On this day: April 29

Posted: 10:02 PM EDT Apr 26, 2013   Updated: 2:00 AM EDT Apr 29, 2016

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.

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2015: The Baltimore Orioles play a home game against the Chicago White Sox in front of zero fans at Oriole Park at Camden Yards over safety concerns due to protests and rioting in the wake of Freddie Gray's death. Gray, 25, was arrested for possessing a switchblade knife April 12, 2015, outside a housing project on Baltimore's west side and died a week later in the hospital from a severe spinal cord injury he received while in police custody.

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