Today in History: March 15

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Leah Rabin watches as US President Bill Clinton lays a wreath at the gravesite of Mrs Rabin's late husband, former Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, at the Mount Herzl cemetery in Jerusalem Thursday March 14, 1996. President Clinton is in Israel on a brief one-day visit. (AP Photo/ Joe Marquette)

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Young supporters of the National Party mob South African President F. W. de Klerk's cars as he leaves a campaign meeting in the black township of Tembisa outside Pretoria, South Africa, March 14, 1994. De Klerk is on the campaign trail in the central Transvaal region in the run-up to April's all-race elections. (AP Photo/Joao Silva)

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Houses on stilts along Dune Rd. in Southampton, New York on Long Island are exposed to the surf, Sunday, March 14, 1993 during the late winter storm that hit the East Coast. Eighteen beach homes teetering on stilts were lost and appeared to have been swept out to sea, leaving mattresses and cocktail tables stuck in the sand. (AP Photo/Ron Frehm)

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Susan McDougal speaks at a March 14, 1994, news conference in Little Rock, Ark. Ms. McDougal, a former business partner with then Arkansas Gov. Bill Clinton, was indicted by a Whitewater grand jury in Little Rock on Thursday, Aug. 16, 1995. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

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Democratic presidential candidate from left, Jerry Brown, Paul Tsongas and Bill Clinton display a united front as they gather at the NAACP’s Jefferson-Jackson Day dinner in Detroit, Saturday, March 14, 1992. The three are in Michigan campaigning for Tuesday’s primary. (AP Photo/Stephen Savoia)

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Men on a once-forested hill dig out the stumps of trees to use as fuel for their stoves, Sunday, March 14, 1993 in Sarajevo. Wood has become one of the most precious commodities in Sarajevo following the siege by Serbian forces and the cold winter temperatures. (AP Photo/Michael Stravato)

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A representative of Kuwait Oil Company stands by an abandoned Iraqi truck as he surveys damage in the burning oil fields in Maqwa, Wednesday, March 14, 1991. About 600 well heads were set afire by retreating Iraqi forces and American companies are now sending in workers and equipment to begin the task of extinguishing the fires. (AP Photo/Stephanie McGehee)

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World heavyweight champion Mike Tyson, left, smashes a left hook against his partner during a public sparring session at the Korakuen gym in Tokyo, Monday, March 14, 1988. He will defend his world title against Tony Tubbs at the Tokyo Dome on March 21. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye)

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Louisiana State's Shaquille O'Neal hangs onto the rim after a slam dunk in final half action against the University of Connecticut in the NCAA Midwest Regionals in Minneapolis, Minn., March 14, 1991. (AP Photo/Bill Waugh)

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The four members of the Swedish pop group ABBA hold Japanese oil paper parasols in a light rain in the Japanese garden of their hotel in Tokyo, March 14, 1980. The group is here for a series of concerts. From left: Benny Andersson, Agnetha Faltskog, Bjorn Ulvaeus and Anni-Frid Lyngstad.(AP Photo/Tsugufumi Matsumoto)

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Firefighters spray water on a fire at the Amoco Oil Co., that broke out in Texas City, Texas, March 14, 1985. The fire occurred in an area where oil well and gasoline distillater are manufactured. (AP Photo/Ron Heflin)

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Indiana State star Larry Bird rests for a moment during a team workout for the NCAA Midwest Regional basketball tourney in Cincinnati, Wednesday, March 14, 1979. (AP Photo/Brian Horton)

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Michael Miller, 5, of Fargo, N.D., "puffs" on one of his last candy cigarettes, March 14, 1953. North Dakota's governor signed a bill passed by the legislature forbidding the sale or possession of candy packaged to resemble cigarettes. The law is effective July 1. Violation is punishable by a fine of up to $1,000 and 90 days in jail. (AP Photo)

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Six of seven girls in battle royal, over the ropes wrestling match at the Nassau Coliseum tangle for advantage Monday, March 14, 1977. They are, left to right: Vicki Williams, Terri Shane, Joyce Grable, Judy Mansfield, Kitty Adams and Le Laini Kai, in the ropes. (AP Photo/Lennox McLendon)

