TO­DAY IN HIS­TORY

Daily Freeman (Kingston, NY) - - KICKOFF -

TO­DAY’S HIGH­LIGHT

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.

1919

Pres­i­dent Woodrow Wil­son suf­fered a se­ri­ous stroke at the White House that left him par­a­lyzed on his left side.

1959

Rod Ser­ling’s “The Twi­light Zone” made its de­but on CBS-TV.

1967

Thur­good Mar­shall was sworn as an as­so­ci­ate jus­tice of the U.S. Supreme Court as the court opened its new term.

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