Today in History - Feb. 27

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The liner Majestic being towed into the graveyard at Southampton on Feb. 27, 1936. (AP Photo/Wool)

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A group of Amish boys use a see-saw to launch one of their friends to roof-top heights at an Amish school near this Centre County Community in Madisonburg, Pa., Feb. 27, 1976. (AP Photo)

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Armed with U.S. rifles, women maramilitary volunteers salute as they march past Vietnam's first lady Madame Ngo Dinh Nhu during a miitary school graduation in Saigon, Feb. 27, 1963. South Vietnam had about 3,000 trained women at the time, with about 1,000 active in the country's military or social service. (AP Photo/Horst Faas)

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Two Atlantans pray at a vigil being kept for the missing and murdered children of the city, Feb. 27, 1981. The church committee of the NAACP organized the vigil not only for the children, "but for the killer too," said committee member Shirley Harris. (AP Photo/Gary Gardiner)

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Two Communist prisoners await transport to an interrogation center after South Vietnamese Rangers overran enemy positions in the Citadel of Hue, Vietnam, Feb. 27, 1968. (AP Photo/Dang Van Phuoc)

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Two U.S. Coast Guard crewmen unload an interior piece from United Airlines Flight 811 in Honolulu, Hawaii, Feb. 27, 1989. A gaping hole ripped open in the fuselage of the 747 at 20,000 feet during its flight from Honolulu, Hawaii to New Zealand. The sudden decompression sucked out several rows of seats, killing nine passengers. The debris was found 100 miles south of Honolulu. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

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An unidentified member of AIM Native American woman sits with her rifle at ready on steps of building in Wounded Knee, South Dakota, March 2, 1973. Indians still have control of town having seized it on Tuesday. Eleven hostages they had taken were finally released. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

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EMBARGO UNTIL 5 AM FEB. 27, 2013 - FILE - This April 8, 1964 file photo shows The Rolling Stones during a rehearsal at an unknown location. The British band members, from left, are, Brian Jones, guitar; Bill Wyman, bass; Charlie Watts, drums; Mick Jagger, vocals; and Keith Richards, guitar. The Cleveland-based The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum will open “Rolling Stones: 50 Years of Satisfaction,” an exclusive exhibit celebrating the archetypal rock band, on May 24, 2013. (AP Photo, File)

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Supreme Court Justice Hugo Black in his office at the Supreme Court in Washington, Feb. 23, 1966. Black was nominated for the Supreme Court in August of 1937. He will be 80 on Feb. 27. (AP Photo/Charles Gorry)

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In this handout from the U.S. Marine Corps, forward lines of the green-clad Fourth and Fifth Division Marines meet as they push inland over the black volcanic sand on Iwo Jima, Feb. 27, 1945. Shell craters and rubble dot the landscape. (AP Photo/U.S. Marine Corps)

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Bob Dylan accepts a Grammy Award for his song "Gotta Serve Somebody" at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, Feb. 27, 1980. Presenters Ted Nugent and Michelle Phillips look on at right. Woman at left is unidentified. (AP Photo/Lennox McLendon)

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Cars are seen overturned and stuck at a collapsed road in northern Santiago Saturday Feb. 27, 2010. An 8.8-magnitude earthquake struck central Chile early Saturday. The quake hit 200 miles (325 kilometers) southwest of the capital and the epicenter was just 70 miles (115 kilometers) from Concepcion, Chile's second-largest city. (AP Photo/Carlos Espinoza)

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William Van Rij, 70, of Christchurch, New Zealand, holds up his local newspaper at a press conference at a hospital in Honolulu, Hawaii, Feb. 27, 1989. Van Rij said he cheated death by switching seats on United Airlines Flight 811 shortly before a gaping hole ripped open in the fuselage of the 747 at 20,000 feet, during its flight from Honolulu to New Zealand. The sudden decompression sucked out several rows of seats, killing nine passengers. Van Rij is wearing a heart monitor device. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

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A man carries a child next to a damaged building in Concepcion, Chile, Saturday Feb. 27, 2010 after an 8.8-magnitude struck central Chile. The epicenter was 70 miles (115 kilometers) from Concepcion, Chile's second-largest city.(AP Photo)

