This Day In History :

Gandhi Assassinated

On this day in 1948, Indian political leader Mohandas Gandhi was killed when he was shot by a Hindu extremist as he walked to prayer. Gandhi was 78 years old.

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the Mahatma or wonder worker was born October 2nd, 1869 and dedicated his life to “swaraj”or freedom for everyone and famously achieved his goals with no-violence.