On this day: April 4

Published On: Apr 02 2013 05:57:21 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 04 2016 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 - Early Wynn
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Baseball Hall of Fame

1999: Hall of Fame baseball pitcher Early Wynn, who pitched for the Washington Senators, Cleveland Indians and Chicago White Sox during a 25-year career, dies at age 79 in Venice, Florida. One of the most intimidating pitchers of his era, he won the 1959 Cy Young Award and retired in 1963 with exactly 300 career wins.

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