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Today In History: November 24

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Alaska Commuter Plane Crash
Investigators probe the wreckage of a Ryan Air Commuter plane that crashed while trying to land at the Homer Airport in Alaska, Nov. 24, 1987. Seventeen people aboard the turboprop died in the crash. (AP Photo/Melon Grover Purcell)

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HIJACKING NORTHWEST AIRLINES
CREW DISCUSSES HIJACKER-- Three members of the crew of a Northwest Airlines jet plane that was hijacked Wednesday, Nov. 24, 1971, discussed the experience today, Nov. 25, in a news conference in Minneapolis. They are, left to right: First Officer William Rataczak; Capt. William Scott and Stewardess Tina Mucklow, all of the Minneapolis area. Scott said it was his first hijack experience. The hijacker was given $2000,000 by the airline and apparently parachuted from the plane as it flew from Seattle, Wash., to Reno, Nev. (AP-PHOTO/STF)

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HIJACKING NORTHWEST AIRLINES
CREW OF HIJACKED JET-- The crew of a Northwest Airlines jet, hijacked Wednesday night, Nov. 24, 1971, in Seattle, appeared at a news converence at the Reno International Airport early today, Nov. 25, about 2.5 hours after the jet landed in Reno. The hijacker apparently parachuted with $2000,000 after the plan left Seattle. It had stopped in Reno for fuel. Left to right are: Capt. William Scott; First Officer Robert Rataczak; Stewardess Tina Mucklow and Second Officer Harold Anderson. No one was hurt, although the hijacker said he carried a bomb. (AP-Photo)

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D. B. Cooper Hijacking 1971
This is a Northwest Airlines Boeing 727 jetliner, of the type hijacked between Portland, Ore., and Seattle, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 1971. Arrow locates position of rear stairwell on plane, which was ordered lowered by the hijacker at night on Wednesday while the commandeered plane was enroute to Reno. The hijacker ransomed the airliner and 36 passengers for $200,000, then, apparently made an unprecedented hijacked escape by parachute. (AP Photo)

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D. B. Cooper Hijacking 1971
First Officer Bob Rataczak and Stewardess Tina Mucklow of a hijacked Northwestern airliner walk to a conference with FBI after the plane landed, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 1971, Reno, Nevada. (AP Photo)

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D. B. Cooper Hijacking 1971
A hijacked Northwest Airlines jetliner 727 sits on a runway for refueling at Tacoma International Airport, Nov. 25, 1971, Seattle, Wash. (AP Photo)

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THE MUPPETS
Creator of the "Muppets" Jim Henson poses with Kermit the Frog in Los Angeles, Calif., on Nov. 24, 1986. (AP Photo/Michael Tweed)

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OSWALD SHOT
Lee Harvey Oswald, accussed assassin of President John F. Kennedy, is rushed into Parkland Hospital in Dallas, Nov. 24, 1963. Nightclub owner Jack Ruby shot and killed Oswald as he was being transferred through the city jail's underground garage. Parkland Hospital also treated President Kennedy's fatal wounds two days earlier. (AP Photo/Ted Powers)

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Largest passenger carrying heavier
This mammoth ship is the largest passenger carrying heavier than air aircraft in the world and was build especially for night service. It is capable of carrying 30 passengers and a ton of mail at the same time. The cabin of the ship is 65 feet long and the wing spread 120 feet. It is powered by three motors, and is calculated to make from 120 to 125 miles an hour, flying at a height of 25,000 feet. It can fly at the rate of 80 miles an hour on only one engine and has a gliding angle of fifty miles from a heigh of 4 miles, without any engine whatsoever. The man standing at the right is Alfred W. Lawson, the designer and owner of the plane on Nov. 24, 1920. (AP Photo)

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LONDON WILHELM CUNO
Politician and steamship line director Wilhelm Cuno, who has become the new German Chancellor and who has organised a new German Cabinet, is pictured during a visit to London, England, Nov 24, 1922. (AP Photo)

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London Buckingham Palace
Crowds wait for news of King George V outside Buckingham Palace, London, on Nov. 24, 1928. The King's health has been a worry but he is recovering slowly. (AP Photo)

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AVIATRIX RUTH NICHOLS
Ruth Nichols climbs into her Lockheed Vega 5A plane, The New Cincinnati, at Roosevelt Field in Long Island, N.Y., Nov. 24, 1930. Nichols will fly to the west coast in an attempt to establish a new transcontinental flight record for women, which is at 25 hours, 44 minutes. Nichols made four stops en route and set the woman's transcontinental record of 16 hours, 59 minutes when she landed at Burbank, California. (AP Photo)

