Today In History Slideshow | 03-31-2017

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Mr. and Mrs. B.L. Hassenpflug and their children Judy, 9, and Glen, 13, watch as customs inspector Morris Kudatsky checks their baggage at Grand Central Terminal in New York City, March 31, 1954, on their arrival from Halifax, Nova Scotia. (AP Photo/John Lent)

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Autos travel a road away from the Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant near Harrisburg, Penn., March 31, 1979, where a radioactive spill occurred on Friday. Many residents chose to evacuate the area. (AP Photo/Jack Kanthal)

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Actor Mr. T carries Rowdy Roddy Piper on his shoulders during "Wrestlemania," a wrestling show, at New York's Madison Square Garden, March 31, 1985. (AP Photo/Ray Stubblebine)

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An aerial view of the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant near Harrisburg, Penn., is shown March 31, 1979, as radiation continued to leak from the facility. (AP Photo/G. Paul Burnett)

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This dispatch rider, a member of the London divisional signals, exhibited what dispatch riders can do if they have to, while rehearsing in Richmond, England, March 31, 1937. Note flames curling around his neck as he leaped his bike through a wall of fire. (AP Photo)

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British infantry Tommys go forward to meet the German advance on the Western Front during the Great War, March 31, 1918, Easter. (AP Photo)

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An unidentified police officer, center, with tie, escorts Hamaas Abdul Khaalis, center, to a preliminary hearing at District Court in Washington, D.C., March 31, 1977. Khaalis, the leader of the Hanafi Muslim sect, is charged with armed kidnapping in connection with hostages he and his followers held in three capital buildings. Accompanying him is his son-in-law Abdul Azziz, left, and two veiled women, identified as his wives. (AP Photo)

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People of Rongerik Atoll, Marshall Islands, wash clothes with water provided by Navy ships to make up for two-month drought, March 31, 1948. The islanders are preparing to be moved tomorrow to Kwajalein before atomic tests begin. (AP Photo)

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Dallas County Deputy Sheriff Harry Weatherford, left, removes handcuffs from Jack Ruby at the start of an afternoon session of a hearing in Dallas, Texas, March 31, 1966. The killer of presidential assassin Lee Harvey Oswald appeared in court at a hearing to question defense lawyers on their reason for delay in appealing a habeas corpus hearing. (AP Photo/Ferd Kaufman)

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Police load a body into a waiting police station wagon after eleven people were found killed by gunshots in a Hamilton, Ohio, home, early March 31, 1975. (AP Photo/Brian Horton)

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A boy places a Lei over the head of Ernest Brace before the returned POW departs for the U.S. from Tokyo, March 31, 1973. Brace, a civilian pilot captured in May 1965 was released by the Pathet Lao, March 28, 1973. (AP Photo)

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The new Grace liner Santa Elena, the latest addition to the U.S. Merchant Marines, embarks on her maiden voyage as crowds cheer, bands play and flags wave, in New York, March 31, 1933. The ship will sail to the west coast for her first trip. (AP Photo)

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Inventor of the mechanical serving table, John Bellion Daschner, places a plate on a tray which will be lifted to patrons' table upstairs, March 31, 1946, in New York. Dascher invented the device which will eliminate the need for waiter service. (AP Photo/MW)

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Diana, Princess of Wales, is pictured holding bouquets of flowers during her visit to Launceston, Tasmania, March 31, 1983. (AP Photo/Dave Caulkin)

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A mechanical serving table eliminates the need to tip waiters, as shown while Florence Brenner and Martin Fischer dine at an automated table in New York, March 31, 1946. Dumbwaiter system sends dishes from the kitchen downstairs right to patrons' tables. (AP Photo/WM)

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Marvin Hagler lands a left to the head of Juan Domingo Roldan of Argentina during 10th round action, March 31, 1984 in Las Vegas. Hagler scored a 10-round TKO to retain his undisputed world middleweight title. (AP Photo)

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President Bill Clinton watches a ceremony to honor the signing of the Goals 2000 Educate America Act bill as first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton talks to Labor Secretary Robert Reich at the White House in Washington, May 16, 1994. The president actually signed the bill on March 31, while on vacation, but wanted to have a Washington celebration for the bill which this year authorizes $647 million for education reform. (AP Photo/Joe Marquette)

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Laotian soldiers take a moment on a hilltop north of Luang, Prabang, March 31, 1971. (AP Photo)

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President Richard Nixon and first lady Pat Nixon, join in a round of applause for film director John Ford, seated left, at the beginning of dinner in Beverly Hills, Calif., March 31, 1973, at which Ford was presented with the American Film Institute's first Life Achievement Award. Nixon also presented Ford with the Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian award. Ford's wife Mary is seated at right. (AP Photo/Charles Tasnadi)

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Chief Justice William Howard Taft leaving the All Souls Church in Washington, D.C. where he attended the Easter Sunday services. (AP Photo)

