On this day: May 3

Published: May 03 2013 01:09:25 AM EDT   Updated On: May 03 2015 02:00:00 AM EDT
Sears Tower, Chicago skyline, horizontal

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.