On this day: April 30

Posted: 6:40 PM EDT Apr 29, 2013   Updated: 2:00 AM EDT Apr 30, 2015
George Washington's 1789 inauguration

George Washington is inaugurated as the first U.S. president, the Louisiana Purchase is completed, Adolf Hitler commits suicide, "The Cosby Show" airs its final episode, and Chrysler declares bankruptcy, all on this day.