On this day: March 29

Published: Mar 26 2013 12:37:13 PM EDT   Updated On: Mar 29 2013 02:00:00 AM EDT

Coca-Cola is brewed for the first time, Elvis Presley begins boot camp, the last U.S. soldiers leave Vietnam, Henry Fonda wins his first and only Oscar, and the Tennessee Lady Vols complete an unbeaten season, all on this day.

OTD March 29 - Moscow Metro bombings
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2010: Two female suicide bombers hit the Moscow Metro system at the peak of the morning rush hour, killing 40 and injuring more than 100. Two days later, Chechen terrorist leader Doku Umarov claimed responsibility for ordering the attacks in a video released on the Internet.

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