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 - Brooklyn Dodgers
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1957: Brooklyn Dodgers owner Walter O'Malley agrees in principle to move the team from Brooklyn, N.Y., to Los Angeles, Calif., during a meeting with Los Angeles city officials. The team would move following the 1957 MLB season.

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