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** EDS NOTE: GRAPHIC CONTENT ** FILE - In this Wednesday, March 31, 2004 file photo, Iraqis chant anti-American slogans as charred bodies hang from a bridge over the Euphrates River in Fallujah, west of Baghdad, in Iraq. Opening arguments began Wednesday, April 21, 2010 in the court-martial of Navy SEAL Petty Officer 1st Class Julio Huertas, accused in the abuse of Iraqi prisoner Ahmed Hashim Abed who is suspected of masterminding the killings in 2004 of four Blackwater security guards whose burned corpses were dragged through the Iraqi city of Fallujah. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed, File)

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Hutu Rwandan refugees near the town of Ngozi, northern Burundi, walk to Tanzania on March 31, 1995, after fleeing the refugee camp of Magara. Thousands of Rwandan refugees are fleeing their camps in northern Burundi following an increasing of ethnic fighting in the country. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)

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A child from the village of Corralito, about 30 km east of San Cristobal de las Casas in the Southern Mexican State of Chiapas, sets a fire in his father's cornfield, Friday, March 31, 1995. Burning the fields is a yearly ritual for most of the rural population accounting for weeks on end of thick blue haze covering the state. (AP Photo/Scott Sady)

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President Bill Clinton gestures as Defense Secretary Les Aspin looks on during a Cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, March 31, 1993. The President urged Congress on Wednesday to approve his budget and jobs package before its spring recess starts on Friday. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

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Democratic presidential hopeful Gov. Bill Clinton of Arkansas looks over the selections at a Manhattan Barnes and Noble bookstore during an unscheduled stop on the campaign trail in New York Tuesday, March 31, 1992. Clinton bought a book by Peruvian author Mario Vargas Llhosa, himself a one-time presidential candidate in Peru. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

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President Bill Clinton mingles with students at Zamorana Fine Arts Academy Elementary School in San Diego, Calif., March 31, 1994 after signing the Goals 200 Educate America Act. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

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Hillary Rodham Clinton, wife of Democratic presidential hopeful Gov. Bill Clinton of Arkansas, campaigns for her husband while riding the New York City subway Monday, March 31, 1992. Clinton was en route to New York University were she delivered a speech to law students. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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While holding his machine gun a Merga fighter (Kurdish rebel) cooks food in the rebel held area of Iraqi Kurdistan on March 31, 1991. (AP Photo/Alex Efty)

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Democratic presidential hopefuls Gov. Bill Clinton of Arkansas, right, and former Gov. Jerry Brown of California, get instructions prior to the start of their televised debate at Lehman College in the Bronx borough of New York, Tuesday, March 31, 1992. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

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Col. James Bluett, chaplain for the U.S. Army’s 3rd Armored Brigade, performs Catholic Mass on Easter in the desert on Sunday, March 31, 1991 in Northern Kuwait near Safwan. Col. Bluett said it was the seventh Mass he had performed in the past 24 hours. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

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Solidarity leader Lech Walesa addressing meeting of Citizens Committees on March 31, 1990 in Warsaw on the situation of workers in the country and upcoming local elections. At left is Prime Minister Tadeusz Mazowiecki. (AP Photo)

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Chaplain Capt. Gerald Bebber performs Protestant Easter service for the U.S. Army’s 55th Cavalry of the 3rd Armored Division in Occupied Iraq on Sunday, March 31, 1991. Capt. Bebber said he performed five services on Sunday and plans 3 more on Monday. (AP Photo/Greg Gibson)

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A Lithuanian woman examines clothing being peddled by a dealer at the local black market in Vilnius on Friday, March 31, 1990. Soviet officials tried to take control of the Lithuanian prosecutor?s office on Friday, but the staff walked out, forcing Moscow to back down for the time being. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)

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A policeman in riot gear leads away a young man beneath a blazing building in London's Trafalgar Square, United Kingdom on March 31, 1990, after an anti-Poll Tax (Community Charge) demonstration in Britain's capital turned violent. Dozens were arrested and many injured. (AP Photo/Martyn Hayhow)

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The bodies of 50 people killed in a Bronx social club fire lie in a hangar at Kennedy Airport in New York, March 31, 1990 prior to a midnight flight to Honduras. The American Red Cross chartered the plane and sent about 100 relatives of fire victims to Honduras on regular commercial flights. (AP Photo/Hilary Isaacs)

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Anti-Poll Tax protester faces police in riot gear in central London on Saturday, March 31, 1990 after a protest march against the new Community Charge turned to violence. Buildings were set alight and police made dozens of arrests. (AP Photo/Mrtyn Hayhow)

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A horse-drawn carriage passes by a rubber-dying factory on March 31, 1990 that spawns black smoke in Copsa Mica, Romania. Each year, Copsa Mica's two factories spew out about 30,000 tons of pollutants. Everyone has known for years that it was bad to live there, but under the dictatorship of Nicolas Ceausescu, nobody dared say so. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

