On this day: January 10

Published On: Jan 09 2013 12:35:09 PM CST   Updated On: Jan 10 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

Caesar crosses the Rubicon, the London Underground opens, RCA introduces the 45 rpm single, The Beatles' first U.S. record is released, and Wendy's asks "Where's the Beef?," all on this day.

OTD January 10 - Willie McCovey
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1938: Hall of Fame baseball player Willie McCovey, one of the most intimidating power hitters of his era, is born in Mobile, Ala. McCovey hit 521 home runs in a 22-year career spent mostly with the San Francisco Giants.

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