1988 In the first open election in more than a decade, voters in Pakistan elect populist candidate Benazir Bhutto to be Prime Minister of Pakistan.
1988 Benazir Bhutto is appointed Prime Minister of Pakistan.
1988 Benazir Bhutto is sworn in as Prime Minister of Pakistan, becoming the first woman to head the government of an Islam-dominated state.
1996 President of Pakistan Farooq Ahmed Khan Leghari dismisses the government of Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto and dissolves the National Assembly of Pakistan.
2007 Karachi bombings: attempted assassination of Benazir Bhutto.
2007 Former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto is assassinated in a shooting incident.