A major Civil War battle ends, America gains a new state, Jim Morrison overdoses, and summer blockbusters dominate theaters, all on this day.
1937: Jacob Schick, the inventor and entrepreneur who patented the first electric razor and started the Schick Dry Shaver, Inc. razor company, dies from complications due to a kidney operation at age 59 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
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