Today in History - June 5

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Chinese students in anti-Japanese universities near Yenanfuk Shensi Province, China, take a course in guerrilla warfare from officers of the Red 8th Army as leaders of China pin their hopes on hit and run warfare as they battle Japanese invaders, June 5, 1938. In the background are the Loess Caves from which the Chinese spring the surprise raids upon Japanese garrisons. (AP Photo)

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Lieutenant Harrie W. James, USNR, of New York, N.Y., briefs officers and men who participated in landing operations during the invasion of Southern France June 5, 1944 on the day before D-Day. (AP Photo)

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Smoke billows skyward over Amman, Jordan, June 8, 1967 after the June 5 Israeli air raid on the city. (AP Photo/Freye)

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FILE - This June 5, 1963 file photo shows a general overhead view of St. Peter's Square as a huge crowd moves on continuously into St. Peter's (background) where Pope John XXIII, who died June 3, lies in state. In order to avoid crush and confusion next to the Basilica the crowd is kept on the outskirts of the Square and then let through police cordons and wooden fences across the Square up to the Basilica. Upper right is the Apostolic Palace where the Pontiff died in his apartment on top floor. While much of the focus of Sunday's dual canonization will be on Pope John Paul II's globe-trotting, 26-year papacy and his near-record sprint to sainthood, many older Catholics will be celebrating the short but historic pontificate of the "Good Pope," John XXIII. (AP Photo/File)

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Catholic nuns, among some 1,000 teaching sisters attending the scheduled Minnesota Twins-Washington Senators baseball game in the Twin Cities in St. Paul-Minneapolis, Minnesota, idle the time away as rain fell, June 5, 1965. The game was postponed, Sister Mary Claire listens to transistor radio. (AP Photo/Gene Herrick)

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A World War I trench and artillery piece remain in the dark interior of Belleau Wood in France, June 5, 1948. The Battle of Belleau Wood, between U.S. Marines and German troops, was fought here between June 1-26, 1918. (AP Photo)

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Boy George on the Range in “The A-Team” – British pop star Boy George, left, guest-stars as himself on June 5, 1986, at Saugus, California near Los Angeles, United States, when Faceman (Dirk Benedict, center) inadvertedly books his Culture Club band into a town or rowdy cowboys hankering for some down home music and Hannibal (George Peppard, right) tries to give’ em what they want, in “Cowboy George” which will be broadcast on NBC/TV’s “The A-Team” on Tuesday, June 17, 1986. Mr. T., second from right. (AP Photo/Michael Tweed)

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A Chinese couple on a bicycle take cover at an underpass as tanks deploy overhead in eastern Beijing, China, June 5, 1989. Chinese troops crushed a pro-democracy demonstration held by students and other demanding democratic reform in Tiananmen Square on June 4. (AP Photo/Liu Heung Shing)

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Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed into law, in a ceremony at the Capitol in Sacramento, Thursday, June 5, 1975 a landmark farm labor bill he helped forge for California agriculture. Watching at left is Lt. Gov. Mervyn Dymally. (AP Photo)

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A Sikh militant holds field glasses to look at government troops from his perch on the Golden Temple in Amritsar as the Indian Army moved men into positions near the temple complex, June 5, 1984. (AP Photo/Sondeep Shankar)

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Mrs. Margaret Thatcher, Leader of the Opposition, arrives at Chenil Galleries, King?s Road, Chelsea in London on June 5, 1975 to vote in the Referendum to determine whether or not Britain should remain in the Common Market. (AP Photo/Kemp)

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Armored personnel carriers with tank support move through dense underbrush with a payload of South Vietnamese infantrymen and U.S. cavalrymen during patrol through jungle 40 miles northeast of Saigon on June 5, 1969. The APC’s are mobile homes for their crews, and are used to carry everything from ammunition to soft drinks to a clean change of clothes. (AP Photo/Rick Merron)

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President John F. Kennedy shakes hands in his White House office with Astronaut Scott Carpenter on June 5, 1962, as he congratulates him personally on his three-orbit flight around the world in space. Mrs. Carpenter and three of their four children are in the group. The children, from left, are: Robyn Jay, 10, foreground; Mark Scott, 12, and Candace Noxon, 5. Kristine Elaine, 6, is hidden behind the president. (AP Photo/Henry Griffin)

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Demonstrators tried to set afire the British Embassy in Tunis on June 5, 1967, protesting against supposed British intervention in the Israelo-Egyptian war. (AP Photo)

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Israeli supplies are air dropped to troops in the Sinai, June 1967. (AP Photo)

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An Israeli soldier is seen with an Arab prisoner, June 1967. (AP Photo)

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Israeli tanks pause in Bethlehem, June 1967. (AP Photo)

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Chief Warrant Officer Lyman C. Wall, assistant photo inspection officer of a 5th Air Force reconnaissance wing, examines an abandoned Japanese camera found by U.S. troops when they captured Hollandia, Dutch New Guinea on June 5, 1944. A former employee of the Eastman Kodak laboratories and Rochester, N.Y. resident, Chief W/O Wall will send the camera to Wright Field, Ohio, where other captured Japanese equipment is kept. (AP Photo)

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Two American soldiers, members of the force which seized Wakde Island off the north coast of New Guinea stand beside a marker erected by the Japanese to celebrate construction of their Wakde air base on June 5, 1944. Inscription reads: “Monument commemorating the construction of the Wakde Naval Air Base.” (AP Photo)

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U.S. troops board a barge which will ferry them to a warship on June 5, 1944. Other craft, including LCMs, stand by for transfer of additional personnel during the Wakde operations. (AP Photo)

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The Ghetto quarter of Tunis celebrates the occupation of the city by British and U.S. troops, June 5, 1943. The appearance of dozens of upraised arms with the “V” for victory sign is indicative of which side the citizens are on. (AP Photo)

