Pakistani History (Part 2)

Historical Events

Events 101 - 200 of 294

  • 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

BattleCoup d'├ętat

1975-08-14 -15] Pakistani military coup against Bangladeshi President Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

Founding Father of Bangladesh Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
Founding Father of Bangladesh
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
  • 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 Pakistani army, led by Gen Mohammad Zia ul-Haq, seizes power
  • 1977-10-02 Pakistan general Zia ul-Haq bans all opposition
  • 1978-01-18 Geoff Boycott captains England for the 1st time, v Pakistan at Karachi
  • 1978-03-18 Former Pakistani premier Ali Bhutto sentenced to death
  • 1978-06-01 Cricket Test debut of David Gower, v Pakistan, Edgbaston, scores 58

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1978-06-19 Ian Botham takes 8-34 v Pakistan, his best Test cricket bowling

Cricketer Ian Botham
Cricketer
Ian Botham

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1978-10-16 Test debut of Kapil Dev, India v Pakistan at Faisalabad

Cricketer Kapil Dev
Cricketer
Kapil Dev
  • 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
  • 1981-03-02 Aircraft hijacked by 3 Pakistani terrorists
  • 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 at the 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

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1986-04-10 Benazir Bhutto returns to Pakistan

Pakistani Politican Benazir Bhutto
Pakistani Politican
Benazir Bhutto
  • 1986-08-14 Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto arrested
  • 1986-09-05 Hijacking of aircraft Pan Am 73 at Karachi airport, Pakistan, 20 passengers 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
  • 1987-07-04 Imran Khan takes 300th Test Cricket wicket, only Pakistani to do so
  • 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

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1988-08-11 Al-Qaeda formed at a meeting between Osama bin Laden, Zawahiri and Dr Fadl in Peshawar, Pakistan

Islamic Militant & Terrorist Osama bin Laden
Islamic Militant & Terrorist
Osama bin Laden
  • 1988-08-17 Pakistani President Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq and U.S. Ambassador Arnold Raphel are killed in a plane crash.
  • 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)
  • 1989-02-12 5 Pakistani Muslim rioters killed protesting "Satanic Verses" novel
  • 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
  • 1990-01-04 307 dead and 700 injured after overloaded passenger train collides with empty freight train in Pakistan
  • 1990-01-23 Dean Jones scores twin Test tons v Pakistan at Adelaide Oval
  • 1990-02-25 Australia beat Pakistan 2-0 to win cricket's 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
  • 1992-09-28 Pakistani Airbus A-300 crashes into mountain at Kathmandu, 167 dies
  • 1993-02-25 Pakistan all out 43 v West Indies, world one-day int record low
  • 1993-06-05 Somali warlord Aidids murders 23 Pakistani
  • 1993-11-13 Pakistani minister of Foreign affairs Faruk Leghari elected president
  • 1994-02-20 3 Afghans take 70 Pakistani children hostage
  • 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 .

