Today in History - March 20

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Rubble along a roadside in the village of Koutrafas, Cyprus, pictured March 20, 1964, after attacks by Greek Cypriots. (AP Photo)

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Camels circle around drummers in an ancient dance of the desert during a festival in the Sudan, March 20, 1950. Hundreds attended the gathering with drums supplying the music as dance followed ancient dance, riven from countless legends of the desert. (AP Photo)

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Photo shows helicopters bringing in supplies, ammo. weapons and mail to firebase ëBunker Hillí and a Chinook helicopter brings in a trailer on March 20, 1969 in Vietnam. (AP Photo/HUET)

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Brazilian firefighters tries to put out a fire at the edge of a road in the municipality of Apiau, Brazil Friday, March 20, 1998. Firefighters moved into Apiau on Friday but many think the understaffed and ill-equipped team is arriving too late. More than 3 percent of the state1.5 million acres (600,000 hectares) has been consumed by fire. Most of it was savanna and grasslands, but the flames have also reached the forest home of the Yanomami Indians, the world's largest Stone Age tribe. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)

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People walk along Moscow's Red Square Friday, March 20, 1998 with St. Basil Cathedral, left, and Kremlin's Spassky Tower seen in the background. The venue for the summit between Russia, Germany and France, which had been planned for the Ural Mountains city of Yekaterinburg, was moved to Moscow Friday, raising further questions about President Boris Yeltsin's health. Yeltsin made a brief and unexpected visit to the Kremlin on Friday following a week-long illness. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

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Nearly a full brigade of Ugandan Army soldiers train together in the early morning hours in Gulu town, in Uganda's war-torn northern region, 175 miles, 285 kms, north of the capital of Kampala, Friday, March 20, 1998. Thousands of soldiers are posted in the region as protection against the Sudan-based rebel Lord's Resistance Army which strikes northern Uganda. Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has promised to discuss Sudanese support for the rebels with President Clinton, during his two-day visit next week. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley )

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Spanish United Nations soldiers and members of the Guatemalan guerrilla group cover themselves as a U.N. helicopter lands at a disarmament camp in Nebaj, Guatemala, Thursday March 20, 1997. Guerrillas with the URNG have gathered at the camps ahead of Monday's deadline for all guerrilla forces to be concentrated in such settlements in accordance with peace agreements which ended Guatemala's civil war. (AP Photo/Scott Sady)

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Physicist Stephen Hawking is seen in the library of The Issac Newton Institute of Mathematics in Cambridge University Thursday, March 20, 1997 with a new custom-built computer designed espescially for him. The scientist, now 55, has suffered the debilitation of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Lou Gehrig's disease, since his 20s. In the background is Eduardo Palozzi's Statue of Issac Newton. (AP Photo/Findlay Kember)

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This is the exterior of the Liggett & Myers Tobacco Company plant in Durham, N.C., Thursday, March 20, 1997. Liggett Group Inc. will acknowledge that cigarettes are addictive and cause cancer under a settlement with 21 of 22 states suing the tobacco industry, the Massachusetts attorney general's office said Thursday. (AP Photo/Karl DeBlaker)

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Shoko Asahara, leader of the Aum Shinri Kyo cult, is driven away from the Tokyo District Court to the Metropolitan Police headquarters, Aug. 16, 1995, after a ten-day extension of his detention was approved. Asahara, already charged with murder in the March 20 Tokyo subway sarin gas attack, was charged in the case of a government official who police said was kidnapped, drugged and incinerated in a microwave oven. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

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The Chicago Bulls Michael Jordan talking with reporters at the Berto Center training facility, Monday, March 20, 1995, Deerfield, Ill. Jordan made his return to the NBA Sunday in the 103-96 loss to the Indiana Pacers in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Tim Boyle)

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Bob Barker, who tells his “Price is Right” audience almost every day to spay or neuter their pets, holds a stray cat during a news conference on the steps of City Hall in New York on March 20, 1995. "So many cats and dogs are being born that it is impossible to find homes for all of them,” said the famous game show host. “So they are running the streets of New York City.” The cat, named “Wolfie,” was found at Columbus Park in the Chinatown section of New York. (AP Photo/Ed Bailey)

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An unidentified Afghan government fighter carrying a backpack of rocket-propelled grenades waits for an assignment at a frontline position 15 km (9 miles) southwest of Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, March 20, 1995. Fighting continues as a March 21 United Nations deadline approaches for President Burhanuddin Rabbani to step aside for a caretaker government. (AP Photo/Craig Fujii)

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Evacuees form Srebrenica look out from a U.N. truck in Medgas, north of Sarajevo, as a U.N. truck convoy carrying evacuees from the besieged Bosnian town made its way to Tuzla, March 20, 1993. U.N. trucks were jammed with almost 700 evacuees. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

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The Dalai Lama of Tibet listens to questions during a news conference in London on Wednesday March 20, 1991. (AP Photo/Dave Caulkin)

