Timeline: History of Pakistan

Important Events in the History of Pakistan


Before Independence | Since Independence


  • 14 August 1947 - Pakistan came into being
  • 12 March 1949 - The objective resolution of Pakistan was passed
  • 12 March 1949 - The Basic Principles Committee was appointed
  • 28 September 1950 - The Basic Principles Committee submitted its interim report
  • 16 October 1951 - Liaquat Ali Khan was assassinated at Committee Bagh (Liaquat Bagh), Rawalpindi