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TODAY IN HISTORY
ALSO Today In History - March 6, 1997
PICASSO PAINTING STOLEN
Picasso's painting Tête de Femme was stolen from a London gallery.
A man, armed with a sawn-off shotgun, walked into the Lefevre Gallery in Bruton Street and took 35 seconds to rip Pablo Picasso's Tete de Femme from the wall before fleeing to Wimbledon in southwest London.