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 - David E Kelley
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1956: Writer and producer David E. Kelley, known as the creator of "Picket Fences," "Chicago Hope," "The Practice," "Ally McBeal," "Boston Public," "Boston Legal" and "Harry's Law" as well as several films, is born in Waterville, Maine. He's seen here with his wife, actress Michelle Pfeiffer.

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