TO­DAY IN HIS­TORY

TO­DAY’S HIGH­LIGHT

Daily Times (Primos, PA) - - ENTERTAINMENT -

April 30, 1945

As Soviet troops ap­proached his Ber­lin bunker, Adolf Hitler com­mit­ted sui­cide along with his wife of one day, Eva Braun.

ALSO ON THIS DATE 1789

Ge­orge Wash­ing­ton took the oath of of­fice in New York as the first pres­i­dent of the United States.

1803

The United States pur­chased the Louisiana Ter­ri­tory from France for 60 mil­lion francs, the equiv­a­lent of about $15 mil­lion.

1812

Louisiana be­came the 18th state of the Union.

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