1. 455: Vandals sack Rome under King Genseric, marking the second sack of Rome.

2. 1692: Bridget Bishop is the first person to be executed for witchcraft during the Salem witch trials.

3. 1835: P.T. Barnum and his circus start their first tour of the United States.

4. 1851: Maine enacts the first state law prohibiting alcohol.

5. 1896: Guglielmo Marconi applies for a patent for his wireless telegraphy system, marking a significant step in the development of radio.

6. 1953: Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in Westminster Abbey, London.

7. 1966: Surveyor 1 lands on the Moon, becoming the first U.S. spacecraft to achieve a soft landing on the lunar surface.

8. 1979: Pope John Paul II begins his first official visit to his native Poland, the first visit by a Pope to a communist country.

9. 1997: Timothy McVeigh is convicted of the Oklahoma City bombing, one of the deadliest acts of domestic terrorism in U.S. history.

10. 2012: Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is sentenced to life imprisonment for his role in the deaths of protesters during the 2011 uprising.