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FDR At Warms Springs For Thanksgiving 1932
Gov. Franklin D. Roosevelt of New York, leaves the railroad station at Warm Springs, Ga., Nov. 24, 1932, as he arrived to spend the Thanksgiving holiday there. In the car with him are first lady Eleanor Roosevelt, and their daughter Anna Roosevelt Dall is seated between them. An enthusiastic crowd greets them. (AP Photo)

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Great Depression Hunger March 1932
Gertrude Haessler, 38, put up a battle with police in Washington, Nov. 24, 1932, when they tried to arrest her for creating a disturbance along with others, near the White House on Thanksgiving Day. She was one of four adults and a half dozen children who were taken into custody when they tried to force an entrance to the White House ?to present a petition to the president.? No one was injured, but Haessler woman was escorted her away by two officers by picking her up bodily. (AP Photo)

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U.S. DEPRESSION UNEMPLOYMENT
Unemployed people, numbering about 5,000, wait outside the State Labor Bureau which houses the State Temporary Employment Relief administration in New York City, Nov. 24, 1933. The crowd began to gather at 5 a.m. to register for possibly 90,000 federal relief jobs during the Great Depression. (AP Photo)

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U.S. DEPRESSION UNEMPLOYMENT
This aerial view shows a long line of unemployed people, numbering about 5,000, waiting outside the State Labor Bureau building, which houses the State Temporary Employment Relief administration, in New York City, Nov. 24, 1933. The crowd began to gather at 5 a.m. to register for possibly 90,000 federal relief jobs during the Great Depression. (AP Photo)

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FDR At Georgia Hall Dedication 1933
President Franklin D. Roosevelt is shown at the dedication of Georgia Hall, the new administration building at Warm Springs, Ga., for those affected by infantile paralysis, Nov. 24, 1933. From left to right: Cason Callaway of LaGrange, Ga.; Cator Woolford of Atlanta; the president; Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr.; and George F. Peabody of New York, trustee of the foundation. (AP Photo)

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LaGuardia At Press Club Luncheon 1933
Fiorello H. LaGuardia, mayor-elect of New York is seen, Nov. 24, 1933, during a Press Club luncheon in New York. From left to right: Mayor-elect LaGuardia; Raymond P. Brandt, president of the Press Club; and Frank A. Tichenor, publisher of the New Outlook. (AP Photo)

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Jewish Refugees Percecution
Old Schulem Gilman, 74, of Jersey City, N.J., is one of 5,000 Americans who visit the Hebrew sheltering and Immigrant aid society in New York, each week, seeking information how to aid their distressed friends and relatives in Europe. Gilman is shown explaining to Meyers Abrams, clerk at shelter, on Nov. 24, 1933 he wants to bring daughter from Poland. (AP Photo)

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U.S. New York City Streets Bowery
The Jewelers? Exchange on the Bowery in New York on Nov. 24, 1935, where police blocked the attempt of six men to loot safes in the group of offices, said ton contain over $1,500,000 in jewelry. Arrested as they fled the scene, the six men were said by police to be among the country?s master cracksmen. (AP Photo/WD)

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Social Security 1936
Bags loaded with Social Security blanks for employees, these postmen are shown leaving the General Post Office in New York to deliver the forms throughout the city, Nov. 24, 1936. Employers’ forms already have been circulated and some of them mailed to the Social Security headquarters in Baltimore. (AP Photo)

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Hungary Dr. Franz Sarga
Dr. Franz Sarga, the Budapest society figure who has challenged nine of his former friends to duels to vindicate the honour of his young wife Magda, met two of his opponents in pistol duels. One of them was wounded in the arm, but doctor Sarga returned to his wife unhurt. Dr. Franz Sarga and his wife Magda, in Budhapest, on Nov. 24, 1936. (AP Photo)

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India Maharaja Celebrates Diamond Jubilee
The Maharaja of Kapurthala celebrated the Diamond Jubilee of his accession, his 65 birthday, with all the splendour and ceremony of the east. Among the ruling Princes of India, he stands second only to the Maharaja Gaekwar in the length of reign. The Maharaja of Kapurthala is one of the most widely travelled of Indian Princes. Both Sikh and Hindu rites were observed at the jubilee ceremonies. There was an exchange of congratulatory telegrams between the Maharaja and the King-Emperor. Maharaja of Kapurthala during the celebration of his diamond jubilee on Nov. 24, 1937, in Kapurthala, Punjab, India. On right is the heir to the throne, his highness Tikka Sahib. (AP Photo)

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Jewish Refugees Percecution In Holland
Like everyday little boys the world over, these Jewish youngsters who crossed the frontier Minto Holland from Germany gets a wash-up at Garden, near Amsterdam, at the hands of Dutch nurses on Nov. 24, 1938 in Netherlands. These two boys are from the Frankfort territory. (AP Photo)

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