Pakistan Events in History

2015 Event - Pakistan reinstates the death penalty for all crimes, extending a previous reinstatement only for terrorism cases; the country has had a moratorium on capital punishment since 2008 but lifted it after terrorist attacks in December 2014

2014 Event - A meeting between the foreign secretaries of India and Pakistan has been canceled following a Pakistani official's meeting with separatists in Kashmir province, a disputed territory claimed by both nations

2014 Event - Polio is on the rise as unvaccinated refugees travel across borders; though most prevalent in Nigeria, Pakistan and Afghanistan, infections are now appearing in other parts of Asia and Africa; young children are the most vulnerable

2013 Event - Pakistan's Balochistan province experiences a 6.8-magnitude earthquake four days after the area was struck by a 7.7-magnitude earthquake that resulted in over 515 deaths

2013 Event - At least 328 people are killed in a 7.7-magnitude earthquake that hit Balochistan, Pakistan on the 24th of September

2013 Event - President of Pakistan, Asif Ali Zardari, ends his five year term and will be replaced by Mamnoon Hussain

2013 Event - The U.S. State Department evacuates staff from the U.S. Consulate in Pakistan due to threats; most officials were moved to the city of Islamabad

2013 Event - Former President of Pakistan, Pervez Musharraf, is arrested and charged with unlawfully detaining judges in 2007

2012 Event - Pakistan's government announces it will accord recognition to the Republic of Kosovo

2012 Event - Pakistan and India plan to mutually ease visa requirements

2012 Event - Investments to and from Pakistan are now permitted by the Reserve Bank of India

2012 Event - The Pakistani government accuses the Save the Children NGO as being linked to a fake vaccination program used in the hunt for Osama bin Laden; Pakistan orders foreign nationals working for the organization to leave the country within four weeks

2012 Event - Illegally excavated Buddhist relics that were recovered by Pakistani police were stolen from a police station in Karachi; the pieces date back to the Gandhara civilization which existed over 2,000 years ago in Pakistan

2012 Event - After Secretary of State Hillary Clinton apologized for a NATO airstrike that killed 26 Pakistani soldiers and officials, Pakistan reopens key NATO supply routes into Afghanistan

2012 Event - The wives and children of former Osama bin Laden are deported from Pakistan to Saudi Arabialo

2012 Event - Three widows and two daughters of Osama bin Laden were charged with illegally living in Pakistan; they were sentenced with 45 days in jail and fined $114 each

2012 Event - In Lahore, Pakistan, a fake medicine crisis at a cardiology hospital leads to 112 fatalities, and rising

2011 Event - In Pakistan's South Waziristan province, 13 militants in a compound are believed to have been killed by U.S. drone missiles

2011 Event - Two police officers and five alleged members of the Taliban are indicted in Pakistan for murdering Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto

2011 Event - In Pakistan, over 5,000 people reportedly are infected with Dengue fever

2011 Event - Pakistan's government announces the arrest of Younis al-Mauritani, the senior Al-Qaeda chief

2011 Event - The cell phone of Osama bin Laden's courier is reported to contain contacts with Harakat-ul-Mujahadeen, suggesting potential ties to Pakistan's intelligence agencies

2011 Event - Pakistan's President, Asif Ali Zardari, launched an emergency polio immunization programme targeting 32 million children under age 5

2011 Event - Pope Benedict XVI urges Pakistan to repeal its blasphemy law whereby those who insult the Prophet Muhammed receive the death penalty

2010 Event - The U.S. announces it will provide an additional $500 million to aid Pakistan to help rebuilding efforts after major floods ravaged the country

2010 Event - In North Waziristan, Pakistan, 11 suspected militants are killed by a U.S. drone attack

2010 Event - An audio recording by Al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden says Muslim nations haven't done enough to support relief efforts in flood-hit Pakistan

2010 Event - One of Al Qaeda's top commanders, Sheikh Mohammad Fateh al Masri, is killed in a recent drone strike in Pakistan's tribal region

2010 Event - A funeral for 65 Shia Muslim suicide attack victims in Quetta, Pakistan attracts thousands

2010 Event - At least 40 people are killed by a bomb blast at a solidarity rally with the Palestinian people in Quetta, Pakistan

2010 Event - Threatened by floods, Pakistan directs nearly half a million people to evacuate their homes

2010 Event - International pledges to help Pakistan recover from devastating floods currently totals $800 million

2010 Event - United Nations officials believe 3.5 million children may contract waterborne diseases as a result of the floods in Pakistan