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Tribal women from the Owahimba tribe in norhtern Namibia come out in force to welcome Martii Ahtisaari, the United Nations' special representative for Namibia, who will supervise the holding of independence elections, March 31, 1989. These women were transported to the airport by the Democratic Turnhalle Alliance supporters and ululated as the motorcade drove past. (AP Photo/Billy Paddock)

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Thick black smoke ascends from exploded fuel tanks, settling in a cloud over the capital in Lebanon, March 31, 1989. The fuel depot at Dora, in Christian east Beirut, received direct hits during heavy artillery duels between Christian units of the Lebanese army and Syrian gunners, which started March 8th. At least 50,000 civilians have had to leave the area fearing further explosions at this blazing fuel depot. (AP Photo/Eddy Tamerian)

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A young Japanese girl demonstrates a television-telephone for visitors to the Tokyo Communication Fair which opened with hi-tech innovations in Tokyo on Tuesday, March 31, 1987. The “Invite 64” TV-phone, developed by Japan’s Mitsubishi electric Company, is on sale at 12 million (US$82,000) for one unit. (AP Photo/Sadayuki Mikami)

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Funeral Mass for Baroness Maria Von Trapp in Stowe, Vermont, Tuesday, March 31, 1987. A funeral mass was held to celebrate the life of the Baroness Von Trapp who will be remembered for her daring escape from the Nazis with her family which inspired the book and play, “The Sound of Music”. She was 82. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot)

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Singers at funeral for Maria Von Trapp in Stowe, Vermont, Tuesday, March 31, 1987. A funeral mass was held to celebrate the life of the Baroness Von Trapp who will be remembered for her daring escape from the Nazis with her family which inspired the book and play, “The Sound of Music”. She was 82. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot)

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Jessica Hahn, the former church secretary who admitted to a one-night sexual encounter with TV evangelist Jim Bakker, poses with her newly-hired attorney, Manhattan criminal lawyer Stanley Siegel outside her home West Babylon, New York, March 31, 1987. (AP Photo/David Bookstaver)

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French Prime Minister Jacques Chirac applauds President Ronald Reagan during ceremonie, March 31, 1987 at the White House in Washington. During meetings with Reagan, Chirac pledged, “We are side by side in all these great struggles, “such as those against terrorism, war, hunger, poverty, new diseases and other dangers." (AP Photo/Barry Thumma)

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Their backs turned at the jets of police water cannons, demonstrators stage a chain of human bodies near the fence of the construction site of the nuclear power recycling plant in Wackersdorf, West Germany on Monday, March 31, 1986. Some 50,000 demonstrators protested peacefully against nuclear power not far from this scene. (AP Photo/Diether Endlicher)

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World Wrestling Federation heavyweight champion Hulk Hogan, left, and Mr. T. appear at a news conference on Sunday, March 18, 1985 in New York?s Madison Square Garden. Mr. T will make his professional wrestling debut on March 31, when he will be teamed with Hogan against Rowdy Roddy Piper and partner Paul Orndorff in the tag team headliner of the World Wrestling Foundation?s ?Wrestlemania.? (AP Photo/Corey Struller)

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Evacuated women and children sleep on army cots in a sports arena, Saturday, March 31, 1979, in Hershey, Pennsylvania. They left their homes near the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant. (AP Photo/Gene Puskar)

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A young Nigerian girl holds up a portrait of President Jimmy Carter in a Lagos marketplace, March 31, 1978. President Carter arrives in Lagos later in the day for a state visit, the first to Africa by an American president. (AP Photo/Dieter Endlicher)

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Susanne Donovan, Harrisburg, PA., flight attendant aboard the Pan Am 747 that collided with KLM 747 in Canary Island on Sunday, has a big smile and a bouquet of flowers as she arrived at Kennedy airport in New York on Thursday, March 31, 1977. Man at right is unidentified. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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Two Frenchmen lay out sea birds killed by oil-polluted waters off the Brittany coast of France, March 31, 1978. The super tanker Amoco Cadiz ran aground off the Brittany coast and spilled over 68 million gallons of crude oil into the Atlantic. (AP Photo/Spartaco Bodini)

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Muhammed Ali ducks from punch being thrown by Ken Norton during their 12-round heavyweight bout at the Sports Arena in San Diego, California on March 31, 1973. Norton won fight on split decision. (AP Photo/Jeff Robins)

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General view of tugboat pushing barge-load of about 3500 panic-stricken refugees as it pulls alongside U.S. Freighter Pioneer contender in Danang Harbor on Sunday, March 31, 1975. Ship loaded 6000 refugees from two barges in last ship evacuation from fallen city. (AP Photo)

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The last of nearly 5,400 Vietnam deserters have taken advantage of President Gerald Ford’s clemency program. Men are seen being processed through the Joint Processing Center at Fort Benjamin Harrison in Indianapolis, Indiana on Monday, March 31, 1975. The deadline was midnight. (AP Photo)

