Bhagat Singh, Shivaram Rajguru and Sukhdev Thapar are hanged for murder during the Indian struggle for independence.
The Lahore Resolution (Qarardad-e-Pakistan or the then Qarardad-e-Lahore) is put forward at the Annual General Convention of the All India Muslim League.
Pakistan becomes the first Islamic republic in the world. (Republic Day in Pakistan)
The first UNIFIL troops arrived in Lebanon for peacekeeping mission along the Blue Line.
Taiwan holds its first direct elections and chooses Lee Teng-hui as President.
Battle of Nasiriyah, first major conflict during the invasion of Iraq.