On this day: October 2

Published On: Oct 02 2012 12:23:04 AM CDT   Updated On: Oct 02 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

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, Colo., killing 31 people.

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