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Notable Historical Events for April 29th

1987Chicago Cub Andre Dawson hits for cycle

1956Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Peach Blossom Golf Open

199227th Academy of Country Music Awards: Garth Brooks

1834Charles Darwin's expedition sees top of Andes from Patagonia

1910Ex-president Theodore Roosevelt visits Amsterdam

1672Franco-Dutch War: Louis XIV of France invades the Netherlands.

1962Mickey Wright wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship

1992Jury acquits LA police officers of beating Rodney King, riots begin

1948Bradman scores 107 Aust v Worcs, 152 mins, 15 fours

1996"Rent", starring Idina Menzel and Taye Diggs, opens at Nederlander Theater NYC

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Notable Birthdays on April 29th

1970Andre Agassi, Las Vegas Nevada, tennis star (Oly-gold-96, US Open 1994)

1933Willie Nelson, Abbott Texas, American country singer (On the Road Again)

1963Mike Babcock, Manitouwadge Ontario, NHL Coach (Anaheim, Detroit, Team Canada)

1899Duke Ellington, Washington, District of Columbia, American bandleader, composer and pianist (Take the A Train)

1970Uma Thurman, Boston Mass, actress (Baron Munchausen, Pulp Fiction)

1957Daniel Day-Lewis, England, actor (Last of the Mohicans, My Left Foot)

1863William Randolph Hearst, San Francisco California, newspaper publisher (SF Examiner, Seattle P-I)

1954Jerome 'Jerry' seinfeld, Brooklyn New York, comedian/actor ('Seinfeld')

April 29th Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on April 29th

1885Novelist Edith Wharton (23) weds Edward Robbins Wharton (35)

1945Adolf Hitler marries Eva Braun

April 29th Weddings
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Notable Deaths on April 29th

2006John Kenneth Galbraith, Canadian economist (b. 1908)

1980Alfred Joseph Hitchcock, English director (Psycho, Birds, Rear Window), dies of renal failure at 80

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