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Pakistan - Historical Events
Date Event
1882-10-14

University of the Punjab is founded in present day Pakistan.

1887-07-04

The founder of Pakistan, Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, joins Sindh-Madrasa-tul-Islam, Karachi.

1893-11-12

The treaty of the Durand Line is signed between present day Pakistan and Afghanistan - the Durand Line has gained international recognition as an international border between the two sister nations.

1906-12-30

The All India Muslim League is founded in Dacca, East Bengal, British India Empire, which later laid down the foundations of Pakistan.

1931-05-31

7.1 magnitude Earthquake destroys Quetta in modern-day Pakistan: 40,000 dead.

1933-01-28

The name Pakistan is coined by Choudhary Rehmat Ali Khan and is accepted by the Indian Muslims who then thereby adopted it further for the Pakistan Movement seeking independence.

1935-05-31

Quake kills 50,000 in Quetta Pakistan

1940-03-23

The Lahore Resolution (Qarardad-e-Pakistan or the then Qarardad-e-Lahore) is put forward at the Annual General Convention of the All India Muslim League.

1946-08-16

Direct Action Day - riots in Calcutta between Moslem and Hindus kill over 4,000 over demand for Pakistan separate state

1947-06-03

British Viceroy of India Lord Mountbatten visits Pakistan

1947-07-10

Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah is recommended as the first Governor General of Pakistan by then Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Clement Attlee.

1947-08-08

Pakistan's National Flag is approved.

1947-08-14

Pakistan gains independence from Great Britain

1947-08-17

The Radcliffe Line, the border between Union of India and Dominion of Pakistan is revealed.

1948-01-01

After partition, India declines to pay the agreed share of Rs.550 million in cash balances to Pakistan.

1951-10-16

The first Prime Minister of Pakistan, Liaquat Ali Khan, is assassinated in Rawalpindi.

1952-10-16

Pakistan's 1st Test starts, v India at Delhi

1952-10-18

Vinoo Mankad takes 13 Pakistan wkts to win 1st India-Pak clash

1952-10-25

Nazar Mohammad scores Pakistan's 1st Test century 124* v India

1952-10-26

Pakistan's 1st Test Cricket win Fazal Mahmood 12 wkts v India

1952-12-14

R H Shodhan scores 110 on Test Cricket debut v Pakistan, Calcutta

1953-11-02

Pakistan becomes islamic republic

1954-07-02

Denis Compton scores 278 in 290 minutes v Pakistan

1954-08-04

The Government of Pakistan approves the National Anthem, written by Hafeez Jullundhry and composed by Ahmed G. Chagla.

1954-10-23

Pakistan governor-general Ghoelan Mohammed disbands parliament

1955-03-01

Pakistan v India 5 Test Cricket series ends in a 0-0 draw

1955-09-23

Pakistan signs Pact of Baghdad

1955-11-09

NZ all out for 70 v Pakistan at Dacca

1956-02-29

Islamic Republic forms in Pakistan

1956-03-23

Pakistan proclaimed an Islamic republic in Commonwealth (Natl Day)

1956-05-12

East Pakistan struck by cyclone & tidal waves

1956-10-11

1st Pakistan v Australia Test 95 runs scored on 1st day

1956-10-17

Pakistan defeat Australia by nine wickets at 1st attempt

1956-10-22

A concrete girder weighing 200 tons kills 48 in Karachi, Pakistan.

1957-09-29

300 die as express train hits stalled train (Montgomery W Pakistan)

1957-09-29

Passenger train & oil train crash in Gambar West Pakistan, 300 die

1957-10-17

II Tsjoendrigar becomes premier of Pakistan

1957-12-16

Sir Feroz Khan Noon replaces Ibrahim Ismail Chundrigar as Prime Minister of Pakistan.

1958-02-05

Test Cricket debut of Lance Gibbs, WI v Pakistan, Port-of-Spain

1958-02-28

West Indies 1-504 in reply to Pakistan 328, day 3 of 3rd Test Cricket

1958-03-01

West Indies cricket declare at stumps score of 3-790 decl v Pakistan

1958-03-19

Gary Sobers completes a century in each innings v Pakistan

1958-09-08

Oman turns over Gwadur (on Baluchistan coast) to Pakistan

1958-10-27

Gen Ayub Khan succeeds Iskander Mirza as president of Pakistan

1959-03-07

West Indies all out 76 v Pakistan at Dacca, Fazal Mahmood 6-34

1959-12-08

President Eisenhower watches Pakistan v Aust Test Cricket at Karachi

1959-12-16

Snow falling in Lowarai Pass West Pakistan kills 48

1960-02-14

Marshal Ayub Khan elected president of Pakistan

1960-06-11

House packed with wedding celebrants collapses killing 30 (Pakistan)

1960-08-01

Islamabad declared as the federal capital of the Government of Pakistan.

