On this day: October 2

POSTED: 11:23 PM Oct 01 2012   UPDATED: 12:00 AM Oct 02 2014

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 - Wichita State plane crash
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Courtesy of the Wichita Eagle

1970: A plane carrying the Wichita State University football team, administrators and supporters crashes into a mountain near Silver Plume, Colorado, killing 31 people.

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