Today in History - June 13

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Solicitor General Thurgood Marshall is pictured after his nomination by President Johnson to be an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, June 13, 1967. If confirmed, he will be the first black man to sit on the high bench and will succeed Justice Tom Clark, who has retired. (AP Photo/Henry Griffin)

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Sir Henry Segrave, kneeling on deck of Miss England II on Lake Windermere before attempting to break the world water speed record on June 13, 1930. (AP Photo/Staff/Putnam)

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Comedians Richard Pryor, left, and Flip Wilson, in his role as Geraldine the Sheriff, entertain inmates at the Los Angeles County Men's Jail, June 13, 1974. Pryor is scheduled to be released from the prison today after serving a 10-day sentence for federal income tax evasion. The comedians put on two 45-minute performances. (AP Photo/Harold Filan)

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Portrait of Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw taken at his London flat, on June 13, 1932. (AP Photo/Alfred Eisenstaedt)

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Heavyweight boxer George Foreman, gold medalist in the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, hands out miniature American flags at New York's Madison Square Garden, June 13, 1969, as a reminder of Flag Day, which is celebrated June 14. Foreman is scheduled to make his professional ring debut at the Garden on June 23. (AP Photo)

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U.S. paratroopers jump over trench to take their positions around Phouo Vinh airfield June 13, 1965 to protect the airstrip against a possible Viet Cong attack. The airstrip is just south of embattled Dong Xai where heavy casualties are reported as the result of severe fighting between Viet Cong and government forces in Vietnam. (AP Photo)

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Schoolchildren board a special train at a London station as they are evacuated to the west country to escape the Nazi bombing, June 13, 1940. All the children wear identity labels and carry their gas masks. (AP Photo)

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Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw, a passionate amateur photographer looks trough the view finder of a small format camera on the balcony of his London flat, on June 13, 1932. (AP Photo/Alfred Eisenstaedt)

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Two small girls hold their dolls while waving goodbye to relatives from a train carriage as they are evacuated to the west country, at a London station, to escape the Nazi bombing, June 13, 1940. All the children wear identity labels. (AP Photo)

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Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw reads sitting on a chaise longue at his London flat, on June 13, 1932. (AP Photo/Alfred Eisenstaedt)

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Two young women rest during the 220 mile Memphis to Jackson civil rights march started by James Meredith, in a rural part of Mississippi, June 13, 1966. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and other civil rights leaders decided to continue the march after original leader, James Meredith, was shot and wounded shortly after starting out. (AP Photo)

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Flying ace Charles A. Lindbergh rides an open car hatless, during a ticker tape parade for him, June 13, 1927 in New York City. Riding with him are Mayor Jimmy Walker, right, and Grover Whalen, seated in front of Lindbergh. (AP Photo)

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Home run king Babe Ruth, wearing his famed number 3 uniform, bows as he acknowledges the cheers of thousands of fans who saw the no. 3 retired permanently by the Yankees during the June 13, 1948 observance of the 25th anniversary of the opening of Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Harry Harris)

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Myrlie Louise Evers, widow of civil rights activist Medgar Evers, leans down to kiss her late husband's forehead before the casket was opened for public viewing at a funeral home in Jackson, Ms. on June 13, 1963. Medgar Evers, who was the first Mississippi field director of NAACP, 1954-1963, was shot in front of his home early Wednesday. Funeral services will be held on Saturday. With Mrs. Evers is Charles Evers, her brother-in-law. (AP Photo)

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Young detainees at Ellis Island attend classes under the direction of Jennie F. Pratt in New York Harbor on June 13, 1947. Pratt is a social worker from one of the many organizations that work with the island's quarantined immigrants. (AP Photo)

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Rescue attempts at the wreckage of Miss England II after Sir Henry Seagrave crashed after breaking the world water speed record on Lake Windermere, England on June 13, 1930. (AP Photo/Staff/Putnam)

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FILE - In this July 11, 1972, file photo Daniel Ellsberg with his wife, Patricia, at right talks to press in Los Angeles during a recess in his trial as his co-defendant Anthony Russo, and his wife, Katherine, listen at left. The two are charged with the leak of top secret documents to news media. Forty years after the explosive leak of the Pentagon Papers, the secret government study chronicling deception and misadventure in U.S. conduct of the Vietnam War, the report is being released in its entirety Monday, June 13, 2011, by the National Archives and presidential libraries. (AP Photo/George Brich, File),

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Children, some with their mothers, from the Hugh Myddleton School, Clerkenwell, London, walk to the station in order to be evacuated to the west country to escape the Nazi bombing, June 13, 1940. (AP Photo)

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., center, with sunglasses, leads the 220 mile Memphis to Jackson march started by James Meredith, in a rural part of Mississippi, June 13, 1966. King and other civil rights leaders decided to continue the march after original leader, James Meredith, was shot and wounded shortly after starting out. (AP Photo)

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Amateur fisherman Keith McRae of Sydney, Australia thought he had landed the original sea serpent when he hooked this oar fish, 12-feet long, in Sydney Harbor on June 13, 1954. The Curator of Fishes of the Australian Museum who identified the catch, said they grow to 40 feet. Men in picture are not identified. (AP Photo)

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Back in the line, Radio City Music Hall Rockettes, Corliss Fyfe, Eleanor Dunne, Ginnie Volmer and Pat White, get down to being dancers again in New York on June 13, 1951. When free from rehearsals, or on stage, the girls study and practice their art of sketching and painting. (AP Photo/Dan Grossi)

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As war events portended the beginning of the Battle of Britain in London, authorities began again to remove the school children who had drifted back to the city after been removed to the country. A group of mothers bid their young ones goodbye outside the Hugh Myddleton School in London, June 13, 1940. (AP Photo)