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Residents look at a collapsed building in Concepcion, Chile, Saturday Feb. 27, 2010 after an 8.8-magnitude struck central Chile. The epicenter was 70 miles (115 kilometers) from Concepcion, Chile's second-largest city.(AP Photo)

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A woman sits in front a quake-damaged house in Talca, Chile, after a 8.8-magnitude earthquake struck the country early Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010. (AP Photo/Sebastian Martinez)

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A resident sits on the debris of a collapsed house in the city of Talca, some 275 kilometers south of Santiago, Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010. The quake hit 200 miles (325 kilometers) southwest of the capital and the epicenter was just 70 miles (115 kilometers) from Concepcion, the country second largest city. (AP Photo/Sebastian Martinez)

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Residents debris and power cables are seen lying in the middle of the street in Santiago Saturday Feb. 27, 2010 after an 8.8-magnitude earthquake struck central Chile early Saturday. The quake hit 200 miles (325 kilometers) southwest of the capital and the epicenter was just 70 miles (115 kilometers) from Concepcion, Chile's second-largest city,(AP Photo/Aliosha Marquez)

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Residents sit in a main square downtown Santiago early Saturday Feb. 27, 2010 after an 8.8-magnitude earthquake struck central Chile. The quake hit 200 miles (325 kilometers) southwest of the capital and the epicenter was just 70 miles (115 kilometers) from Concepcion, Chile's second-largest city,( AP Photo/Aliosha Marquez)

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Nigerian presidential candidate Olusegun Obasanjo, wearing a Nigerian chief's robe and holding a traditional Nigerian chief's fly wisk, dances with the crowd at a campaign stop in Ibadan, Nigeria Thursday, Feb. 25, 1999. Obasanjo's Peoples Democratic Party scored solid victories in elections last Saturday for the House of Representatives and the Senate and Obasanjo is a frontrunner in upcoming Feb. 27 presidential elections. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)

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The 25th anniversary of Wounded Knee 1973, beginning Friday Feb. 27, will be held near this sign detailing the 1890 Army troops massacre of Sioux Indians, photographed on Wednesday Feb. 18, 1998, on the Pine Ridge Reservation near Pierre, S.D. (AP Photo/Jill Kokesh)

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Edgar Bear Runner, co-coordinator of the 25th anniversary of Wounded Knee 1973, stands by the graves of Anna Mae Aquash and Joe Stuntz on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 1998, at the Little Family Cemetery in Oglala, S.D. Aquash and Stuntz were killed during the violence that followed the 71 day occupation of Wounded Knee in 1973. The anniversary begins Friday Feb. 27 at the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. (AP Photo/Jill Kokesh)

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A Kuwaiti man throws a rock at a large portrait of Iraqi President Saddam Hussein in Kuwait City after coalition forces liberated the city, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 1991 (AP Photo/Laurent Rebours)

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A motorist in Dubai in the U.A.E. holds a special afternoon edition of “Gulf News” published in response to Saddam Hussein’s Tuesday announcement on Baghdad Radio of the withdrawal of Iraqi forces from Kuwait on Feb. 27, 1991. (AP Photo/Gill Allen)

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An Iraqi tank goes up in flames after being hit on Monday, Feb. 27, 1991 in Iraq, by a TOW missile fired form the U.S. Army’s 82nd Airborne Division. (AP Photo/Tannen Maury)

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Joyous Kuwaitis wave flags to celebrate their liberation, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 1991 in Kuwait City. Allied troops moved into the Kuwait capital following the hasty retreat of Iraqi forces. (AP Photo/Laurent Rebours)

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Co-ads at Dong Kuk University hold defaced portraits of U.S. President George Bush during an anti-U.S. protest rally on Seoul campus Monday, Feb. 27, 1989. (AP Photo/Katsumi Kasahara)

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A Kuwaiti citizen waves the American and British flags as another flashes the "V" for victory sign from a Kuwait City rooftop on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 1991 in Kuwait as Allied troops liberated the city. (AP Photo/Laurent Rebours)

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Sitting by her coach, Alex McGowan, Debi Thomas of San Jose, Calif., holds her head as the judges? marks are announced after her freestyle presentation in the Olympic women?s figure skating competition in Calgary at night on Saturday, Feb. 27, 1988. Thomas made three major errors on triple jumps, finishing third for the bronze medal. (AP Photo/John Redman)