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Ken Norton lands a left to the face of Muhammed Ali during their heavyweight bout at the Sports Arena in San Diego, California on March 31, 1973. Ali lost to Norton on a split decision. (AP Photo/Jeff Robbins)

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At the opening of a ready-to-wear showing of fashions by Paris designer Antil, clothing to wear on motor-bikes were presented for the 1973-4 season, March 31, 1973. Sports jumpers were in imitation animal furs. (AP Photo/Michel Laurent)

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A dejected Muhammad Ali, former heavyweight champion, leaves the ring after losing on a split decision in his 12-round bout with Ken North at the Sports Arena in San Diego, California, on March 31, 1973. (AP Photo)

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This house, where Jesse James was killed by Robert Ford on April 3, 1882, is a popular tourist attraction. The old house sits along Highway 169 at the southwest edge of St. Joseph, Mo., shown March 31, 1972. (AP Photo)

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President Richard Nixon?s days are efficiently organized to avoid wasting time. Here, on an Air Force One Flight from his Florida home back to Washington on March 31, 1970 the President meets advisers for discussion. From left to right are Atty. Gen. John N. Mitchell, Presidential Assistant Henry A. Kissinger, Defense Secretary Melvin R. Laird, Nixon, and Secretary of State William P. Rogers. (AP Photo/CH)

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Mourners continue to file past the casket of Dwight D. Eisenhower, lying in state in the Capitol Rotunda in Washington, March 31, 1969. (AP Photo)

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Firing bursts from their weapons troops of the 2nd Battalion, 173rd U.S. airborne brigade advance toward suspected Viet Cong positions through jungles clouded over with smoke and dust from an earlier artillery barrage in Vietnam on March 31, 1967. Operation was week of March 26 and was second phase of operation Junction City in war zone C., in South Vietnam. (AP Photo)

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Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau places a wreath at the flag-draped casket of Dwight D. Eisenhower in the Capitol Rotunda, March 31, 1969. At right is John Diefenbaker, and standing left of Trudeau is the Canadian Ambassador H.E. Ritchie. At left of wreath is Robert Stanfield, leader of the Opposition. (AP Photo)

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Senator Robert F. Kennedy, D-N.Y., presented this study as he appeared at a breakfast meeting of Democratic leaders March 31,1967 in Washington. (AP Photo/Bob Daugherty)

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David Denson, 18, of Morgantown, W.Va., (left, glasses) as angry crowd started to attack him on court house steps in Boston on March 31, 1966, after he and other youths burned their draft cards. (AP Photo/J. Walter Green)

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John A. Phillips, 22, Boston (center, light coat) is attacked by jeering crowd on steps of South Boston district court on March 31, 1966 after he publicly burned his draft card. At least six men were attacked by crowd which included many high school students on way to classes. Phillips was hospitalized with cuts and bruises. (AP Photo/J. Walter Green)

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Marchers begin annual 54-mile walk from Aldermaston, England, to London on March 31, 1961 in demonstration against nuclear weapons. Some 8,000 persons stepped out in the trek beginning at the gates of Britain’s main nuclear arsenal. (AP Photo)

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The New York Yankees’ former great star Joe DiMaggio gives his son, Joe Jr., some batting pointers at the Yankees’ spring training camp in St. Petersburg, Fla., on March 31, 1961. Joe Jr., 19 years old, is a student at Yale University and a member of the Yale freshman football squad. (AP Photo)

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Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev shakes hands with a workman at the Renault motor plant at Flins, near Paris in France, March 31, 1960 during visit to the government-owned automobile works. (AP Photo)

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General view shows opening of annual Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus in New York’s Madison Square Garden on March 31, 1960. It is the 90th annual edition. (AP Photo)

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Philip Kgosane, regional secretary of Pan Africanist Congress, left, leads march of 30,000 Blacks in Cape Town, South African, March 30, 1960, in protest against arrest of their leaders in a roundup of foes of government?s racial policies. Part of huge crowd can be seen in right background. Troops, police and sailors instituted tough security measurers on March 31 to prevent a recurrence of March the day before. (AP Photo)

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View of the new Solomon R. Guggenheim museum in New York, March 31, 1959, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. The building has caused a great deal of comment. Wrights calls the building an Archeseum, which he says means “a building in which to see the highest”. (AP Photo)

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A group of Dominican Republic exiles, members of “Democracy in Action,” parade with signs along 17th Street in Washington on March 31, 1951 picketing the conference of foreign ministers of American nations. They allege “connivance” with President Trujillo of the Dominican Republic by the other South and Central American governments. (AP Photo/Harvey Georges)

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While a cobra sways to and fro, a veteran snake charmer puffs out his cheeks as he “gives” on the “been,” a musical instrument made from a gourd, which is used by snake-charmers, during a practice session in the village of Molarbund, India on March, 31, 1949. Molarbund is the home-colony of snake-charmers. (AP Photo/Max Desfor)

