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Today In History: September 12

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WWII Nazi Rally 1937
Nearly 100,000 Nazi stormtroopers are gathered at Luitpold Arena to listen to a speech by Third Reich Fuhrer Adolf Hitler on "Brown Shirt Day" at the annual convention of the National Socialist German Workers, or Nazi Party, Sept. 12, 1937 in Nuremberg, Germany. (AP Photo)

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KENNEDY WEDDING
Sen. John F. Kennedy (D-MA) and his bride, the former Jacqueline Lee Bouvier, leave St. Mary's Catholic Church following their wedding in Newport, RI, September 12, 1953. Archbishop Richard J. Cushing of Boston officiated at the ceremony. (AP Photo)

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KENNEDY WEDDING DAY
Senator John F. Kennedy, D-Mass., is shown with his bride, the former Jacqueline Bouvier, leaving a Newport, RI church after their wedding on September 12, 1953. (AP Photo)

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WWI France U.S. Troops
Battery "C", Sixth F.A., 1st Division which fired the first cannon shot from the U.S. on the Lorraine, France front at Beaumont during the Great War, are pictured Sept. 12, 1918. (AP Photo)

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NATIONAL AMATEUR JONES
Bobby Jones, of Atlanta, Ga., is shown with his putter "Calamity Jane" at the National Amateur Championship at the Brae Burn Country Club in West Newton, Ma., Sept. 12, 1928. (AP Photo)

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FAMINE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION 1921
Children victims of the Russian famine at Baranowice in Russia near the Polish border await food rations outside the headquarters of the U.S. Relief Administration, Sept. 12, 1921. (AP Photo)

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Calvin Coolidge
The former president angles off the stern of a rowboat on Mill Pond, in the Cape Cod village of Pocasset, Mass. on Sept. 12, 1929. Coolidge caught nine trout. H.e.Tarr of Somerville, Mass is shown with him. (AP Photo)

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Germany Paul Kipfer and Antoine Piccard
Dr. Paul Kipfer, left, and Professor Auguste Antoine Piccard photographed in their laboratory in Augsburg, Germany around Sept. 12, 1930. Behind them is seen the aluminum globe in which they will travel which is designed to test the conditions in the upper atmosphere. They hope to reach a height of ten miles above the earth’s surface, traveling in an aluminum globe, air tight, into which supplies of oxygen will be pumped at intervals. (AP Photo)

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Countess Apponyi of Hungary
Countess Apponyi of Hungary who has been appointed as chariman of one of the League of Nations, shown around Sept. 12, 1930. (AP Photo)

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MAHATMA GANDHI
India's leader Mahatma Gandhi, accompanied by his entourage, arrives at Folkestone, England, on Sept. 12, 1931. Gandhi is travelling to London to attend the Round Table Conference on Indian constitutional reform. Gandhi is wearing a dhoti and shawl. (AP Photo)

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GANDHI SAILS FOR ENGLAND
Indian spiritual leader Mahatma Gandhi sits on board the 'Rajputana', enroute to England, Sept. 12, 1931, dictating to his disciple, Madeline Slade, left, daughter of an English admiral, who prefers to be known as 'Mira Bey'. (AP Photo)

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Douglas Fairbanks Jr. and Joan Crawford
Returned from a belated European honeymoon, Douglas Fairbanks Jr. and his wife, Joan Crawford, with Bill Baines, second from right, movie star, as they attended a Hollywood film premiere on Sept. 12, 1932. (AP Photo)

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Netherlands Hague Princess Juliana
Princess Juliana of The Netherlands and her fiance Prince Bernard Zur Lippe-Biesterfeld on the balcony of the Palace, in The Hague, on Sept. 12, 1936. (AP Photo)

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Southampton Troop Ship Dorsetshire Leaves For Palestine
The troopship Dorsetshire, with members of the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers, Royal Irish Fusiliers and Royal Engineers regiments on noard, sails from Southampton, England, on Sept. 12, 1936, enroute to Palestine, where the troops will reinforce the existing force out there. (AP Photo)

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TURKEY ATATURK EDWARD SIMPSON
England's King Edward VIII, left, talks to aide whilst being watched by President of Turkey Kemal Ataturk, second right, and Mrs Wallis Simpson, centre, on board the presidential yacht, in Istanbul Turkey, Sept. 12, 1936. The King was on an informal visit. (AP Photo)

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New York Empire State Building
When seen from the air, this monarch of all the world's large buildings, the Empire State Building, located on Fifth Avenue in New York, scarcely looks its full height of 1250 feet, on Sept. 12, 1938. The Empire State has 102 floors, the last 16 being in the observation tower. (AP Photo)

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New York Manhattan
From the 1250-feet high observation tower of the Empire State Building is gained this magnificent panoramic view of Midtown Manhattan, New York, with its lofty skyscrapers dazzling in the sunshine, on Sept. 12, 1938. The pyramid shaped roof in left background is that of the Grand Central Railway Station, and the needle-like tower in center is that of the famous Chrysler Building. In background is the East River, with Queensborough Bridge passing over Welfare Island to Long Island beyond. (AP Photo)

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Germany Frankfurt Airoport
The airport at Frankfurt, Germany, on Sept. 12, 1938. (AP Photo)

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WWII London Women Enrol
A crowd of women wait to enlist in the Women's Auxiliary Air Force in a centre in London, England, on Sept. 12, 1939, after the declaration of war a few days previous. (AP Photo/Staff/Leslie Priest)

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WWII France Paris Ticket Collector
A woman ticket inspector, carrying her gas mask on her back, at work on the Metro, Paris on Sept. 12, 1939. Women have replaced men as inspectors and porters as a wartime measure. (AP Photo)

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WWII London Erecting Air Raid Shelters
Many London gardens has been utilized for air raid shelters, but in this more congested section, metal shelters, reinforced with sandbags, are erected in the street. Workers are building the bomb havens, in London, Sept. 12, 1939. (AP Photo)

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WWII France Blood Transfusion
Responding to the appeal to obtain blood for transfusions in hospitals and medical centers, hundreds call at the special service for blood transfusion at the St. Antoine to have their blood tests, and drawn for later use. People waiting in front of the special clinic at the St. Antoine hospital in Paris on Sept. 12, 1939 for their numbers to be called for the testing and drawing of their blood which can be stored for later use. (AP Photo)

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France Paris French Women Volunteers
Thousands of Frenchwomen have been enrolled under the auspices of the French propaganda center to render all the services of which they are capable, these activities including social and manual work. Mlle. Huard, head of the recruiting department, seated, with a number of French women volunteers on Sept. 12, 1939, who have just been registered in Paris, France. (AP Photo)

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WWII France Troops
French soldiers in a cantonment with French girls in France on Sept. 12, 1939. (AP Photo)

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