On this day: January 24

Published: Jan 23 2013 05:50:58 PM EST   Updated On: Jan 24 2014 02:00:00 AM EST
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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.