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Redical students burn effigies of President Roh Tae-woo, left, of South Korea and George Bush of the United States during an anti-government and U.S. rally at Dong Kuk University in Seoul Monda, Feb. 27, 1989. (AP Photo/Katsumi Kasahara)

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Democratic presidential hopeful George McGovern puts an overcoat on as he walks out of the student center of Phillips Exeter Academy, in Exeter, N.H. after making a campaign stop, Monday, Feb. 27, 1984. McGovern continues to campaign in preparation for the first state primary on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

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Governor Michael Dukakis of Massachusetts talks about bringing new technological business to Massachusetts at the National Governors? Association meeting in Washington on Sunday, Feb. 27, 1983. The Governors will meet through on Tuesday. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Wayne B. Williams is led from the Fulton County jail in Atlanta , Feb. 15, 1982 for the start of the eighth week of his trial on charges killing two Atlanta youths, Feb. 27, 1982. The deaths are two in a string of 28. (AP Photo/Gary Gardiner)

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American Actress Raquel Welch has her arm in a sling after a accident on location just after arrival in Budapest, Feb. 27, 1972 to attend the birthday party for Elizabeth Taylor, given by her husband Richard Burton. At right is Miss Taylor's bodyguard. (AP Photo)

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Members of The Doobie Brothers group get together with their Grammy Awards presented to them in Los Angeles on Feb. 27, 1980. The Doobies won four awards at the 22nd Annual Music Awards Presentation, including having record of the year, “What a Fool Believes,” and best pop vocal performance for a group with their “Minute By Minute.” Doobie group member Michael McDonald, third from left, and songwriter Kenny Loggins, fourth from left, collaborated on “What a Fool Believes” to take song-of-the-year and top songwriting and arrangement honors. Other group members unidentified. (AP Photo/Lennox McLendon)

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Heavyweight boxing champ Joe Frazier sits on the back of an open car as he shakes hands with people outside City Hall in Philadelphia, Friday, Feb. 27, 1970 at the start of a center-city motorcade. Philadelphia also honored Frazier with a testimonial dinner following the motorcade. (AP Photo/Rusty Kennedy)

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Second grade students at Girard College in Philadelphia on Feb. 27, 1969 join in classroom discussion with their teacher Miss Boorse. The 120-year-old private boarding school formerly admitted only “poor white male orphans” until five African American boys were admitted after a court decision on the will of the school’s founder, Stephen Girard. (AP Photo/Bill Ingraham)

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Muhammad Ali applauds during a marathon speech given by Elijah Muhammad at convention of the Nation of Islam sect, Feb. 27, 1966 in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Cannon)

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British-born actress Elizabeth Taylor, pictured as she arrived at a fashionable Rome, Italy, restaurant on Feb. 27, 1962, to celebrate her 30th birthday at a dinner party given by her husband, American singer Eddie Fisher. Present at the dinner were only Liz and Eddie; Miss Taylor’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Francis Taylor of London; Walter Wanger, producer of the giant film “Cleopatra” in which Miss Taylor is presently starring; and an Italian actor-friend. After the dinner the party went to a nightclub operated by the restaurant, and was joined by other friends. Miss Taylor seemed fully recovered from the attack of acute foot poisoning which sent her to a Rome hospital ten days ago, but she and her husband left at midnight. (AP Photo/Girolamo di Majo)

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John Steinbeck, internationally recognized novelist since "The Grapes of Wrath" stirred a nation's conscience in 1939, talks to newsmen in the office of his publisher in New York, Oct. 25, 1962 after the announcement he had been awarded the 1962 Nobel Prize for literature. (AP Photo/Anthony Camerano)

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Britain?s Princess Margaret and her fiancé, society photographer Antony Armstrong-Jones, are pictured at the Royal Lodge, Windsor in England on Feb. 27, 1960. Princess and her fiancé are both 29. Their engagement was announced on February 26. (AP Photo/Pool)

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A smiling Frank Sinatra sits among the spectators waiting to testify before a state legislative committee investigating the Hollywood sources for so-called scandal magazine stores on Feb. 27, 1957 in Los Angeles. He was subpoenaed to tell what he knows about the famed wrong-door raid on Marilyn Monroe?s apartment on which committee investigators said Sinatra went along. (AP Photo/ERB)