2010 Event - The U.S. pledges $10 million in foreign aid money to help victims of the Pakistan floods

2010 Event - Floods in Pakistan kill over 900 people, and the death toll is expected to rise further

2010 Event - Monsoon rains delay salvage of the wreckage of Airblue Flight 202 which crashed in the Margalla Hills outside Islamabad, Pakistan, killing all 152 people onboard

2010 Event - A drone strike in Pakistan reportedly kills Taliban commander, Faqir Mohammed

2010 Event - The Taliban blow up a girls' school in Huwaid, Pakistan, no one is killed

2010 Event - A suicide bomber kills 95 people, injures over 100, and destroys 20 houses at a volleyball game in Lakki Marwat, Pakistan

2009 Event - A Pakistan court charges seven suspects involved in the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai

2009 Event - Eight people are killed, several injured, after gunmen attack a bus carrying Sri Lankan cricketeers in Lahore, Pakistan

2008 Event - Pervez Musharraf resigns as President of Pakistan

2007 Event - Benazir Bhutto is assassinated by a bomb blast in Rawalpindi, Pakistan

2007 Death - Benazir Bhutto, dies in Punjab, Pakistan, assassinated by Al-Quaeda, at 54

1998 Event - Pakistan tests underground nuclear weapons, sparking fears of a nuclear conflict with India

1997 Event - Earthquake in Pakistan, kills 45

1997 Event - Pakistan defeat West Indies 2-0 to win Australia one-day Series

1997 Event - Anthony Stuart takes ODI hat-trick, Aus vs. Pakistan, MCG

1996 Event - Pakistan all out 67 to lose to Tasmania by an inning

1996 Event - Mohammad Wasim scores 109 on Test Cricket debut, Pakistan vs. New Zealand Lahore

1996 Death - Mohamed Amin, cameraman, photojournalist, known for photos of Ethiopian famine, fall of Idi Amin, wrote, 'Journey Through Pakistan', dies at 53

1996 Event - Hasan Raza makes Test Cricket debut for Pakistan age 14 years 238 days

1996 Event - Shahid Afridi scores century in 37 balls for Pakistan vs. Sri Lanka

1996 Death - Murtaza Bhutto, politician, son of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, who was sentenced to death by Lahore High Court, dies at 42 in Karachi, Pakistan, shot dead along with six other activists of the Pakistan Peoples Party

1996 Event - 1st one-day international in Canada, India vs. Pakistan at Toronto

1996 Event - India defeat Pakistan in Under-15 World Challenge Final at Lord's

1996 Event - South Africa defeat Pakistan to win the Pepsi Cup in Sharjah

1996 Event - Pakistan beat Sri Lanka to win Singer Cup in Singapore

1996 Event - Sri Lanka 9-349 in 50 overs beat Pakistan 315 all out, Singapore Jayasuriya hits ton in 48 balls, world ODI record at Singapore

