The Mississippi River is rocked by earthquakes, Baltimore burns, Chaplin debuts "The Tramp," The Beatles arrive in America, and space shuttle astronauts make the first untethered spacewalk, all on this day.
1949: New York Yankees center fielder Joe DiMaggio becomes the first baseball player to make $100,000 a year when he signs a record contract.
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