Today in History - April 29

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Bands and Drum majorettes greet 1300 men of the first Marine Division upon their arrival at San Diego, Calif., April 29, 1951 aboard the transport USS Sgt. Sylvester Antale from Korea They are the first Marines to return under armed forces rotation system. (AP Photo)

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Jockey Tommy Gosling explains to Winston Churchill how he finished second with the former prime minister's horse, Colonist II, April 29, 1950, at the Winston Churchill Stakes at Hurst Park, Surrey. Wild Mec, a French horse, won the race. (AP Photo)

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A National Guardsman lies on the ground at a gas station near Vermont Avenue and Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles April 30, 1992 as rioters continued a second day of looting and burning businesses in the city. (AP Photo/David Longstreath)

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Wearing a throat microphone and with a small recorder beside him, Steve Allen arrives from home at his studio parking lot in Hollywood, April 29, 1960. Allen does not want to miss an idea, so when he gets one during the 20 minute ride he dictates it to the machine. (AP Photo)

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Brokers and clerks throng the floor of here, April 30, 1954 as the stock market moved ahead for the second straight session into new highs since 1930. The Bullish Movement was a continuation of the April 29 surge when the market hit the highest levels in 24 years. Phone and Quatation clearks are stationed in the floor enclosures. (AP Photo)

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Boxer Pat Palmer, seen during a training bout on April 29, 1936. (AP Photo)

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Pro golfer Jack Nicklaus watches his birdie attempt slide by the cup on the 9th hole of the first round of the Byron Nelson Classic in Irving, Texas, April 29, 1983. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)

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An electronics device, which its inventor says will repel attacking sharks, has been invented by Henry Burkey, an electrical engineer; Skin diver Dona Drew shows the shark repeller, April 29, 1960, Hollywood, Calif. She holds and rod, and wears the battery on her back. It consists of a rod with a pistol-grip trigger, and a battery to supply electric power. Skin divers simply point the rod, pull the trigger, and out go electric impulses which will drive away sharks of other unwanted fish, Burkey says. He adds that the device has been tested successfully on shark in the South Pacific. (AP Photo)

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Spanish lawyer and politician Alvaro de Albornoz at his home in Madrid, Spain on April 29, 1936. (AP Photo)

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Three of Juneau, Alaska's armed volunteer guards take their stand during a practice drill, April 29, 1942. All over Alaska, indigenous people and whites alike are rushing civilian defenses in anticipation of any attempt by the Japanese to send long-range bombers against this American outpost or invade. (AP Photo)

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Policemen demonstrate steel body armor in Detroit, Mich., April 29, 1958. The equipment is designed for use in combating riot crowds and barricaded gunmen. The armament will soon become available at all precincts. (AP Photo/Robert Jarboe)

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Smoke and flames are seen rising from a building in Hollywood as a helicopter hovers over the scene during the second day of rioting in the city of Los Angeles, Thursday, April 30, 1992. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

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Frank Bates, a member of Georgia Gov. Zell Miller?s staff, talks to an unidentified Atlanta police officer standing next to Bates? overturned car on the Martin Luther King St. side of the state Capitol in Atlanta, Georgia, Thursday, April 30, 1992. A protest against the Los Angeles police verdict at City Hall across the street from the Capitol turned violent. (AP Photo/Joe Holloway Jr.)

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A young boy leaps out of the window of a sporting goods store with an arm full of goods on Market Street in San Francisco, Thursday, April 30, 1992. Sporadic outbursts of violence and looting took place in downtown San Francisco in conjunction with the reaction to the King verdict. The Bay Bridge was shutdown by protesters. (AP Photo/David Toerge)

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A man removes a couch from a store in South Central Los Angeles in this April 30, 1992 file photo, as looting and rioting continued throughout the area. On April 29, 1992, four white police officers were declared innocent in the beating of black motorist Rodney King, and Los Angeles erupted in the deadliest riots of the century. Three days later, 55 people were dead and more than 2,000 injured. Fires and looting had destroyed $1 billion worth of property. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

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A Korean shopping mall burns at Thrid Street and Vermont Avenue in Los Angeles Thursday, April 30, 1992 on the second day of rioting in the city following the Rodney King assault. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

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Looters go in and out of a swap meet in South Central Los Angeles on Wednesday, April 29, 1992. Violence broke out in the area after four Los Angeles police officers were acquitted on all but one charge for the videotaped beating of motorist Rodney King. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

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Los Angeles police form a line to prevent a crowd from going into a building, April 30, 1992, in a day of fires and looting. It was a long day as officers moved from trouble spot to trouble spot. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

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Pallbearers carry the casket of the Duchess of Windsor outside the mansion in the Bois de Boulogne in Paris on April 27, 1986. The cortege headed by Monseigneur Leo, the dean of the American Church in Paris (at left in red), left for the Orly airport where the casket was to be flown to Britain. The Duchess died on Thursday at the age of 89. (AP Photo/Michel Lipchitz/Olivier Boitet)

