On this day: October 2

POSTED: 10:23 PM PDT Oct 01, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Oct 01, 2015 

Charles Darwin returns home, Gandhi is born, "Peanuts" is published for the first time, Thurgood Marshall becomes the first black justice on the Supreme Court, and the Beltway sniper attacks begin, all on this day.

OTD October 2 - Elvis Presley's grave
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1977: The bodies of Elvis Presley and his mother are moved to Graceland's Meditation Garden (pictured). The bodies had originally been interred at the Forest Hill Cemetery in Memphis, but were moved after three people were arrested on Aug. 29, 1977, after trying to steal Presley's remains.


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