Front pages (and usually back, middle or other pages) chosen at random (more or less) from my collection of mostly 20th Century mostly British newspapers. Weekly new posts on Sundays, a Random Cutting on Wednesdays and a Random Advert on Fridays.
Wednesday, 19 September 2012
Random Cutting - Gandhi's Funeral (1948)
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Following his murder on January 30th 1948 and in keeping with tradition, Mahatma Gandhi was cremated the following day. Estimates of the number of mourners vary from 250,000 to a million.