On This Day in History October 2, 2020

1780 – Thirty-year-old British Major John Andre, an accomplice of Benedict Arnold, is hanged as a spy by U.S. military forces in New York.
1919 – Pres. Woodrow Wilson suffers a massive stroke that leaves him partially paralyzed and effectively ends his presidential career.
1967 – Thurgood Marshall is sworn in as the first Black Supreme Court justice.
1985 – Hollywood icon Rock Hudson dies of AIDS, the first  major celebrity to die of the disease. His death helps change public perceptions of AIDS.