1960-10-11

Hurricane ravages East-Pakistan (6,000 die)

1964-10-29

Bobby Simpson completes cricket century in each innings v Pakistan

1964-12-04

Test Cricket debut of Ian Chappell, v Pakistan MCG, 11, 0-49, 0-31

1965-01-02

Ayub Khan elected president of Pakistan

1965-04-07

Bevan Congdon makes a stumping as 12th man NZ v Pakistan

1965-04-09

India & Pakistan engage in border fight

1965-05-25

India & Pakistan border fights

1965-07-21

Pakistan, Iran & Turkey sign Regional Co-Operation pact

1965-08-06

Indian troops invade Pakistan

1965-09-01

India & Pakistan border fights

1965-09-06

India invades West Pakistan

1965-09-22

India & Pakistan ceases-fire goes into effect

1965-12-06

Pakistan's Islamic Ideology Advisory Committee recommends that Islamic Studies be made a compulsory subject for Muslim students from primary to graduate level.

1966-01-10

India & Pakistan sign peace accord

1966-02-02

Pakistan suggests a six-point agenda with Kashmir dispute as number one item for the proposed Indo-Pak ministerial talks after 1965 war.

1967-11-30

The Pakistan Peoples Party is founded by Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto who becomes its first Chairman later as the Head of state and Head of government after the 1971 Civil War.

1968-09-05

21 killed by hijackers aboard a Pan Am jet in Karachi Pakistan

1969-03-25

Pakistan Gen Agha Mohammed Jagja Khan succeeds Ayub Chan as pres

1969-04-14

Tornado strikes Dacca East Pakistan killing 540

1970-11-12

240 KPH cyclone hits East Pakistan (Bangladesh); 3-500,000 die

1970-11-12

Cyclone Bhola makes landfall, deadliest tropical cyclone recorded kills up to 500,000 in East Pakistan (modern Bangladesh),

1971-03-26

Bangladesh (East Pakistan) declares its independence

1971-11-21

Indian troops partly aided by Mukti Bahini (Bengali guerrillas) defeat the Pakistan army in the Battle of Garibpur.

1971-12-03

Indo-Pakistani War of 1971: India invades West Pakistan and a full scale war begins claiming hundreds of lives.

1971-12-04

The UN Security Council calls an emergency session to consider the deteriorating situation between India and Pakistan.

1971-12-04

The Indian Navy attacks the Pakistan Navy and Karachi.

1971-12-16

Bangladesh (East Pakistan) declares independence from Pakistan

1971-12-17

Cease fire between India & Pakistan in Kashmir

1971-12-20

Pakistan president Yahya Khan resigns

1972-01-10

Sheik Mujib ur-Rahman arrives in Dacca, East-Pakistan

1972-01-11

East-Pakistan becomes independent state of Bangladesh

1972-01-30

Pakistan withdraws from the Commonwealth

1972-07-02

India & Pakistan sign peace accord

1972-12-17

New line of control agreed to in Kashmir between India & Pakistan

1972-12-29

Test Cricket debut of Jeff Thomson & Max Walker v Pakistan at MCG

1973-01-07

Johnny Watkins bowls six overs 0-21 v Pakistan Never again

1973-01-08

Greg Chappell's best Test bowling, 5-61 v Pakistan at SCG

1973-01-11

Famous victory at the SCG Pakistan chasing 158 all out 106

1973-02-02

Test Cricket debut of Richard John Hadlee, NZ v Pakistan, Wellington

1973-02-11

1st one-day international for Pakistan & NZ

1973-02-17

Rodney Redmond scores 107 on debut v Pakistan, his only Test Cricket

1973-03-27

Dennis Amiss out for 99 v Pakistan, 3rd 99 in Test Cricket

1973-04-10

Pakistan suspends constitution

1973-08-28

India & Pakistan sign POW accord

1974-02-24

Pakistan officially recognizes Bangladesh

1974-08-23

Zaheer Abbas scores 240 Pakistan v England at The Cricket Oval

1974-12-28

6.3 earthquake strikes Pakistan: 5200 killed

1975-02-20

Leonard Baichan scores 105* on Test Cricket debut, v Pakistan Lahore

1975-06-07

Dennis Lillee takes 1st one-day 5WI, 5-34 v Pakistan World Cup

1975-12-28

Earthquake in Pakistan, 4,000 die

1976-10-09

Test Cricket debut of Javed Miandad (Pakistan), scores 163 on 1st day

1977-01-18

Imran Khan takes 12 wickets in match for Pakistan win at the SCG

1977-02-18

Test Cricket debuts of Colin Croft & Joel Garner v Pakistan Bridgetown

1977-03-04

Colin Croft takes 8-29 against Pakistan at Port-of-Spain

1977-03-07

Ali Bhutto's Pakistan People's Party wins elections

1977-07-05

Pakistan's army, led by Gen Mohammad Zia ul-Haq, seizes power

1977-10-02

Pakistan general Zia ul-Haq bans all opposition

1978-06-01

Cricket Test debut of David Gower, v Pakistan, Edgbaston, scores 58

1978-06-19

Ian Botham takes 8-34 v Pakistan, his best Test cricket bowling

1978-10-16

Test debut of Kapil Dev, India v Pakistan at Faisalabad

1979-03-29

Andrew Hilditch given out handled the ball v Pakistan at WACA

1979-04-04

Ex-President Zulfikar Ali Bhutto of Pakistan is executed.

