August 11 in history: Formation of Al-Qaeda, Pak adopts national flag and more

On this day in history, Dadra and Nagar Haveli merged with India, Andrian Nikolayev became first person to float in microgravity, and much more happened. Take a look:

1947

Pakistan adopts its national flag

(Photograph:WION)

1961

Dadra and Nagar Haveli merges with India

(Photograph:WION)

1962

Andrian Nikolayev becomes first person to float in microgravity

(Photograph:WION)

1988

Terror organisation Al-Qaeda is formed by Osama bin Laden in Pakistan

(Photograph:WION)

2003

NATO takes charge of Afghan peace mission, first time outside Europe

(Photograph:WION)

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