On this day: October 2

POSTED: 10:23 PM PDT Oct 01, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Oct 01, 2015 

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 - Seattle Pilots
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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.


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