Some important dates in the history of Pakistan.
These people developed bronze.
This brought Hinduism to the region.
The Persians add Pakistan to their Achaemined Empire.
The Greeks take the area.
Pakistan is taken by Demetrius of Bactria.
Pakistan flourishes under this ruler.
At its zenith it ruled the area.
This defines the spread of Islam.
Muhammad bin Qasim captures the southern area of the country.
This was a Muslim Empire after the Arabs took the area.
Another Islamic empire during the Medieval Period.
This brought introduced high culture to the region.
This was an armed uprising against the British however it failed.
The Indian subcontinent is a British colony.
The Indian National Court called for peaceful protest against the British.
These men called for a "separation of states" between India and Pakistan.
The Pakistanis become independent of the British Raj.
Islamic Pakistan and Hindu India become separate countries after the British are gone.
India andPakistan go to war over the northern areas of the region.
After Independence and the Indian Split the new Pakistan is in two pieces, one modern day Pakistan and the other modern day Bangladesh.
Pakistan supported China in a war against India.
A war with India occurs.
Pakistan shot down 10 Israeli aircraft during this conflict to help its Arab neighbors.
Pakistan was under a mixed rule of Monarchs and a Military coup until the first democratic elections in 1970.
After another deadly conflict with India East Pakistan turns into its own sovereign state of Bangladesh.
Pakistan and the supported Afghan Rebels with help from the U.S. against the U.S.S.R.
The Constitution of 1973 is reestablished, this is Pakistan's current constitution.
The U.S. imposed sanctions on Pakistan for holding and testing nuclear weapons.
Pakistan joins a group of developing countries that have bonded together.
Al-Queda leader Osama Bin Laden, the planner of the 9/11 attacks is found and killed in a compound while hiding in Pakistan by the U.S.
A group of familiar dates that help to make the Pakistani dates more relevant.