1995 Event - Saleem Elahi scores century on ODI debut, Pakistan vs. Sri Lanka

1995 Event - Sri Lanka complete 2-1 Test Cricket series win in Pakistan from 0-1

1995 Event - Zimbabwe's 1st Test Cricket victory, over Pakistan by an inning

1994 Event - Pakistan defeat Australia by one wicket in Karachi Test

1993 Event - Pakistan minister of Foreign affairs Faruk Leghari elected president

1993 Death - Ghuslam Wyne, premier of Lahore Pakistan, murdered at 60

1993 Event - Pakistan all out 43 vs. West Indies, world one-day int record low

1992 Event - 900 die in flood in Pakistan

1992 Event - England get 7-363 in 55 overs vs Pakistan, then world ODI record

1992 Event - Pakistan defeats England by 22 runs to win World Cup

1992 Event - Pakistan scores 6-264 to overhaul New Zealand in exciting World Cup semi

1991 Event - Last day of a washout Pakistan vs. Sri Lanka at Gujranwala

1991 Event - Afghanistan and Pakistan hit by earthquake, 1,200 die

1990 Event - Pakistan make 3-0 drubbing of New Zealand, Waqar Younis 29 series wkts

1990 Event - President Ghulam Ishaq Kahn dismisses premier Benazir Bhutto in Pakistan

1990 Event - Pakistan beat Australia by 36 runs to win Austral-Asia Cup, Sharjah

1990 Event - Australia beat Pakistan 2-0 to win the Cricket World Series Cup

1990 Event - Dean Jones scores twin Test tons vs. Pakistan at Adelaide Oval

1989 Event - Pakistan beat West Indies by 4 wickets to win Cricket's Nehru Cup

1989 Event - Pakistan win Sharjah Trophy over India and WI on round-robin

1988 Event - Benazir Bhutto named 1st female Prime Minister of a Moslem country, Pakistan

1988 Event - Pakistan's Benazir Bhutto's PPP wins parliamentary election

1988 Event - Pakistan claims it downed Afghan warplane

1988 Event - Pakistan's Supreme Court orders free elections

1988 Event - Test Cricket debut of Ian Healy, vs Pakistan at Karachi

1988 Death - Mohammad Zia Ul-Haq, President of Pakistan (1978-88), dies at 63

1988 Death - Mohammad Zia Ul-Haq, President of Pakistan (1978-88), dies in crash at 64

1988 Death - Mohammed Zia ul-Haq, President of Pakistan, killed in plane crash

1988 Event - President Zia ul-Haq fires government/disbands parliament in Pakistan

1988 Event - U.S.S.R., U.S., Pakistan and Afghanistan sign Afghanistan treaty

1988 Event - Test Cricket debut of Curtly Ambrose, WI vs. Pakistan, Georgetown

1987 Event - Benazir Bhutto, Pakistan's future president, marries Asif Ali Zardari

1987 Event - Pakistan all out 708 vs. England at The Oval, Botham 3-217

1987 Event - Pakistan score their 1st innings win over England, at Leeds

1986 Event - Pakistan all out for 77 vs. West Indies at Lahore

1986 Event - West Indies all out for 53 vs. Pakistan (Abdul Qadir 6-16)

1986 Event - Karachi Pakistan army storms hijacked U.S. B-747, 19 killed

1986 Event - Benazir Bhutto returns to Pakistan

1985 Event - Pakistan restores constitution

1985 Event - Ravi Ratnayeke takes 8-83 for Sri Lanka vs. Pakistan

1985 Event - India beat Pakistan to win "World Championship of Cricket"

1983 Event - Graeme Yallop completes 268 vs. Pakistan at cricket MCG

1983 Event - Test Cricket debut of Gregory Richard John Matthews, vs. Pakistan MCG

1983 Event - Wayne Phillips scores 159 on Test Cricket debut, vs. Pakistan at WACA

1982 Event - Jalaluddin takes a one-day hat-trick Pakistan vs. Australia

1981 Event - Greg Chappell scores 201 vs. Pakistan at Gabba

1981 Event - Pakistan all out 62 vs. Australia at WACA, Lillee 5-18

1981 Event - Sylvester Clarke knocks out spectator with brick, WI vs. Pakistan

