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Today In History: November 14

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Radar
A giant reinforced plastic dome at Freckleton, England on Nov. 14, 1961, looking at night somewhat like an outsize Christmas tree decoration, protects radar equipment. Capable of withstanding high winds and below zero temperatures, it has some 300 prefabricated panels bolted together. Over 50 feet high and 70 feet in diameter, it is believed to be Europe’s biggest reinforced plastics structure. The English Electric Co. Ltd., English Electric House, Strand, London, W.C. 2, England. (AP Photo)

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CELEB BEST NEW ARTIST?
Rob Pilatus, left, and Fab Morvan of Milli Vanilli give the thumbs-up as they display their Grammys after being presented with the 1989 best new artist award in Los Angeles Feb. 21, 1990. They were later stripped of their award after being revealed as lip-synching poseurs. (AP Photo/Douglas C. Pizac)

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RUSSIA CHAPEL DESTROYED
A chapel dedicated to Alexander III is destroyed in Moscow, Russia, Nov. 14, 1922, as part of the anti-church policy being enforced in Russia. (AP Photo)

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PRESIDENT COOLIDGE AWARDS LINDBERGH
American President Calvin Coolidge,left, presents the National Geographic Society's Hubbard Medal to aviator Charles A. Lindbergh in the Capitol, in Washington, Nov. 14, 1927. (AP Photo)

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President Chiang Kai-shek
Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek, Chairman or President of the Nationalist Government of China, photographed autographed by himself, Nov. 14, 1928. (AP Photo)

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RUSSIAN REVOLUTION 1930
An American engineer known only as Mr. Schwemler, instructs Russian workers on the care of an engine, Nov. 14, 1930, in the Kuznetzk Basin near Magnitogorsk. (AP Photo)

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German Troops
The old Spreewald City of Luebben, in Germany, Nov. 14, 1931 has received its new Reichswehr Garrison an old traditional regiment. The photograph shows the march of the regiment into the city. (AP Photo)

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Auguste Piccard
Professor Auguste Piccard, Hero of the world’s highest balloon ascent at Augsburg last summer, was honored at a banquet of the Swiss Aero Club held at the Hotel Baur Au Lac in Zurich, Nov. 14, 1931. From left to right are Dr. Erich Tilzenkampf, pressman on box flight to Lisbon, Professor Piccard, Voltz (Balloon Pilot) Captain Koehl, Atlantic flyer, Herter, pilot Wolgrohl, balloon pilot in an amusing episode at the banquet, when the principal guests “boarded” the stratosphere balloon basket! (AP Photo)

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Coast To Coast Flight Record 1932
Flying from the east coast to the west coast in 12½ hours, Col. Roscoe Turner, pictured here in front of his plane in New York, Nov. 14, 1932, just before he hopped off, lowered the record by a whole two hours and 17 minutes. The previous record was established by Frank Hawks on August 6, 1930. (AP Photo)

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LaGuardia In Cuba 1933
Mayor-elect Fiorello H. Guardia is shown with Amb. Sumner Wells shortly after calling at the American Embassy following his arrival in Havana, Nov. 14, 1933. The Mayor-elect is on a vacation trip to the Canal Zone. AP Photo)

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Soccer England V Italy 1934
Italian goalkeeper Carlo Ceresoli dives unsuccessfully to save a goal for England during the International match between England and World Cup Champions Italy at Arsenal Football ground, Highbury, London, on Nov. 14, 1934. . (AP Photo)

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Tennessee Valley Authority Wheeler Dam
Construction progresses rapidly on Wheeler Dam on the Tennessee River, near the city of Florence, Ala., Nov. 14, 1934. All of the operations being conducted by the Tennessee Valley Authority will be visited by President Franklin D. Roosevelt during his projected trip through the south. The project has created jobs for otherwise unemployed workers. Government officials have said that the quality of labor is unusually high, as relief authorities had the pick of expert craftsmen from all over the U.S. (AP Photo)

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Franklin D. Roosevelt
President Franklin Roosevelt on Nov. 14, 1935 at the white house in Washington as he signed the proclamation establishing the new commonwealth of the Philippines. Left right: standing, Secretary Cordell Hull; General Malin Craig, Army chief of staff and acting Secretary of War Harry Woodring. (AP Photo/George Skadding)

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Franklin D. Roosevelt
President Franklin D. Roosevelt on Nov. 14, 1935 at the White House in Washington as he signed the proclamation establishing the new commonwealth of the Philippines. Left right: standing, Secretary Cordell Hull; General Malin Craig, army chief of staff and acting Secretary of War Harry Woodring. (AP Photo/George Skadding)

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Mysterious Montague 1937
Golfer John Montague is seen during a charity match at the Fresh Meadows Club in New York, Nov. 14, 1937. (AP Photo)

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Fanny Brice
Fanny Brice, shown dressed for a movie part on Nov. 14, 1937 in Hollywood, California Brice said she "doesn't know anything" about the announced plan of her husband, Billy Rose, show producer, to Marry Eleanor Holm Jarrett, Olympic swimmer, as soon and he and Mrs. Jarrett are freed by divorce. (AP Photo)

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Richard Byrd's Snowmobile
Richard Byrd's snowmobile on board the North Star in Boston on Nov. 14, 1937. (AP Photo)

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England King George VI and Queen Elizabeth
Britain's Queen Elizabeth attended worship with King George VI at the small church, where she was baptized. She was born at the seat of her father Lord Strathmore. Their majesties are on a visit to the Queen’s brother, the Hon. David Bowes-Lyon. The King and Queen leaving the church through an avenue of trees at St. Paul’s Walden Bury, Hertfordshire, England on Nov. 14, 1937. (AP Photo/Len Puttnam)

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H. G. Wells and Henry Ford
H.G. Wells, right, and Henry Ford examining an electric motor at Ford’s Edison Institute at Detroit on Nov. 14, 1937, when the novelist was the guest of the car manufacturer. (AP Photo)

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France Record Breaking Seaplane
After setting up a new long-distance record on its outward flight from Morocco to Brazil, the Giant French flying-boat Lieutenant De Vaisseau Paris returned to its base at Biscarosse. The flying-boat flew from Lyautey, French Morocco, to Maceio, 140 miles south of Pernambuclo, in 34 hours 45 minutes. The Lieutenant De Vaisseau Paris on arrival at Biscarosse, France, on its return from Dakar, Senegal, on Nov. 14, 1937. (AP Photo)

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Hungary Long Horned Cattle
Long-horned Transylvanian cattle take their ease on the shores of Lake Balaton, Hungary, on Nov. 14, 1938. The bull is bad-tempered, hence wears knobs on his horns. (AP Photo)

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Hungary Policeman in Spiked Helmet
An Hungarian policeman in his “Sunday Best” spiked helmet, on Nov. 14, 1938, in Hungary. (AP Photo)

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Hungary Royal Palace Guards
Fine, fighting Magyars. These men are Royal Palace guards in Hungary, on Nov. 14, 1938. (AP Photo)

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Hungary Keszthely Castle
The Castle of Prince George Festetics at Keszthely, Hungary, on Nov. 14, 1938. Prince George is a non-Royal Prince. His castle was built in 1650, and is as large as France’s Versailles. (AP Photo)

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