BanglaCapsule | Bangladesh History on  Okt 15

1971
Thirty eight young men from Bangladesh started marching towards Delhi from Bahrampur of Murshidabad in India with a mission to make the world aware of the Pakistani forces atrocities during the Liberation War of 1971.
Google | Bangladesh Liberation War Timeline



1979
Habib Wahid, internationally known Bangladeshi composer, musician and singer, was born in Dhaka.
Google | Habib Wahid Timeline



1983
October 14-15, Severe cyclonic storm hits offshore islands and chars of Chittagong and Noakhali; maximum wind speed of 122 km/hr; 43 persons killed, 6 fishing boats and a trawler lost, more than 150 fishermen and 100 fishing boats missing.
Google | Cyclones in Bangladesh Timeline



1985
Thirty-nine students and employees killed when the aging roof of the TV room collapsed at Jagannath Hall of Dhaka University (DU).
Google | Dhaka University Timeline



1986
In the presidential elections held, Hussain Muhammad Ershad was elected President.
Google | Elections in Bangladesh Timeline