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U.S. Presidentwight Eisenhower waves to crowd as he leaves the Argentine Supreme Court in Buenos Aires after a visit on Feb. 27, 1960. (AP Photo)

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The city room and record library at the New York office of Voice of America is shown, Feb. 27, 1953. (AP Photo/John Rooney)

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A series of bull fights was one of the highlights of the 51st Washington Birthday Celebration on Feb. 27, 1948 in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. This is Fermin Rivera in action with the bull named ‘Serrano’. (AP Photo)

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Combat troops moved towards German position sixty yards from a bridge across the river Rur, Germany, on Feb. 27, 1945, after having been sniped at while repairing bridge. German soldiers surrender to an American soldiers. (AP Photo)

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Reporting for work at the plant, Dolores Loewer shows her employee’s identification. Guards inspect all packages, bags and lunch boxes carried into the Vultee plant in Downey, Calif., Feb. 27, 1943. (AP Photo)

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It’s lunch time around midnight for Dolores in Downey, Calif., Feb. 27, 1943, who reports to work at 4:30 in the afternoon. (AP Photo)

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Lieutenant Commander Clifford J. Waas, fixing teeth of a soldier on ship while enroute to Ireland, Feb. 27, 1942. (AP Photo)

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The tailoring workshop of the Vacaresti prison in Bucharest,on Feb. 27, 1939, showing prisoners machining the new uniforms. (AP Photo)

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Residents of a block in the settlement district of Chicago’s West Side on Feb. 27, 1942, including both native born and naturalized citizens, check the names of persons living in their block preparatory to electing one of their number as block raid captain to supervise their block's air raid precaution system. (AP Photo/FS)

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A view of National Socialists on occasion of the Nazi campaign meeting in the Berlin Sportpalast, Feb. 27, 1932. (AP Photo)

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Adolf Hitler right, and his leading ministers Dr. Joseph Goebbels and Hermann Goering arrive at the Reichstag on February 27, 1933 after news that the parliament buildings were ablaze. Communists have been held responsible for the outrage, and scores of the leading reds have been arrested and civil rights were suspended. The Reichstag fire was a pivotal event in the establishment of Nazi Germany. (AP Photo) --- Adolf Hitler und seine Minister Dr. Joseph Goebbels und Hermann Goering besichtigen den Reichstag am 27. Februar, 1933 nachdem sich die Nachricht rumgesprochen hatte, dass im Berliner Reichstagsgebaeude ein Brand ausgebrochen war. Kommunisten wurden fuer den Brand fuer schuldig gesprochen, eine grosse Anzahl von ihnen wurde verhaftet und der Ausnahmezustand proklamiert. (AP)

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A train set on fire by a mob in Godhra, India is seen Wednesday Feb. 27, 2002. Muslim attackers armed with stones and kerosene descended on a train carrying hundreds of Hindu nationalists on Wednesday, setting fire to four cars and killing 58 people. At least 58 people, including 14 children, were killed in the attack. (AP Photo/str)

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Alicia Keys has a hard time holding the five Grammys she won backstage at the 44th Annual Grammy Awards, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2002, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

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Nicaraguan Contra rebels and their families listen to the radio Monday, Feb. 27, 1990 in Honduras, near the Nicaraguan border after the election upset in Nicaragua. The Bush administration is telling the Contra rebels to "cool it" and avoid provoking a hostile Sandinista response. (AP Photo)

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China Airlines stewardess Wang Wen Hwang leaps from the burning China Airlines plane after assisting the passengers to safety Feb. 27, 1980. Miss Wang saved most of the lives of the passengers despite her injuries. She was the last to leave the planes. (AP Photo)

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Oscar Bear Runner stands guard as members of the American Indian Movement (AIM) set up a tepee south of Wounded Knee, S.D., March 3, 1973 for negotiations to end the standoff between AIM and federal authorities. (AP Photo)

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On March 10, 1973, more than one week after seizing Wounded Knee, S.D., and starting a standoff with federal authorities, members of the Oglala Sioux tribe march to the cemetery where their ancestors were buried following the 1890 massacre at the site. Third in line is Carter Camp, one of the leaders of the American Indian Movement (AIM). Members of the AIM were calling the government's withdrawal that day from the village outskirts a victory. (AP Photo)

