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Today In History: November 17

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BERLIN WALL 1989
People walk along the Berlin Wall near Potsdamer Platz on the West Berlin side, Nov. 17, 1989. Graffiti on the wall blares yesterday's issues, though the spray can artists struggle to keep current. (AP Photo/John Gaps III)

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BRITAIN SIR ALAN COBHAM
British aviator Sir Alan Cobham and his wife Lady Gladys, wait to board the Short Rolls Royce flying boat "Singapore" to fly to Africa, on the River Medway, near Rochester, Kent, Nov. 17, 1927. (AP Photo)

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Football Pro Games 1929 Chicago vs New York
Photo shows Johnsos of Chicago being tackled by Moran of the giants, shown on Nov. 17, 1929 after receiving a forward pass for a 20 yard gain. (AP Photo)

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Whitney Museum Opening 1931
Former Governor of New York Al Smith, second from left, shakes hands with Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, second from right, at the opening of the Whitney Museum of American Art on West 8th Street in New York, Nov. 17, 1931. This opening was for invited guests only. The two men on either end are unidentified. (AP Photo)

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JP Morgan 1932
Financier J.P. Morgan, center, leaves the liner Europa on arrival in New York, Nov. 17, 1932. Morgan, who spent several months in Europe, declined to comment on financial or public affairs. Others are unidentified. (AP Photo)

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Roosevelt Leaves For Warm Springs 1933
President Franklin D. Roosevelt, accompanied by his mother Sara Roosevelt, is shown on the back platform of his special train, just before they left Washington for Warm Springs, Ga., Nov. 17, 1933, where he plans to spend the Thanksgiving holiday. (AP Photo)

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Marconi
The wizard of the most modern form of entertainment greets a master of an ancient form. Marquis Guglielmo Marconi shakes hands with Baiko Onoye, most famous of Japanese female impersonators and a star of Japan's ancient Kabuki drama. The inventor of wireless visited the Kabuki Theatre in Tokyo, Nov. 17, 1933. From left to right: Baiko Onoye, Marchesa Marconi, Marquis Marconi, Uzayemon Ichimura, another luminary of the classical Japanese stage. (AP Photo)

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FDR Visits Nashville
President Franklin D. Roosevelt and members of his party proceed towards the Hermitage, home of President Andrew Jackson, during the Roosevelts visit to Nashville, Tenn., Nov. 17, 1934. With the president and first lady Eleanor Roosevelt is Tenn. Gov. Hill McAlister and Congressman Joseph W. Byrns. The visit to Hermitage took place during the president's tour of inspection through the Tennessee Valley Development Area. (AP Photo)

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England Unemployment
Bearing grim banners calling attention to the “poverty amidst plenty” of 1936. shown are unemployed men of sections of England, Scotland and Wales, as they crowded into London’s Hyde Park on Nov. 17, 1936 before carrying their protest against the unemployment program before Parliament. (AP Photo)

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USA Denver Gas Chamber
The gas chamber in which Wyoming's condemned criminals will be executed in future. Poison pellets are dropped into a jar under the chair to which the prisoner is strapped, at Denver, shown Nov. 17, 1936. (AP Photo)

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Spain Madrid Moorish Troops
Moorish troops of the Nationalist besieging forces sniping from behind a barricade on a road leading into Madrid, on Nov. 17, 1936. This spot is on the Nationalist front, about six miles west of the capital. (AP Photo)

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NYC ANTI NAZI PICKETERS
Anti-Nazi picketers stand in front of the New York office of Mike Jacobs, promoter of the upcoming fight of German Max Schmeling, on Nov. 17, 1937. (AP Photo)

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England London King Leopold
King Leopold of the Belgians drove from Buckingham Palace to the Guildhall to receive an address from the Corporation of the City of London. King Leopold and the Duke of Kent pass through Trafalgar Square in London, England, on the way to the Guildhall, on Nov. 17, 1937. (AP Photo)

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General Chiang Kai-Shek
General Chiang Kai-Shek, Chinese Generalissimo has resigned the Chinese Premiership to take over command of the Chinese armies, says a message from Shanghai, China. Chiang Kai-Shek, on Nov. 17, 1937. (AP Photo)

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London King Leopold
King Leopold of the Belgians drove with the Duke of Kent from Buckingham Palace to the Guildhall to receive an address of welcome from the Lord Mayor, Sir Harry Twyford, and the Corporation of the City of London. “It was presented to him in a gold casket”. King Leopold, left, and the Lord Mayor listening to the recorder reading the address of welcome at Guildhall in London on Nov. 17, 1937. On right, seated, left to right are: The Lady Mayoress, Lady Twyford, the Duke of Kent, Neville Chamberlain, the Prime Minister, and Mrs. Chamberlain. (AP Photo)

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H. G. Wells
H. G. Wells plans to do some reading on his trip to England on the Queen Mary, Nov. 17, 1937. (AP Photo)

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Labor UAW Recruiting
Members of the United Auto Workers distribute literature, without molestation, at gate No. 4 of the Ford Motor Company plant in Dearborn, Mich, near Detroit, Nov. 17, 1937. Gate No.4 was the scene of most of the disorder when UAW representatives were beaten on May 26. (AP Photo)

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Spanish Civil War
Insurgent soldiers who survived violent clash between government and rebel troops in Getafe, this important approach to Madrid carry a wounded comrade away from the front, Nov. 17, 1937. Hundreds were wounded and killed in the fighting, one of the bitterest battles of the Civil War. (AP Photo)

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DORIS DUKE 1938
Doris Duke Cromwell is seen leaving her stateroom on the Queen Mary, arriving in New York from Europe on Nov. 17, 1938. The tobacco heiress is married to James H. R. Cromwell. (AP Photo)

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Nazi Funeral 1938
A swastika-covered coffin, flanked on either side by troops, carries the body of Ernst Vom Rath, German envoy, in the funeral procession to the Rhine Hall in Dusseldorf, Germany, Nov. 17, 1938. Herr Hitler and other high Nazi officials attended the funeral where more than 50,000 people filed past the bier. Vom Rath's murder by a young Polish Jew precipitated a new wave of anti-Semitic feeling in Germany. (AP Photo)

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England King Carol of Romania
King Carol of Romania inspecting a tank, during his visit to Aldershot, England, on Nov. 17, 1938. (AP Photo)

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War refugees in New York
These two immigrants were among the passengers arriving in New York on Nov. 17, 1938 on the liner Queen Mary from troubled Europe. The man in foreground (unidentified) carries his worldly goods in a small suitcase, while the woman, Margaret Lubac, from Prague, Czechoslovakia, comes ashore in her native costume with a large bundle. (AP Photo)

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J P Morgan Jr 1938
American Financier J. P. Morgan Jr. poses in his sitting room on the Queen Mary, after a long vacation in England and Scotland, Nov. 17, 1938, New York. Morgan successfully met a barrage of questions from reporters ranging all the way from Mrs. Wallie Simpson to the Roosevelt Landslides. (AP Photo)

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London Neville Chamberlain
British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain walks with the aid of a stick in London, on Nov. 17, 1939. (AP Photo)

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