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 - Amish school shooting
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2006: Five school girls are murdered and five more are injured by Charles Carl Roberts in a shooting at an Amish school in Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania, before Roberts commits suicide.


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