1. 1936: King George V of the United Kingdom passed away, and his eldest son became King Edward VIII.

2. 1961: John F. Kennedy was inaugurated as the 35th President of the United States.

3. 1981: Iran released 52 American hostages held for 444 days, ending the Iran Hostage Crisis.

4. 2009: Barack Obama was inaugurated as the 44th President of the United States, becoming the first African American to hold the office.

5. 2017: Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States.