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Believers in traditional religious costumes shown praying as part of Hiwatari, a fire-walking ceremony, Sunday, March 14, 1976, Yakuoin Temple, Mt. Takao, Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo/T. Matsumoto)

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Jane Fonda holds a long telegram she and her husband, Tom Hayden, right, received from Prince Nordum Sihanouk during a news conference on Thursday, March 14, 1975 in Los Angeles. Ms. Fonda said the telegram was in response to inquiries on how to end the fighting in war torn Cambodia. (AP Photo/George Brich )

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Kang Myong Hi, leading principal dancer of the Mansudai National Dance Company of North Korea, is flanked by two members of the 110 member company, during final rehearsal at Saddlers Wells Theatre in London, United Kingdom on March 14, 1973. The company performs for the British public from March 15 until March 24, 1973. It is the first visit to Britain by a North Korean Company. (AP Photo/Bob Dear)

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Martie Riefe, right, national secretary of Students for a Democratic Society, goes over plans for the group to hold their national convention to be held in Cambridge, Massachusetts on March 14, 1972. Harvard University has turned down their request for use of its buildings by the group but Miss Riefe says they will go ahead with plans and risk a confrontation for the affair scheduled for March 30-31. Newsmen at left read prepared literature on the convention. (AP Photo/Frank C. Curtin)

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John S. McCain III is escorted by Lt. Cmdr. Jay Coupe Jr., public relations officer, March 14, 1973, to Hanoi's Gia Lam Airport after the POW was released. (AP Photo/Horst Faas)

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Armed with two motor-equipped cameras, American comedian Jerry Lewis, who also enjoys taking photographs takes aim it press photographers covering the first showing of his photos in a Paris gallery on March 14, 1972. (AP Photo/Laurent)

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General view of night scene with les than few hours before the opening of World’s Fair in Osaka, Japan on Saturday, March 14, 1970, the first in Asia. Foreground shows the Expo-land and in background Japan monopoly corporation tobacco pavilion (rainbow tower) and Japanese government pavilion. (AP Photo/Mitsunori Chigita)

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Mothers of three of Atlanta's murdered children meet with members of the Black Caucus in New York, March 14, 1981. Venus Taylor, left, Camille Bell, center, and Willie May Mathis spent the afternoon at Harlem's Abyssinian Baptist Church seeking support for the massive investigation into the deaths. (AP Photo/Loren Portnow)

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An American infantryman of the 25th Division gives a helping hand to a buddy who slipped into a hole, slipping neck deep into the mud water of the Plain of Reeds some 30 miles northwest of Saigon, Vietnam on March 14, 1967. Most of the years the Plain of Reeds can only be traveled by boat. In the middle of the dry season, part of it is dry, the rest swamps. (AP Photo/John T. Wheeler)

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Youths in bathing suits crowd outside the Capitol Theater at 51st and Broadway in New York, March 14, 1967, as they wait to get in for the premiere of the film "In Like Flint." The first 200 persons to show up in bathing suits were admitted free. (AP Photo/John Duricka)

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Residents search ruined houses after Iraqi war planes attacked this part of Tehran, Iran, on March 14, 1985. (AP Photo)

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Balloons liven up the background as Pope Paul VI stands in open car to acknowledge the cheers of crowds greeting him, March 14, 1965 at the Church of St. Joseph. Pope Paul celebrated Mass at the church on the occasion of the second Sunday of Lent. The Church of St. Joseph is located in the working class district of Trionfale, Rome. (AP Photo/Mario Torrisi)

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Demonstrators carrying signs which spell out “Selma Wall” march in a line from Browns Chapel in Selma, Alabama on March 14, 1965. The sign refers to a police barricade which has been maintained three days and nights a half block from the church. Leading the march is William S. Greer. (AP Photo)

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Group of demonstrators kneel and hold a prayer service at the entrance of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Selma, Alabama, March 14, 1965 after they were refused entry to the church as a group. At left is a group of church wardens who blocked their entry. At far right is Malcolm Peabody of Cambridge, Mass., who is the son of an Episcopal bishop and a brother of the former governor of Mass., Endicott Peabody. (AP Photo)