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Dancing on the world’s largest theater stage four times a day and a full rehearsal schedule would be enough to occupy the ordinary girl, but a quartette of Radio City Music Hall Rockettes, in New York City, find time to become artists off state as well as on. The girls devote, them free time to serious studying the American Art School, Manhattan, sketching and painting, and try their hand at art backstage during rest periods. Here at the art school on June 13, 1951, Ginny Volmer, left, of St. Louis, Mo., gets critical attention from instructor Raphael Soyer, as Croliss Fyfe, Hewlett, L.I.; Eleanor Dunne, Wayne, Ohio, and Pat White, Tuckahoe, N.Y.; sketch the model on the platform. Mr. Soyer has paintings of dancers hanging in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, as well as several other leading galleries. (AP Photo)

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Children and adult immigrants gather in the dining room for their noontime meal at the Detention Station on Ellis Island in New York City, June 13, 1947. (AP Photo)

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An unidentified white man is collared by a police officer after he tried to push his way through a cordon of troopers and local police to enter a black neighborhood in Cambridge, Md., June 13, 1963. (AP Photo)

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Gene Sarazen, American Golf Star who won the British Open Golf Championship, June 13, 1932 with a remarkable score of 283, is shown above as he played on the first day of the championship match at Sandwich, England. He is playing from the rough to the 6th green as a large gallery watched him.(AP Photo)

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U.S. Army General John J. Pershing, center, inspects French troops at Boulogne, France on June 13, 1917 during World War I. (AP Photo)

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., center, speaks to reporters as he leads the 220 mile Memphis to Jackson march started by James Meredith, in a rural part of Mississippi, June 13, 1966. King and other civil rights leaders decided to continue the march after original leader, James Meredith, was shot and wounded shortly after starting out. (AP Photo)

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Jackson police have a firm grip on a demonstrator who was arrested at noon in Jackson, Miss., June 13, 1963 during racial flare-up. Police arrested 100 black demonstrators. (AP Photo/Jim Bourdier)

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Ringo Starr of Beatles fame paused briefly in Honolulu, June 13, 1964 and was greeted by more than 1,000 persons including two Hula girls, Carmen Souza, left and Magnolia Makua. Ringo was en route to Australia to join the three other Beatles. Ringo missed part of the current tour when he became ill. Ringo hold a cup of pineapple juice. (AP Photo)

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Baseball player Henry Aaron, the Atlanta Braves’ slugger, looks at home in a batting pose on June 13, 1973, as he pushes on toward homer No. 715, the one that breaks Babe Ruth’s career mark. (AP Photo)

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Old trams serve as home for the unemployed people in Berlin, Germany on June 13, 1932, during the Great Depression. (AP Photo)

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Louis Uhlemann, a Great Neck, N.Y., baker, placed a sign across his window June 13, 1940 declaring he is a loyal American. The sign tells the story. (AP Photo)

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Visitors to the Ellis Island Detention Station on New York Harbor arrive on ferry from South Ferry in lower Manhattan on June 13, 1947. The wire fence encloses the recreational area set aside for detainees who are awaiting decisions in their many varied cases of improper entry in the U.S. A guard, at left, escorts some newcomers to be detained on the Island. Among the inmates are persons born in the U.S. who have been convicted of two or more major evasions of the law and are classified as aliens. They will be deported to their parents' birthplace. In addition, a large number of enemy aliens are still in detention on the Island. (AP Photo)

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Babe Ruth, wearing his No. 3 uniform, receives a standing ovation as he comes out of the Cleveland Indians' dugout to take a bow at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, N.Y., June 13, 1948. Ruth is participating in ceremonies marking the 25th anniversary of the opening of Yankee Stadium and the retirement of Ruth's No. 3 for all time. (AP Photo/Harry Harris)

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Rev. Vernon Carter, wearing sign, leads picket line outside Boston School Committee headquarters in Boston, June 13, 1965 after he collapsed and was hospitalized during his 42-day vigil last week. Jonathan Kozel, right, a temporary school teacher charged he was dismissed because he gave students a poem about Black suffering. (AP Photo)

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A float carrying a huge bust of President Franklin Roosevelt rolls up Fifth Avenue during a gigantic war parade in New York, June 13, 1942. (AP Photo)

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Big armored monsters creep up Fifth Avenue to the pride and admiration of 2,000,000 persons who witnessed the “New York at War Parade” June 13, 1942 in New York. The procession, biggest patriotic review in the City’s history, started at 10 A.M. and went into the darkness, lit only by torches. (AP Photo)

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Coast guardsmen, watchdogs of the shores and inland waterways, took time off to march in the big “New York at War Parade” on Fifth Avenue in New York, June 13, 1942. Huge crowd of 2,000,000 lined the avenue and side streets to witness marchers, war equipment and floats. (AP Photo)

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Thousand of people line streets to cheer on naval units marching on 5th Avenue in a war parade in New York, June 13, 1942. At lower left is a Grumman "Wildcat" fighter, such as used on U.S. aircraft carriers. (AP Photo)

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It was estimated that 2,000,000 spectators watched the “New York at War” victory parade on Fifth Avenue, the biggest parade in the city’s history in New York, June 13, 1942. This picture is evidence of the enthusiasm with all windows crowded and the street below lined with persons. U.S. troops are seen in the line of march in this view. (AP Photo)

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This is a general view of the ticker tape parade and crowds lining the streets in New York City for flying hero Charles A. Lindbergh, June 13, 1927. The New York Times estimated the crowds to number 4 million people. (AP Photo)

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