On this day: May 3

Posted: 1:09 AM EDT May 03, 2013   Updated: 2:00 AM EDT May 03, 2015
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.