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 226

  • 1943-06-06 Asif Iqbal, cricketer (elegant Pakistani batsman 1964-80)
  • 1943-08-10 Shafqat Rana, Pakistani cricket batsman (5 Tests 1964-69)
  • 1943-08-11 Pervaiz Musharaf, Delhi India, General and politician, 10th President of Pakistan (2001-2008)
  • 1943-10-01 Naushad Ali, cricketer (Pakistani wicket-keeper in six Tests 1964-65)
  • 1943-10-21 Tariq Ali, Pakistani author and historian
  • 1943-11-22 Mushtaq Mohammad, cricketer (Pakistan leg-spin all-rounder 1959-79)
  • 1944-01-01 Zafarullah Khan Jamali, Pakistani politician
  • 1944-03-23 Salim Altaf, cricketer (Pakistan medium-pacer in 21 Tests 1967-78)
  • 1944-05-10 Abdul Kadir, cricketer (Pakistani batsman-keeper in 4 Tests 1964-65)
  • 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)
  • 1945-11-11 Niaz Ahmed, cricketer (1st & last East Pakistani to play Test cricket)
  • 1946-01-23 Asif Masood, cricketer (Pakistani quick with long & erratic run-up)
  • 1946-03-08 Mohammad Nazir, Pakistani cricket off-spinner (14 Tests 1969-83)
  • 1946-03-19 Mohammad Ilyas, cricketer (Pakistani batsman in ten Tests 1964-69)
  • 1946-03-31 Aftab Gul, cricketer (Pakistani opening batsman in six Tests 1969-71)
  • 1946-05-12 Leonard Baichan, cricketer (WI opener, 103 v Pakistan on debut 1975)
  • 1946-07-28 Fahmida Riaz, Pakistani writer and feminist
  • 1946-09-28 Majid Khan, cricketer (great Pakistani batsman 1964-82)
  • 1946-10-05 Zahida Hina, Pakistani columnist
  • 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)
  • 1947-10-21 Younis Ahmed, cricketer (batted for Pakistan in 1969 & again in 1987)
  • 1948-03-23 Wasim Bari, cricket wicket-keeper (Pakistan's most successful)
  • 1948-12-01 Sarfraz Nawaz, cricketer (successful Pakistani pace bowler 1969-84)
  • 1949-03-28 Shafiq Ahmed, cricketer (Pakistani batsman during the 70's)
  • 1950-03-01 Shahid Israr, Pakistani cricket wicket-keeper (in one Test v NZ 1976)
  • 1950-04-09 Ehtesham-ud-din, cricketer (Pakistani pace bowler in 5 Tests 1980-82)
  • 1950-05-29 Talat Ali, cricketer (Pakistani opening batsman in ten Tests 1972-80)
  • 1950-07-11 Pervez Hoodbhoy, Pakistani nuclear physicist
  • 1950-09-04 Ehteshamuddin, Pakistani cricketer
  • 1951-02-19 Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri (Db), Pakistani Islamic Sufi Scholar
  • 1951-11-03 Azmat Rana, cricketer (one Test for Pakistan against Australia 1980)
  • 1952-07-03 Wasim Raja, cricketer (bro of Rameez, Pakistani lefty bat & leggie)
  • 1952-11-13 Art Malik, Pakistani-born English actor
  • 1952-11-25 Imran Khan Niazi, cricketer (Pakistan's greatest all-rounder) and politician
  • 1953-03-25 Haroon Rashid, cricketer (Pakistani & WSC batsman late 70's)
  • 1953-04-01 Aftab Baloch, cricketer (Pakistani in 2 Tests, scored 428 for Sind 74)
  • 1953-05-29 Ranji Nanan, cricketer (Trinidad off-spinner, 1 Test v Pakistan 1981)

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1953-06-21 Benazir Bhutto, 11th Prime Minister of Pakistan and 1st female leader of a Muslim nation, born in Karachi, Pakistan (d. 2007)

