TODAY IN HISTORY
Oct. 2, 1941
During World War II, German armies launched an all-out drive against Moscow; Soviet forces succeeded in holding onto their capital.
ALSO ON THIS DATE 1780
British spy John Andre was hanged in Tappan, New York, during the Revolutionary War.
President Woodrow Wilson suffered a serious stroke at the White House that left him paralyzed on his left side.
Rod Serling’s “The Twilight Zone” made its debut on CBS-TV.
Thurgood Marshall was sworn as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court as the court opened its new term.