A major Civil War battle ends, America gains a new state, Jim Morrison overdoses, and summer blockbusters dominate theaters, all on this day.
1965: Trigger, the palomino horse made famous in western films with his owner and rider, cowboy star Roy Rogers, dies in his early 30s. Trigger is seen here with Lynne Roberts and Rogers in 1938's "Billy the Kid Returns."
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