Pakistani Politican Benazir Bhutto
Pakistani Politican
Benazir Bhutto
  • 1953-08-06 Iqbal Qasim, cricketer (Pakistani slow lefty in the 80's)
  • 1953-09-17 Altaf Hussain, Pakistani politician and founder of MQM
  • 1954-05-01 Taslim Arif, cricketer (Pakistani keeper/batsman, 210 v Aust 1980)
  • 1955-03-15 Mohsin Khan, cricketer (Pakistani opening batsman late 70s early 80s)
  • 1955-05-21 Liaqat Ali, cricket pace bowler (Pakistani in six Tests 1975-79)
  • 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)
  • 1956-04-06 Mudassar Nazar, cricketer (son of Nazar Mohammad Pakistani bat)
  • 1956-06-22 Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Pakistani Politician and Foreign Minister
  • 1956-12-25 Mansoor Akhtar, cricketer (Pakistani batsman early 80's)
  • 1957-06-12 Javed Miandad, cricketer (Pakistan batsman Got a kick out of Lillee)
  • 1957-08-25 Sikander Bakht, cricketer (Pakistani change bowler late 70's)
  • 1957-12-07 Rohan Jayasekera, cricketer (one Test Sri Lanka v Pakistan 1982)
  • 1958-04-22 Ashraf Ali, cricket wicket-keeper (Pakistani mid-80s)
  • 1958-12-19 Iqbal Sikander, cricketer (Pakistan leg-spinner 1992 World Cup)
  • 1959-06-12 Jalal-ud-din, cricketer (Pakistani paceman, ODI hat-trick v Aust 1982)
  • 1959-07-06 Tahir Naqqash, cricketer (Pakistani pace-bowler in 15 Tests 1982-85)
  • 1959-12-07 Salim Yousuf, cricketer (Pakistani wicket-keeper in 32 Tests 1986-90)
  • 1959-12-15 Rashid Khan, cricketer (4 Tests for Pakistan 1982-85)
  • 1960-05-10 Tauseef Ahmed, cricketer (leading Pakistani off-spinner of 80's)
  • 1961-09-04 Rizwan-uz-Zaman, Pakistani cricketer
  • 1962-05-23 Imran Anwar, Pakistani Internet pioneer and American TV personality
  • 1962-08-14 Rameez Raja, cricketer (prolific Pakistani batsman)
  • 1962-08-25 Shahid Mahboob, cricketer (batted in one Test for Pakistan 1989)
  • 1962-11-19 Salim Jaffer, cricketer (Pakistani pace bowler in 14 Tests 1986-91)
  • 1963-01-03 Aamer Malik, cricketer (Pakistani batsman in 13 Tests 1987-90)
  • 1963-01-19 Martin Bashir, Pakistani-born reporter
  • 1963-04-03 Zakir Khan, cricketer (two Tests for Pakistan 1986-89)
  • 1963-04-16 Salim Malik, cricketer (memorable Pakistani & Essex batsman)
  • 1963-06-16 Mohsin Kamal, cricketer (Pakistani fast bowler 1984- )
  • 1963-07-07 Naved Anjum, cricketer (Pakistani all-rounder, two Tests 1989-90)
  • 1963-07-29 Azeem Hafeez, cricketer (fingerless Pakistani lefty quick)
  • 1964-02-10 Mir Aimal Kansi, Quetta Pakistan, murderer (FBI Most Wanted)
  • 1964-03-03 Atif Rauf, cricketer (Pakistani Test batsman v New Zealand 1994)
  • 1964-04-15 Nadeem Abbasi, cricketer (three Tests for Pakistan v India 1989)
  • 1964-09-03 Junaid Jamshed, Pakistani singer
  • 1964-11-22 Akram Raza, cricketer (Pakistani off-spin all-rounder)
  • 1965-08-27 Wayne James, cricketer (Zimbabwe Test wicketkeeper v Pakistan 1993)
  • 1966-01-06 Shahid Saeed, cricketer (Pakistani batsman in Test v India 1989)
  • 1966-06-03 Wasim Akram, cricketer (brilliant Pakistani lefty fast bowler)
  • 1967-03-10 Omer Tarin [Omer Salim Khan], Peshawar, Pakistan, poet, scholar and activist
  • 1967-05-20 Ramzi Yousef, Kuwaiti-born Pakistani terrorist
  • 1967-06-06 Wasim Haider, cricketer (member Pakistan's 1992 World Cup squad)
  • 1967-11-04 Asif Mujtaba, cricketer (Pakistani lefty batsman)
  • 1967-12-12 Masood Anwar, cricketer (one Test Pakistan v West Indies 1990)
  • 1968-07-05 Shahid Anwar, cricketer (Pakistani all-rounder 1996 England tour)
  • 1968-10-14 Rashid Latif, cricketer (Pakistani wicket-keeper)
  • 1969-02-02 Ijaz Ahmed Jr, cricketer (one Test Pakistan v Sri Lanka 1995)
  • 1969-03-01 Azam Khan, cricketer (Pakistan ODI batsman 1996)
  • 1969-12-10 Nadim Khan, cricketer (brother of Moin Pakistani lefty spinner 1993)
  • 1970-03-03 Inzamam-ul-Haq, cricketer (dashing Pakistani batsman)
  • 1970-06-28 Mushtaq Ahmed, cricketer (prodigious Pakistani leggie 1990-)
  • 1970-12-13 Basit Ali, cricketer (exciting Pakistani batsman 1993-)
  • 1971-01-02 Aamer Nazir, cricketer (Pakistani pace bowler 1993- )
  • 1971-03-01 Zahoor Elahi, cricketer (Pakistan opening batsman v NZ 1996)

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