January 30, 1948 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History


MurderAssassination

Mahatma Gandhi assassinated by Nathuram Godse

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

Birthdays in History

  • Paul Magee, Provisional Irish Republican Army member

Deaths in History


MurderAssassination

Mahatma Gandhi, India's political and spiritual leader, assassinated in New Delhi by Hindu extremists at 78

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

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Orville Wright, US aviation pioneer, dies at 76