On this day: January 24

Published On: Jan 23 2013 04:50:58 PM CST   Updated On: Jan 24 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

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 - Mischa Barton
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1986: Actress Mischa Barton, best known for her role as Marissa Cooper on the TV dramatic series "The O.C.," is born in London, England.

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