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Chronology Of Mahatma Gandhi's Life
YEAR PARTICULARS AGE
2.10.1869 A.D. born at Porbundar (Gujarat)  
1882 Marriage to Kasturba 13
1891 Enrolled as Barrister-at-Law in England 22
1892 Legal practice at Rajkot and Bombay 23
1893 Left for South Africa 24
1904 Adoption of simple life style; establishment of Phoenix Ashram 35
1906 Serving the wounded in Zulu rebellion and taking the vow of celibacy 37
1907 Satyagraha (Non-violent resistance) and imprisonment in South Africa 38
1914 First success of Satyagraha 45
1915 Return to India; established Kochrab Ashram Ahmedabad 46
1917 Champaran Satyagraha (Bihar) 48
1918 i. Farmers Satyagraha at Kheda (Gujarat)
ii. Textile laboEstablishment Dakshin Bharat Hindi Prachar Sabha
49
1919 Editing Navjivan and Young India weeklies from Ahmedabad 50
1920 Establishing Gujarat Vidyapeeth during the Non-cooperation movement 51
1921 Starting Constructive Programmes 52
1922 Sentenced to six years imprisonment 53
1924 Released from prison, undertaking 21 days fast for the cause of communal harmony 55
1928 Farmer’s Satyagraha at Bardoli; boycott of Simon Commission 59
1929 Resolution at Lahore (Congress); demand for complete independence 60
1930 Dandi march, salt satyagraha, jailed 61
1931 Gandhi-Erwin Pact 62
1932 i. Round table Conference
ii. Fast unto death to assert that Harijans are also Hindus
63
1933 Arrives in Wardha 64
1936 Established Sevagram Ashram, 30th April 67
1941 Launched individual Satyagraha 72
1942 ‘Quit India’ movement and arrest 73
1944 Kasturba’s death (22nd February) while in prison; Gandhiji is released from prison 75
1946 On peace and communal harmony mission to Noakhali, Bihar and New Delhi 77
1947 August 15th : India wins freedom; 73 hour’s fast at Calcutta 78
1948 Assassinated 30th January in Delhi while trying to establish unity, peace, communal harmony; 12th February nation pays homage as Sarvodaya day. 79