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.

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MLB

1969: At the end of its first season, the MLB team Seattle Pilots lose its last game in Seattle 3-1 to the Oakland Athletics in front of an attendance of 5,473. The owners of the team would file for bankruptcy during the offseason and the team would move to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on April 1, 1970, and change their name to the Brewers.