On this day: April 4

Published On: Apr 02 2013 05:57:21 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 04 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

A Kansas town elects the first woman mayor in the U.S., The Beatles make history in dominating the charts, a civil rights leader is gunned down, and the World Trade Center is dedicated, all on this day.

OTD April 4 - Sammy Sosa
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2003: Sammy Sosa of the Chicago Cubs becomes the 18th major league baseball player to hit 500 career home runs. He would retire following the 2007 season with a career total of 609 home runs.

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