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Advertisements of hospitals are seen on the narrow downtown street, April 29, 1981, Hong Kong, China. Different kinds of private hospitals are housed in one building. (AP Photo/JJ)

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South Vietnamese on motorcycles carry away boxes of food looted from U.S. installations during evacuation of Saigon on April 29, 1975. (AP Photo)

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A fire burns out of control at the corner of 67th St. and West Blvd. in South Central Los Angeles April 30, 1992. Hundreds of stores were burned after rioting erupted after the verdicts in the Rodney King assault case. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

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Lew Alcindor, (Kareem Abdul Jabbar) super center for Bucks? smiles as he receives congratulations from Baltimore Bullets? Jack Marin (24) last night after NBA playoff game at Milwaukee, April 29, 1971 in Milwaukee. Alcindor and his Milwaukee team won the third game of a best of seven series, 107-99. The tall center was his team?s top rebounder with 21. (AP Photo)

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American actress Raquel Welch and French actor Jean Sorel, take a break from Miss Welch's first Italian movie "Le Fate," (The Fairies), now under works in Rome under the direction of Italy's Mauro Bolognini, April 29, 1966. (AP Photo)

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SP5 Leon B. Talley, of Tacoma, Wash. keeps his carbine ready as his U.S. Army helicopter approach the rendezvous area of Ap My Qui, South Viet Nam for cleanup operation a against Communist led Viet Cong forces in that Mekong River delta battle zone on April 29, 1962. The U.S. helicopter carried South Viet Nam soldiers for the task of flushing out the Viet Cong. (AP Photo/Joe Caneva)

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Senator McCarthy (R-Wis) handles another photograph, not yet introduced into evidence, but mentioned at the hearing April 29, 1954 before the Senate Investigations Subcommittee. Pvt. G. David Schine was asked about this picture described as showing Maj. Gen. Kirke Lawton, Sen. McCarthy and others at a hearing last year. Just what significance this picture may have was not developed when the committee quit for the day. Back of the photo is Sen. Henry Jackson (D-Wash) and taking a drink of water is Francis Carr. (AP Photo)

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A group of South African citizen-soldiers mobilized following racial violence, practice bayonet tactics ? without bayonets ? at their camp in Johannesburg, April 29, 1960. The soldiers live on a full military basis and have had 24 hours leave during four weeks. (AP Photo)

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Pvt. G. David Schine on witness stand before Senate Investigations subcommittee in Washington on April 29, 1954. (AP Photo)

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Big round cakes of Swiss cheese are rolled to an examination at Salvator Hall in Munich, West Germany, April 29, 1953. The testing of the cheese is an annual affair conducted by the German Agricultural Association. (AP Photo/Henrich Sanden)

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Three prisoners, two of them wearing striped prison garb, after they were freed from the Dachau concentration camp in Germany on April 30, 1945. They were liberated with 32,000 other prisoners by the Seventh Army troops. (AP Photo)

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From an observation platform on a cathedral’s spire an American soldier looks down over the captured city of Leipzig, Germany on April 29, 1945. Buildings in the view have been destroyed or damaged by bombs and artillery fire. (AP Photo/International News Pool, Alan Jackson)

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This documentary film still shows an American G.I. reaching out to outstretched hands of inmates of the liberated Nazi concentration camp at Dachau, West Germany, in April 1945 during World War II. (AP Photo)

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Franklin and Marshall students in the naval unit of the volunteer corps of cadets practice Morse code signaling in Lancaster, Pa. on April 29, 1942. (AP Photo)

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World War II veteran Alexander Eucare of District Heoghts, Md. holds his company flag while touring the World War II Memorial in Washington, Thursday, April 29, 2004. A national monument to the 16 million U.S. men and women who served during World War II opened to the public Thursday and immediately helped introduce another generation to the heroism that brought victory to America and its allies. (AP Photo/Lauren Burke)

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Visitors tour the World War II Memorial in Washington, Thursday, April 29, 2004. The national monument to the 16 million U.S. men and women who served during World War II opened to the public Thursday. (AP Photo/Lauren Burke)

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World War II veterans William Abernathy, left, and George Lynch, both of Washington, read a President Harry S Truman quote while touring the World War II Memorial in Washington, Thursday, April 29, 2004. The national monument to the 16 million U.S. men and women who served during World War II opened to the public Thursday. (AP Photo/Lauren Burke)

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A group of youths take a break while touring the World War II Memorial in Washington, Thursday, April 29, 2004. A national monument to the 16 million U.S. men and women who served during World War II opened to the public Thursday. (AP Photo/Lauren Burke)

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With the Lincoln Memorial in the background, visitors tour the World War II Memorial in Washington, Thursday, April 29, 2004. A national monument to the 16 million U.S. men and women who served during World War II opened to the public Thursday. (AP Photo/Adele Starr)