1979-11-21

Crowd at Islamabad, Pakistan attack US embassy, 1 dies

1979-12-12

President of Pakistan, Zia-ul-Haq, confers Nishan-e-Imtiaz on Nobel laureate Dr Abdus Salam.

1979-12-25

Opening day of 4th Test Cricket, India 8-112 v Pakistan at Kanpur

1980-03-23

Border completes 150 in each inning of Test Cricket v Pakistan

1981-01-02

Sylvester Clarke knocks out spectator with brick, WI v Pakistan

1981-11-14

Pakistan all out 62 v Australia at WACA, Lillee 5-18

1981-11-29

Greg Chappell scores 201 v Pakistan at The Gabba (Brisbane)

1981-12-10

The United Nations General Assembly approves Pakistan's proposal for establishing nuclear free-zone in South Asia.

1982-09-20

Jalaluddin takes a one-day hat-trick Pakistan v Australia

1983-11-11

Wayne Phillips scores 159 on Test Cricket debut, v Pakistan at WACA

1983-12-26

Test Cricket debut of Gregory Richard John Matthews, v Pakistan MCG

1983-12-29

Graeme Yallop completes 268 v Pakistan at cricket MCG

1985-03-10

India beat Pakistan to win "World Championship of Cricket"

1985-10-28

Ravi Ratnayeke takes 8-83 for Sri Lanka v Pakistan

1985-12-30

Pakistan restores constitution

1986-04-10

Benazir Bhutto returns to Pakistan

1986-09-05

Karachi Pakistan army storms hijacked US B-747, 19 killed

1986-10-29

West Indies all out for 53 v Pakistan (Abdul Qadir 6-16)

1986-11-09

Pakistan all out for 77 v West Indies at Lahore

1987-07-06

Pakistan score their 1st innings win over England, at Leeds

1987-08-08

Pakistan all out 708 v England at The Oval, Botham 3-217

1988-04-02

Test Cricket debut of Curtly Ambrose, WI v Pakistan, Georgetown

1988-04-14

USSR, US, Pakistan & Afghanistan sign Afghanistan treaty

1988-05-29

Pakistan President Zia ul-Haq dismisses government and disbands parliament

1988-09-15

Test Cricket debut of Ian Healy, vs Pakistan at Karachi

1988-10-02

Pakistan's Supreme Court orders free elections

1988-11-03

Pakistan claims it downed Afghan warplane

1988-11-16

Pakistan's Benazir Bhutto's PPP wins 1st free Pakistani elections in 11 years

1988-12-01

Benazir Bhutto named 1st female Prime Minister of a Muslim country (Pakistan)

1989-10-20

Pakistan win Sharjah Trophy over India & WI on round-robin

1989-11-01

Pakistan beat West Indies by 4 wickets to win Cricket's Nehru Cup

1990-01-23

Dean Jones scores twin Test tons v Pakistan at Adelaide Oval

1990-02-25

Australia beat Pakistan 2-0 to win the Cricket World Series Cup

1990-05-04

Pakistan beat Aust by 36 runs to win Austral-Asia Cup, Sharjah

1990-08-06

President Ghulam Ishaq Kahn dismisses Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto in Pakistan

1990-10-31

Pakistan make 3-0 drubbing of NZ, Waqar Younis 29 series wkts

1991-02-01

Afghanistan/Pakistan hit by earthquake, 1,200 die

1991-12-25

Last day of a washout Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Gujranwala

1992-03-21

Pakistan scores 6-264 to overhaul NZ in exciting World Cup semi

1992-03-25

Pakistan defeats England by 22 runs to win World Cup

1992-08-20

England get 7-363 in 55 overs vs Pakistan, then world ODI record

1992-09-16

900 die in flood in Pakistan

1993-02-25

Pakistan all out 43 v West Indies, world one-day int record low

1994-10-02

Pakistan defeat Australia by one wicket in Karachi Test

1995-02-02

Henry Olonga no-balled for throwing in Zimbabwe-Pakistan Test Cricket

1995-02-04

Zimbabwe's 1st Test Cricket victory, over Pakistan by an inning

1995-09-26

Sri Lanka complete 2-1 Test Cricket series win in Pakistan from 0-1

1995-09-29

Saleem Elahi scores century on ODI debut, Pakistan v Sri Lanka

1996-04-02

Sri Lanka 9-349 in 50 overs beat Pakistan 315 all out, Singapore Jayasuriya hits ton in 48 balls, world ODI record at Singapore