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After many years of war – and the gladdening news from the front Easter holiday makers decided to make their vacation a real ‘peacetime holiday’. Crowds flocked to Eastbourne where they found the town almost in Pre war condition. The band of his Majesty’s Genadier Guards added to their enjoyment. A scene of Easter holiday makers enjoying a rest on the Eastbourne sea front, March 31, 1945. (AP Photo)

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Men of the rapidly advancing First Army overran an Allied prison camp. The conditions were among some of the worst to be found during this war. The prisoners many of which were captured during the early stages of the Allied invasion of France were forced to work in Nazi slave labour gangs. Men who were took weak to undertake this work were housed in a hospital attached to the prison camp, where conditions were found to be even worse than those existing in the camp itself. Prisoners in the camp were separated according to their nationality. Russian prisoners are seen leaving their stockade, after many years of captivity on March 31, 1945. (AP Photo)

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German soldiers and civilians huddle together on the ground on March 31, 1945 after they were captured by paratroopers of the U.S. 17th Airdrome Division during the airborne crossing of the Rhine River, inside Germany. (AP Photo/Robert Capa)

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Advancing Allied troops captured the above German U-boat shown March 31, 1945, undamaged by the retreating enemy, in its pen at St. Nazaire, France, last Garman-Occupied city of France to surrender. (AP Photo/Peter J. Carroll)

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Andy, a two-year-old Doberman Pinscher, donated for war service to the Marine Corps by his owner, Theodore A. Wiedemann, 1601 North View Blvd., Curren Terrace, Norristown, Pa., stands by the side of one of his trainers, Pfc. Robert E. Lansley, 1524 South Ave., Syracuse, N.Y., at a Bougainville base in the Southwest Pacific on March 31, 1944. The dog was commended for warning an advancing marine company of Japanese snipers on Bougainville. (AP Photo)

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Bomb bursts mushroom in the railroad yards and surrounding industrial areas of Sofia, capital of Bulgaria’s in an Allied air attack of the war on Sofia, rail hub of the Balkans, March 31, 1944. (AP Photo)

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German and Italian prisoners taken in the North African War zone, March 31, 1943 included in this group disembarking from a drifter at a British Port, seem far from unhappy over their lot. (AP Photo)

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Fireplace, beamed ceiling, book alcoves are homey details in the living room of the seven room apartment rented on a long-term lease by Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt to serve as the Roosevelt home in New York City, shown March 31, 1942. It's on Washington Square and this furniture, which belongs to the tenant vacating, will be replaced by furniture from the Roosevelt homes. (AP Photo/John Lindsay)

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This is the foyer of the seven-room, three-bath apartment at 29 Washington Square West, which will be President Roosevelt’s home in New York City shown March 31, 1942. The apartment was just rented to Mrs. Roosevelt and faces on Washington Square. The piano belongs to the tenant now vacating. Kitchen is at left: bedroom is at the right. The apartment will be redecorated before the Roosevelt’s move in. (AP Photo/John Lindsay)

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These members of the AEF in the British Isles pass a London bobby as they march to an inspection parade in one of the city’s parks, March 31, 1942. (AP Photo)

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Cecil Brown, war reporter for Columbia Broadcasting System, was in New York, March 31, 1942 after returning from Pacific war zones by war of San Francisco where he was met by his wife. Brown predicted the war will last “A good many years”. Before going to the Far East and Singapore-where the British banned him from the air-he was radio correspondent in Rome, where fascists also banned him from the air. He was born in Brighton, Penn., and was graduated from Ohio State University. (AP Photo)

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A line of prospective customers forms outside the National Training School of Cookery in London, March 31, 1942, waiting for the doors to open and the luncheon period to begin. Great Britain is training many persons, both men and women, to meet the wartime demand for cooks in canteens and communal feeding centers. (AP Photo)

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This Bainbridge Island Japanese man and wife give a farewell pat to their dog in Seattle, Washington, March 31, 1942 as they leave their island home for California internment camp. Army orders prohibited Japanese being interred from taking anything but personnel clothing, silverware, etc. Other belongings are being kept stored for the duration in a large warehouse under 24-hour armed guard. (AP Photo)

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Workmen paint tents with waterproofing substance at the tent city built on the post at Fort Devens, Mass.,March 31, 1942 to house enemy Aliens rounded up in the area. Aliens will live in tent use buildings at Rim for kitchen and hospitals. (AP Photo)

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Czech refugees being carried by police and customs officers onto a plane to take them back to Rotterdam and then to Warsaw, at Croydon Airport, London on March 31, 1939. (AP Photo)

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Britain's King George VI visited the aircraft factory of the Fairey Company at Stockport, Lancashire. He watched in production the Fairey Battle Bomber, faster single engined machine of its type, capable of 300 miles an hour. It has a Rolls Royce engine developing over 1,000 horse power. The King displayed great interest in every stage of the production of the machine, which is still on the closed list. The King watching fuselages of the Fairey Battle Bomber being taken from their jigs in the Stockport Aircraft Factory of the Fairey Company, on March 31, 1939. (AP Photo)

