On this day: August 24

POSTED: 08:33 PM PDT Aug 22, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Aug 23, 2012 

The White House burns, potato chips are invented, John Lennon's assassin goes to prison, and Pete Rose agrees to a ban from baseball, all on this day.

OTD August 24 - Pete Rose
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1989: Cincinnati Reds manager and MLB all-time hits leader Pete Rose (seen here in 2008) agrees to permanent ineligibility from baseball amid accusations that he gambled on baseball games while playing for and managing the Reds, including claims that he bet on his own team.

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