January 30

This Day in History

1948

Gandhi assassinated

Mohandas Gandhi is assassinated in New Delhi by a Hindu extremist. Gandhi first fought for the rights of Indian people in South Africa before returning home to India in 1915 to join the Indian … (more...)

1948

Gandhi: The Life of a Peacemaker

Mahatma Gandhi, one of the most remarkable men in modern history, was assassinated on 30th January 1948, following a career that produced transformational changes in India, doing much to pave entry … (more...)

1924

First Cabinet meeting in Canberra

Today marks the day when the first Cabinet meeting was held in Australia’s capital city, Canberra at the Yarralumla House. The meeting was conducted by Acting Prime Minister Dr. Earle Page on behalf … (more...)