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FILE - This March 31, 1933 file photo shows some of the 12 men of Morgan County, Decatur, Ala. chosen for the jury in the retrial of Heywood Patterson, one of the nine African American teenagers, known as the Scottsboro Boys, convicted of attacking two white girls who were riding on a freight train. (AP Photo)

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Members of the U.S. Army's 3rd Armored Division chase a camel in the desert in Occupied Iraq on Easter Sunday, March 31, 1991. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

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British police in riot gear are pelted with road bollards and other missiles, by anti - Poll Tax demonstrators, in Trafalgar Square, London, March 31, 1990, after an anti-Poll Tax rally turned into a violent confrontation between the police and protestors. (AP Photo)

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President Jimmy Carter chats with Bella Abzug, presiding officer of the International Women's Year Commission, during a meeting of the National Women's Political Caucus, March 31, 1977 in Washington. Carter addressed the group on the Equal Rights Amendment. (AP Photo/Jeff Taylor)

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Long line of Lebanese wait for their turn as Israeli trooper checks identification cards and passengers goods who want to return to their Israeli occupied South Lebanese village of Abassieh, Friday, March 31, 1978. Beirrut's official radio reported over 12,000 had returned to their homes. (AP Photo/Vartan)

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Adm. John S. McCain Jr. (left) and his son, Lt. Cmdr. John S. McCain III meet for the first time in Jacksonville, Fla., March 31, 1973, since the younger McCain returned from a North Vietnam prison two weeks ago. Adm. McCain was chief of U.S. forces in the Pacific during part of the time his son was imprisoned. (AP Photo)

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The first pre-production Anglo-French supersonic Concorde jetliner is towed from hanger at the British Aircraft Corporation’s Filton Works near Bristol, March 31, 1971. (AP Photo)

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The Beatles lead guitarist George Harrison and his wife, Patti Boyd, leave court at Walton-on-Thames, England, March 31, 1969. They pleaded guilty to having posession of marijuana in their suburban home, and were fined $600. (AP Photo)

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President Richard Nixon talks with French President Charles de Gaulle as they meet at the south portico of the White House, March 31, 1969. (AP Photo/Henry Burroughs)

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U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson addresses the nation in a radio and television broadcast from his desk at the White House in Washington, D.C., on March 31, 1968. The president concluded his address with the statement, "I shall not seek and I will not accept the nomination for another term as president." (AP Photo)

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., discusses his planned poor people's demonstration from the pulpit of the Washington National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., March 31, 1968. (AP Photo)

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An army medic carries a wounded U.S. sergeant from the battle scene in South Vietnam on March 31, 1967 during the Vietnam War. The sergeant's squad also withdraws, unable to drive the communists from their trenches in War Zone C. The Americans left the Viet Cong to be hammered by artillery and air strikes. (AP Photo/Horst Faas)

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A young child plays in the yard of a dilapidated house in the Lapageville Community on the outskirts of Savannah, GA., March 31, 1966. The area is a paradox for its residents and for federal anti-poverty officials. (AP Photo)

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Michael H. Rosen of the Ameircan Civil Liberties Union speaks to white and black students attending a Freedom School during a boycott of Seattle public schools in Seattle, Wa., March 31, 1966. The civil rights groups are protesting racial imbalance in the schools of Seattle's central district. Signs on the wall read, "Integrate the Schools." (AP Photo)

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Dr. Logan Kearse, left, pastor of a Baptist church in Baltimore, accompanies Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. into the Lord Baltimore Hotel following King's arrival by plane from New York to Baltimroe, Ma., March 31, 1965. Dr. King is here for the two-day meeting of the board of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. Kearse is a member of the SCLC board. (AP Photo)

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The XV '61, A gleaming stainless steel concept of the possible car of tomorrow, was on display in the Lobby of the New York Coliseum on March 31, 1961 in New York. (AP Photo/Hans von Nolde)

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Eileen Moore, left, and C.W. Headrick, employees of a Crescent City, Calif., supermarket on Front Street near the bay, work to get salvaged canned goods back on the shelves, March 31, 1964. The store suffered more than $75,000 worth of damage when it was engulfed by water and mud in the recent tidal wave. Note the layer of mud still on the floor. (AP Photo/Ernest K. Bennett)

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Singer Bobby Darin stands beside a hand-made automobile called the "Bobby Darin Dream Car," unveiled yesterday, in Hollywood, Ca., March 31, 1961. Owner Andrew Di Dia, who designed and built the $150,000 car, will take it on a nationwide tour. The body of the car, decorative grills and side strips are aluminum. (AP Photo)

