On this day: April 30

POSTED: 03:40 PM PDT Apr 29, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Apr 29, 2014 
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.