A major Civil War battle ends, America gains a new state, Jim Morrison overdoses, and summer blockbusters dominate theaters, all on this day.
1969: Former Rolling Stones member Brian Jones is found dead in his home's swimming pool in Hartfield, Sussex, England. Jones was a founding member of the Rolling Stones, but had been asked to leave the band less than a month before his death at age 27.
National Archives and Records Administration
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