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 - Groucho Marx
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1890: Groucho Marx, who would go on to find fame as an actor and comedian with The Marx Brothers, is born under the birth name Julius Henry Marx in New York City.