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A homeless man sits huddled against the side of a building during a rain storm in New York, Tuesday, March 20, 1990. A legion of clipboard-toting counters will set out later in the day for shelters, subways and the city's streets in the broadest attempt ever to find out the extent of homelessness since it became a national disgrace in the 1980's. (AP Photo/Mario Suriani)

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An unidentified man sleeps on a steam grate near the White House in Washington, Tuesday, March 20, 1990. Government census takers will set out on Tuesday in an attempt to find out the extent of homelessness in the country. Critics fear an undercount will discourage the government from housing and feeding the homeless. Current estimates of the homeless population range from 250,000 to 3 million. (AP Photo/Doug Mills)

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World heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson takes the weight of British heavyweight Frank Bruno, at a gymn in East London, Friday, March 20, 1987. Tyson is in London to see Bruno fight against James ?Quick? Tillis next week. (AP Photo)

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Radio personality and author Dr. Ruth Westheimer gestures while visiting with actor Harvey Fierstein backstage at New York’s Lyceum Theatre, Thursday, March 20, 1987. Fierstein performed in “Safe Sex,” a three act play. (AP Photo/Mario Cabrera)

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Britain's Princess Diana holds her young son, Prince William at the airport in Alice Springs, Australia on March 20, 1983. The family had arrived to begin a royal tour. (AP Photo/Dave Caulkin)

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Kate Holliday, Associated Press Wide World writer and Bob Elliott, cowboy film actor in Los Angeles on March 20, 1943, when Miss Holliday interviewed Elliott for a Wide World feature article. (AP Photo)

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American infantrymen in Northern Burma under command of Brig. Gen. Frank Merrill watch supplies dropping from a transport plane toward a jungle clearing in Burma, March 20, 1944. These troops are the first Americans to fight as a unit against the Japanese in Burma. (AP Photo)

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The dome in the crater of Mount St. Helens continues to steam Saturday March 20, 1982 while muds flows from Friday night's eruption are visible in the foreground. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

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Clement Attlee, the leader of the opposition, right, and Arthur Greenwood, the deputy leader, were among the callers at 10 Downing Street, in London, on March 20, 1939. (AP Photo)

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Air Protection crews running through the streets of Berlin Kreuzberg during the big maneuver, March 20, 1935. The whole district was closed up, the traffic stopped and the population had to behave just like in a serious cause. (AP Photo)

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Smoke rises from shells fired by British made Centurion tank moving on road near Bazariya a town on hillside overlooking Lebanon's port city of Tyre March 20, 1978 (AP Photo/Saris)

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Beatle John Lennon waves his marriage certificate as his bride, Japanese artist Yoko Ono, stands at his side after their wedding at the Rock of Gibraltar on March 20, 1969. They are about to board a chartered jet to Paris where they will honeymoon. (AP Photo)

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North Carolina’s Darrell Elston (32) slam into Massachusetts John Murphy (52) as he goes up under basket in first period on March 20, 1973 at New York’s Madison Square garden. There was no score and an offensive foul was called on Elston on the play in the National Invitation Tournament quarter final game. (AP Photo)

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. greets friends in the Montgomery Courthouse, March 20, 1956, as he arrived for the second day of his trial on a charge of violating Alabama's anti-boycott law. (AP Photo/Gene Herrick)

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A street car moves through bombed out Berlin, March 20, 1949. This aerial view shows the western sector of the city at the Potsdamer Platz (Potsdam Square). At the day of the "Waehrungsumstellung", (Currency conversion) the West German Mark was introduced in West Berlin as general legal tender, in the still blockaded city by the Soviets. (Potsdam Square) (AP Photo/H. von Nolden)

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Looking as tired as his favorite GI?s, a little Korean puppy follows his pals to war as First Cavalry division troops advance toward Chunchon on March 20, 1951, on the central front in Korea. (AP Photo/Jim Pringle)

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These are wounded British soldiers at a North African Casualty Clearing Station, March 20, 1943, the most advanced medical post having proper operating facilities. A station like this can handle 200 casualties at once. (AP Photo)

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Two men from Barbados, in the West Indies, ready for action with their machine-gun at an Royal Air Force, training and maintenance station, somewhere in England, March 20, 1941. (AP Photo)

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Guns blaze away in practice as Major General Russell P. Hartle and other officers watch U.S. troops man British artillery pieces in Northern Ireland, March 20, 1942. (AP Photo)

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Among the tremendous quantities of supplies being unloaded by Americans for the use of U.S. troops and their allies on the Tunisian front are these rubber truck tires on a dock, March 20, 1943. Trucks, tanks and other weapons of war which have arrived in sections are put together on an ‘assembly line’ on the docks. (AP Photo)

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SS Europa makes maiden voyage to New York, USA on March 20, 1930. (AP Photo, Staff, Putnam)

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President of the Reichstag Hermann Goering, left, lifts his Fieldmarshal's baton in greeting to German Chancellor Adolf Hitler, centre right, as he welcomes him on his return from the newly annexed provinces of Czechoslovakia., at Goelitzer Station, Berlin. March 20, 1939. (AP Photo)

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