This Day in Failure: April 4

1995: U.S. Senator Alfonse D'Amato commits a major faux pas when he ridicules [O.J. Simpson murder] Judge Lance Ito by using a mock Japanese accent on the Imus in the Morning radio show.

1841: William Henry Harrison becomes the first U.S. president to die in office, falling victim to pneumonia only a month after his inauguration.