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Today in History: April 29

April 29, 2011, Sporting News Wire Service,

1951: Dale Earnhardt is born on this day, 60 years ago. Earnhardt, who died in a last-lap crash in the 2001 Daytona 500, is one of NASCAR's greatest drivers. He won seven Cup championships and 76 Cup races and was part of the first group inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame in 2010.