On this day: October 2

POSTED: 1:23 AM Oct 02 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Oct 02 2013

Charles Darwin returns home, Gandhi is born, "Peanuts" is published for the first time, Thurgood Marshall becomes the first black justice on the Supreme Court, and the Beltway sniper attacks begin, all on this day.

OTD October 2 - Samuel Adams
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1803: American revolutionary leader Samuel Adams, who was a delegate from Massachusetts to the Continental Congress and the fourth governor of Massachusetts, dies at age 81 in Cambridge, Mass.

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