A major Civil War battle ends, America gains a new state, Jim Morrison overdoses, and summer blockbusters dominate theaters, all on this day.
1993: Hall of Fame baseball pitcher Don Drysdale, who won three World Series titles in his 14 seasons with the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers, dies of a heart attack at the age of 56 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Drysdale was a nine-time All-Star who won the Cy Young Award in 1962.
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