Pakistani History (Part 4)

Historical Events

Events 301 - 362 of 362

  • 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
  • 2014-01-09 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 reportably 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

  • 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

Electoral defeatElection 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

Cricketer and Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan
Cricketer and Prime Minister of Pakistan
Imran Khan
  • 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.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Islamic Militant and Terrorist Osama bin Laden
Islamic Militant and Terrorist
Osama bin Laden
  • 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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