Today in History - April 28

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Hitler and Julius Streicher, left, the Franconian Party Leader, inspecting a new hotel block in Nuremberg, Germany on April 28, 1936. (AP Photo)

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Sen. Joseph McCarthy gestures as he directs a question to Army Secretary Robert Stevens during the afternoon session of the hearings into his differences with high Pentagon officials, in Washington, D.C., April 28, 1954. McCarthy's aide, Roy Cohn, is at left. (AP Photo)

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Muhammad Ali talks to his mother in Louisville from his Houston hotel room, after he refused induction into the Armed Forces, April 28, 1967. (AP Photo/Ed Kolenovsky)

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Franklin D. Roosevelt and his wife Eleanor are seen outside what may be their future residence, after the New York governor attended a dinner for 26 state governors at the White House, April 28, 1932. (AP Photo)

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King Gustav of Sweden was a keen tennis player and used the pseudonym Mister G when playing in tournaments. Seen here at one of the matches during a short stay in Berlin, Germany on April 28, 1936. (AP Photo)

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Chancellor Adolf Hitler speaking to the German Reichstag on April 28, 1939, when he talked 2 hours 17 minutes in reply to President Franklin Roosevelt's international peace plea. Behind Hitler is Field Marshall Hermann Goering, presiding over the Reishstag. (AP Photo)

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Children peep through a collapsed food storage looking for trapped persons in a Saturia village of Manikganj district pounded by a tornado on April 26, in Dhaka, Bangladesh on April 28, 1989, in which at least 700 people were killed and 12,000 injured. (AP Photo/Pavel Rahman)

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Sen. Arlen Specter, D-Pa., makes an announcement that he is switching from the Republican to Democratic party, in Washington, Tuesday, April 28, 2009. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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Egypt's capital city is laced with wide boulevards and jammed with American and European automobiles, buses and streetcars. Shown is a view of Fuad El Awal street in the center of downtown Cairo, looking towards the Ezbekieh Gardens, April 28, 1955. (AP Photo)

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St. Louis Cardinals Rookie Martin Marion in St Louis, April 28, 1940. (AP Photo)

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Thousands of North Korean children dance and hold up colored cards to form a picture of Kim Il Sung at a rally in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Friday, April 28, 1995. For outsiders, the personality cults that North Korea has built around late leader Kim Il Sung and his son and apparent heir, Kim Jong Il, are almost unimaginable in their slavishness. But for North Koreans, worshipping the Kims is as much a part of life as breathing. (AP Photo/John Leicester)

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Mourners file past the open casket of Cesar Chavez a the United Farm Worker’s compound in Delano, California on Wednesday, April 28, 1993. The public viewing starts three days of funeral events for the leader. (AP Photo/Bob Galbraith)

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Agriculture Secretary Edward Madigan point to a new dietary chart, the food guide pyramid, during a news conference at the Agriculture Department, April 28, 1992. The new chart, unveiled Tuesday and now in the shape of a pyramid, replaces the "food wheel" that has been used since 1946. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

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Heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali, closely followed by a police cruiser and two other cars, gets in some road work, April 28, 1976 in a Greenbelt park in Greenbelt, Maryland. Ali will meet challenger Jimmy Young in a title fight on Friday in Capital Centre in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Bob Daugherty)

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Elementary school pupils, dressed in the standard white shirt school uniform of Iraq, leave their school in Baghdad, April 28, 1984. Scenes on the wall depict the Iraq-Iran war as a new battle between Arabia and Persia. (AP Photo/Herve Merliac)

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U.S. Marine infantry stream into a suspected Viet Cong village near Da Nang in Vietnam on April 28, 1965, in the first helicopter combat assault by these American forces since their entry into the Vietnamese war. (AP Photo/Eddie Adams)

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American actor Jack Palance, left, in the part of a Prince of the ancient Celtic people, and Italian actor Puccio Ceccarelli, in the role of a professional gladiator, are squaring off on the set of a new color film, “The Barbarians”, at the “Luce” studios in Rome, Italy on April 28, 1960. The new movie is the first of a series of forty one-hour color films made by the Mahin-Raskin production for the NBC. It takes place in Carthage, the great North African city which was destroyed by the Romans in 146 B.C. It tells the story of a Prince of the ancient Celt people, Rivak, (Jack Palance), who was captured by the Carthaginians and forced to fight against professional gladiators in the city's amphitheater. The leading female role is played by Italian actress Milly Vitale, a Carthaginian noble lady. (AP Photo/Mario Torrisi)

