1689 - William III and Mary II were crowned as joint sovereigns of Britain.
1814 - Napoleon was forced to abdicate his throne. The allied European nations had marched into Paris on March 30, 1814. He was banished to the island of Elba.
1921 - The first live sports event on radio took place this day on KDKA Radio. The event was a boxing match between Johnny Ray and Johnny Dundee.
1941 - Germany bombers blitzed Conventry, England.
1970 - Apollo 13 blasted off on a mission to the moon that was disrupted when an explosion crippled the spacecraft. The astronauts did return safely.
1981 - U.S. President Ronald Reagan returned to the White House from the hospital after recovering from an assassination attempt on March 30.
1981 - In the Brixton area of London, a race riot erupted that resulted in the injury of more than 300 people.
1985 - Scientists in Hawaii measured the distance between the earth and moon within one inch.
1996 - Seven-year-old Jessica Dubroff was killed with her father and flight instructor when her plane crashed after takeoff from Cheyenne, Wyoming. Jessica had hoped to become the youngest person to fly cross-country.
2007 - Apple announced that the iTunes Store had sold more than two million movies.