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On This Day In Photos: February 7th In The 20th Century

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Photos we found of people, places and events on February 7th in the 20th Century:

7th February 1918:  Mrs Weighall and her cook demonstrating how using potatoes and rice can save flour.  (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

7th February 1918: Mrs Weighall and her cook demonstrating how using potatoes and rice can save flour. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

7th February 1918:  Outside Westminster Abbey, American soldiers and sailors who have come to pay tribute to Charles Dickens (Edwin Drew, centre).  (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

7th February 1918: Outside Westminster Abbey, American soldiers and sailors who have come to pay tribute to Charles Dickens (Edwin Drew, centre). (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

7th February 1928:  Baroness Beaumont attending the State Opening of Parliament.  (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th February 1928: Baroness Beaumont attending the State Opening of Parliament. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th February 1934:  A fireman from the Brighton Fire Brigade, East Sussex, demonstrates the use of the safety belt from the top of a new 150 ft high escape.  (Photo by Reg Speller/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th February 1934: A fireman from the Brighton Fire Brigade, East Sussex, demonstrates the use of the safety belt from the top of a new 150 ft high escape. (Photo by Reg Speller/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th February 1930:  South African swimmer Patricia Retief with coach Jabez Wolffe. Sixteen years old and weighing over 12 stone Miss Retief is in England to try and swim the Channel.  (Photo by E. F. Corcoran/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

7th February 1930: South African swimmer Patricia Retief with coach Jabez Wolffe. Sixteen years old and weighing over 12 stone Miss Retief is in England to try and swim the Channel. (Photo by E. F. Corcoran/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

7th February 1931:  The actress Ursula Jeans (1906-1973) in the show, 'Kong'.  (Photo by Sasha/Getty Images)

7th February 1931: The actress Ursula Jeans (1906-1973) in the show, ‘Kong’. (Photo by Sasha/Getty Images)

7th February 1929:  A dramatic moment between the actors Russell Thorndike (1884 - 1972) and Jane Wood, in a scene from Emile Zola's famous play `Therese Raquin', at the Court Theatre, London.  (Photo by Sasha/Getty Images)

7th February 1929: A dramatic moment between the actors Russell Thorndike (1884 – 1972) and Jane Wood, in a scene from Emile Zola’s famous play `Therese Raquin’, at the Court Theatre, London. (Photo by Sasha/Getty Images)

7th February 1926:  A fashionably dressed mother and daughter on a Paris suburb's street.  (Photo by Seeberger Freres/General Photographic Agency/Getty Images)

7th February 1926: A fashionably dressed mother and daughter on a Paris suburb’s street. (Photo by Seeberger Freres/General Photographic Agency/Getty Images)

7th February 1934:  A fire-fighting class being given by the Brighton Fire Brigade.  (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th February 1934: A fire-fighting class being given by the Brighton Fire Brigade. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th February 1939:  Miss Florence Waghorn, England's youngest postwoman, climbs over a gate during her post round in Braebourne, Kent.  (Photo by Fred Morley/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th February 1939: Miss Florence Waghorn, England’s youngest postwoman, climbs over a gate during her post round in Braebourne, Kent. (Photo by Fred Morley/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th February 1939:  Lilli Palmer in a scene from Ian Hay's comedy 'Little Ladyship', at the Strand Theatre, London.  (Photo by Sasha/Getty Images)

7th February 1939: Lilli Palmer in a scene from Ian Hay’s comedy ‘Little Ladyship’, at the Strand Theatre, London. (Photo by Sasha/Getty Images)

7th February 1938:  The Glass Train, sometimes called 'the travelling Crystal Palace' appears on display at London's Victoria Station for the first time. The train consists of a mobile exhibition of British glass, the outside being covered with mirrors and the inside furnished with glass. A woman is reflected four ways in the mirrored walls of the Rotunda.  (Photo by David Savill/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

7th February 1938: The Glass Train, sometimes called ‘the travelling Crystal Palace’ appears on display at London’s Victoria Station for the first time. The train consists of a mobile exhibition of British glass, the outside being covered with mirrors and the inside furnished with glass. A woman is reflected four ways in the mirrored walls of the Rotunda. (Photo by David Savill/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