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U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers and his wife, Barbara, leave for some privacy after a meeting which was arranged in Rome, Ga., by Pepsi-Cola plant owner George E. Hunnicutt, a friend of Powers, March 14, 1962. The pilot had been resting at his family home in Pound, Va., since being questioned by government officials. His wife was with him while he was kept in a secret hideaway, but for the past few days she had been staying with her mother in Milledgeville, Ga. (AP Photo/Horace Cort)

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A general view of the main hall at the 33rd International Geneva Motor Show opened in Geneva, Switzeerland on March 14, 1963. In foreground is one of the British Motor Corporation stand. Britain has the largest representation at the 20 Nation show with 22 car exhibitors. (AP Photo)

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The flooding Ohio River washes over a waterfront intersection in the Southeastern Indiana city of Aurora in this March 14, 1964 file photo. (AP Photo)

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U.S. first lady Jacqueline Kennedy makes the Indian gesture of greeting namaste as she is welcomed by Hari Ram at the residence of India's Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru in New Delhi, India, March 14, 1962. (AP Photo)

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A Tornado is seen approaching Clarksville, Arkansas, USA, March 14, 1961. (AP Photo)

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Princess Rainier III looks from the balcony of the Royal Palace in Monaco with his 14-month-old daughter, Princess Caroline on his arm on March 14, 1958, acknowledges the cheers of the crowd on the birth of a son. (AP Photo)

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The workers don’t seem too downcast but this was the scene as the last car rolled off the assembly line at the Somerville, Mass., Ford plant on March 14, 1958. Nearly 1100 employees of plant, located here 31 years, were thrown out of work by closing. Ford officials said plant was no longer profitable in this location. Plant manager E. J. Duquette shakes hand as driver takes the last car - a station wagon - off line. (AP Photo)

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A French hospital helicopter hovers above French forces manning the perimeter post of their defense of Dien Bien Phu, Indochina, March 14, 1954. (AP Photo)

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Roy Cohn, right, chief counsel of the Senate Investigations subcommittee head by Sen. Joseph McCarthy (R-Wis.) in Washington on March 14, 1954, renews a charge that top Army officials tried to use Pvt. G. David Schine as “a bargaining point” to halt Red probes in the Army. At left is Ned Brooks, moderator of the NBC “Meet the Press” television program on which Cohn appeared. Schine was a non-salaried consultant to the McCarthy group before his induction in November. (AP Photo/Bob Schutz)

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This maintenance specialist, high atop the rudder of a B-29 Superfort bomber in Japan on March 14, 1953, gives the appearance of an aerial steep, as he goes about the task of the medium bomber?s aerial. The of the bomber?s tail rise in the foreground. U.S. Air Force Superforts, flying from their Japan and bases, nightly pound Communist installations in North Korea. (AP Photo)

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Actress Rita Hayworth with Kirk Douglas at Ciro’s Night Club, on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood, California, USA on March 14, 1952. Rita, who denied rumors of an impending romance with Douglas, may go to Reno later this month for her divorce hearing against Prince Aly Khan, unseen. Douglas divorced wife Diana, two years ago. (AP Photo)

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San (standing), chief of the new village which Moi tribesmen set up beside the french army outpost at Dinh Quan in Indo-China on March 14, 1951 after fleeing rebel-held territory, tells the story to his family outside their home. (AP Photo/L)

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This five-room house and its furnishings were built by Andrew Zenorini of West Englewood, New Jersey shown March 14, 1951. He spent four years building the miniature house and every piece of its furniture and other equipment. It is in style typical of the 1900 period except for the modern kitchen and bath. Although Zenorini and his wife have collected miniature articles for years, he will put only pieces he makes himself into his miniature houses and rooms. The Zenorinis’ daughter is also a collector. (AP Photo/Robert Wands)

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Almost unrecognizable behind his beard and dark glasses, Orson Welles made this appearance in Paris, France, March 14, 1950 after his arrival from Portugal. His Shakespearean beard is one he grew for the film version of “Othello” which he completed in Morocco. (AP Photo)

