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 - Robert Downey Jr
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1965: Actor Robert Downey Jr., best known for movies such as "Chaplin," "Zodiac," "Tropic Thunder," "Iron Man," "Sherlock Holmes" and "The Avengers," is born in New York City.

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