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Three school children are hoisted across the Panaro River at Guiglia, near Modena, northern Italy, in a primitive form of chairlift, as they make their way to school, March 31, 1959. Since the Second World War, when the Guiglia Bridge was blown up, the chairlift has been the only link between the town and the countryside on the other bank of the Panaro. These three youngsters use it every day to cross the river on their way to school. (AP Photo)

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City employes protesting threats of reductions in the size of promised pay increases demonstrate at New York’s City Hall Park March 31, 1959. They numbered about 2,000 police estimated. Some wore Bermuda shorts and carried fishing poles in reference to Bermuda vacation which Mayor Robert Wagner concluded the night before. Mayor blamed state government for “short-changing” the city and said municipal employes who left jobs to demonstrate would do so at their own expense. (AP Photo/Anthony Camerano

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Princess Grace of Monaco doesn't seem worried about her forthcoming operation to remove appendix which had been troubling her. She stands with the Philadelphia surgeon, Dr. James A. Lehman, in Monaco Sporting Club, March 29, 1959. The former Grace Kelly of Philadelphia flew to Switzerland on March 31 where Dr. Lehman will perform operation. (AP Photo)

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Rhonda Fleming warms her feet in a blanket after running through the snow for several scenes for her latest picture, “Those Sisters From Seattle” in Hollywood, Calif., March 31, 1953. The snow was laid down by studio snow machines. (AP Photo/Ellis R. Bosworth)

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Dorothy Dandridge, shown on March 31,1952, wearing black velvet slacks and bodice as she sings at La Vie En Rose in New York. (AP Photo/Ed Ford)

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Three headmen of the Bamangwato Tribe prepare supper while awaiting the arrival of their chief designate, 27-year-old Seretse Khama, at Gaborones, Bechuanaland, Africa, on March 31, 1950. They are (left to right): Peto Sekgoma, Seretse's uncle and principal headman; Ramoditeng; and Ramasamo. Seretse later arrived from Britain by air, landing at Gaborone, Botswana. He had been banned by the British Government from landing in Bamangwato tribal territory. (AP Photo)

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Winston Churchill speaking at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology convocation at Boston Garden on March 31, 1949. (AP Photo/Peter J. Carroll)

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Part of crowd of about 500 persons who demonstrated against Henry A. Wallace, as the third party presidential candidate spoke in a Brooklyn, New York, school, jeer outside the building, March 31, 1948. Wallace entered the school by a side entrance under police escort as pickets carrying flags parade in front of the structure. (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler)

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Mlle. Eve Curie, daughter of the late Pierre and Marie Curie, founders of radium, in the Mayor’s office in Philadelphia on March 31, 1948. Left to right: Col. J. Harry La Brum of Philadelphia Cancer Committee; Mayor Bernard Samuel; Mlle. Eve Joliet Curie; Dr. Catherine MacFarlane, president of Women’s Medical College of Philadelphia, and Walter Buckley, general chairman Cancer Drive. In rear is French consul Raoul Blondeau. (AP Photo/Sam Myers)

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Apache Indian women from the San Carlos reservation build a hut using an aluminum framework and thatch in Phoenix, Ariz., on March 31, 1948. The semi non-traditional wickiup is set up on this downtown street for the world premiere of the movie "Fort Apache." (AP Photo)

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Workmen remove an old Steinway square piano from the Collyer mansion in New York, March 31, 1947 as the Public Administrator?s office took charge of the house in order to preserve anything of value for the estate of missing Langley Collyer, whose brother, Homer, was found dead in the house on March 21. (AP Photo/Joe Caneva)

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Chipping of stones for the runways is done by hand. American engineers working in conjunction with expert Chinese Army Engineers are supervising the job. A formation of Chinese workers busily chips the stones for the runway by hand in China March 31, 1944. (AP Photo)

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Lord and Lady Mountbatten are seen with Mahatma Gandhi, center, in the garden of the Viceregal lodge in New Delhi, India, March 31, 1947. Lord Mountbatten, the last viceroy of India, and Gandhi discuss points in the transfer of government from British to Indian rule. (AP Photo)

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Apartment dwellers who had a lucky escape during the morning raid in London on March 31, 1944. A bomb blew the wall of their home away, leaving the two floors visible. (AP Photo)

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Streaming from a refugee train which brought them to a desert haven in the Middle East, the first contingent of 25,000 Yugoslav partisan refugees arrives for resettlement by British authorities on March 31, 1944, after being clothed by the American Red Cross. They were aided in their escape from the Adriatic coast by underground elements of Tito’s Guerrilla army. (AP Photo)

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The selection committee of the Royal Academy, started on their task of choosing the pictures for this year’s Royal Academy exhibition at Burlington house in London on March 31, 1943. (AP Photo)

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These British soldiers smile from under the bandages swathing their heads after they had broken through the Mareth Line in Tunisia on March 31, 1943. (AP Photo)

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The windshield sticker bearing the message "Let's ride together," left, is a key part of the "Pontiac Plan" which is designed to conserve cars, tires and gasoline and at the same time solve traffic snarls, March 31, 1942, location unknown. Car occupants are unidentified. (AP Photo)

