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.
1991: U.S. Sen. John Heinz of Pennsylvania, the son of the heir to the H. J. Heinz Company, is killed with six others when a helicopter collides with their plane over an elementary school in Lower Merion Township, Pa. His widow, Teresa Heinz, later married U.S. Sen. John Kerry.
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