0030 - Jesus of Nazareth was crucified.
0313 - Licinius unified the whole of the eastern empire under his own rule.
1250 - King Louis IX of France was ransomed for one million dollars.
1527 - Henry VIII and King Francis of France signed the treaty of Westminster.
1563 - All Jews were expelled from France by order of Charles VI.
1789 - George Washington took office as first elected U.S. president.
1930 - The Soviet Union proposed a military alliance with France and Great Britain.
1945 - Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun committed suicide. They had been married for one day. One week later Germany surrendered unconditionally.
1980 - Terrorists seized the Iranian Embassy in London.