Contact Us

This Day in History for January 24 – Apple Macintosh Released and More

Wikimedia Commons

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

1848 – James W. Marshall finds gold at Sutter’s Mill near Sacramento, triggering the California Gold Rush (More info)

1908 – In England, Robert Baden-Powell organizes the first Boy Scout troop (More info)

1972 – Japanese soldier Shoichi Yokoi is discovered in Guam, where he’d spent 28 years hiding in the jungle thinking World War II was still underway (More info)

1984 – The Apple Macintosh, the first commercially successful personal computer to use a graphical user interface, goes on sale (More info)

2003 – The United States Department of Homeland Security officially begins operating (More info)

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for TSM Interactive quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!