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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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Slideshow Of The Day

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    What things cost in America: 1914 and 2014

    The Consumer Price Index rose 0.2 percent in March, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics said increases in the shelter and food costs accounted for most of the rise. See how much things like homes, cars and milk cost in 1914 compared to today's prices.

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    LSD's creator drops acid (accidentally) for the first time, Martin Luther King writes his "Letter from Birmingham Jail," The Rolling Stones release their debut album, and tragedy strikes Virginia Tech, all on this day.