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On this day: April 29

Published: Apr 26 2013 10:02:00 PM EDT   Updated On: Apr 29 2013 02:00:00 AM EDT

American troops liberate the Dachau concentration camp, the U.S. begins evacuating American citizens from Saigon, Alfred Hitchcock dies, Roger Clemens sets a strikeout record, and riots consume Los Angeles, all on this day.

OTD April 29 - Prince William and Kate Middleton
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2011: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Kate Middleton marry at Westminster Abbey in London, England, in a wedding watched live by hundreds of millions of people around the world. Upon her marriage, Middleton became Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge.

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    President Abraham Lincoln dies, the "unsinkable" Titanic sinks, Jackie Robinson breaks baseball's color barrier, George C. Scott rebuffs the Academy Awards, and bombs explode at the Boston Marathon, all on this day.