For all of us Pakistanis 14th of August is the most important and beautiful day as Pakistan became an independent state after years of struggle. For us Pakistanis 14th August is a really special day but we forget to acknowledge that on the same date many other bug events took place throughout the history. There are so many other things you might don’t know about 14th August and how it is important all over the world in many countries and regions. Below is a list of all the important things that happened on 14th August around the world, so while you celebrate this amazing day you also learn about its importance for others around the globe. Check this list out and learn a few new things.. 🙂
On 14th August 1947 Pakistan became an independent state and joined the Commonwealth of Nations.
On 14th August 1973 the Pakistan Constitution of 1973 came into effect.
On 14th August 1971 Bahrain declared independence as the State of Bahrain.
On 14th August 1040 King Duncan I was killed by his first cousin and rival Macbeth.
On 14th August 1464 Pope Pius II died.
On 14th August 1914 World War Battle of Lorraine started.
On 14th August 1297 Emperor Hanazono of Japan was born.
On 14th August 2013 – Egypt declared a state of emergency as security forces killed hundreds of demonstrators supporting former president Mohamed Morsi.
On 14th August 582 – Tiberius II Constantine, Byzantine emperor died.
On 14th August 1901 – The first claimed powered flight by Gustave Whitehead in his Number 21 aircraft.