Today in Bahrain History
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Events 1 - 9 of 9
1950-06-12 - 2 Air France DC-4s crash near Bahrain, about 100 die
1965-03-05 - March Intifada: A Leftist uprising erupts in Bahrain against British colonial presence.
1971-08-14 - Bahrain proclaims independence after 110 years of British rule
1971-08-15 - Bahrain gains independence from Britain
1973-05-26 - Bahrain adopts it's constitution
1973-12-06 - Bahrain's constitution goes into effect
2000-08-23 - A Gulf Air Airbus A320 crashes into the Persian Gulf near Manama, Bahrain, killing 143.
2008-04-08 - The construction of the world's first building to integrate wind turbines completes, in Bahrain.
2011-02-14 - The 2011 Bahraini uprising commenced.
Birthdays 1 - 4 of 4
1933-06-03 - Isa ibn Salman Al Khalifah, emir of Bahrain (d. 1999)
1950-01-28 - Hamad ibn Isa Al Khalifah, King of Bahrain
1969-02-13 - Ahlam, Bahraini singer
1991-02-12 - Faisal ibn Hamad Al Khalifah, prince of Bahrain (d. 2006)
Deaths 1 - 1 of 1
1999-03-06 - Isa ibn Salman Al Khalifah, emir of Bahrain (b. 1933)