1996-04-07

Pakistan beat Sri Lanka to win Singer Cup in Singapore

1996-04-19

South Africa defeat Pakistan to win the Pepsi Cup in Sharjah

1996-08-20

India defeat Pakistan in Under-15 World Challenge Final at Lord's

1996-09-16

1st one-day international in Canada, India v Pakistan at Toronto

1996-10-04

Shahid Afridi scores century in 37 balls for Pakistan v Sri Lanka

1996-10-24

Hasan Raza makes Test Cricket debut for Pakistan age 14 yrs 238 days

1996-11-24

Mohammad Wasim scores 109 on Test Cricket debut, Pakistan v NZ Lahore

1996-12-21

Pakistan all out 67 to lose to Tasmania by an inning

1997-01-16

Anthony Stuart takes ODI hat-trick, Aus v Pakistan, MCG

1997-01-20

Pakistan defeat West Indies 2-0 to win Aust one-day Series

1997-02-28

Earthquake in Pakistan, kills 45

1998-04-06

Pakistan tests medium-range missiles capable of hitting India.

1998-05-28

Nuclear testing: Pakistan responds to a series of Indian nuclear tests with five of its own, prompting the United States, Japan, and other nations to impose economic sanctions.

1998-08-28

Pakistan's National Assembly passes a constitutional amendment to make the "Qur'an and Sunnah" the "supreme law" but the bill is defeated in the Senate.

1999-10-12

Pervez Musharraf takes power in Pakistan from Nawaz Sharif through a bloodless coup.

2000-02-07

Bahria University is established through Presidential Ordinance No. V of 2000 by the Government of Pakistan.

2002-01-23

Reporter Daniel Pearl was kidnapped in Karachi, Pakistan. He was subsequently murdered .

2002-03-21

In Pakistan, Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh along with three other suspects are charged with murder for their part in the kidnapping and killing of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl.

2002-04-30

A referendum in Pakistan overwhelmingly approves the Presidency of Pervez Musharraf for another five years.

2002-07-15

Anti-Terrorism Court of Pakistan hands down the death sentence to British born Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh and life terms to three others suspected of murdering Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl.

2003-06-05

A severe heat wave across Pakistan and India reaches its peak, as temperatures exceed 50°C (122°F) in the region.

2003-12-14

President of Pakistan Pervez Musharaf narrowly escapes an assassination attempt.

2004-01-01

In a vote of confidence, General Pervez Musharraf wins 658 out of 1,170 votes in the Electoral College of Pakistan, and according to Article 41(8) of the Constitution of Pakistan, was "deemed to be elected" to the office of President until October 2007.

2004-07-02

ASEAN Regional Forum accepts Pakistan as its 24th member.

2006-07-10

Pakistan International Flight PK-688 crashes in Multan, Pakistan shortly after takeoff, killing all 45 people on board.

2007-05-12

2007 Karachi riots, which killed over 50 people in Karachi and above 100 injured, on the arrival of Chief Justice of Pakistan; Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry in Karachi city.

2007-09-10

Former Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif returns to Pakistan after seven years in exile, following a military coup in October 1999.

2007-09-18

Pervez Musharraf announces that he will step down as army chief and restore civilian rule to Pakistan, but only after he is re-elected president.

2007-10-18

After 8 years in exile, Benazir Bhutto returns to her homeland Pakistan. The same night, suicide attackers blow themselves up near Bhutto's convoy, killing over 100 in the cheering crowd, including 20 police officers. Bhutto escaped uninjured.

2007-11-03

Pervez Musharraf declared emergency rule across Pakistan. He suspended the Constitution, imposed State of Emergency, and fired the chief justice of the Supreme Court.

2008-08-18

President Of Pakistan Pervez Musharaf resigned due to pressure from opposition.

2008-11-26

Terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India: Ten coordinated attacks by Pakistan-based terrorists kill 164 and injure more than 250 people in Mumbai, India.

2009-03-03

The Sri Lankan cricket team is attacked by terrorists while on their way to the Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore for a Test match against Pakistan.

2009-12-28

43 people die in a suicide bombing in Karachi, Pakistan, where Shia Muslims were observing the Day of Ashura.

2010-01-01

Suicide car bomb detonates at a volleyball tournament in Lakki Marwat, Pakistan, killing 105 and injuring 100

2011-05-02

Osama bin Laden, the suspected mastermind behind the September 11 attacks and the FBI's most wanted man is killed by United States special forces in Abbottabad, Pakistan.