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British actress Elizabeth Taylor speaks to an unidentified man (back to camera), from the door of a trailer at Torre Astura, small sea town 80 kilometers (50 miles) South of Rome, Italy on April 28, 1962 where the troupe of the film “Cleopatra” moved for a huge outdoor mass scene. Miss Taylor was not to participate in this scene, but she arrived for a visit to the set with actor Richard Burton. (AP Photo/Mario Torrisi)

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Nazi bombers scored a success against one military target a large railroad station during their short heavy raid on the historic city of York in England, April 28, 1942. The raiders aided by the fires and a brilliant moon, machine gunned the streets during the same raid. (AP Photo)

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Ralph Brainard changes the bulbs in the ceiling lights at the Empire State building in New York, April 28, 1942 in the observatory from white to blackout bulbs….also Venetian blinds can be seen in the pictures, these were also put up for the blackout ruling that goes into effect tonight. (AP Photo/Anthony Camerano)

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Two lorry loads of Kikuyu people arrive at a reception camp outside Nairobi, Kenya on April 28, 1954 from barbed wire enclosures. One hour before dawn on April 24, 5,000 troops, backed by 1,000 armed police and by the loyal Kikuyu home guard, launched “Operation Anvil”, the biggest anti Mau Mau screening operation since the state of emergency in Kenya began 18 months ago. It was expected that 30/40,000 men would be screened. The big sweep follows the breakdown of the surrender invitation launched by the authorities after the capture of Mau Mau’s “General China.” At the reception camp many men were released after screening. Others were detained and were being sent to detention camps by the sea. (AP Photo)

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This ocean-front concession proprietor at Coney Island, New York April 28, 1942 covered up a large brilliantly-lighted advertising sign in compliance with an army order for a dim-out of coastal points to protect shipping from being silhouetted for the enemy by glare from the shore. (AP Photo/H. Schwartz)

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Employees of Selfridges department store examine the damage done to the Palm Court of the store in an air raid on London, April 28, 1941. (AP Photo)

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Employees of Selfridge?s Department Store examine the damage done to palm court of the store in air raid on London, England on April 28, 1941. (AP Photo)

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A striking picture of the band of the Coldstream Guards, in full dress, marching through the New York streets on April 28, 1939, after they had landed in America. They are to play for a month in the British pavilion of the New York Worlds Fair. (AP Photo)

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The British economic mission, led by Sir Frederick Leith-Ross, which is to have trade talks with Rumanian ministers in Bucharest, arrived in the Rumanian capital and immediately began negotiations with a view to increasing the economic ties between the two countries. Sir Frederick Leith-Ross, the head of the British delegation, left, welcomed by Sir Reginald Hoare, the British Minister in Bucharest, on the arrival of the delegation in the Rumanian capital on April 28, 1939. (AP Photo)

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Former CIA agent Aldrich Ames leaves federal court after pleading guilty to espionage and tax evasion conspiracy charges in Alexandria, Va., Thursday, April 28, 1994. Aldrich, the highest ranking CIA employee ever caught spying, was sentenced to life in prison. (AP Photo/Denis Paquin)

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North Vietnamese troops ride past people on the highway at Danang en route to Saigon, Vietnam, April 28, 1975 during the Vietnam War. Two days later, the South Vietnamese capital fell. (AP Photo/Alma de Luce)

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Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko breaks into a smile as U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger jokes with him during their first meeting in the Soviet mission to the U. N. in Geneva on April 28, 1974. Talk?s started immediately after the Secretary?s arrival. (AP Photo)

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Boxer Cassius Clay is pictured at the Induction Center in Houston Texas on April 28, 1967. Howard Cosell, Sports Commentator, left, holds an ABC microphone. (AP Photo)

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Picketers march along Pennsylvania Avenue, outside the White House, April 28, 1967, as Gen. William C. Westmoreland, United States commander in Vietnam, briefed a group of governors, government officials and the President inside. (AP Photo)

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Dr. Linus Pauling, of Pasadena, Ca., 1954 Nobel prize winner for chemistry, holds up a sign opposing nuclear testing at a rally along Lafayette Square near the White House in Washington, D.C., April 28, 1962. Dr. Pauling is among Nobel laureates invited to a White House dinner on April 29. (AP Photo)

