On this day: May 3

Published On: May 03 2013 12:09:25 AM CDT   Updated On: May 03 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

Washington, D.C., is incorporated, Joe DiMaggio makes his major-league debut, the Sears Tower becomes the tallest building in the world, and the first spam email is sent, all on this day.

OTD May 3 - The Fantasticks
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1960: The off-Broadway musical comedy "The Fantasticks" opens in New York City's Greenwich Village. The production would run for a total of 42 years and 17,162 performances, making it the world's longest-running musical.

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