On this day: April 29

Published: Apr 26 2013 10:02:00 PM EDT   Updated On: Apr 29 2014 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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