On this day: April 29

POSTED: 7:02 PM PDT April 26, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT April 28, 2015 

American troops liberate the Dachau concentration camp, the U.S. begins evacuating American citizens from Saigon, Alfred Hitchcock dies, Roger Clemens sets a strikeout record, and riots consume Los Angeles, all on this day.

OTD April 29 - Bob Hoskins
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2014: British actor Bob Hoskins, best known for his roles in movies such as "The Long Good Friday," "Mona Lisa," "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" and "Hook," dies of pneumonia at age 71 in London, England.


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