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 - Casablanca Conference
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1943: Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill conclude a conference in Casablanca to plan the Allied European strategy for the next phase of World War II.


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