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.
1946: The United Nations General Assembly passes its first resolution, which establishes the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission "to deal with the problems raised by the discovery of atomic energy."
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