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April 29th, This day in history.
Gideon Sundback received a U.S. patent for the zipper.
During World War II, American soldiers liberated the Dachau concentration camp. Adolf Hitler married Eva Braun inside his “Fuhrerbunker” and designated Adm. Karl Doenitz president.
“ABC’s Wide World of Sports” premiered, with Jim McKay as host.
A jury in Simi Valley acquitted four Los Angeles police officers of almost all state charges in the videotaped beating of motorist Rodney King; the verdicts were followed by rioting in Los Angeles, resulting in 55 deaths.
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