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Today In History: December 9

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PAINTED DESERT
The Painted Desert's Kachina Trail winds through dusty red hills, illuminated by early morning light, Oct. 7, 2001. The Painted Desert occupies the northern part of the 93,533-acre Petrified Forest National Park in eastern Arizona. (AP Photo/ Alisa Blackwood)

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CHICAGO BERWANGER
University of Chicago halfback Jay Berwanger is shown in 1934 in the action pose that served as the model for the Heisman Trophy. Berwanger was the first winner of college football's Downtown Athletic Club Award, renamed the Heisman Trophy in 1936, and was the number one pick in the first National Football League (NFL) draft. (AP Photo)

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WWII Wellington Bomber
Against a lowering sky a Vickers-Wellington long-range bomber sets off for its target in Germany, from an airfield somewhere in England, on Dec. 10, 1940. (AP Photo)

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WWII England Bomb Damage
A corps of soldiers armed with brooms lines up to march to a spot to clean up debris in an English midlands town following an air raid, Dec. 10, 1940. (AP Photo)

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WWII England Coastal Defences
British soldiers stand on guard and pace off their posts on a south English coast, Dec. 10, 1940 promenade as England maintains a watch against the danger of invaston. (AP Photo)

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London Blitz - WWII
Hundreds of people, many of whom have lost their homes through bombing, now use the caves at a Southeast coast town as their night refuge. Special sections are reserved for games and recreation, and several people have "set up house," bringing their own furniture and sleeping on their own beds. A spot of music from an accordion band is appreciated by the inhabitants of the cave shelter before they finally turn in for their night's rest, Dec. 10, 1940. (AP Photo)

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PAINTED DESERT
A storm rolls in over the Petrified Forest National Park in Arizona, Oct. 6, 2001, showing off the unique purplish-blue hills of the Blue Mesa trail. The 93,533-acre park is located in eastern Arizona, 25 miles north of Holbrook. (AP Photo/Alisa Blackwood)

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Lady Diana and Prince Charles
Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer (wearing the diamond and sapphire engagement ring he gave her) looking affectionate in the grounds of Buckingham Palace after the announcement of their engagement in London on Feb. 24, 1981. (AP Photo/Ron Bell/Pool)

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ROYAL WEDDING CHARLES DIANA
Britain's Prince Charles kisses his bride, the former Diana Spencer, on the balcony of Buckingham Palace in London, after their wedding on July 29, 1981. (AP Photo)

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NAACP HEAD MFUME
Rep. Kweisi Mfume, D-Md., talks to the press Saturday, Dec. 9, 1995 in Washington. Mfume was chosen Saturday as the new head of the NAACP, ending 15 months in which the nation s oldest civil rights organization was without day-to-day leadership. The Maryland Democrat, who will have the title of president and chief executive officer, was elected by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People s board during a special meeting Saturday. Mfume, who was elected to Congress in 1986, is theformer head of the Congressional Black Caucus. (AP Photo/Reginald Pearman)

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NAACP HEAD
Rep. Kweisi Mfume, D-Md., newly named head of the NAACP, meets reporters Monday, Dec. 11, 1995 in Washington. Mfume acknowledged the organization has been in a "very serious condition" but says the nation's oldest civil rights group is "not dead yet." (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

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APTOPIX Britain Tuition Tangle
Britain's Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, react as their car is attacked by angry protesters in London, Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010. An Associated Press photographer saw demonstrators kick the car in Regent Street, in the heart of London's shopping district. The car then sped off. Charles' office, Clarence House, confirmed that "their royal highnesses' car was attacked by protesters on the way to their engagement at the London Palladium this evening, but their royal highnesses are unharmed." ** PREMIUM RATES APPLY ** (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

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APTOPIX Britain Tuition Tangle
Britain's Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, react as their car is attacked by angry protesters in London, Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010. An Associated Press photographer saw demonstrators kick the car in Regent Street, in the heart of London's shopping district. The car then sped off. Charles' office, Clarence House, confirmed that "their royal highnesses' car was attacked by protesters on the way to their engagement at the London Palladium this evening, but their royal highnesses are unharmed." (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

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USA NY Bank Crisis
The scene outside a bank in the Bronx in New York City, USA around Dec. 9, 1930 where three million dollars in cash were delivered to stem a mad rush made by investors after news was circulated that the bank was in difficulties. Clerks were pushed from other branches to help pay out, and mounted and foot police were present in great force to control the mobs. There is a police car in the foreground. (AP Photo)

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Egypt Spinx and Pyramid
The Spinx in front of one of the Pyramids in Egypt around Dec. 9, 1930. (AP Photo)

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Chinese Boy Holding Hats
An unhappy looking Chinese boy sheltering from the intense heat of the midday sun and holding smaller hats around Dec. 9, 1930. (AP Photo)

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Soccer England v Spain
Spanish goalkeeper Ricardo Zamora, left, takes the ball during and attack by English players during the match between England and Spain at Highbury, Stadium, London, on Dec. 9, 1931. (AP Photo/Puttnam)

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USA Clarksburg Alice Bartlett
Mrs. Alice Bartlett, a widow, on the stand at Clarksburg, West Virginia on Dec. 9, 1931 as she identified Harry F. Powers, so-called “Bluebeard,” as the man who tried to flirt with her, she said. Mrs. Bartlett’s testimony followed that of Powers who pictured himself as an unhappy and misunderstood man in his effort to save himself from possible death in connection with the death of Mrs. Dorothy Lemke, New England widow, and one of the persons found dead near Powers’ home. The case is expected to go to the jury shortly. (AP Photo)

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FDR And Lehman 1932
President-elect Franklin D. Roosevelt and New York Governor-elect Herbert H. Lehman leave Grand Central Station for Albany, N.Y., for the opening of the New York State Legislature, Dec. 9, 1932. At right is Gus Gennerich, the president-elect's body guard. (AP Photo)

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FDR Farm Bureau 1935
President Franklin D. Roosevelt addresses delegates from the Middle West attending the convention of the American Farm Bureau Federation in Chicago, Dec. 9, 1935. Upholding his farm policies, the chief executive declared his faith in the advantages to be gained from the new Canadian trade treaty. (AP Photo)

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Naval Conference London 1935 Delegates
Delegates of the five great powers attending the London naval conference are shown assembled on Dec. 9, 1935 for the first plenary session in the Locarno room of the British foreign office. The American delegation is seated in the right foreground. The arrow points to chairman Norman Davis. To his right, in order named are under secretary of state William Phillips and Admiral William H. Standley. The arrow left center designates premier Standley. (AP Photo)

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Hermann Goering
Minister President Hermann Goering invited diplomats for a boar hunt at the boar preserve “springie” near Hannover on Dec. 9, 1935. The hunting party: Hermann Goering (center), second from left Minister of Foreign Affairs Baron Von Neurath, next to him Vikter Lutze the Chief of the Staff of the SA: closely behind him the Polish ambassador Alexander Lipski, next to him Finance Minister Von Schwerin-Krosign.(AP Photo)

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Westminster Clarence House London
Delegates to the London naval conference from the United States, Great Britain, Japan, France, and Italy will convene in Westminster’s Clarence house (above), London on Dec. 9, 1935 for a discussion on the future sizes of their navies. (AP Photo)

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General Goering Boar Hunt
General Hermann Goering, Premier of Prussia, as he took aim at a boar during a hunt near Hanover, Germany, on Dec. 9, 1935. (AP Photo)

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