Today in History: October 4 (With Video)

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Today in History: October 4 (With Video)

October 4, 2013 Updated Oct 4, 2013 at 11:12 AM CDT

Watch the video below to find out important happenings from this day in history.

Included is: Sputnik, the first man-made satellite, is launched into orbit; U.S. Blackhawk helicopters shot down in Somalia; Silent movie comedy star Buster Keaton born; Rock singer Janis Joplin dies of drug overdose.