On this day: January 4

POSTED: 03:04 PM PST Jan 03, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Jan 03, 2013 

Billboard publishes its first music chart, Sputnik falls to Earth, The Beatles record together for the last time, and Nancy Pelosi becomes the first female speaker of the House, all on this day.

OTD January 4 - Burj Khalifa
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2010: Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building at 2,722 feet, officially opens in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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