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Chatting earnestly in the Royal Palace in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on March 14, 1950 are the Emperor Haile Selassie (center) and George C. McGhee, of Texas, USA, United States Assistant Secretary of State for near eastern and African affairs. The empress sits on left. This talk followed a brilliant court dinner given in McGhee’s honour on his arrival in the Ethiopian capital. He had served as chairman of the conference of U.S. diplomatic and consular officials in Lourenco Marques, Portuguese East Africa. (AP Photo)

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Frank Costello, gambling figure, left, waves his arm as he testifies before the Kefauver Committee investigating crime in the Federal Court, in New York City, March 14, 1951. Threatened by the senate committee with a perjury charge if refused to answer "Truthfully" a question concerning the amount of cash he has in his safe at home, Costello admitted he had "about forty to fifty thousand dollars". (AP Photo)

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Ted Williams, Boston Red Sox slugger, watches with interest as Babe Ruth examines his bat before the start of the St. Louis Cardinals-Red Sox baseball game in St. Petersburg, Fla., March 14, 1948. (AP Photo/Bill Chaplis)

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Linda Mason sails along on an motorized scooter called the "McCoy Sportsman" in Hollywood, Calif., March 14, 1949. When given a slight push, the Sportsman travels at 8 mph with a 120-pound passenger aboard. (AP Photo/David F. Smith)

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Playwright Mary Chase, left, author of the play "Harvey," and actor James Stewart pose with a plaster-of-paris reproduction of the rabbit Harvey outsidet Universal International Studios in Los Angeles, Ca., March 14, 1950. Stewart will play the leading role in the movie version of the play. (AP Photo)

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Erich Gimpel, right, of Germany, who was convicted together with William Colepaugh, unseen, as a Nazi spy, sits with his guard during a recess at his trial at Fort Jay, Governors Island, New York on March 14, 1945. The spies were found guilty and sentenced to die by hanging. (AP Photo)

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Former first ladies Eleanor Roosevelt, right, and Edith Wilson exchange greetings at a dinner given for Roosevelt by the women's joint congressional committee in Washington, D.C., on March 14, 1946. (AP Photo)

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CIVIL RIGHTS, PROTESTERS, PICKETING, SEGREGATION, BOWLING TOURNAMENT, PLACARDS, POLICE OFFICERS MARCHING, NIGHT SEXISM

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Delegates attend the opening of the Conservative Party's annual conference, at Central Hall, Westminster, London, March 14, 1945. (AP Photo)

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After 33 1/2 years in prison, Nathan Leopold, right, passes masonry and a network of iron bars during a stroll in Lincoln Park in Chicago, Ill., on his first full day of freedom, March 14, 1958. Leopold was granted parole from Stateville Penitentiary after originally being sentenced to life plus 99-years for the thrill killing of 14-year-old Bobby Franks in 1924. Leopold is scheduled to leave later for Puerto Rico where he hopes to "get lost" from the notoriety that made him and his crime one of the most publicized of the century. Leopold's attorney Elmer Gertz is at left. (AP Photo/Edward Kitch)

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A court official bringing Henry Judd Gray into the Queens County courthouse for trial of the murder of Albert Snyder, March 14, 1927. Gray tries to dodge the press. (AP Photo)

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Standing upright in an open Grey-Green car, German Chancellor Adolf Hitler drove in the city here to take possession of the Austrian capital. The central figure of a motorized column, headed by II armoured cars, his entry, watched by probably half of Vienna?s 2,000,000 populations was singularly impressive. A dense mass of shouting people was kept back on either side of the road by a continuous chain of green-clad German police. Adolf Hitler standing in his car as it enters Vienna, on March 14, 1938, while enormous crowds give him a rousing reception. (AP Photo)

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Senior officer Melvin Kidney, seen through the 2-inch laminated bullet proof glass that encloses his post at the control center of Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary in San Francisco Bay, is shown March 14, 1956. He supervises all communications and has custody of arms, ammunition, tear gas, etc. (AP Photo/Ernest K. Bennett)

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Enthusiastic Austrian customs officials take away the border barriers, separating Austria and Germany, on March 14, 1938, after the Nazi Party annexed Austria into Germany. (AP Photo)

