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    1917: Secretary of war Henry Stimson will draw from this goldfish bowl the first number in a nationwide lottery to determine the order of calling men for military training under selective service.

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    1998: Sen. John Glenn, D-Ohio, waves as he leaves the Operations and Checkout Building at Kennedy Space Center. Glenn, Commander Curt Brown, front, and five other crew members were on their way to Launch Pad 39-B and a planned liftoff on the Space Shuttle Discovery.

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    1956: An Army radiation expert checks a casualty of a mock atomic attack for dangerous radioactivity.

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    1956 Britain's Queen Elizabeth II chats with Earl Mountbatten of Burma in London.

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    1945: A German girl is de-loused before commencing her journey to Westphalia, from Berlin. Berlin school children are being evacuated from the British sector as a precautionary measure against the outbreak of epidemics.

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    1939: Green Bay Packer halfback Richard Weisgerber shouts encouragement from the bench during the Packers 24 to 14 conquest of Washington's Redskins, in a National Professional League game in Milwaukee.

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    1929: People gather across from the New York Stock Exchange in New York on "Black Thursday" when thousands of investors lost their savings in the worst stock market crash in Wall Street history

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    1931: Mahatma Gandhi visits a dairy show held at the Royal Agricultural Hall in London. He was particularly interested in the goats which were exhibited there.

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    1937: German Chancellor Adolf Hitler, right, congratulates Dr. Joseph Goebbels on his 40th birthday at the ministry of propaganda and public enlightenment in Berlin.

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    1980: Lava dome continues to grow inside the crater of the volcano, Mount St. Helens. The dome is about 1,000 feet across. Mount St. Helens is located 45 miles northeast of Portland, Oregon.

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    1940: Women at a shipbuilding school in England during World War II. During the war, women trained in trades that had been traditionally for men only.

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    1949: A group of gold miners use a gas lantern as they pan at night in the ice-covered stream of the Yukon River at Fishwheel, Alaska.

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    1987: Britain's Prince Harry, right, hides his face as he and brother Prince William, left, leave Kensington Palace, London.

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    1951: Frank Sinatra and Ava Gardner pose at the Palace Theater in New York City.

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