Pakistani History (Part 4)

Historical Events

Events 301 - 357 of 357

  • 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, Afghanistan
  • 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
  • 2014-01-09 Taliban suicide car bomb assassinates senior police officer Chaudhry Aslam and kills three others in Pakistan, Pakistan
  • 2014-02-06 The Taliban and Pakistani government begin peace negotiations
  • 2014-02-11 11 people are killed after a grenade was tossed into a movie theatre in Peshawar, Pakistan
  • 2014-09-04 Monsoon rains begin and cause flooding over a sustained period that kills over 400 people in India & Pakistan
  • 2014-11-02 60 people were killed and 110 injured by a suicide bombing in Lahore, Pakistan
  • 2014-11-11 58 people are killed in a bus crash in the Sukkur District, Pakistan
  • 2014-12-16 An Army Public School in Pakistan is attacked by Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan militants who kill 145 people
  • 2015-01-10 57 people are killed after an oil tanker collided with a passenger coach outside of Karachi, Pakistan
  • 2015-05-22 Pakistan begin the first test-playing nation cricket tour of Zimbabwe since 2009
  • 2015-06-20 Heat wave peaks in southern Pakistan, goes on to kill about 2,000 people from dehydration and heat stroke
  • 2015-10-26 7.5 magnitude earthquake hits northern Pakistan and Afghanistan killing over 300
  • 2016-03-27 Suicide bomb kills more than 70 people at a park in Lahore, Pakistan, Taliban connected Jamaat-ul-Ahrar claim responsibility
  • 2016-05-21 Mullah Akhtar Muhammad Mansour, leader of the Afghan Taliban is reportedly killed by a US drone in Pakistan
  • 2016-07-25 England fast bowler Jimmy Anderson becomes first quick to take 50 wickets against all other 7 major Test cricket-playing nations during 2nd Test against Pakistan in Manchester
  • 2016-10-24 Suicide bomb kills 61 and injures 117 at a police training academy in Quetta, Pakistan, ISIS claims responsibility
  • 2016-12-07 Pakistan International Airways plane crashes north of Islamabad, killing all 48 on board, including singer turned preacher Junaid Jamshed
  • 2017-02-16 Suicide attack on shrine of Sufi saint Lal Shahbaz Qalandar, Sehwan, Pakistan kills 72, Islamic State claims responsibility
  • 2017-04-02 Attack on visitors to Muslim shrine by a custodian and others in Sargodha, Pakistan leaves 20 dead
  • 2017-06-18 Pakistan defeat India to win cricket's Champions Trophy at the Oval in London by 180 runs, Fakhar Zaman scores 114 runs
  • 2017-06-25 Tanker carrying fuel bursts into flames near Ahmedpur East, Pakistan, killing more than 200 people
  • 2017-07-24 Taliban suicide bomber on a motorbikes kills at least 26 and injuries 50 in Lahore, Pakistan

Historic Event

2017-07-28 Pakistan Supreme Court rules corruption accusations against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif enough to remove him from office

  • 2017-08-23 Nearly 60 million people in the Indus Valley, Pakistan at risk from arsenic in research published in "Science Advances"
  • 2017-09-14 Bodleian Library reveals earliest evidence of the zero symbol in 3rd or 4th Century Bakhshali (Pakistan) manuscript, through carbon dating
  • 2017-11-03 Pakistani woman charged with poisoning 17 members of husband's family in attempt to escape forced marriage in Punjab Province
  • 2017-11-15 Pakistan unveils remains of 1,700 year-old sleeping Buddha in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province
  • 2017-12-15 Pakistani teenager Ahed Tamimi filmed slapping Israeli officers during protest, arrested 4 days later
  • 2017-12-17 Terrorist suicide attack on a Methodist church in Quetta, Pakistan kills nine
  • 2018-04-30 Pakistani city of Nawabshah sets global record for an April temperature, recording high of 50.2C
  • 2018-05-29 Heatwave in Karachi, Pakistan, kills 65 as temperatures soar above 110 degrees Fahrenheit
  • 2018-07-03 Worst monsoon rains in decades swamp Lahore, Pakistan, killing 6
  • 2018-07-13 Suicide bombing in Baluchistan, Pakistan, targeting election campaign event kills 128, Islamic State claims responsibility

Election of Interest

2018-07-25 Party of former cricketer Imran Khan, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), wins the most votes but not a majority in Pakistan's Pakistan general election, which are marred by violence and a bomb that kills 31 people

  • 2018-08-18 Imran Khan becomes the 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan after gaining the support of independent members after his party, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) won the most votes but not a majority in the general election
  • 2018-10-31 In landmark verdict, Pakistani Supreme Court acquits Christian woman of blasphemy against the prophet Mohammed after eight years on death row
  • 2019-02-18 Gun battle in Pulwama, Indian-controlled Kashmir, kills nine with Pakistan-based group Jaish-e-Mohammad held responsible
  • 2019-02-26 India launches air strikes on alleged terrorist camps within Pakistan
  • 2019-02-27 Pakistan shoots down an Indian fighter jet and captures the pilot, further escalating tensions in the disputed Kashmir region
  • 2019-05-08 Pakistani Christian woman Asia Bibi who spent eight years in prison on death row for blasphemy arrives in Canada
  • 2019-05-11 Militants attack Zaver Pearl-Continental Hotel in Gwadar, Pakistan killing five, Balochistan Liberation Army claim responsibility
  • 2019-05-21 More than 600 people, 75% children, identified as HIV in a month in Sindh province, Pakistan, thought to be due to use of infected needles
  • 2019-06-10 Former Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari arrested on corruption charges
  • 2019-07-22 Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan meets with US President Donald Trump at the White House in Washington, D.C.

Historic Event

2019-07-31 American officials announce Osama bin Laden's son, Hamza bin Laden and potential successor has been killed in US air strikes in Pakistan

  • 2019-08-14 Pakistan PM Imran Khan strongly criticizes India for revoking Kashmir's special status and putting it under lockdown in address in Pakistan-controlled Kashmir
  • 2019-09-24 5.8 magnitude earthquake in northern Pakistan kills at least 10 and injures 300
  • 2019-10-14 British Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive in Pakistan to begin a 5-day royal tour

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