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With head bowed at center is Richard Whitney, five times the president of the New York Stock Exchange, after he had entered a plea of guilty to an indictment charging that he took $105,000 from a trust fund, March 14, 1938. He is shown with court officer Frank Callahan, right as he gave his name and other facts to the receptionist, left, in the probation department for further discussion of his case. He had been fingerprinted. The two men at left were not identified. (AP Photo)

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Adolf Hitler enters the city limits of Vienna, Austria on March 14, 1938. (AP Photo)

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Prices of raw materials for war materials are soaring throughout the world. As one result, this thrifty Belgian peasant profitably spends his time collecting old shell cases from world war battlefields near his home, March 14, 1937. Shrapnel and other metal scraps left behind 20 years ago find ready market today. (AP Photo)

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Agricultural machinery is buried under a mound of dust in Guymon, Ok., on March 14, 1936. (AP Photo)

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Italy's Premier Benito Mussolini, center, stands with an arm over the shoulders of his two sons, Bruno, left, and Vittorio during the young Fascists' Festival in Rome, Italy, March 14, 1935. (AP Photo)

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Native people wave farewell to their Bikini Atoll home from a Navy LST transporting them to a new home on Rongerik Atoll 109 miles away March 14, 1946. Bikini Atoll will be the site for Atomic bomb testing. (AP Photo/Clarence Hamm)

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William Terry, first baseman and manager of the New York Giants, photographed with Jimmy Foxx, first baseman of the Philadelphia Athletics, and heavy hitter, at Miami on, March 14, 1934. where their teams were playing exhibition games. (AP Photo)

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Race horse Seabiscuit shown March 14, 1932 (AP Photo)

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This is a view of the historic Pontalba apartments in New Orleans, La. where a fire March 11, 1931 caused an estimated $5,000 damage and threatened books and documents valued at $50,000. From one of the ironwork balconies Jenny Lind, the famed Swedish nightingale sang "Home Sweet Home" to a group in the court below. The building was erected in 1850 in what is now the city's French Quarter by the Baroness Pontalba, daughter of a Spanish grandee. It is one of the first apartment building in the United States photographer here on March 14, 1931. (AP Photo)

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New York Yankees players Babe Ruth, left, and Lou Gehrig shake hands at the Yankee training camp at St. Petersburg, Fla., March 14, 1933. Gehrig, first baseman, is signed up with the clubhouse, but Ruth has yet to have his salary approved by owner Col. Jacob Ruppert. The Babe says he will quit if he doesn't get $60,000. (AP Photo)

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Henry (Red) Johnson, sailor “Boy Friend” of Betty Gow, nurse for the kidnapped Lindbergh baby, photographed at Newark police headquarters on March 14, 1932, where he was questioned at length concerning the kidnapping March 1, 1932 of baby Charles Lindbergh. (AP Photo)

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The West Side Express elevated highway is photographed under construction in New York, March 14, 1930. (AP Photo)

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Prof. Albert Einstein, famous scientist, poses with sailboat presented to him on his 50th birthday by Berliner Handelgesellschs Ftm, a well-known German bank, March 14, 1929. The boat was presented in place of the donation of the city of Berlin, a country house, which Einstein never received. Others are unidentified. (AP Photo)

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Aerial view of the broken St. Francis Dam, north-west of Los Angeles, Ca., March 14, 1928, which burst, flooding the canyoy below and killing over 600 people. (AP Photo)

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New York Knicks' Walt Frazier (10) goes up in the fourth period of the game at New York's Madison Square Garden, March 14, 1973, but finds there is no room at all in the basket. And, up above is the outstretched hand of Phoenix Suns' Connie Hawkins (42), in the net. Knicks' Willis Reed (19) is at right. Knicks won, 115-111. (AP Photo/John Lent)

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Soviet novelist Maxim Gorki is seen in this March 14, 1928 photograph. (AP Photo)

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Pope John XXIII's 65-year-old brother (left) pictured March 14, 1959, with four of his ten children, as one of the daughters, Anna Roncalli, (in nun's dress) was leaving the small village Sotto il Monte (Under the Mountain) in the province of Bergamo, northern Italy, to go back to Asmara, Eritrea, where she is working as a missionary. Pope John XXIII was born at Sotto il Monte, and his three brothers still cultivate their land there. (Ap Photo/Edmondo Ricci)

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