2011-11-26

2011 NATO attack in Pakistan: NATO forces in Afghanistan attack a Pakistani checkpost in a friendly fire incident, killing 24 soldiers and wounding 13 others.

2012-04-15

400 Islamist Militants escape from a Pakistan prison after an insurgent attack

2012-04-20

Plane crash near Islamabad, Pakistan, kills 127 people

2012-05-10

The Red Cross suspends all humanitarian work in Pakistan after a worker was kidnapped and killed

2012-06-04

US drone attack kills 15 militants in Pakistan, including high ranking al-Qaeda official, Abu Yahya al-Libi

2012-06-04

Wedding party bus crashes killing 23 and injuring 60 people in Islamabad, Pakistan

2012-06-08

A bus bombing in Pakistan kills 18 and injures 35 people

2012-07-06

Gunmen kill 18 people in Turbat, Pakistan

2012-07-18

14 people are killed after a bomb explosion at Pakistan's Orakzai Agency

2012-08-02

23 people are killed after two blasts in a fruit market in Lahore, Pakistan

2012-08-24

Monsoon rains and floods kill 26 people in Pakistan

2012-09-01

US drone strike kills 5 people in North Waristan, Pakistan

2012-09-03

3 people are killed and 19 wounded by a car bombing in Peshawar, Pakistan

2012-09-04

25 people are killed at a funeral suicide bombing in Nangarhar, Pakistan

2012-09-12

314 people are killed in factory fire in Karachi and Lahore, Pakistan

2012-10-13

15 people are killed by a market suicide bombing in Darra Adam Khel, Pakistan

2012-11-01

Acid is poured over a 15 year old girl by her parents after being seen talking to a young man in an "honour killing" in Azad Kashmir, Pakistan

2012-11-22

6 attacks across Pakistan kill 37 people and injure 92

2012-12-17

17 people are killed and 70 are injured by a blast in a market in the Khyber Agency, Pakistan

2012-12-18

6 health workers dispensing polio vaccinations are gunned down in Pakistan

2012-12-22

8 people are killed by a suicide bomber in Peshawar, Pakistan

2012-12-30

19 people are killed by a suicide bomber in Balochistan, Pakistan

2013-01-06

10 people are killed by a US drone attack in South Waziristan, Pakistan

2013-01-10

81 people are killed and 120 are wounded by a twin bombing in Quetta, Pakistan

2013-02-01

21 people are killed and 30 are wounded by a market suicide bombing in Hangu, Pakistan

2013-02-02

23 people are killed and 8 are injured after militants attacked an army base in the Lakki Marwat District, Pakistan

2013-02-08

16 people are killed and 27 are wounded by a market bombing in Kalaya, Pakistan

2013-02-16

84 people are killed and 190 are injured after a market bombing in Hazara Town, Pakistan

2013-03-03

45 people are killed by a bomb blast in Karachi, Pakistan

2013-03-21

12 people are killed and 30 are injured by a car bombing in Peshawar, Pakistan

2013-03-24

17 soldiers are killed by a suicide bomber at a military checkpoint in North Waziristan, Pakistan

2013-03-29

10 people are killed and 31 are injured by a blast outside the US consulate in Pakistan

2013-04-02

7 people are killed in an attack on a power plant in Peshawar, Pakistan

2013-04-13

8 people are killed after a bomb explodes on a bus in Peshawar, Pakistan

2013-04-17

5 people are killed in Wana, Pakistan, by a United States drone attack

2013-04-27

10 people are killed and 25 are injured after a bomb attack in Karachi, Pakistan

2013-04-28

8 people are killed and dozens are injured after Taliban attacks on election candidates in Pakistan

2013-05-06

15 people are killed and 50 are injured after a bomb detonates at a political rally in Pakistan

2013-05-25

17 children are killed by a gas cylinder explosion on a school bus in Gujrat, Pakistan

2013-06-05

Nawaz Sharif is sworn in as Prime Minister of Pakistan

2013-06-18

27 people are killed and 30 are injured by a suicide bomb in Sher Garh, Pakistan

2013-06-21

15 people are killed and 20 are injured after a suicide bomber attacks a mosque in Peshawar, Pakistan

2013-06-23

9 tourists and 1 tour guide are killed after gunmen storm a hotel near Nanga Parbat, Pakistan

2013-07-01

47 people are killed and 90 are wounded in two bomb blasts in Pakistan

2013-07-06

14 people are killed after a train runs over a rickshaw in Sheikhupura, Pakistan

2013-07-26

57 people are killed in a market bombing in Parachinar, Pakistan

2013-07-29

300 prisoners are freed after a Taliban attack in Dera Ismal Khan, Pakistan

2013-07-30

Mamnoon Hussain is elected President of Pakistan

2013-08-05

160 people are killed by flash floods across Afghanistan and Pakistan

2013-08-07

11 people are killed by a bombing in Karachi, Pakistan

2013-08-08

28 people are killed by a suicide bombing in Quetta, Pakistan

2013-08-09

8 people are killed and 24 are injured after gunmen open fire on a Sunni mosque in Quetta, Pakistan

