What Happened on January 2, 1947

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mahatma Gandhi begins march for peace in East-Bengali

Pacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma Gandhi
Pacifist and Spiritual Leader
Mahatma Gandhi

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