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

2004Dick Cheney and George W. Bush testify before the 9/11 Commission in a closed, unrecorded hearing in the Oval Office.

1962Mickey Wright wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship

1987Chicago Cub Andre Dawson hits for cycle

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

1986Boston Red Sox Roger Clemens strikes out 20 Seattle Mariners

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

1956Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Peach Blossom Golf Open

1984Betsy King wins LPGA Freedom/Orlando Golf Classic

1910Ex-president Theodore Roosevelt visits Amsterdam

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Notable Birthdays on April 29th

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Notable Weddings on April 29th

2011Wedding of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Kate Middleton.

1945Adolf Hitler marries Eva Braun

April 29th Weddings
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Notable Deaths on April 29th

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

1864Abraham Gesner, Canadian geologist (inventor of kerosene), dies at 66

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