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History of Pakistan
Updated 13th March 2001 at 17:23pst
4. History of Pakistan
30th September 1947 Pakistan become member of UN
26th October 1947 Kashmiri Maharaja acceded to India which Lord Mountbatten accepted on behalf of India
27th October 1947 India air-lift its troops to Srinagar and lauched a full scale attack on Kashmir
1948 AD First Pakistan India War
1st January 1948 India took Kashmir dispute to Security council
1st April 1948 India cut off water supply to Pakistan from two of its headworks, causing a dispute over water
13th August 1948 Security council called for cease fire in Kashmir, and withdrawl of all Pakistani and Indian forces from Kashmir, and called UN for resolution which both Pakistan and India accepted at that time
11 September 1948 Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah died
14 September 1948 Khawaja Nazimuddin became the second Governer General of Pakistan
12th March 1949 Objective Resolution approved
25th December 1949 Mian Nawaz Sharif born at Lahore
1951 AD First Census of Pakistan
12th February 1951 Chaudary Rehmat Ali founder of Pakistan National Movement died
16th October 1951 Nawabzada Liaquat Ali Khan was murdered
17th October 1951 Khawaja Nazimuddin became second Prime Minister of Pakistan under Quad-e-Azam's constitutional framework, Malik Ghulam Muhammad became Governer General
1952 AD Sindh Tas Treaty (Indus Water Treaty)
25th November 1952 Imran Khan born at Lahore
17th April 1953 Khawaja Nazimuddin dismissed by Ghulam Muhammad, and Muhammad Ali Bogra became the Prime Minister of Pakistan
21st June 1953 Benazir Bhutto born at Karachi
24th October 1954 Malik Ghulam Muhammad dissolved the Constituent Assembly of Muhammad Ali Bogra and declared a state of emergency in country
15th October 1955 Iskandar Mirza became the Governer General of Pakistan after Malik Ghulam Muhammad
1955 PIA founded
11th August 1955 Chaudry Muhammad Ali was appointed Prime Minister of Pakistan
23rd March 1956 1st constitution of Pakistan was passed under Chaudry Muhammad Ali, Pakistan was declared as Islamic Republic and Iskandar Mirza became the first President of Pakistan after implementation of this constitution
12th September 1956 Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy becomes Prime Minister replacing Chaudry Muhammad Ali
12th June 1957 Javed Miandad born at Karachi
11th July 1957 Sir Aga Khan died in Geneva
October 1957 Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy resigned from premiership and Ismail Ibrahim Chundrigar was appointed by Iskandar Mirza as new Prime Minister of Pakistan
16th December 1957 Malik Feroz Khan Noon took over Ismail Ibrahim Chundrigar as Prime Minister
7th October 1958 First Martial Law imposed by Iskandar Mirza and constitution was abrogated, General Muhammad Ayub Khan became Chief Martial Law Administrator, after three weeks, General Ayub Khan ousted Iskandar Mirza and delared himself as President of Pakistan and gave himself the rank of Field Marshal
23rd March 1960 Foundation of Minar-e-Pakistan layed
1961 Second Census of Pakistan
1st March 1962 1962 constitution was announced by President Ayub Khan
5th December 1963 Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy succumbed to death
1964 Khawaja Nazimuddin died
January 1965 General Ayub Khan was elected President of Pakistan under constitution of 1962
September 1965  Second Pakistan-India War 
3rd June 1966 Wasim Akram born at Lahore
6th September 1968 Saeed Anwar born at Karachi
25th March 1969 General Ayub Khan handed over power to General Muhammad Yahya Khan who imposed second Martial Law
5th October 1970 General elections which were announced to be held today were posponed upto December 1970 
October 1971 KANUPP starts operation in Karachi
16th November 1971 Waqar Younis born at Vehari
22nd November 1971 India lauched attack on East Pakistan
17th December 1971 Bangal separated from Pakistan in 3rd Pakistan-India War
20th December 1971 General Muhammad Yahya Khan resigned and Zulfikar Ali Bhutto of Pakistan Peoples Party took over as Chief Marshal Law Admistrator and President of Pakistan after winning general elections in December 1970
2nd July 1972  Shimla Agreement was signed
1972 Third Census in Pakistan
13th August 1973 Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto became the Prime Minister of Pakistan, and Fazal Elahi Choudary became the President of Pakistan.
14th August 1973 1973 constitution was passed under Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, who became Prime Minister of Pakistan, Fazal Ilahi Chaudary became President of Pakistan
20th December 1973 Bhutto laid the foundations of Pakistan Steel Mill at Pipri near Kharachi
22nd February 1974 Pakisatan recognized Bangladesh in Islamic Conference at Lahore
1st July 1974 Several new carporations were created out of Pakistan Industrial Development Carporation (PIDC), including PMDC, State Cement Carporation
31st July 1976 Kahuta Engineering Research Laboratories (KRL) was founded by Dr. A.Q Khan
7th March 1977 Elections were held, PPP was accused of riging the elections
5th July 1977  Third Martial Law imposed by Zia-ul-Haq, he postponded the announced elections of 15th October 1977, 1973 constitution was suspended
7th August 1977  First Pakistani (Ashraf Aman) on K2
16th September 1978 General Zia-ul-Haq became the President of Pakistan after Fazal Elahi's period was over
January 1979  Pakistan National Shiping Carporation founded.
4th April 1979 Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was hanged
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