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Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, left, speaking to a group of 1,000 New York school children, members of Youth Builders, Inc., in New York on June 5, 1943, urged her listeners to familiarize themselves with racial, political and economic problems confronting the world after the war. She said that youth should think not only of our own American problems but also those of other peoples. (AP Photo/John Lent)

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The five boroughs of New York - Queens, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan and Staten Island - cooperated in the first citywide blackout on an eight-hour notice, June 5, 1942. Before the twenty-minute blackout, lights shone brilliantly on Manhattan's East Side and in Queens, across the East River. (AP Photo/Anthony Camerano)

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A new angle to air raids and their consequences shows workmen putting paving stones from bombed areas in a city street in London on June 5, 1941. (AP Photo)

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One of the most popular United States Navy chiefs, Admiral James O. Richardson, photographed on board one of the United States Navy?s ships on June 5, 1941. At sixty-two, ?Uncle Joe? is chief of America?s Pacific fleet. (AP Photo)

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Mary Pickford and her husband, Buddy Rovers, on their arrival at Southampton, England, on June 5, 1939, on board the Normandie. They have come to England for a holiday. (AP Photo)

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Britain's Duke and Duchess of York, Prince Albert and lady Elizabeth Bowes Lyon with daughter Princess Elizabeth, arriving at the Royal Tournament at Olympia in London, England on June 5, 1931. (AP Photo)

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Israeli soldiers are jubilating after Israel's invasion of the Sinai during the six day war of Israel, in the Sinai, Egypt, June 10, 1967. (AP Photo)

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This is a general view of the chariot race in "Ben-Hur" on a movie set depicting the amphitheater in Jerusalem at the Cinecitta Studios in Rome, Italy, June 5, 1958. Judah Ben-Hur, played by American actor Charlton Heston, drives the team of four white horses leading the race. (AP Photo)

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James Meredith, lower left, whose Mississippi March began in Memphis, Tenn., on June 5 and was interrupted when he was shot the following day, addresses a mass rally of civil rights demonstrators from the Mississippi State Capitol grounds in Jackson on June 26, 1966. The crowd was unofficially estimated at upwards of 20,000 persons. (AP Photo)

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Integration leader Dr. Martin Luther King looks at a glass door of his rented beach cottage in St. Augustine, Fla. that was shot into by someone unknown on June 5, 1964. King took time out from conferring with St. Augustine integration leaders to inspect the house, which no one was in at the time of the shooting. (AP Photo/Jim Kerlin)

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Mr. and Mrs. Zwi Fischel from Poland and who were recently married at a Jewish settlement in Palestine, June 5, 1946. (AP Photo)

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A napalm bomb dropped from a U.S. Air Force B-26 burns fiercely after a direct hit on a mine building near Chongdo, North Korea, on June 5, 1951 during the Korean War. The U.S. Air Force is employing this attack in their program to wipe out basic industrial units in communist-controlled Korea. (AP Photo)

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Babe Ruth, left, presents to Yale baseball captain George Bush the original manuscript of "The Babe Ruth Story" at Yale Field, New Haven, CT, June 5, 1948. Second from right is James T. Babb, Yale's head librarian who in turn received the manuscript from Bush to be placed in the University Library. At right is William C. Celentano, Mayor of New Haven. (AP Photo)

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Workers lay out the front garden of a prefabricated house assembled in the Kennard's department store parking lot at North End, Croydon, June 5, 1945. The demonstration house was assembled in just four hours. (AP Photo)

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U.S. soldiers are seen as they march past the famous Colosseum in Rome, Italy, following the retreating Axis troops, on June 5, 1944, during World War II. (AP Photo)

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U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt is seen shortly before adressing the public "On the Fall of Rome," in one of his Fireside Chats from the White House in Washington, June 5, 1944. The president hailed the liberation of the first of the three Axis capitals by Allied forces, but cautioned that "the victory still lies some distance ahead." (AP Photo)

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U.S. serviceman attend a Protestant service aboard a landing craft before the D-Day invasion on the coast of France, June 5, 1944. (AP Photo/Pete Carroll)

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This June 5, 1942 photo shows a class of unidentified FBI special agents shooting at 200 yards targets during a training course at an unknown location. (AP Photo)

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Two boys stop at a plaque for Lou Gehrig at baseball's Hall of Fame at Cooperstown, NY, June 5,1941. David Wells of New York City and Sandy Bowers of Cooperstown, NY, pay their respects to the memory of the late Lou Gehrig , The " Iron Horse" of the New York Yankees. Gehrig, who died June 2, 1941 was elected in 1939 to the Hall of Fame , which stands near the one- time cow pasture where Major Gen. Abner Doubleday invented the game. (AP Photo)

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German troops marching into Bruges, Belgium on June 5, 1940, which was captured, May 28, 1940. (AP Photo)

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The French strikes, both in Paris and the provinces have assumed grave and widespread proportions, despite the radio declaration by the new Premier, Leon Blum that he would grant the principal claims of the workers. Negotiations between strikers and employers have in most districts broken down, and even the farms in the country are affected. A scene taken outside a factory, showing transport workers at a meeting in Paris, France, on June 5, 1936. (AP Photo/Staff/Putnam)

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American motor racing driver Whitney Straight at the wheel of his Maserati car at Brooklands, Weybridge on June 5,1933. (AP Photo/Staff/Putnam)

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The grand luxury liner Queen Mary is shown in New York Harbor, June 5, 1936, en routefor her first eastward passage of the Atlantic. Thousands of New Yorkers flocked to the pier when the new flagship of the Cunard White Star line arrived on June 1, 1936, after completing its four-day maiden voyage from Southampton, England, to New York City. (AP Photo)

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