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1383 - The 1383-1385 Crisis in Portugal: A period of civil war and disorder began when King Fernando died without a male heir to the Portuguese throne.
1575 - Foundation of Aguascalientes.
1633 - Ming dynasty fight with Dutch East India Company that Battle of southern Fujian sea (1633), Ming dynasty won great victory.
1730 - The Ladoga Canal construction is completed.
1746 - The College of New Jersey (later renamed Princeton University) receives its charter.
1784 - Russia founds a colony on Kodiak Island, Alaska.
1790 - Miami warriors under Chief Little Turtle defeat United States troops under General Josiah Harmar at the site of present-day Fort Wayne, Indiana, in the Northwest Indian War.
1797 - One thousand meters (3,200 feet) above Paris, André-Jacques Garnerin makes the first recorded parachute jump.
1836 - Sam Houston is inaugurated as the first President of the Republic of Texas.
1844 - The Great Anticipation: Millerites, followers of William Miller, anticipated the end of the world in conjunction with the Second Advent of Christ. The following day became known as the Great Disappointment.
1867 - Fon of the National University of Colombia.
1875 - First telegraphic connection in Argentina.
1877 - The Blantyre mining disaster in Scotland kills 207 miners.
1878 - The first rugby match under floodlights takes place in Salford, between Broughton and Swinton.
1883 - The Metropolitan Opera House in New York City opens with a performance of Gounod's Faust (opera).
1895 - In Paris an express train overruns a buffer stop and crosses more than 30 metres of concourse before plummeting through a window at Gare Montparnasse.
1907 - Panic of 1907: A run on Knickerbocker Trust Company stock sets events in motion that will lead to a depression.
1910 - Dr. Crippen is convicted at the Old Bailey of poisoning his wife and is subsequently hanged at Pentonville Prison in London.
1924 - Toastmasters International is founded.
1926 - J. Gordon Whitehead sucker punches magician Harry Houdini in the stomach in Montreal.
1928 - Phi Sigma Alpha fraternity is founded at the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus.
1934 - In East Liverpool, Ohio, notorious bank robber Pretty Boy Floyd is shot and killed by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents.

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2018

1 JanuaryNew Year's Day (Ra's as-Sana al-meladiah, رأس السنة الميلادية)
23 MarchNational Day (Yom-e-Pakistan, یوم پاکستان)
1 MayLabour Day (Yom-e-Karigar, یوم کاریگر)
15 JuneEnd of Ramadan (Eid al-Fitr, عيد الفطر)
16 JuneEnd of Ramadan (Eid al-Fitr, عيد الفطر)
17 JuneEnd of Ramadan (Eid al-Fitr, عيد الفطر)
14 AugustNational Day (Yum-e-Istiqlal, یوم استقلال)
21 AugustSacrifice Feast (Eid ul-Adha, عيد الأضحى)
22 AugustSacrifice Feast (Eid ul-Adha, عيد الأضحى)
23 AugustSacrifice Feast (Eid ul-Adha, عيد الأضحى)
24 AugustSacrifice Feast (Eid ul-Adha, عيد الأضحى)
20 SeptemberDay of Ashura (عاشوراء Dni Pokuty i Postu)
20 SeptemberDay of Ashura (عاشوراء Dni Pokuty i Postu)
9 NovemberAllama Muhammad Iqbal Day (Yum-e-Iqbal, یوم اقبال)
25 DecemberQuaid-e-Azam’s Birthday (Yom-e-Viladat-e-Quaid-e-Azam, وم ولادت قائداعظم)
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Islamic Republic of Pakistan
Islāmī Jamhūriyat Pākistān, Islamic Republic of Pakistan
Islamic Republic of Pakistan - FlagIslamic Republic of Pakistan - Coat of arms
Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Location
Capital: Islamabad
Official languages: English (Official Language), Urdu (National Language)
Government: Islamic republic
Currency: Pakistan Rupee (PKR)
Population: 176 242 949
Area: 803 940 km²
Religion: Islam
Time Zone: UTC +5
Auto Code: PAK
Internet TLD: .pk
Calling code: +92
Corporate Income Tax: 35,00%
Personal Income Tax: 7.5-35%
Value Added Tax: 17,00%
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