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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 - Aaron Neville
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1941: Singer Aaron Neville, known for solo hits such as "Tell It Like It Is," "Everybody Plays the Fool" and "Somewhere Somebody," as well as his work with his brothers as The Neville Brothers, is born in New Orleans, La.

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