Today in history - Oct. 2
Today is Monday, Oct. 2, the 275th day of 2006. There are 90 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On Oct. 2, 1967, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court; he was the first black appointed to the nation's highest court.
On this date:
In 1780, British spy John Andre was hanged in Tappan, N.Y.
In 1835, the first battle of the Texas Revolution took place as American settlers defeated a Mexican cavalry near the Guadalupe River.