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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY IN 1943

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On January 14, 1943, Franklin D. Roosevelt (left) became the first president to travel on official business by airplane. Crossing the
Atlantic by air, Roosevelt flew in a Boeing 314 Flying Boat dubbed
the Dixie Clipper (below) to a
World War II strategy meeting with
Winston Churchill at Casablanca in North Africa.

 

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Franklin D. Roosevelt (left) with Winston Churchill at the
Casablanca Conference, January 22, 1943.

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ILLUSIONIST SIEGFRIED HAS DIED AT 81

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Siegfried Fischbacher (June 13, 1939 – January 13, 2021)

BERLIN (AP) — German news agency dpa is reporting that that
illusionist Siegfried Fischbacher, the surviving member of duo
Siegfried & Roy (below) has died in Las Vegas.

The news agency said Thursday that Fischbacher’s sister, a
nun who lives in Munich, confirmed his death of cancer.

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Roy Horn (left) & Siegfried Fischbacher with their white lion.

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