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MILITARY HONOR GUARD CARRYING REMAINS, SPACE SHUTTLE ACCIDENT, DISASTER, FAREWELL

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Killer Tornado - A tornado that touched down in Wisconsin's Waukesha County Friday, April 29, 1984, and killed a women was photographed by 13-year-old Carston Buehler from his backyard. The tornado was one of several touching down in the state. (AP-Photo/Carston Buehler)

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A worker's restaurant with a kitchen right outside the door is shown in this photo dated April 29, 1981. The chef prepares his dishes in front of his restaurant--a practical way to attract customers. (AP Photo)

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Three very young admirers wore differing expressions as they watched Muhammad Ali go through a workout in North West Eagles Hall at North Vancouver on April 29, 1972 in preparation for his Monday meeting with Toronto?s George Chuvalo at Vancouver Coliseum. (AP Photo/Sal Veder)

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Kim Tomes, from Texas, the reigning Miss U.S.A., gives New York Edward Koch a kiss as he greets 51 Miss U.S.A. contestants on the steps of New York's City Hall, Thursday, April 13, 1978 at right is Miss New York, Darlene Cara Javits, of Plainview. The beauty queens are in New York on a visit, and a New Miss U.S.A. will be selected in Charleston, S.C. on April 29. (AP Photo/Pickoff)

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The three Apollo 11 astronauts whose flight last July was the first to land men on the moon are recipients of the Gen. Thomas D. White Space Trophy in Washington, April 29, 1970. From left are Michael Collins of the crew. Air Force Secretary Robert C. Seamans, Jr., NASA Administrator Dr. Thomas O. Paine, and crewman Edwin E. "Buzz" Aldrin Jr. Neil Armstrong, commander of the flight, was not present. The trophy memorializes a former Air Force chief of staff. (AP Photo/Charles Harrity)

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Ethel Sperry of Tulsa, Okla., captured a rattler during the annual rattlesnake roundup over the weekend, even though she's confined to a wheelchair with polio, April 29, 1963 in Okeene, Oklahoma. Miss Sperry and a fellow employee, Juanita Moore, went hunting, not really expecting to catch anything but they found this 4 foot snake. Miss Sperry held it with a snake catching tool and some men completed the capture. "I can tell you I was scared," Miss Sperry said, "I didn?t think I?d have enough nerve to hold it, but I did." It was her second visit to the snake hunt, but her first snake catch. And, she said, she's ready to go again. (AP Photo)

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Canal street and The Bowery in New York City on April 29, 1948. (AP Photo/WW)

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A pretzel vendor displays his wares, well-salted and five cents each, on an approach to the Manhattan Bridge in New York City, April 29, 1948. (AP Photo/Robert Kradin)

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Mal Ord, chief mechanic at the Don Lee Experimental Engineering Co. in Los Angeles leans over a Mercedes W154 race car in the company's shops April 29, 1947. The sophisticated German car with a V-12 engine was being prepared for the Indianapolis 500 Memorial Day classic, where it finished 16th with Duke Nalon driving. (AP Photo)

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The $60,000,000 naval aircraft carrier USS Bon Homme Richard, named after the continental frigate commanded by John Paul Jones, slides down the ways at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, N.Y., April 29, 1944. The 27,100-ton carrier of the Essex class is 850-feet long and designed to carry half a million pounds of warplanes. The Williamsburg Bridge can be seen in the background. (AP Photo)

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These models, part of a group of 48, representing each of the 48 states, christened 48 light airplanes at La Guardia field, New York, April 29, 1941. The planes, named for each of the states of the union will tour the country on behalf of the royal air force benevolent fund of the United States. (AP Photo)

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Bryan Untiedt, 13, poses with U.S. President Herbert Hoover on the White House grounds on April 29, 1931, when he was the guest of the president and Mrs. Hoover. Untiedt, the hero of the Colorado bus tragedy, was invited to come to Washington as the guest of the president when the news of his heroism became known. (AP Photo)

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Rep. Edith Nourse Rogers (R-Mass) in Washington April 29, 1936, hasn’t missed a roll call since she came to congress in 1925 to fill the vacancy left by her husband’s death. In congress she has continued the work for disabled war veterans that she had done in France and in this country before her election. She like to walk and she like to fly. She flies when she wants immediate and accurate information on affairs in her district: She walks daily in Washington from department to department personally attending to affairs for her constituents. (AP Photo/BW)

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Mrs. May Haizlip, who jumped off a barn with an umbrella as a parachute when a small girl, and was fortunate enough to land in a hay pile, now instructs women students at the Von Hoffman Aircraft School in St. Louis, on April 29, 1930. Mrs. Haizlip, a veteran woman flyer, learned to fly five years ago in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo)

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Spanish philosopher and liberal professor, Miguel de Unamuno is shown in his office in Spain, April 29, 1931. (AP Photo)

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