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 - Christine Lahti
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1950: Actress Christine Lahti, best known for her TV roles in "Chicago Hope" and "Jacky & Bobby," and for movies like "Swing Shift" and "Running on Empty," is born in Birmingham, Mich.

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