11 Things That Happened This Day In History - 29th April

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Here is a note of 11 things that happened on this day in history.

1. 1945 - The Nazi death camp Dachau is liberated

2. 1957 - Actor Daniel Day-Lewis is born

3. 1967 - Aretha Franklin's Respect is released

4. 1958 - The Broadway musical My Fair Lady opens for its first night in London to a rapturous reception

5. 1970 - Andre Agassi is born

6. 1976 - Bruce Springsteen climbed the wall of Graceland to meet Elvis Presley, Elvis wasn't home

7. 1978 - Japan's Naomi Uemura, traveling by sled dog, becomes the first person to reach the North Pole alone

8. 1980 - Film director Alfred Hitchcock dies at the age of 80

9. 1992 - Fierce rioting breaks out in Los Angeles following the acquittal of four white police officers accused of beating black motorist Rodney King

10. 1993 - Buckingham Palace opens to the public for the first time in a bid to raise funds to repair Windsor Castle

11. 2011 - Kate Middleton marries Prince William in a lavish royal wedding at Westminster Abbey in London

 Source: BBC, Wikipedia, historyorb.com, infoplease.com, history.co.uk, brainyhistory.com, on-this-day.com

image: © Sara Alfred

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