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 - Glengarry Glen Ross
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1992: The movie "Glengarry Glen Ross," starring Al Pacino, Jack Lemmon, Alec Baldwin, Alan Arkin, Ed Harris and Kevin Spacey, opens in theaters. The drama, adapted by David Mamet from his 1984 Pulitzer Prize- and Tony-winning play of the same name, depicts two days in the lives of four real estate salesmen and how they become desperate when the corporate office sends a trainer to "motivate" them by announcing that, in one week, all except the top two salesmen will be fired. Pacino was nominated for an Academy Award and a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor for his work in the film.

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