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On This Day: October 02nd

This is 275th day of the year and 90 days remain in the year.

in history
1919
President Woodrow Wilson suffered a stroke, which left him partially paralyzed.
1944
The two-month-long Warsaw Uprising was squelched by Nazi troops battling the Polish underground.
1950
The "Peanuts" comic strip, by Charles M. Schultz, first appeared in newspapers.
1958
Guinea proclaimed its independence from France.
1967
Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.
1998
Gene Autry, the singing cowboy and former owner of the Anaheim Angels baseball team, died at age 91.
October 02 BirthdaysMohandas Gandhi1869–1948, Indian political and spiritual leader, born in Porbandar.
Groucho Marxcomedian
Donna Karanfashion designer
Stingmusician
Wallace Stevenspoet
Graham Greenenovelist and playwright
Nat Turnercivil rights leader



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