2013-08-11

22 people are killed by flash floods in Kabul, Pakistan

2013-09-22

78 people are killed in a church suicide bombing in Peshawar, Pakistan

2013-09-24

515 people are killed by a magnitude 7.7 earthquake in Balochistan, Pakistan

2013-09-27

19 people are killed and 45 are injured in a bus bombing in Peshawar, Pakistan

2014-02-11

11 people are killed after a grenade was tossed into a movie theatre in Peshawar, Pakistan

2014-09-04

Monsoon rains beging and cause flooding over a sustained period that kills over 400 people in India & Pakistan

2015-11-04

At least 10 killed in Pakistan building collapse

2015-12-13

Explosion at bus stop kills 12 people in Pakistan

2016-01-20

Pakistan University Attack Kills at Least 19, Official Says

2016-03-28

Taliban faction says carried out suicide bomb attack on Pakistan park, says Christians were target

2016-03-28

Pakistan explosion leaves many dead at Lahore park

2016-03-30

Pakistan's Christians call for protection, unity after Easter bomb

2016-08-08

Bomb targeting mourners at Pakistan hospital kills at least 30

2016-11-13

Bombing at Sufi Shrine in Pakistan Kills Dozens

2017-02-05

Avalanche Kills 13 People in Pakistan's North

2017-02-17

Pakistan Shrine Bombing Kills Scores in Worst Attack in Months

2017-12-17

Suicide bombers attack church in Pakistan, killing 5

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Pakistan - Notable Birthdays

Benazir BhuttoJun 21, 1953

Pakistan - Birthdays
Date Event
1469-04-15

Nanak Dev, Nankana Sahib, Pakistan, founder of the religion of Sikhism and the 1st Sikh Guru

1817-10-17

Sajjid Ahmad Chan, Indian moslem leader/co-founder (Pakistan)

1876-12-25

Mohammed Ali Jinnah, Karachi, founded Pakistan (1947)/gov (1947-58)

1894-07-19

Khawaja Nazimuddin, 2nd Prime Minister of Pakistan (d. 1965)

1895-10-01

Liaquat Al Khan, attorney/premier of Pakistan (1947-51)

1896-10-02

Liaqat Ali Khan, Pakistan's first Prime Minister (d. 1951)

1898-12-05

Josh Malihabadi, Urdu poet of India and Pakistan (d. 1982)

1899-11-15

Iskander Mirza, first President of Pakistan (d. 1969)

1907-05-14

Mohammed Ayub Khan, general/premier/president (Pakistan)

1907-05-14

Mohammad Ayub Khan, Britain Welcomes the President of Pakistan

1915-01-20

Ghulam Ishaq Khan, President of Pakistan (d. 2006)

1915-02-02

Khushwant Singh, Train to Pakistan

1917-02-04

Aga Yahya Khan, Pakistan military/politician

1917-12-15

Shan-ul-Haq Haqqee, linguist and writer of Pakistan (d. 2005)

1920-07-16

Anwar Hussain, cricketer (four Tests for Pakistan v India 1952-53)

1921-08-05

Nazar Mohammad, cricketer (Mudassar's pop, Pakistan's 1st centurion)

1922-03-22

Mujib ur-Rahman, Pakistan, sheik/premier

1922-06-01

Abdul Rashid, Pakistan, field hockey player (Olympic-gold-1960)

1922-06-21

Jim McConnon, cricketer (England off-spinner against Pakistan 1954)

1923-12-21

Intizar Hussain, Urdu writer and columnist of Pakistan

1924-08-12

Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq, leader of Pakistan (d. 1988)

1924-08-18

Mohammad Zia Ul-Haq, pres of Pakistan (1977-88)[or Aug 12]

1928-01-05

Imtiaz Ahmed, cricketer (Pakistan wicket-keeper in 41 Tests 1952-62)

1928-01-05

Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, 4th President and 9th Prime Minister of Pakistan

1929-12-22

Wazir Mohammad, cricketer (eldest of Pakistan's 4 Mohammed brothers)

1930-04-10

Shuja-ud-Din, cricketer (batted in 19 Tests for Pakistan 1954-62)

1930-09-23

Sehba Akhtar, poet of Pakistan (d.1996)

1931-04-19

Mohammad Ali, FBI Operation Pakistan

1932-02-29

Gavin Stevens, cricket (Australian bat on 59-60 India/Pakistan tour)

