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.
1983: The space shuttle Challenger makes its maiden voyage into space, becoming NASA's second space shuttle orbiter put into service.
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