On this day: January 24

POSTED: 02:50 PM PST Jan 23, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Jan 23, 2015 

The California Gold Rush begins, the Eskimo Pie is patented, Jackie Robinson is elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, and the first Apple Macintosh goes on sale, all on this day.

OTD January 24 - Oral Roberts
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Oral Roberts Evangelistic Association

1918: Televangelist Oral Roberts, who founded the Oral Roberts Evangelistic Association and Oral Roberts University, is born in Ada, Oklahoma. He died at age 91 on Dec. 15, 2009.


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