7th February 1938:  Both young and old are keen on the game of marbles at Tinsley Green in Sussex, where the World Marble Championship will be held, in front of the Greyhound Inn. Sam Spooner, 82, who won the championship more than 50 years ago, with Diana Winters aged two, who is already learning the game.  (Photo by Fred Morley/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th February 1938: Both young and old are keen on the game of marbles at Tinsley Green in Sussex, where the World Marble Championship will be held, in front of the Greyhound Inn. Sam Spooner, 82, who won the championship more than 50 years ago, with Diana Winters aged two, who is already learning the game. (Photo by Fred Morley/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th February 1936:  Members of Southsea Model Yacht Club preparing their boats for the coming season.  (Photo by E. Phillips/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th February 1936: Members of Southsea Model Yacht Club preparing their boats for the coming season. (Photo by E. Phillips/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th February 1945:  Private Fred Poulten arrives home in Clerkenwell to a hero's welcome by his mother and friends. He has been repatriated after being taken prisoner at Dunkirk during World War II.  (Photo by Reg Speller/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th February 1945: Private Fred Poulten arrives home in Clerkenwell to a hero’s welcome by his mother and friends. He has been repatriated after being taken prisoner at Dunkirk during World War II. (Photo by Reg Speller/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

British sculptor Barbara Hepworth (1903 - 1975) posing with a life size stone sculpture at an exhibition of her work, 7th February 1950.  (Photo by Fred Morley/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

British sculptor Barbara Hepworth (1903 – 1975) posing with a life size stone sculpture at an exhibition of her work, 7th February 1950. (Photo by Fred Morley/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th February 1950:  A hula hostess sharing a drink with a customer at a club in the Potsdamer Platz, Berlin.  (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

7th February 1950: A hula hostess sharing a drink with a customer at a club in the Potsdamer Platz, Berlin. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

7th February 1951:  Valerie Davis of Chelsea, London, secures the dog collar around the neck of her friend Peggy Appleton, who wears two more canine contraptions; one as a headband and one around her waist, whilst the lead forms a long chatelaine from throat to waist, as on Valeries own accessories. Thanks to this new craze, pet shops are experiencing a run on these accessories.  (Photo by Fred Morley/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th February 1951: Valerie Davis of Chelsea, London, secures the dog collar around the neck of her friend Peggy Appleton, who wears two more canine contraptions; one as a headband and one around her waist, whilst the lead forms a long chatelaine from throat to waist, as on Valeries own accessories. Thanks to this new craze, pet shops are experiencing a run on these accessories. (Photo by Fred Morley/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th February 1950:  Hands of an enormous clock which is being built in Strasbourg for export to Oslo, Norway. M Ungerer the designer and craftsman stands by the hands which weigh over 500lbs.  (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

7th February 1950: Hands of an enormous clock which is being built in Strasbourg for export to Oslo, Norway. M Ungerer the designer and craftsman stands by the hands which weigh over 500lbs. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

7th February 1949:  Philip Edwards watching as his bride-to-be steps onto the scales.  (Photo by Harold Clements/Express/Getty Images)

7th February 1949: Philip Edwards watching as his bride-to-be steps onto the scales. (Photo by Harold Clements/Express/Getty Images)

7th February 1948:  Fight promoter Jack Solomons receiving his call-up papers from the Ministry of Labour.  (Photo by Stanley Sherman/Express/Getty Images)

7th February 1948: Fight promoter Jack Solomons receiving his call-up papers from the Ministry of Labour. (Photo by Stanley Sherman/Express/Getty Images)

7th February 1941:  American President Franklin Delano Roosevelt ( 1882 - 1945) in his car with his Scottish terrier, Mr Falla.  (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

7th February 1941: American President Franklin Delano Roosevelt ( 1882 – 1945) in his car with his Scottish terrier, Mr Falla. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

7th February 1940:  Three tiger cubs born in the snow are being fed by a keeper in his hut at Whipsnade zoo.  (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th February 1940: Three tiger cubs born in the snow are being fed by a keeper in his hut at Whipsnade zoo. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

British sculptor Barbara Hepworth (1903 - 1975) posing with a life size stone sculpture at an exhibition of her work, 7th February 1950.  (Photo by Fred Morley/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

British sculptor Barbara Hepworth (1903 – 1975) posing with a life size stone sculpture at an exhibition of her work, 7th February 1950. (Photo by Fred Morley/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