1980 Death - Aga Yahya Khan, Pakistan military/politician, dies at 63

1980 Event - Border completes 150 in each inning of Test Cricket vs. Pakistan

1979 Event - Opening day of 4th Test Cricket, India 8-112 vs. Pakistan at Kanpur

1979 Event - Crowd at Islamabad, Pakistan attack U.S. embassy, 1 dies

1979 Death - Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, Pakistani president, hanged in Pakistan at 51

1979 Event - Andrew Hilditch given out handled the ball vs. Pakistan at WACA

1978 Event - Test debut of Kapil Dev, India vs. Pakistan at Faisalabad

1978 Event - Ian Botham takes 8-34 vs. Pakistan, his best Test cricket bowling

1978 Event - Cricket Test debut of David Gower, vs. Pakistan, Edgbaston, scores 58

1977 Birthday - Shahid Nazir, cricketer, Pakistan Test fast bowler vs. Zimbabwe 1996

1977 Event - Pakistan general Zia ul-Haq bans all opposition

1977 Event - Pakistan's army, led by General Mohammad Zia ul-Haq, seizes power

1977 Event - Ali Bhutto's Pakistan People's Party wins elections

1977 Event - Colin Croft takes 8-29 against Pakistan at Port-of-Spain

1977 Event - Test Cricket debuts of Colin Croft and Joel Garner vs. Pakistan Bridgetown

1977 Event - Imran Khan takes 12 wickets in match for Pakistan win at the SCG

1976 Birthday - Saqlain Mushtaq, cricketer, Pakistan Test off-spinner 1995

1976 Birthday - Mpumelo Mbangwa, cricketer, Zimbabwe pace bowler vs. Pakistan 1996

1976 Birthday - Everton Matambanadzo, Zimbabwean cricket pace bowler, vs. Pakistan 1996

1975 Event - Earthquake in Pakistan, 4,000 die

1975 Event - Dennis Lillee takes 1st one-day 5WI, 5-34 vs. Pakistan World Cup

1975 Event - Leonard Baichan scores 105* on Test Cricket debut, vs. Pakistan Lahore

1974 Event - 6.3 earthquake strikes Pakistan: 5200 killed

1974 Event - Zaheer Abbas scores 240 Pakistan vs. England at The Cricket Oval

1974 Death - Mohammed Ayub Khan, premier/president (Pakistan), dies

1974 Event - Pakistan officially recognizes Bangladesh

1973 Event - India and Pakistan sign POW accord

1973 Birthday - Ashfaq Ahmed, cricketer, Pakistan pace bowler 1993-

1973 Event - Pakistan suspends constitution

1973 Event - Dennis Amiss out for 99 vs. Pakistan, 3rd 99 in Test Cricket

1973 Event - Rodney Redmond scores 107 on debut vs. Pakistan, his only Test Cricket

1973 Event - 1st one-day international for Pakistan and New Zealand

1973 Event - Test Cricket debut of Richard John Hadlee, New Zealand vs. Pakistan, Wellington

1973 Event - Famous victory at the SCG Pakistan chasing 158 all out 106

1973 Event - Greg Chappell's best Test bowling, 5-61 vs. Pakistan at SCG

1973 Event - Johnny Watkins bowls six overs 0-21 vs. Pakistan Never again

1972 Event - Test Cricket debut of Jeff Thomson and Max Walker vs. Pakistan at MCG

1972 Event - New line of control agreed to in Kashmir between India and Pakistan

1972 Event - India and Pakistan sign peace accord

1972 Event - Pakistan withdraws from the British Commonwealth

1971 Event - Pakistan president Yahya Khan resigns

1971 Event - Cease fire between India and Pakistan in Kashmir

1971 Event - Bangladesh (East Pakistan) declares independence from Pakistan

1971 Event - Bangladesh (East Pakistan) declares its independence

1971 Birthday - Zahoor Elahi, cricketer, Pakistan opening batsman vs. New Zealand 1996

1970 Event - 240 KPH cyclone hits East Pakistan (Bangladesh); 3-500,000 die

1969 Birthday - Nadeem Shahid, born in Karachi, Pakistan, Nadeem 'Nads' Shahid, English first-class cricketeer, 148 game career as right-handed batsman included 6453 runs at 31.02 with 9 hundreds, played for Essex and Surrey

