April 27, 2013
The World and Everything In It

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Hour B, Segment 5

The History Book

April 29,1945—The Dachau concentration camp in Germany is liberated by United States troops.

April 27, 1947—An ailing Babe Ruth is honored at Yankee Stadium on Babe Ruth Day.

April 29, 1992—Deadly rioting claims 54 lives and causes $1 billion in damage in Los Angeles. The rioting broke out after a jury acquitted four white L.A. police officers of almost all state charges in the videotaped beating of black parolee Rodney King.

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April 27, 2013