Steve's Restaurant on Lower Marsh, London, 7th February 1961. It was here that Harry Houghton and Gordon Lonsdale, two of the accused in the Portland Spy Ring trial, were said to have met in August 1960 to pass British military secrets to the Soviets. (Photo by Aubrey Hart/Evening Standard/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Steve’s Restaurant on Lower Marsh, London, 7th February 1961. It was here that Harry Houghton and Gordon Lonsdale, two of the accused in the Portland Spy Ring trial, were said to have met in August 1960 to pass British military secrets to the Soviets. (Photo by Aubrey Hart/Evening Standard/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Manchester United footballer Bobby Charlton talking to a journalist while recovering in hospital in Munich after the plane crash which killed 23 people, including seven of his team mates, 7th February 1958. (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Manchester United footballer Bobby Charlton talking to a journalist while recovering in hospital in Munich after the plane crash which killed 23 people, including seven of his team mates, 7th February 1958. (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

7th February 1958:  Manchester United footballer Duncan Edwards is interviewed by two Yugoslav journalists in Belgrade.  (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

7th February 1958: Manchester United footballer Duncan Edwards is interviewed by two Yugoslav journalists in Belgrade. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

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7th February 1956:  Pupils at Gordonstoun School doing physical training on an obstacle course. Gordonstoun School, near Elgin, was founded in 1934 by German educationalist Kurt Hahn who believed in a holistic approach to teaching. Creative and personal development, considered of equal merit to traditional education, is encouraged among the pupils.  (Photo by Chris Ware/Keystone Features/Getty Images)

7th February 1956: Pupils at Gordonstoun School doing physical training on an obstacle course. Gordonstoun School, near Elgin, was founded in 1934 by German educationalist Kurt Hahn who believed in a holistic approach to teaching. Creative and personal development, considered of equal merit to traditional education, is encouraged among the pupils. (Photo by Chris Ware/Keystone Features/Getty Images)

7th February 1964:  Teenagers enjoying a dance with their heads touching.  (Photo by Les Lee/Express/Getty Images)

7th February 1964: Teenagers enjoying a dance with their heads touching. (Photo by Les Lee/Express/Getty Images)

A teenage skinhead couple, 7th February 1970. (Photo by Keystone Features/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

A teenage skinhead couple, 7th February 1970. (Photo by Keystone Features/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

7th February 1966:  A construction site during the building of the Warringah Expressway in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by J. R. T. Richardson/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th February 1966: A construction site during the building of the Warringah Expressway in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by J. R. T. Richardson/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th February 1967:  A spot welding, electronic plug-in module for the Canadair CL89 roconnaissance drone which is being built for Canada, Germany and Great Britain.  (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th February 1967: A spot welding, electronic plug-in module for the Canadair CL89 roconnaissance drone which is being built for Canada, Germany and Great Britain. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th February 1964:  Singer and songwriter John Lennon (1940 - 1980), of British pop group The Beatles, and his wife Cynthia wait for a flight to New York at London Airport. John is wearing the 15 guinea Mary Quant hat that sparked a recent trend.  (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)

7th February 1964: Singer and songwriter John Lennon (1940 – 1980), of British pop group The Beatles, and his wife Cynthia wait for a flight to New York at London Airport. John is wearing the 15 guinea Mary Quant hat that sparked a recent trend. (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)

7th February 1963:  Sixteen year-old Chester Barnes of Essex, the latest winner of the English Closed Table Tennis Championships, polishes his new cup. Around him are about sixty of his other trophies.  (Photo by Chris Ware/Keystone Features/Getty Images)

7th February 1963: Sixteen year-old Chester Barnes of Essex, the latest winner of the English Closed Table Tennis Championships, polishes his new cup. Around him are about sixty of his other trophies. (Photo by Chris Ware/Keystone Features/Getty Images)

A victorious England team carry their captain Ray Illingworth off the field after clinching the Ashes by a 62 run win in the 7th Test Match in Sydney.  (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)

17th February 1971: CHECK HI-RES IF SUPPLYING DIGITALLY A victorious England team carry their captain Ray Illingworth off the field after clinching the Ashes by a 62 run win in the 7th Test Match in Sydney. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)