1969 Event - Tornado strikes Dacca East Pakistan killing 540

1969 Event - Pakistan General Agha Mohammed Jagja Khan succeeds Ayub Chan as president

1969 Birthday - Azam Khan, cricketer, Pakistan ODI batsman 1996

1969 Birthday - Ijaz Ahmed, Jr., cricketer, one Test Pakistan vs. Sri Lanka 1995

1968 Event - 21 killed by hijackers aboard a Pan Am jet in Karachi Pakistan

1967 Birthday - Masood Anwar, cricketer, one Test Pakistan vs. West Indies 1990

1967 Birthday - Wasim Haider, cricketer, member Pakistan's 1992 World Cup squad

1966 Event - India and Pakistan sign peace accord

1965 Event - India and Pakistan ceases-fire goes into effect

1965 Event - India invades West Pakistan

1965 Event - India and Pakistan border fights

1965 Birthday - Wayne James, cricketer, Zimbabwe Test wicketkeeper vs. Pakistan 1993

1965 Event - Indian troops invade Pakistan

1965 Event - Pakistan, Iran and Turkey sign Regional Co-Operation pact

1965 Event - India and Pakistan border fights

1965 Event - India and Pakistan engage in border fight

1965 Event - Bevan Congdon makes a stumping as 12th man New Zealand vs. Pakistan

1964 Event - Test Cricket debut of Ian Chappell, vs. Pakistan MCG, 11, 0-49, 0-31

1964 Event - Bobby Simpson completes cricket century in each innings vs. Pakistan

1964 Birthday - Nadeem Abbasi, cricketer, three Tests for Pakistan vs. India 1989

1964 Birthday - Mir Aimal Kansi, Quetta Pakistan, murderer, FBI Most Wanted

1964 Event - Ayub Khan elected president of Pakistan

1963 Birthday - Zakir Khan, cricketer, two Tests for Pakistan 1986 - 1989

1962 Birthday - Shahid Mahboob, cricketer, batted in one Test for Pakistan 1989

1960 Event - House packed with wedding celebrants collapses killing 30 (Pakistan)

1960 Event - Marshal Ayub Khan elected president of Pakistan

1959 Event - Snow falling in Lowarai Pass West Pakistan kills 48

1959 Birthday - Rashid Khan, cricketer, 4 Tests for Pakistan 1982-85

1959 Event - President Eisenhower watches Pakistan vs. Australia Test Cricket at Karachi

1959 Event - West Indies all out 76 vs. Pakistan at Dacca, Fazal Mahmood 6-34

1958 Birthday - Iqbal Sikander, cricketer, Pakistan leg-spinner 1992 World Cup

1958 Event - General Ayub Khan succeeds Iskander Mirza as president of Pakistan

1958 Event - Oman turns over Gwadur (on Baluchistan coast) to Pakistan

1958 Event - Sobers completes a century in each innings vs. Pakistan

1958 Event - West Indies cricket declare at stumps score of 3-790 decl vs. Pakistan

1958 Event - West Indies 1-504 in reply to Pakistan 328, day 3 of 3rd Test Cricket

1958 Event - Test Cricket debut of Lance Gibbs, WI vs. Pakistan, Port-of-Spain

1957 Birthday - Rohan Jayasekera, cricketer, one Test Sri Lanka vs. Pakistan 1982

1957 Event - II Tsjoendrigar becomes premier of Pakistan

1957 Event - 300 die as express train hits stalled train (Montgomery W Pakistan)

1957 Event - Passenger train and oil train crash in Gambar West Pakistan, 300 die

1957 Birthday - Javed Miandad, cricketer, Pakistan batsman Got a kick out of Lillee

1956 Event - Pakistan defeat Australia by nine wickets at 1st attempt

1956 Event - 1st Pakistan vs. Australia Test 95 runs scored on 1st day

1956 Event - East Pakistan struck by cyclone and tidal waves

1956 Birthday - Ijaz Faqih, cricketer, Pakistan off-spin all-rounder in 5 Tests 80-88

1956 Event - Pakistan proclaimed an Islamic republic in Commonwealth (National Day)

1956 Event - Islamic Republic forms in Pakistan

1955 Birthday - Anwar Khan, cricketer, bowled four overs for Pakistan 1979

1955 Event - New Zealand all out for 70 vs. Pakistan at Dacca

1955 Event - Pakistan signs Pact of Baghdad

1955 Event - Pakistan vs. India 5 Test Cricket series ends in a 0-0 draw

1954 Event - Pakistan governor-general Ghoelan Mohammed disbands parliament

1954 Birthday - Murtaza Bhutto, born in Karachi Pakistan, politician, son of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, who was sentenced to death by Lahore High Court

1954 Event - Denis Compton scores 278 in 290 minutes vs. Pakistan

1953 Event - Pakistan becomes islamic republic

1953 Birthday - Benazir Bhutto, born in Pakistan, first woman elected prime minister, chair of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP)

