BanglaCapsule | Bangladesh History on  Apr 20

1977
Justice Abu Sadat Mohammad Sayem was forced to resign as the president of Bangladesh because of 'ill health'.
Google | Justice Abu Sadat Mohammad Sayem Timeline



1977
Lt. General Ziaur Rahman became the president of Bangladesh.
Google | Ziaur Rahman Timeline



2003
Two ferry boats capsized during tropical storms on different rivers, and hundreds of people were missing. MV Mitali, went down in the Buriganga River, and the ML Majlishpur ferry, carrying about 90 members of a wedding party, capsized in the Meghna River.
Google | Ferry Accidents in Bangladesh Timeline



2006
In western Bangladesh dozens of people were feared to have drowned when a bus packed with about 50 wedding guests plunged into a river.
Google | Bangladesh Timeline



2011
In eastern Bangladesh a crowded ferry carrying about 100 passengers capsized in a river, leaving at least 28 people dead and more feared missing.
Google | Ferry Accidents in Bangladesh Timeline



2017
Lucky Aakhand (1955-2017), legendary Bangladeshi singer-composer, who has contributed significantly to the new era of modern Bangla music, died in Dhaka.
Google | Lucky Aakhand Timeline