Olympic diver Greg Louganis of the United States performs a practice dive during practice for the 10-meter platform diving competition on 7th February 1987 during the U.S.National Swimming Championships in Mission Bay, Boca Raton, United States .(Photo by Bob Martin/Getty Images)

Olympic diver Greg Louganis of the United States performs a practice dive during practice for the 10-meter platform diving competition on 7th February 1987 during the U.S.National Swimming Championships in Mission Bay, Boca Raton, United States .(Photo by Bob Martin/Getty Images)

Garfield Todd (1908 - 2002), former prime minister of Southern Rhodesia, arrives at London Airport with his wife Grace for a month-long stay in Britain, 7th February 1976. He is met by reporters and photographers for an immediate press conference. (Photo by David Ashdown/Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Garfield Todd (1908 – 2002), former prime minister of Southern Rhodesia, arrives at London Airport with his wife Grace for a month-long stay in Britain, 7th February 1976. He is met by reporters and photographers for an immediate press conference. (Photo by David Ashdown/Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

ARAB FARMER FROM KADDUM VILLAGE (IN BACKGROUND)   CROSSING GUSH EMUNIM SQUATTERS CAMP SET UP BY THE ELON MOREH GROUP AT ROADSIDE WEST OF NABLUS.

ARAB FARMER FROM KADDUM VILLAGE (IN BACKGROUND) CROSSING GUSH EMUNIM SQUATTERS CAMP SET UP BY THE ELON MOREH GROUP AT ROADSIDE WEST OF NABLUS.

7th February 1979:  Nurses stand outside St Andrew's hospital in Bow, East London holding placards during a four hour strike. They are members of the 'NUPE' union which is defending their wages claim.  (Photo by Graham Turner/Keystone/Getty Images)

7th February 1979: Nurses stand outside St Andrew’s hospital in Bow, East London holding placards during a four hour strike. They are members of the ‘NUPE’ union which is defending their wages claim. (Photo by Graham Turner/Keystone/Getty Images)

7th February 1978:  Lord Grade (1906 - 1998) (Baron Grade of Elstree) meets Fozzie Bear from the award winning Muppet Show at The Variety Club of Great Britain Show Business Awards luncheon held at the Savoy Hotel, London.  (Photo by Malcolm Clarke/Keystone/Getty Images)

7th February 1978: Lord Grade (1906 – 1998) (Baron Grade of Elstree) meets Fozzie Bear from the award winning Muppet Show at The Variety Club of Great Britain Show Business Awards luncheon held at the Savoy Hotel, London. (Photo by Malcolm Clarke/Keystone/Getty Images)

Barbara Elson, of bookmakers William Hill, chalks up the betting odds on majorities in the forthcoming general election, 7th February 1974. The firm made the Conservatives 6-4 favourites to win. The election resulted in a hung parliament with Labour Prime Minister Harold Wilson in power, however. (Photo by Wesley/Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Barbara Elson, of bookmakers William Hill, chalks up the betting odds on majorities in the forthcoming general election, 7th February 1974. The firm made the Conservatives 6-4 favourites to win. The election resulted in a hung parliament with Labour Prime Minister Harold Wilson in power, however. (Photo by Wesley/Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

7th February 1975:  Eileen Snelling from Reading brings her Afghan Hound to the Crufts Dog Show at the Olympia Stadium.  (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)

7th February 1975: Eileen Snelling from Reading brings her Afghan Hound to the Crufts Dog Show at the Olympia Stadium. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)

7th February 1972:  Shoichi Yokoi, a former sergeant in the Imperial Japanese Army, is helped to stand by a nurse as he acknowledges the cheers of the crowd at Tokyo airport. He has been in hiding in the jungle of Guam for 28 years, 31 years after he had left Japan to do his military service. In the welcoming party is the Japanese Health and Welfare Minister, Noboru Saito (on the right, wearing glasses).  (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

7th February 1972: Shoichi Yokoi, a former sergeant in the Imperial Japanese Army, is helped to stand by a nurse as he acknowledges the cheers of the crowd at Tokyo airport. He has been in hiding in the jungle of Guam for 28 years, 31 years after he had left Japan to do his military service. In the welcoming party is the Japanese Health and Welfare Minister, Noboru Saito (on the right, wearing glasses). (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)