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Chronology 1891

 

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1940 - 1948

 

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1891

 Month

Day

 

 

1891

January

30

Attended funeral of  Charles Bradlaugh, not impressed by his atheism, aversion to it being strengthened on  reaching Besant's How I Became a Theosophist.

1891

February

20

Made maiden speech, at  Vegetarian Society meeting, in defense of Dr. Allinson's claim to membership of Society  despite his anti-puritanical views on birth control, which Gandhi did not share.

1891

February

21

In article in The  Vegetarian described alcohol as "that enemy of mankind, that curse of  civilization".

1891

March

26

Was enrolled as  associate member of London Theosophical Society.

1891

May

1

Appointed  Vegetarian Society's delegate to the meeting of the Federal Union of Vegetarian Societies.

1891

June

10

Called to the Bar.

1891

June

 

During legal studies,  attended lectures by Dadabhai Naoroji. Advice from Frederic Pincutt emphasizing honesty  and industry filled him with hope for future as lawyer.

1891

June

11

Enrolled in the High  Court.

1891

June

12

Sailed for India.

1891

July

5-9

Reached Bombay and  learnt with great grief of the passing away of his mother.

1891

July

 

Met Rajchandra  (Raychandbhai), jeweler, poet and ascetic, whom he was later to consider greater in  religious perception than Tolstoy, and one of the three not able influences in his life.  Performed expiation at Nasik for infringement of caste injunction against foreign travel.

1891

July

 

Reached Rajkot and  stayed with brother Lakshmidas.

1891

July

20

Taken back into caste,  through still ostracized by a section.

1891

November

16

Applied  for admission as advocate of the Bombay High Court.