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Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1863 – The Battle of Gettysburg ends (More info)

1884 – Dow Jones and Company publishes its first stock average (More info)

1930 – The US Veterans Administration is created by Congress (More info)

1962 – Jackie Robinson becomes the first African-American to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame (More info)

1981 – First mention in the New York Times of a disease that would later be called AIDS (More info