1953 Birthday - Ranji Nanan, cricketer, Trinidad off-spinner, 1 Test vs. Pakistan 1981

1952 Event - R H Shodhan scores 110 on Test Cricket debut vs. Pakistan, Calcutta

1952 Birthday - Imran Khan Niaz, cricketer, Pakistan's greatest all-rounder

1952 Event - Pakistan's 1st Test Cricket win Fazal Mahmood 12 wkts vs. India

1952 Event - Nazar Mohammad scores Pakistan's 1st Test century 124* vs. India

1952 Event - Vinoo Mankad takes 13 Pakistan wkts to win 1st India-Pak clash

1952 Event - Pakistan's 1st Test starts, vs. India at Delhi

1951 Birthday - Azmat Rana, cricketer, one Test for Pakistan against Australia 1980

1951 Death - Liaquat Ali Khan, Prime Minister of Pakistan 1947 - 1951, assassinated by Said Akbar

1948 Death - Mohammed Ali Jinnah, 1st governor of Pakistan (1947-48), dies at 71

1948 Birthday - Wasim Bari, cricket wicket-keeper, Pakistan's most successful

1947 Birthday - Younis Ahmed, cricketer, batted for Pakistan in 1969 and again in 1987

1947 Event - India declares independence from UK, Islamic part becomes Pakistan

1947 Event - Pakistan, formerly West Pakistan, declares independence from UK

1947 Event - Pakistan gains independence from Britain

1947 Birthday - Zaheer Abbas, cricketer, probably Pakistan's finest batsman ever

1947 Birthday - Jeff Moss, cricketer, one Test Australia vs. Pakistan 1979

1947 Event - British viceroy of India lord Mountbatten visits Pakistan

1947 Birthday - Ghulam Abbas, cricketer, scored 12 and 0 in only Test for Pakistan 1967

1947 Birthday - Salah-ud-Din, cricketer, played 5 Tests for Pakistan 1965-69

1946 Birthday - Leonard Baichan, cricketer, WI opener, 103 vs. Pakistan on debut 1975

1945 Birthday - Sadiq Mohammad, cricketer, attacking Pakistan opening batsman 1969-81

1945 Birthday - Farooq Hamid, cricketer, 1-107 in Test, Pakistan vs. Australia 1964

1944 Birthday - Bob Cottam, cricketer, England fast-medium on 2 India/Pakistan tours

1944 Birthday - Mufasir-ul-Haq, cricketer, Pakistan left-arm quick, 1 Test

1944 Birthday - Arif Butt, cricketer, pace bowler for Pakistan in three Tests 1964-65

1944 Birthday - Salim Altaf, cricketer, Pakistan medium-pacer in 21 Tests 1967-78

1943 Birthday - Mushtaq Mohammad, cricketer, Pakistan leg-spin all-rounder 1959-79

1943 Birthday - Mohamed Amin, born in Kenya, cameraman, photojournalist, known for photos of Ethiopian famine, fall of Idi Amin, wrote, 'Journey Through Pakistan'

1941 Birthday - Intikhab Alam, Pakistan cricket leg-spinner, 1959-77

1941 Birthday - Peter Truscott, cricketer, one Test New Zealand vs. Pakistan 1965, 3 and 26

1938 Death - Muhammad Iqbal, Brt E Indies lawyer/Pakistan national hero, dies at 65

1937 Birthday - Duncan Sharpe, cricketer, 3 Tests for Pakistan 1959-60

1936 Birthday - Khalid Wazir, cricketer, son of S Wazir Ali 2 Tests for Pakistan 1954

1935 Birthday - Khalid "Billy" Ibadulla, cricketer, 166 on debut Pakistan vs. Australia 1964

1935 Birthday - Sheikh Fazalur Rehman, cricketer, played 1 Test Pakistan vs. WI 1958

1935 Event - Quake kills 50,000 in Quetta Pakistan

1935 Birthday - Wallis Mathias, cricketer, 1st non-Muslim to play for Pakistan

1934 Birthday - Nicholas Barrington, high commissioner, Pakistan

1932 Birthday - Gavin Stevens, cricket, Australian bat on 59-60 India/Pakistan tour

1930 Birthday - Shuja-ud-Din, cricketer, batted in 19 Tests for Pakistan 1954-62

1929 Birthday - Wazir Mohammad, cricketer, eldest of Pakistan's 4 Mohammed brothers

1929 Birthday - Agha Saadat Ali, cricketer, Pakistan bat in Test vs. New Zealand 1956, scored 8*

1928 Birthday - Imtiaz Ahmed, cricketer, Pakistan wicket-keeper in 41 Tests 1952-62

1928 Birthday - Zulfikar Ali Khan Bhutto, president/premier, Pakistan

1928 Birthday - Khan Mohammad, cricketer, Pakistan fast-med bowler, 54 wkts in 13 Tests

1927 Birthday - Raaj Kumar, born in Balochistan, Pakistan, film star, actor in Bollywood movies, famous for film 'Mother India', starred in more than 70 Bollywood films, had an iconic, gravelly voice

1922 Birthday - Jim McConnon, cricketer, England off-spinner against Pakistan 1954

1922 Birthday - Abdul Rashid, born in Pakistan, field hockey player, Gold Medal 1960 Olympics

1922 Birthday - Mujib ur-Rahman, Pakistan, sheik/premier

1921 Birthday - Nazar Mohammad, cricketer, Mudassar's pop, Pakistan's 1st centurion

1920 Birthday - Anwar Hussain, cricketer, four Tests for Pakistan vs. India 1952-53

1917 Birthday - Aga Yahya Khan, Pakistan military/politician

1907 Birthday - Mohammed Ayub Khan, general/premier/president, Pakistan

1898 Death - Sajjid Ahmad Chan, co founder (Pakistan), dies at 80

1895 Birthday - Liaquat Al Khan, attorney/premier of Pakistan, 1947-51

1876 Birthday - Mohammed Ali Jinnah, Karachi, founded Pakistan, 1947, gov, 1947-58

1817 Birthday - Sajjid Ahmad Chan, Indian moslem leader/co-founder, Pakistan