On this day: April 30

Published On: Apr 29 2013 06:40:57 PM EDT   Updated On: Apr 30 2014 02:00:00 AM EDT
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.