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 - Kelly Ripa
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1970: Actress and talk show host Kelly Ripa, best known for the soap opera "All My Children," the sitcom "Hope & Faith" and the morning talk show "Live! with Kelly and Michael," is born in Stratford, N.J.

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