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Two armored personnel carriers wait in the darkness near Bureau of Indian Affairs headquarters on Feb. 28, 1973 in Wounded Knee. Federal marshals spent part of the day Wednesday where a group Indians have hostages (AP Photo)

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Nobel Prize-winning author John Steinbeck wears earphones as he rides in an Army helicopter on December 17, 1966 in Vietnam over the central Vietnamese Highlands. The 64-year-old author came to Vietnam to "go up the rivers and into the mountains" to see it for himself. Steinbeck began his first trip to visit combat units his first field trip to visit combat units the weekend of Dec. 16, 1966. (AP Photo)

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Only a few moths ago Lucky, a small dog of dubious ancestry, seen Feb. 27, 1973, was rescued from a pound in Palm Beach, Fla. where he had been condemned to die, and taken on a fundraising tour for needy children across the country. Spotted by a film producer, he?s been brought to Hollywood to star with actor Rock Hudson in the television series "McMillan and Wife." (AP Photo/David F. Smith)

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Viet Cong guerrilla fighters, captured by Vietnamese Marines in battle near Long Binh on the Mekong Delta, crouch on the ground with their hands tied during the Vietnam War, Feb. 27, 1964. One wears a U.S. type protective helmet which he was wearing when he was captured. (AP Photo/Horst Faas)

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Malcolm X's widow, Betty, takes a last look at the body of her husband before the casket is closed after funeral services at the Faith Temple of God in Christ in New York's Harlem Feb. 27, 1965. Orthodox Islamic rites were held for the slain black nationalist leader. (AP Photo)

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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II is presented with a bouquet by Patricia Cleary, as Prince Philip watches, after the royal couple arrived in Hobart, Tasmania, Feb. 27, 1963. (AP Photo)

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Robert F. Kennedy, counsel for the Senate Rackets Investigating Committee visits his wife, Ethel, and their newborn son in Washington’s Georgetown University, Feb. 27, 1958. The eight pound, three ounce addition to their family was born earlier in the day. No name has been decided on of the couple. (AP Photo/Tom Fitzsimmons)

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A group of Puerto Rican women, trained in household work by the Puerto Rican government, arrive at Newark Airport, Feb. 27, 1953. They will be placed in homes in Scarsdale, N.Y. through the N.Y. State Employment Service. (AP Photo)

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Sailors go through some calistenics on the recreation field at the Republic of Korea Navy Service School at Chinae, Feb. 27, 1952. (AP Photo)

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President Harry S. Truman shwon at desk when he makes Red Cross appeal in Washington on Feb. 27, 1951. (AP Photo/William J. Smith)

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President Harry S. Truman receives a preparedness booklet from three Girl Scouts at the White House in Washington, Feb. 27, 1951. The girls, left to right are: Joyce Seyfried, Mary Lee Lankford and Janice Kauffman, all of Washington. (AP Photo/Henry Griffin)

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Winston Churchill puts on his famous bulldog expression as he pleads for European unity during his Communist-heckled speech in the Place de la Bourse (Brussels’ Wall Street) in Brussels, Belgium on Feb. 27, 1949. Britain’s wartime prime minister is a delegate to the Council of European Movement. (AP Photo/Michael Nash)

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Former German World Heavyweight boxer Max Schmeling, second right, and his comrades leaving the training grounds after a successful jump on Feb. 27, 1941. (AP Photo)

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Direction finding equipment in this radio spy patrol car tells how close the car is to a transmitting set and can even spot the room of an apartment from which signals are coming, shown Feb. 27, 1941 in Washington. (AP Photo)

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This is an interior view of the Reichstag in Berlin after it was gutted in a fire, Feb. 27, 1933. (AP Photo)

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The Reichstag, built in 1894 as the German parliament in Berlin, is shown following a fire that destroyed the building on Feb. 27, 1933. (AP Photo)

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This is a view of the destroyed Session Room at the Reichstag in Berlin after a fire gutted the parliament building, Feb. 27, 1933. (AP Photo)

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Flames engulf the Reichstag building in Berlin, Germany, Feb. 27, 1933. A Dutch anarchist was arrested for arson, but Nazis blamed the Communists. Days later, Hitler used the fire as a reason to suspend civil rights and shut down opposition press and political parties. (AP Photo)

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