale, designed by Capt. Thomas Slate, outside its hangar at the Grand Central Airport at Glendale, Calif., Dec. 21, 1929. Its test flight was marred by minor mishaps. (AP Photo)

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England Clara Bow Rex Bell
Actress Clara Bow and her husband Rex Bell arriving at Waterloo Station in London, England having traveled from America on Dec. 21, 1932. (AP Photo)

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England James Henry Thomas
British Labour Politician James Henry Thomas, with cigar, at a dress rehearsal for Bertram Mills' circus, at Olympia, England on Dec 21, 1932. (AP Photo/Staff/Len Puttnam)

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Rise of Nazi Germany
British Tommies getting water from the inhabitants at Broback in the Saar, Dec. 21, 1934 where some of the men of the 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment, are billeted. (AP Photo)

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Frick Museum And Mansion
The mansion of Henry Clay Frick at 71st Street and Fifth Ave., in New York City, shown Dec. 21, 1935, houses one of the world's richest collections of paintings and is open as a public museum. (AP Photo)

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Fiorello La Guardia
A fireman helps Mayor Fiorello La Guardia don a fireman's coat to guard his honor from the water and cold during an early morning fire in New York, Dec. 21, 1936. (AP Photo/Arthur "Weegee" Fellig)

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Cuba Batista 1936
Col. Fulgencio Batista, Cuban Army Chief is shown at the head of his troops on a march through the hills of Pinar del Rio Province in Cuba, Dec. 21, 1936. The Army head promised the full support of his forces in the legislative attempt to oust President Gomez. (AP Photo)

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Austria Archduke Otto von Habsburg
Archduke Otto von Habsburg in his uniform of a captain of the Tyrolean rifleman’s regiment, in Austria, on Dec. 21, 1936. (AP Photo)

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KIng George VI Family Wife Daughter
Queen Elizabeth of Great Britian and Princess Elizabeth attended a matinee performance of the Children’s Christmas show, “where the rainbow ends,” at the Holborn Empire in London on Dec. 21, 1937. They are shown arriving. (AP Photo)

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USA Barbara Hutton
Countess Haugwitz-Reventlow, formerly Barbara Hutton, the Woolworth heiress, visited New York to renounce her U.S. citizenship in order to become a Dane. A further statement now issued states that her action was taken purely for family reasons and American ties were not in the least weakened. Countess Haugwitz-Reventlow, in a beaver coat with hat and muff to match, arriving at New York, on the liner Europa, on Dec. 21, 1937. (AP Photo)

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England Prince Chirasakti and Mani Raja Nuprabandu
Prince Chirasakti of Siam, cousin of the king of Siam was married in London to Mani Raja Nuprabandu, daughter of the late Phya Raja Nuprabandu, former Siamese Minister in London. There were two weddings an English one at Caxton Hall Register Office and a second at the Siamese Legation. The bride in happy mood after the ceremony at Caxton Register Hall, London, on Dec. 21, 1938. (AP Photo)

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Uruguay Graf Spee Dead
Uruguayans line the route to the cemetery in Monte Video, Uruguay, on Dec. 21, 1939, as the cortege bearing the bodies of German sailor victims of the River Plate naval battle winds on the journey that was the penultimate chapter in the history of the Graf Spee. (AP Photo)

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WWII Europe Finland Helsinki Destruction
This burning hospital center was set ablaze Dec. 21, 1939 when Russian planes raided the Finnish capital on Joseph Stalin’s 60th birthday. Most of the patients had been evacuated before the attack. (AP Photo)

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WWII France Paris Hotel Ritz
The dining room of the Hotel Ritz in Paris on Dec. 21, 1939 during a Charity Gala dinner for the benefit of war victims and their families. (AP Photo)

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WWII France Wire Defences
La pose des barbeles on Dec. 21, 1939. (AP Photo)

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WWII Finland
General view of bombardment of Helsinki, Finnish capital on Dec. 21, 1939. (AP Photo)

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Henry Ford and Edsel Ford
The companionship that exists between the rulers of a mighty automobile manufacture empire Henry Ford and his son, Edsel Ford. Here they are sitting on the elder Ford’s first car with the 25-millionth in the background on Dec. 21, 1939. Note the profile resemblance the philosophy of the younger Ford, President of the entirely-family-owned two-billion-dollar concern, is of major importance to the financial and automotive worlds for it will someday determine the fiscal and industrial policies of a huge and vital segment of the world’s economic and business structure. (AP Photo)

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USA Flying Fortress
Far above the earth this Boeing “Flying Fortress” was taken from a sister ship during a formation flight, somewhere over America on Dec. 21. 1940. (AP Photo)

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WWII British Aircraft Factory
A girl drilling holes in different shaped pieces of metal at a British aircraft factory in Northern England on Dec. 21, 1940, where her work may appear small and comparatively unimportant but she is doing her bit (AP Photo)

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