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 - Aaron Neville
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1941: Singer Aaron Neville, known for solo hits such as "Tell It Like It Is," "Everybody Plays the Fool" and "Somewhere Somebody," as well as his work with his brothers as The Neville Brothers, is born in New Orleans.


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