On this day: January 4

Published On: Jan 03 2013 05:04:16 PM CST   Updated On: Jan 04 2015 01:00:00 AM CST

Billboard publishes its first music chart, Sputnik falls to Earth, The Beatles record together for the last time, and Nancy Pelosi becomes the first female speaker of the House, all on this day.

OTD January 4 - Casey Johnson
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2010: Casey Johnson, a socialite and heiress to the Johnson & Johnson fortune, is found dead at the age of 30 in her West Hollywood, California, home. Her death was later ruled the result of diabetic ketoacidosis, stemming from a shortage of insulin.

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