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Roberto Rossellini, Italian movie director and husband of actress Ingrid Bergman, makes another bid for fame as a racing driver, April 28, 1953. He is seen in Rome at the wheel of his Ferrari car with Renato Danese, his co-driver in the classic Mille Miglia race from Brescia to Rome and back. They did not win. (AP Photo/Jim Pringle)

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Generalissimo Chiang Kai-Shek, left in cape, talks to some of his troops training at the American–staffed infantry training centre at Kwangsi province during a visit on April 28, 1944. (AP Photo)

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Women members of a British Mechanized Transport Corps enjoy a rest from their work which includes, in addition to transport duties, the maintenance and repair of their vehicles and knowledge of first aid for ambulance work, April 28, 1941. (AP Photo)

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Staff in City of London bank work on despite having a gas mask drill, London, England, April 28, 1941. (AP Photo)

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Glowing with health, U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt returned to the White House in Washington on April 28, 1940, ready for matters of state after a vacation in Warm Springs, Ga. He is in the White House automobile ready to leave Union Station. Secretary of State Cordell Hull greeted him to the station. (AP Photo)

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Kiowa Indians of Anadarko, Okla., make recordings of tribal music for the Inter Department's Bureau of Indian Affairs in Washington, D.C., April 28, 1939. (AP Photo)

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These steel helmets, worn by Adolf Hitler’s special storm trooper body guard, where lined up on the pavement before the Kroll Opera in Berlin on April 28, 1939 as the German Reichstag met inside and listened to Hitler’s address answering President Roosevelt. (AP Photo)

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Besides rocking the cradle, this German mother must know how to protect her baby in case of a gas attack. This picture shows the mother wearing a gas Mask, her baby asleep in a gas-proof cradle. Note how the woman pumps a bellow with her left hand, supplying fresh oxygen to the cradle. This mother is on a practice walk to a bomb proof cellar, April 28, 1939. (AP Photo)

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Imperial Highness Princess Yori, six-year-old daughter of the Emperor of Japan. She is joining her three sisters at the Peeresses’ school in Tokyo, on April 28, 1937. (AP Photo)

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Gloria Vanderbilt, left, and her Aunt Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney pose as they return to New York after a vacation in Cuba, April 28, 1939. (AP Photo)

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His Excellency Commanding Officer General Kaiser Shumshere Jung Bahadur Rana, K.B.E. on April 28, 1937. (AP Photo)

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Descendants of eight families of Irish horse traders gathered to bury their dead of the past year. Tradition of more than half a century dictates that the traders, whose business extends throughout the nation, meet at Atlanta, Georgia on April 28, 1936, in reunion and for the purpose of holding funerals for members of their families who have died since previous meeting. Such funerals are held here and in Nashville, Tenn., and deceased are sent to local undertakers to be kept until time arrives. (AP Photo/LIC)

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Hitler Youth boys in one of the main cloisters of the Marienburg in West Prussia, April 28, 1937 which has become the “Stronghold of the Hitler Youth”. The Marienburg is a foundation of the crusaders. (AP Photo)

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President Franklin D. Roosevelt, shown when he spoke from the White House, April 28, 1935 to a nationwide audience. He outlined the relief program and pledged that the four billion dollars would be expended without sectional or political consideration. (AP Photo)

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A group of people dressed in traditional "Black Forest" costumes is seen walking in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany, as part of the celebration inaugurating the errection of a "Maibaum" (May Tree), here, April 28, 1934, for the upcoming May 1st celebrations. (AP Photo)

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Bronx bootlegger Arthur "Dutch" Schultz, right, shakes hands with his attorney James Noonan after Schultz's tax evasion trial ended in a hung jury in Federal Court in Syracuse, N.Y., April 28, 1935. (AP Photo)

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Feminine fashions in all departments of women’s wear are modeled in the annual Drapery Trades Exhibition which opened at the Royal Agricultural Hall, Islington, England on April 28, 1930. Here are modeled some clothes for Ascot. (AP Photo/Bead)

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Following a terrible earthquake, a large home is in total ruin in Fillipopolis, Bulgaria, on April 28, 1928. (AP Photo)

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Johnny Green Veteran St. Petersburg Aviator takes off from 40 foot beach drive blvd in tiny airplane which has wing spread of 38 feet. It was first trial flight for plane which green himself assembled on April 28, 1928. (AP Photo)

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