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Film director and dance choreographer Busby Berkeley, 45, and his wife Claire James, 22, return by airplane to Hollywood, Ca., March 31, 1942, from Las Vegas where they were married by a justice of the peace. (AP Photo)

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Searching among the ruins of a wrecked house after Bristol’s Blitz, March 31, 1941. (AP Photo)

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Wrecked house in Bristol, England, March 31, 1941 after Nazi Blitz. (AP Photo)

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The crew of a Dutch cargo vessel lined up on deck at a British contraband control station, March 31, 1940, while officers of the control inspect their seamen’s books, the object being to see if anyone on board is a stowaway. (AP Photo)

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University of Chicago student John Patrick is seen munching down phonograph records as he gets a bit of encouragement from co-ed Ruth Wehlan in Chicago, March 31, 1939. When John learned of the goldfish eating craze he decided to start his own screwy fad of eating records. As the "music" went down and around, John said he felt fine. (AP Photo)

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After a breach of eighteen years, the neighbouring states of Poland and Lithuania have again opened diplomatic relations, and Colonel Skirpa, past representative of the League of Nations, has been appointed Lithuanian Minister in Poland, presented his letters of credence to the President. Colonel Skirpa, the new Lithuanian envoy in Poland, left, presenting his letters of credence to Professor Ignatz Moscick in Warsaw, on March 31, 1938. (AP Photo)

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Miss Mary Walton McCandlish, junior reference supervisor in State Department, Washington on March 31, 1938, shows the first American-Japanese treaty designed to "establish firm, lasting, and sincere friendship" between the two nations, which was signed by Commodore Matthew Perry when his visit to Japan with an American squadron opened the Oriental islands to trade. (AP Photo)

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Germany's crack shock troops, known as the Black Guard, go through rigorous military training at their barracks in Berlin. Members of the Black Guard doing physical training in gas masks, in Berlin, on March 31, 1937. (AP Photo)

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The Duke of Windsor visited the lakeside village of Hallstatt, south of St. Wolfgang. He inspected the old Parish Church, which contains a carved wood altar of the 15 century. The Duke of Windsor with others in the lakeside village of Hallstatt, on March 31, 1937. (AP Photo)

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W.E. Allbright, farmer, shown plowing, as dust blew, in an effort to check soil erosion by wind, March 31, 1935, Hutchinson, Ks. He adopted the plan of Gov. Alf Landon, who advocated plowing list rows at intervals to catch the drifting earth. Gov. Landon obtained a promise of federal aid in the dust-stricken area. (AP Photo)

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A portrait of actor and director Charles Spencer Chaplin, known as Charlie Chaplin around March 31, 1930. (AP Photo)

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From left to right: Frances Flynn Payne, who is selecting dancers; artists Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo; and Mrs. William C. Hammer, artistic director of the Philadelphia Grand Opera Company, seen in Philadelphia, March 31, 1932, where they are preparing the ballet "Horsepower" at the Metropolitan. (AP Photo)

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The ship in which Knute Rockne fell to his death with five fellow passengers on a mid-Kansas hilltop on March 31 was a tangled, almost unrecognizable mass of wreckage after the crash, shown in Kansas on April 2, 1931. The bodies were extricated. Five were thrown clear of the plane. (AP Photo)

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Al Capone, the notorious American gangster, left, with John Stage, The Chief of Chicago's City Detectives pictured at the Chicago Police Headquarters after Capone was released from a jail in Philadelphia on March 31, 1930. (AP Photo)

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Police officers Isadore "Izzy" Einstein, left, and Moe Smith, who worked together as prohibition agents from 1920-25, are shown on March 31, 1931. Izzy, known for using disguises, and Moe made 4,392 arrests, of which 95 per cent ended in convictions, in their career during the alcohol prohibition era in the United States. (AP Photo)

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Thomas A. Edison and his wife Mina, left, Mr. Harvey Firestone and his wife Idabelle, pose at Miami Beach, Florida, March 31, 1930, when the Edison were visiting the Firestone estate. (AP Photo)

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Kaye Don, the British racing motorist, in his car silver bullet, speeding down the Daytona Beach, Florida around March 31, 1930 during an attempt to break the land speed record. (AP Photo)

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Queen Elisabeth of Belgium ascends a Pyramid in a traveling cradle to view the ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics carved on the monument in Luxor, Egypt on March 31, 1930. She is visiting with her husband King Albert I, unseen. (AP Photo)

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Mahatma Ghandi surrounded by his followers during his Civil Disobedience Campaign around March 31, 1930. (AP Photo)

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People shop amongst the stall in New York City, USA around March 31, 1930. (AP Photo)

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John D. Rockefeller Jr. as he gets ready for a stroll along Fifth Avenue in New York for the Easter Sunday Parade in March 31,1929. (AP Photo)

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