BanglaCapsule | Bangladesh History on  Feb 18

1969
Dr Mohammad Shamsuzzoha, Proctor of the Rajshahi University, was killed by a bullet fired by the Pakistani military while he was performing his duty.
Google | Mohammad Shamsuzzoha Timeline



1972
The Bangladesh Women's Rehabilitation Board (subsequently to become the Women's Rehabilitation and Welfare Foundation) was formed as a semi-autonomous organisation affiliated with the Ministry of Social Welfare.
Google | Bangladesh Women's Rehabilitation Board Timeline



1976
The government grants Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam the citizenship of Bangladesh.
Google | Kazi Nazrul Islam Timeline



1978
Muhammad Ali, the greatest heavyweight boxer, came to Bangladesh along with his wife for a five-day visit.
Google | Muhammad Ali Timeline



1979
Ziaur Rahman's Bangladesh Nationalist Party wins 207 out of 300 seats in parliamentary election.
Google | Elections in Bangladesh Timeline



2007
Muhammad Yunus announced the foundation of a new party tentatively called Citizens' Power (Nagorik Shakti). There was speculation that the army supported a move by Yunus into politics.
Google | Muhammad Yunus Timeline