On this day: October 2

Published On: Oct 02 2012 01:23:04 AM EDT   Updated On: Oct 02 2013 02:00:00 AM EDT

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 - Harriet Nelson
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1994: Singer and actress Harriet Nelson, best known for her role on the long-running sitcom "The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet" alongside her real-life family, dies of congestive heart failure at age 85 in Laguna Beach, California.