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On this day: July 2

POSTED: 11:01 AM PDT Jun 27, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Jul 01, 2013 

A president is shot, a Supreme Court justice is born, aliens land -- or not -- and an acting legend passes, all on this day.

July 2 OTD - Thurgood Marshall
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Library of Congress

1908: Thurgood Marshall, who became the first black justice on the United States Supreme Court in 1967, is born in Baltimore, Md. Marshall served on the court for 24 years, compiling a liberal record that included strong support for Constitutional protection of individual rights, especially the rights of criminal suspects against the government.

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