1. 1536 – Anne Boleyn, the Queen of England, was arrested and imprisoned on charges of adultery, incest, treason, and witchcraft.

2. 1611 – The King James Bible, a translation of the Christian Bible for the Church of England, was first published.

3. 1945 – The Soviet Union announced the fall of Berlin during World War II, signaling the near end of the war in Europe.

4. 1952 – The world’s first ever jet airliner, the De Havilland Comet, made its maiden voyage from London to Johannesburg.

5. 1955 – Tennessee Williams’ play “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

6. 1964 – The first group of Peace Corps volunteers arrived in Nepal.

7. 1994 – A bus crash in GdaƄsk, Poland, resulted in 32 deaths, making it one of the worst road accidents in Poland’s history.

8. 1997 – Tony Blair was elected Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, ending 18 years of Conservative government.

9. 1998 – The European Central Bank was established in Brussels in order to define and execute the European Union’s monetary policy.

10. 2011 – Osama bin Laden, the founder and leader of the Islamist militant group al-Qaeda, was killed in Pakistan by U.S. Navy SEALs in Operation Neptune Spear.