April 28, 2012
The World and Everything In It

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Hour B, Segment 5

The TW&E History Book

April 30, 1789—At Federal Hall in New York, George Washington takes the oath of office as the first president of the United States.

April 29,1945—Germany's notorious Dachau concentration camp is liberated by U.S. troops.

April 29, 1992—In Los Angeles, rioting claims 54 lives and results in an estimated $1 billion in property damage. The rioting broke out after a jury acquitted four white Los Angeles police officers charged in connection with the beating of black parolee Rodney King.

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April 28, 2012