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Nepal - Notable Historical Events

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Nepal - Historical Events
Date Event
1846-09-15

Jung Bahadur Rana grabs power in Nepal

1862-12-16

Kingdom of Nepal accepts its constitution

1923-12-21

Nepal changes from British protectorate to independent nation

1934-01-15

8.4 earthquake in India/Nepal, 10,700 die

1950-06-03

French expedition reaches top of Himalayan peak of Annapurna in Nepal

1950-11-06

King Tribhuvana of Nepal flees to India

1951-02-18

Nepal becomes a constitutional monarchy

1953-05-29

Edmund Hillary (NZ) and Tenzing Norgay (Nepal) are first to reach the summit of Mount Everest as part of a British Expedition

1955-03-13

Bir BSD Mahendra succeeds Tribhubana as king of Nepal

1955-03-14

Prince Mahemdra becomes king of Nepal

1961-10-05

China & Nepal sign treaty

1962-12-16

Nepal gets constitution/becomes Constitutional Hindu Monarchy

1971-10-20

The Nepal stock exchange collapses.

1972-01-31

Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev becomes 11th King of Nepal

1974-11-26

Approximately 140 die when suspension bridge collapses in Nepal

1976-07-19

Sagarmatha National Park in Nepal is created.

1976-12-26

The Communist Party of Nepal (Marxist-Leninist) is founded.

1981-10-22

The founding congress of the Nepal Workers and Peasants Organisation faction led by Hareram Sharma and D.P. Singh begins.

1983-12-05

ICIMOD established and inaugurated with its headquarters in Kathmandu, Nepal, and legitimised through an Act of Parliament in Nepal in the same year.

1985-02-24

Birendra, Bir Bikram Shah Dev crowned King of Nepal

1985-04-23

Brooklyn College soccer team wins Nepal's invitational

1988-08-20

6.5 earthquake strikes India/Nepal, 1,000s killed

1989-05-07

Mark Merrony (Wales) cycles for 30 mins in Nepal at 21,030 feet

1990-02-19

Police kill 8 demonstrators for multi party system in Nepal

1990-04-08

King Birendra of Nepal lifts 30-year ban on political parties

1990-11-09

New democratic constitution is issued in Nepal.

1991-05-15

Nepal premier Bhattarai resigns

1992-04-06

A general strike is declared by communist groups in Nepal.

1994-07-10

Nepal premier Girija Prasadkoirala resigns

1994-11-15

Nepal Communist party Dutch Communist Party-UML wins election

1994-11-30

Man Mohan Adhikary sworn in as 1st communist premier of Nepal

2001-06-01

Dipendra of Nepal slaughters his family during dinner.

2001-06-04

Gyanendra, the last King of Nepal, ascends to the throne after the massacre in the Royal Palace.

2003-05-26

Only three days after a previous record, Sherpa Lakpa Gelu climbs Mount Everest in 10 hours 56 minutes. The tourism ministry of Nepal confirms this record in July that year.

2005-02-01

Nepal King Gyanendra exercises Coup d'état to capture the democracy becoming Chairman of the Councils of ministers.

2006-04-22

243 people are injured in pro-democracy protest in Nepal after Nepali security forces open fire on protesters against King Gyanendra.

2006-04-24

King Gyanendra of Nepal gives into the demands of protesters and restores the parliament that he dissolved in 2002.

2006-05-18

The post Loktantra Andolan government passes a landmark bill curtailing the power of the monarchy and making Nepal a secular country.

2007-12-28

Nepal declared a federal democratic Republic by interim parliament, abolishing the monarchy.

2008-05-28

The first meeting of the Constituent Assembly of Nepal formally declares Nepal a republic, ending the 240-year reign of the Shah dynasty.

2012-05-05

17 people are killed and 47 missing after a flash flood in Nepal

2012-07-15

39 pilgrims are killed in a bus crash in Parasi, Nepal

2012-09-11

29 people are killed and 11 injured after a bus runs off a mountain highway in Nepal

2012-09-28

Aircraft crash kills 16 people in Kathmandu, Nepal

2012-12-28

13 people are killed and 19 are injured after a bus plunges into a river in western Nepal

2013-01-11

29 people are killed and 12 are injured after a bus veers off a mountain road in Doti, Nepal

2015-11-03

Overcrowded bus tilts, plunges down a hill in Nepal; at least 30 killed

2016-02-24

Plane crashes in Nepal; all 21 on board feared dead

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Nepal - Birthdays
Date Event
1723-01-11

Prithvi Narayan Shah, began the unification of modern Nepal (d. 1774)

1904-11-25

Jin Ba, Witch from Nepal

1920-06-11

Bir Bikram Shah Deva Mahendra, King of Nepal (1955-72)

1945-12-18

Birenda Bir Bikram, King of Nepal (1972- )

1945-12-28

Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Deva, King of Nepal (1972- )

1947-07-07

Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev, King of Nepal

1953-03-12

Madhav Kumar Nepal, Nepalese politician

1964-06-09

Rajesh Hamal, Nepal Pyaro Chha

1971-06-21

Dipendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev, Crown Prince/son of King of Nepal

1975-07-09

Robert Koenig, Returned: Child Soldiers of Nepal's Maoist Army

1975-11-13

Derrick Speight, Nepal: 2015

1976-01-18

Harris Bierhoff, Returned: Child Soldiers of Nepal's Maoist Army

1979-07-06

Jonathan Del Castillo Fortich, Por si vas a Nepal

1981-9-08

Dan Fredinburg, Nepal Shaken by Deadly Earthquake

1982-01-18

Maria Alexopoulos, Nepal, in the Mountain's Shadow

2002-07-30

Prince Hridayendra of Nepal, Nepalese royal

Nepal - Deaths
Date Event
1775-01-11

Prithvi Narayan Shah, began the unification of modern Nepal (b. 1723)

1955-03-13

Yung Deva, king of Nepal (191.-55), dies at about 48

1972-01-31

Bir Bikram Shah Deva Mahendra, king of Nepal (1955-72), dies at 51

2001-06-01

Queen Aiswarya of Nepal (b. 1949)

2001-06-01

King Birendra of Nepal (b. 1945)

2001-06-04

Dipendra of Nepal (b. 1971)

2005-10-17

Jin Ba, Witch from Nepal

2015-04-25

Dan Fredinburg, Nepal Shaken by Deadly Earthquake


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