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April 29th, 2007 (April 29 2007)EventRepublic Protests in Turkey.
April 29th, 2005 (April 29 2005)EventSyria completes withdrawal from Lebanon, ending 29 years of occupation.
April 29th, 2005 (April 29 2005)EventNew Zealand s first civil union takes place.
April 29th, 2004 (April 29 2004)EventDick Cheney and George W. Bush testify before the 9/11 Commission in a closed, unrecorded hearing in the Oval Office.George W. Bush Quotes
April 29th, 2004 (April 29 2004)EventOldsmobile builds its final car ending 107 years of production.
April 29th, 2002 (April 29 2002)EventThe United States is re-elected to the United Nations Commission on Human Rights, one year after losing the seat it had held for 50 years.
April 29th, 1999 (April 29 1999)EventAvala TV Tower near Belgrade is destroyed in NATO bombing of Yugoslavia.
April 29th, 1997 (April 29 1997)EventThe Chemical Weapons Convention of 1993 enters into force, outlaws the production, stockpiling and use of chemical weapons among its signatories.
April 29th, 1992 (April 29 1992)Event1992 Los Angeles riots: Riots in Los Angeles, California, following the acquittal of police officers charged with excessive force in the beating of Rodney King. Over the next three days 53 people are killed and hundreds of buildings are destroyed.
April 29th, 1991 (April 29 1991)Event1991 Bangladesh cyclone strikes the Chittagong district of southeastern Bangladesh with winds of around 155 mph, killing at least 138,000 people and leaving as many as 10 million homeless.
April 29th, 1986 (April 29 1986)EventRoger Clemens then of the Boston Red Sox sets a major league baseball record with 20 strikeouts in nine innings against the Seattle Mariners.
April 29th, 1986 (April 29 1986)EventA fire at the Central library of the City of Los Angeles Public Library damages or destroys 400,000 books and other items.
April 29th, 1980 (April 29 1980)EventCorazones Unidos Siempre Chi Upsilon Sigma National Latin Sorority Inc. is founded.
April 29th, 1975 (April 29 1975)EventVietnam War: Operation Frequent Wind: The U.S. begins to evacuate US citizens from Saigon prior to an expected North Vietnamese takeover. U.S. involvement in the war comes to an end.
April 29th, 1974 (April 29 1974)EventWatergate Scandal: President Richard Nixon announces the release of edited transcripts of White House tape recordings related to the scandal.
April 29th, 1970 (April 29 1970)EventVietnam War: United States and South Vietnamese forces invade Cambodia to hunt Viet Cong.
April 29th, 1968 (April 29 1968)EventThe controversial musical Hair opens on Broadway.
April 29th, 1967 (April 29 1967)EventAfter refusing induction into the United States Army the day before (citing religious reasons), Muhammad Ali is stripped of his boxing title.Muhammad Ali Quotes
April 29th, 1965 (April 29 1965)EventPakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) successfully launches its seventh rocket in their Rehber series.
April 29th, 1953 (April 29 1953)EventThe first U.S. experimental 3D-TV broadcast showed an episode of Space Patrol on Los Angeles ABC affiliate KECA-TV.
April 29th, 1951 (April 29 1951)EventA Tibetan delegation to the Chinese government is presented with a draft treaty regarding the Chinese occupation of Tibet.
April 29th, 1946 (April 29 1946)EventFormer Prime Minister of Japan Hideki Tojo and 28 former Japanese leaders are indicted for war crimes.
April 29th, 1945 (April 29 1945)EventWorld War II: The German Army in Italy unconditionally surrenders to the Allies.
April 29th, 1945 (April 29 1945)EventWorld War II: Start of Operation Manna.
April 29th, 1945 (April 29 1945)EventWorld WarFuehrerbunker: Adolf Hitler marries his long-time partner Eva Braun in a Berlin bunker and designates Admiral Karl Donitz as his successor. Both Hitler and Braun will commit suicide the next day.Karl Donitz Quotes
April 29th, 1945 (April 29 1945)EventThe Dachau concentration camp is liberated by United States troops.
April 29th, 1916 (April 29 1916)EventWorld War I: The British 6th Indian Division surrenders to Ottoman Forces at Kut. One of the largest surrenders of British forces up to that point.
April 29th, 1916 (April 29 1916)EventEaster Rebellion: Martial law in Ireland is lifted and the rebellion is officially over with the surrender of Irish nationalists to British authorities in Dublin. Martial Quotes
April 29th, 1903 (April 29 1903)EventA 30 million cubic-metre landslide kills 70 in Frank, Alberta, Canada.
April 29th, 1882 (April 29 1882)EventThe "Elektromote" - forerunner of the trolleybus - is tested by Ernst Werner von Siemens in Berlin.
April 29th, 1864 (April 29 1864)EventThe Theta Xi fraternity is founded at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York.
April 29th, 1862 (April 29 1862)EventAmerican Civil War: New Orleans, Louisiana falls to Union forces under Admiral David Farragut.
April 29th, 1861 (April 29 1861)EventAmerican Civil War: Maryland s House of Delegates votes not to secede from the Union.
April 29th, 1832 (April 29 1832)EventEvariste Galois released from prison.
April 29th, 1770 (April 29 1770)EventJames Cook arrives at and names Botany Bay, Australia.
April 29th, 1672 (April 29 1672)EventFranco-Dutch War: Louis XIV of France invades the Netherlands. Louis XIV of France Quotes
April 29th, 1429 (April 29 1429)EventJoan of Arc arrives to relieve the Siege of Orleans. Joan of Arc Quotes

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