1934-07-23

Nicholas Barrington, high commissioner (Pakistan)

1935-02-04

Wallis Mathias, cricketer (1st non-Muslim to play for Pakistan)

1935-06-11

Sheikh Fazalur Rehman, cricketer (played 1 Test Pakistan v WI 1958)

1935-12-20

Khalid "Billy" Ibadulla, cricketer (166 on debut Pakistan v Aust 1964)

1936-04-27

Khalid Wazir, cricketer (son of S Wazir Ali 2 Tests for Pakistan 1954)

1937-01-01

Rangeela, Dracula in Pakistan

1937-08-03

Duncan Sharpe, cricketer (3 Tests for Pakistan 1959-60)

1940-02-02

Munawar Zarif, Dracula in Pakistan

1940-05-29

Farooq Leghari, President of Pakistan

1941-08-14

Peter Truscott, cricketer (one Test NZ v Pakistan 1965, 3 & 26)

1941-12-28

Intikhab Alam, Pakistan cricket leg-spinner (1959-77)

1942-9-25

Volker Rühe, Pakistan braucht Ihre Hilfe! Spenden trotz Korruption und Terror?

1943-08-11

Pervaiz Musharaf, Delhi India, General and politician, 10th President of Pakistan (2001-2008)

1943-11-22

Mushtaq Mohammad, cricketer (Pakistan leg-spin all-rounder 1959-79)

1944-03-23

Salim Altaf, cricketer (Pakistan medium-pacer in 21 Tests 1967-78)

1944-05-17

Arif Butt, cricketer (pace bowler for Pakistan in three Tests 1964-65)

1944-08-16

Mufasir-ul-Haq, cricketer (Pakistan left-arm quick, 1 Test)

1944-10-16

Bob Cottam, cricketer (England fast-medium on 2 India/Pakistan tours)

1945-03-03

Farooq Hamid, cricketer (1-107 in Test, Pakistan v Australia 1964)

1945-05-03

Sadiq Mohammad, cricketer (attacking Pakistan opening batsman 1969-81)

1946-05-12

Leonard Baichan, cricketer (WI opener, 103 v Pakistan on debut 1975)

1947-02-14

Salah-ud-Din, cricketer (played 5 Tests for Pakistan 1965-69)

1947-05-01

Ghulam Abbas, cricketer (scored 12 & 0 in only Test for Pakistan 1967)

1947-06-29

Jeff Moss, cricketer (one Test Australia v Pakistan 1979)

1947-07-24

Zaheer Abbas, cricketer (probably Pakistan's finest batsman ever)

1947-08-01

Deeba Begum, Dracula in Pakistan

1947-10-21

Younis Ahmed, cricketer (batted for Pakistan in 1969 & again in 1987)

1948-03-23

Wasim Bari, cricket wicket-keeper (Pakistan's most successful)

1951-11-03

Azmat Rana, cricketer (one Test for Pakistan against Australia 1980)

1952-11-25

Imran Khan Niazi, cricketer (Pakistan's greatest all-rounder) and politician

1953-05-29

Ranji Nanan, cricketer (Trinidad off-spinner, 1 Test v Pakistan 1981)

1953-06-21

Benazir Bhutto, 1st female leader of a Moslem nation (Pakistan)

1955-12-24

Anwar Khan, cricketer (bowled four overs for Pakistan 1979)

1956-03-24

Ijaz Faqih, cricketer (Pakistan off-spin all-rounder in 5 Tests 80-88)

1957-06-12

Javed Miandad, cricketer (Pakistan batsman Got a kick out of Lillee)

1957-12-07

Rohan Jayasekera, cricketer (one Test Sri Lanka v Pakistan 1982)

1958-12-19

Iqbal Sikander, cricketer (Pakistan leg-spinner 1992 World Cup)

1959-12-15

Rashid Khan, cricketer (4 Tests for Pakistan 1982-85)

1962-08-25

Shahid Mahboob, cricketer (batted in one Test for Pakistan 1989)

1963-04-03

Zakir Khan, cricketer (two Tests for Pakistan 1986-89)

1964-02-10

Mir Aimal Kansi, Quetta Pakistan, murderer (FBI Most Wanted)

1964-04-15

Nadeem Abbasi, cricketer (three Tests for Pakistan v India 1989)

1965-08-27

Wayne James, cricketer (Zimbabwe Test wicketkeeper v Pakistan 1993)

1967-03-10

Omer Tarin [Omer Salim Khan], Peshawar, Pakistan, poet, scholar and activist

1967-06-06

Wasim Haider, cricketer (member Pakistan's 1992 World Cup squad)

1967-12-12

Masood Anwar, cricketer (one Test Pakistan v West Indies 1990)

1969-02-02

Ijaz Ahmed Jr, cricketer (one Test Pakistan v Sri Lanka 1995)

