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On this day: May 3

POSTED: 12:09 AM May 03 2013   UPDATED: 1:00 AM May 03 2013

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.

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1802: Washington, D.C., is incorporated as a city.