Updated at December 7, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Wasim Akram is best known as Cricket Player who has born on June 03, 1966 in Lahore, Pakistan. Currently, Wasim Akram is 56 years, 6 months and 4 days old. Wasim Akram will celebrate 57th birthday on Saturday, 3rd of June 2023. Below the countdown to Wasim Akram upcoming birthday.
Former Pakistani fast bowler who took 414 Test wickets in his career, most all-time for his country. He was inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame in 2009.
He made his professional cricket debut with the Pakistan Automobiles Corporation in 1984. He made his ODI debut that same year and earned his first Test cap in 1985.
He retired with an impressive four international hat-tricks, two in Tests (taken nine days apart) and two in ODIs. He won 17 Man of the Match awards in his career.
He had two sons, Tahmoor and Akbar, with his first wife Huma Akram. He married his second wife Shaniera Akram in 2013.
He became the first player to take 500 ODI wickets, retiring with 502. He was joined, and eventually surpassed, by Muttiah Muralitharan.
Wasim Akram is 56 years old today.
Wasim Akram was born on June 03, 1966 in Lahore, Pakistan.
Wasim Akram zodiac sign is Gemini.
Wasim Akram was best known as Cricket Player.
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Below are historical events that coincided with Wasim Akram's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.
|1980||The 1980 Grand Island tornado outbreak hits Nebraska, causing five deaths and $300 million (equivalent to $912 million in 2018) worth of damage.|
|1982||The Israeli ambassador to the United Kingdom, Shlomo Argov, is shot on a London street; he survives but is left paralysed.|
|1984||Operation Blue Star, a military offensive, is launched by the Indian government at Harmandir Sahib, also known as the Golden Temple, the holiest shrine for Sikhs, in Amritsar. The operation continues until June 6, with casualties, most of them civilians, in excess of 5,000.|
|1989||The government of China sends troops to force protesters out of Tiananmen Square after seven weeks of occupation.|
|1991||Mount Unzen erupts in Kyūshū, Japan, killing 43 people, all of them either researchers or journalists.|
|1992||Aboriginal land rights are granted in Australia in Mabo v Queensland (No 2), a case brought by Eddie Mabo.|
|1998||After suffering a mechanical failure, a high speed train derails at Eschede, Germany, killing 101 people.|
|2006||The union of Serbia and Montenegro comes to an end with Montenegro's formal declaration of independence.|
|2012||A plane carrying 153 people on board crashes in a residential neighborhood in Lagos, Nigeria, killing everyone on board and 10 people on the ground.|
|2012||The pageant for the Diamond Jubilee of Elizabeth II takes place on the River Thames.|
|2013||The trial of United States Army private Chelsea Manning for leaking classified material to WikiLeaks begins in Fort Meade, Maryland.|
|2013||At least 119 people are killed in a fire at a poultry farm in Jilin Province in northeastern China.|
|2015||An explosion at a gasoline station in Accra, Ghana, killing more than 200 people.|
|2017||London Bridge attack: Eight people are murdered and dozens of civilians are wounded by Islamist terrorists. Three of the attackers are shot dead by the police.|
|2019||Khartoum massacre: In Sudan, over 100 people are killed when security forces accompanied by Janjaweed militiamen storm and open fire on a sit-in protest.|
|1983||The birth of Pasquale Foggia, Italian footballer|
|1984||The birth of Todd Reid, Australian tennis player|
|1985||The birth of Papiss Cissé, Senegalese footballer|
|1985||The birth of Łukasz Piszczek, Polish footballer|
|1986||The birth of Al Horford, Dominican basketball player|
|1986||The birth of Micah Kogo, Kenyan runner|
|1986||The birth of Rafael Nadal, Spanish tennis player|
|1986||The birth of Adrián Vallés, Spanish race car driver|
|1986||The birth of Tomáš Verner, Czech ice skater|
|1987||The birth of Masami Nagasawa, Japanese actress|
|1989||The birth of Katie Hoff, American swimmer|
|1991||The birth of Lukasz Teodorczyk, Polish footballer|
|1991||The birth of Sami Vatanen, Finnish ice hockey defenceman|
|1991||The birth of Yordano Ventura, Dominican baseball player (d. 2017)|
|1992||The birth of Mario Götze, German footballer|
|2011||The death of Andrew Gold, American singer, songwriter, musician and arranger (b. 1951)|
|2011||The death of Bhajan Lal, Indian politician, 6th Chief Minister of Haryana (b. 1930)|
|2011||The death of Jack Kevorkian, American pathologist, author, and activist (b. 1928)|
|2011||The death of Jan van Roessel, Dutch footballer (b. 1925)|
|2012||The death of Carol Ann Abrams, American producer, author, and academic (b. 1942)|
|2012||The death of Rajsoomer Lallah, Mauritian lawyer and judge (b. 1933)|
|2012||The death of Roy Salvadori, English race car driver and manager (b. 1922)|
|2012||The death of Brian Talboys, New Zealand journalist and politician, 7th Deputy Prime Minister of New Zealand (b. 1921)|
|2013||The death of Atul Chitnis, German-Indian technologist and journalist (b. 1962)|
|2013||The death of Józef Czyrek, Polish economist and politician, Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs (b. 1928)|
|2013||The death of Frank Lautenberg, American soldier and politician (b. 1924)|
|2014||The death of Svyatoslav Belza, Russian journalist, author, and critic (b. 1942)|
|2014||The death of Gopinath Munde, Indian politician, 3rd Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra (b. 1949)|
|2015||The death of Avi Beker, Israeli political scientist and academic (b. 1951)|
|2016||The death of Muhammad Ali, American boxer (b. 1942)|
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