1969-03-01

Azam Khan, cricketer (Pakistan ODI batsman 1996)

1971-03-01

Zahoor Elahi, cricketer (Pakistan opening batsman v NZ 1996)

1973-06-06

Ashfaq Ahmed, cricketer (Pakistan pace bowler 1993-)

1974-08-27

Mohammad Yousuf, Commonwealth Bank Series: Australia vs Pakistan: Game 5

1976-06-26

Mpumelo Mbangwa, cricketer (Zimbabwe pace bowler v Pakistan 1996)

1976-11-27

Saqlain Mushtaq, cricketer (Pakistan Test off-spinner 1995)

1977-12-04

Shahid Nazir, cricketer (Pakistan Test fast bowler v Zimbabwe 1996)

1979-10-11

Ryan Harris, Commonwealth Bank Series: Australia vs Pakistan: Game 5

1979-12-17

Charlotte Edwards, Twenty 20 World Cup Final: Sri Lanka vs Pakistan & England Women vs New Zealand Women

1982-02-01

Shoaib Malik, KFC Twenty20 International: Australia vs Pakistan

1983-02-20

Clint McKay, Commonwealth Bank Series: Australia vs Pakistan: Game 5

Pakistan - Notable Weddings

Benazir BhuttoDec 18, 1987

Pakistan - Weddings
Date Event
1987-12-18

Benazir Bhutto, Pakistan's future Prime Minister, marries Asif Ali Zardari

Pakistan - Notable Deaths

Benazir BhuttoDec 27, 2007

Pakistan - Deaths
Date Event
1898-03-27

Sir Syed Ahmad Khan, Indian Muslim intellectual and one of the founding fathers of Pakistan dies at 80

1938-04-21

Muhammad Iqbal, Brt E Indies lawyer/Pakistan national hero, dies at 65

1948-09-11

Mohammed Ali Jinnah, 1st governor of Pakistan (1947-48), dies at 71

1951-10-16

Liaquat Ali Khan, PM of Pakistan (1947-51), assassinated by Said Akbar

1958-02-14

Abdul Rab Nishtar, veteran leader of Pakistan Movement, (b. 1899)

1963-12-05

Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy, Prime Minister of Pakistan (b. 1892)

1970-12-09

Sir Feroz Khan Noon, Prime Minister of Pakistan (b. 1893)

1974-04-20

Mohammed Ayub Khan, premier/president (Pakistan), dies

1976-04-29

Munawar Zarif, Dracula in Pakistan

1979-04-04

Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, Pakistani president, hanged in Pakistan at 51

1979-08-23

Mian Mohammad Saeed, cricketer (1st Pakistan capt 1948-49), dies

1980-08-08

Aga Yahya Khan, Pakistan military/politician, dies at 63

1982-02-22

Josh Malihabadi, Urdu poet of India and Pakistan (b. 1898)

1988-08-15

Mohammed Zia ul-Haq, President of Pakistan, killed in plane crash

1988-08-17

Mohammad Zia Ul-Haq, pres of Pakistan (1978-88), dies in plane crash at 64

1991-02-08

Miran Bux, cricketer (2 Tests for Pakistan 1954-55), dies at 47

1991-12-25

Mahmood Hussain, cricketer (27 Tests for Pakistan, 68 wickets), dies

1992-05-08

Gul Mahomed, cricketer (8 Tests for India & one for Pakistan), dies

1993-09-29

Ghuslam Wyne, premier of Lahore Pakistan, murdered at 60

1994-09-01

Wallis Mathias, cricketer (scored 783 in 21 Tests for Pakistan), dies

1996-07-12

Nazar Mohammad, cricketer (Pakistan's 1st five Tests 1952-53), dies

2003-06-13

Malik Meraj Khalid, Former caretaker Prime Minister of Pakistan (b. 1916)

2005-05-24

Rangeela, Dracula in Pakistan

2005-10-11

Shan-ul-Haq Haqqee, Linguist, and writer of Pakistan (b. 1917)

2006-03-19

Mohammad Ali, FBI Operation Pakistan

2007-03-18

Bob Woolmer, South African cricketer and Pakistan national coach (b. 1948)

2007-12-27

Benazir Bhutto, former Prime Minister of Pakistan is assassinated at 54

2014-03-20

Khushwant Singh, Train to Pakistan

2016-02-02

Pakistan's 'greatest fiction writer' Intizar Hussain dies at 92

2016-07-09

Former Pakistan cricketer and umpire Javed Akhtar dies aged 75

2016-07-09

Pakistan's legendary 'Angel of Mercy' Abdul Edhi dies aged 88

2016-08-12

Pakistan's 'Little Master' Hanif Mohammad dies aged 81

2016-08-13

Pakistan cricketer Hanif Mohammad dies aged 81


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