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Today In History: December 30

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BANGLADESH CONGREGATION
Thousands of Muslim pilgrims crowd a train in Tongi, 15 kilometers (10 miles) north of Dhaka, Monday, Dec. 30, 1996 to return home after a three-day Islamic festival. At least two million Muslims prayed for the unity of the Islamic Ummah. (AP Photo/Pavel Rahman)

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Iroquois Theater Fire 1903
This is the burned interior of the orchestra section of the Iroquois Theater in Chicago, after a fire that claimed over 600 lives destroyed it, Dec. 30, 1903. (AP Photo)

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Iroquois Theater Fire 1903
This is the stage behind the proscenium arch where the Iroquois Theater fire began on Dec. 30, 1903. Flimsy scenery coming in contact with open light is believed to be the cause of the fire which killed over 600 people. (AP Photo)

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Irish Free State
The release of Irish prisoners from English jails after the signing of the peace treaty at the final London conference, Dec. 30, 1921, Ireland. Shown is the first group being congratulated as they left the old Kilmainlam prison. (AP Photo)

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Irish Free State
The release of Irish prisoners from English jails after the signing of the peace treaty at the final London conference, Dec. 30, 1921, Ireland. (AP Photo)

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Calvin Coolidge
President Coolidge hunts with his host Mr. Howard E. Coffin but fails to return with any of the fleet little animals in Sapelo Island, Ga. on Dec. 30, 1928. (AP Photo)

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SS Hibernia
SS Hibernia at sea around Dec. 30, 1930. (AP Photo)

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Horvatt Forgey Trial
Andrew J. Horvatt, standing, in court in Binghampton, N.Y., Dec. 30, 1931, when he was sentenced from 12-18 years in prison on forgery charges. Horvatt had pleaded guilty to six indictments charging second-degree forgery of notes held by his bank, The State Bank of Binghamton. (AP Photo)

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BABE DIDRIKSON
Babe Didrikson stands in a diving pose at the edge of a swimming pool at White Sulphur Springs, W. Va., Dec. 30, 1932. (AP Photo)

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Einsteins Arrive In U.S.
Some of the questions were pretty hard to answer and others were amusing, but Dr. Albert Einstein, noted physicist, right, did his best to enlighten newspaper reporters who met him on his arrival aboard the motor ship Portland in Los Angeles, Calif., Dec. 30, 1932. Dr. R.C. Tolman, of the California Institute of Technology, center, is who put the newsmen's questions to Dr. Einstein. Einstein's wife Elsa is at the left. (AP Photo)

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Equatorial Sea Explorers
Capt. George Allan Hancock, left, explorer and California capitalist, Dr. William Randolph Taylor, center, botanist of the University of Michigan, and Dr. H.W. Manter, zoologist of the University of Nebraska, are ready for a two-month cruise to the equator aboard the exploration vessel Velero III, as they leave Los Angeles, Dec. 30, 1933 Dr. Manter is looking for new forms of parasites that live in the intestinal tracts of fish, while Dr. Taylor's study will be marine algae. (AP Photo)

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Women in Aviation
Frances Harrell Marsalis, left and Miss Helen Ritchey, who established a new women's refueling endurance record by remaining in the air 237.5 hours above Miami, Fla., are shown above talking to officials and their ground crew when they landed safely on Dec. 30, 1933. They bettered the previous record by 41 hours and 37 minutes. (AP Photo)

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J. P. Morgan NY Home
The town house of financier J. P. Morgan, in New York City shown lighted up for the huge party given by the banker for his debutante granddaughter, Louise Morgan, on Dec. 30, 1934. The house is situated at 37th street and Madison Avenue, in the Murray Hill section. The Morgan Home is one of the few remaining residences of wealthy families still used in that section. (AP Photo/Anthony Camerano)

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BOBBY JONES OPENS GOLF COURSE
Retired amateur golfer Bobby Jones is shown driving on the new Bobby Jones Municipal Golf Course, named in his honor, in Atlanta, Ga., Dec. 30, 1934. Jones is playing as one member of a foursome, officially opening the course. (AP Photo)

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SPANISH CIVIL WAR 1936
With one man down, nationalist troops advance with their bayonets drawn, on the village of Huesca, Spain, under heavy gunfire during the Spanish Civil War, Dec. 30, 1936.

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China Chiang 1936
This picture was taken during the summer and before the kidnapping of Nanking Generalissimo, Chiang Kai-Shek, by an unruly Manchurian war lord in Shanghai, China, Dec. 30, 1936. Left to right: Dr. H.H. Kung, Minister of Finance of the Nanking forces: Mme. Chiang, also known as Soong Mei-ling, and General Chiang Kai-Shek. All of them are related by marriage as Mme Kung is Mme. Chiang’s sister. (AP Photo)

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Germany Nazi Grave
FILE - The Dec. 30 1938 file photo shows German Chancellor Adolf Hitler and his personal representative Rudolf Hess, right, during a parade in Berlin, Germany, on Dec. 30, 1938. Minister of Propaganda Dr. Joseph Goebbels can be seen on the left side next to Hitler. The skeletal remains of Adolf Hitler's deputy Hess, have been removed from their grave in a small Bavarian town that had become a pilgrimage site for neo-Nazis. The administrator of the cemetery in Wunsiedel told The Associated Press on Thursday, July 21, 2011 that the bones were exhumed early Wednesday morning. (AP Photo)

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England Boxing Dave Crowley
Dave Crowley, ex-lightweight champion, training for his fight with Eric Boon, at a gym in England, on Dec. 30, 1939. (AP Photo)

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England Mona Friedlander
British airwoman and ice Hockey player Mona Friedlander, at Brooklands Flying Club, England, on Dec. 30, 1938. (AP Photo)

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Spanish Cruiser Canarias
A view of the Spanish cruiser Canarias, on Dec. 30, 1938. (AP Photo)

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WWII France Wounded Soldiers
One on crutches, another hobbling, wounded French soldiers and sailors land at Toulon, France on Dec. 30, 1940, after their return from England board the hospital ship, Canada. One crippled warrior, below, stops for a welcome home kiss. (AP Photo)

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WWII North America United States Defense Aliens Contraband
People responding to the government order to turn in radios and cameras, shown outside the Los Angeles police station Dec. 30, 1941. (AP Photo)

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AL CAPONE
Al Capone, right, is shown in one of his last public appearances as he and his unidentified friend leave St. Patrick's Catholic Church after Capone's son's wedding in Miami, Fla. on Dec. 30, 1941. (AP Photo)

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USO NEW YEARS CELEBRATION
Hawaiian entertainers dance with servicemen at a United Service Organizations (USO) pre-New Year's day party for soldiers, sailors and marines at the Lexington Hotel in New York City, Dec. 30, 1941. (AP Photo)

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