Today in History …

by | April 29, 2015 12:00 am

Last Updated: April 28, 2015 at 9:55 pm

1974 – Watergate Scandal: President Richard Nixon announces the release of edited transcripts of White House tape recordings relating to the scandal.
1992 – Riots in Los Angeles, California, following the acquittal of police officers charged with excessive force in the beating of Rodney King. Over the next three days 53 people are killed and hundreds of buildings are destroyed.
1997 – The Chemical Weapons Convention of 1993 enters into force, outlawing the production, stockpiling and use of chemical weapons by its signatories.
2011 – Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Kate Middleton marry.

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