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loss of great Iranian musician Morteza Hananeh

On Oct. 17, 1989, the late maestro Morteza Hananeh passed away. The maestro Hananeh was born in an educated family On March 3, 1923. His father was ...

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Mehregan Celebrations

The day October 8 in Ancient Iran is the beginning of Mehregan celebrations or Festival which had root in Mehr Creed, one of the oldest Iranian ...

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Oil Industry Workers’ General Strike in Abadan

On Oct. 18, 1978, simultaneous with soaring anti-Monarchial uprising, workers and staffs of the Iranian National Oil Company drove the Shah’s ...

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Election of Iran’s first parliament speaker after Constitutional Revolution

On October 7, 1906, Iran’s first parliament called “National Council Assembly” elected Morteza Aliqolikhan Sanioddowleh as its speaker. ...

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Ernesto Che Guevara

On October 8, 1967, Ernesto Che Guevara, Latin American Great Revolutionary, Theoretician and tactician of guerrilla warfare, was murdered by the ...

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October 8, 1934, Millennium of Ferdowsi, the Great Persian epic poet

Based on historians’ researches, 8 October 1934 is thousandth year of Ferdowsi’s birth, the famous Iranian epic poet. On this day a big congress was ...

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Christopher Columbus

On October 12, 1492, the ships under Christopher Columbus command sighted the land in the Bahamas and later they landed at the Islands of Cuban and ...

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The first journey of three astronauts together to space

Following the triumph of the Vostok launchings that had put the first human in space, the Soviets developed the first spacecraft capable of carrying ...

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Demise of Hossein Behzad, Iran’s great Miniaturist

On October 13, 1968, Hossein Behzad, Iran’s famous master of painting and Miniature passed away. Hossein Behzad, the son of Fazlollah Esfahani, is ...

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Demise of Edison, great inventor of lightbulb

U.S. inventor Thomas Alva Edison (born Feb.11, 1847) had very little formal schooling. He set up a laboratory in his father’s basement at age 10; at ...

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Introduction of Maryam Rajavi as President-elect of the Iranian Resistance

In August 1993, the National Council of Resistance, the Iranian Resistance’s Parliament, elected Mrs. Rajavi as Iran’s future President for the ...

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Ernesto Che Guevara

On October 8, 1967, Ernesto Che Guevara, Latin American Great Revolutionary, Theoretician and tactician of guerrilla warfare, was murdered by the ...

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Farrokhi Yazdi

On October 17, 1939, Farrokhi Yazdi, Iranian freedom-lover songwriter was martyred. Mohammad Farrokhi was born in 1885 in Yazd (central Iranian ...

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Foundation of International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC)

The innovation of founding the International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) originated from a propitious Swiss merchant named Jean Henry Dunant in ...

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Simultaneous explosion of US and French bases

On October 23, 1983, two US and French military bases were simultaneously exploded in Beirut, Lebanon and left 299 dead behind. The US base was ...

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The United Nations ’ Day (UN Day)

Following the failure and dissolution of the Nations’ Society in 1939, big powers sought for an alternative and the heads of the United States and ...

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Tobacco Movement against the Regie Pact

Following widespread bloody clashes and demonstrations and protests against the Regie Pact (Assignment of tobacco trade to the British Company by ...

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Farrokhi Yazdi, freedom-loving poet and songwriter

On October 17, 1939, Farrokhi Yazdi, Iranian freedom-lover songwriter was martyred. Mohammad Farrokhi was born in 1885 in Yazd (central Iranian ...

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The United Nations ’ Day (UN Day)

Following the failure and dissolution of the Nations’ Society in 1939, big powers sought for an alternative and the heads of the United States and ...

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Mentioning of Plan to Establish United Nations

On October 7, 1942 - In the midst of World War II, the heads of the United States and Great Britain discussed the foundation of a global body that ...

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Death of Redd Foxx, American 20th century comedian

On October 11, 1991, the great American 20th century comedian Redd Foxx passed away in Los Angeles at the age of 68. Redd Foxx was born John Elroy ...

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Fiji gains independence

-October 10, 1970 marks Independence Day in the Republic of Fiji. This archipelago that lies 1,300 mi (2,100 km) north of New Zealand was a colony of ...

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The naming of Constantinople (Istanbul)

-On October 28, 312 AD, the Roman general and East Rome governorConstantine defeated Rome’s Emperor Maxteus in a one day war known as ’Paul Milvian’ ...

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Fiji gains independence

-October 10, 1970 marks Independence Day in the Republic of Fiji. This archipelago that lies 1,300 mi (2,100 km) north of New Zealand was a colony of ...

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Death of Redd Foxx, American 20th century comedian

On October 11, 1991, the great American 20th century comedian Redd Foxx passed away in Los Angeles at the age of 68. Redd Foxx was born John Elroy ...

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Mentioning of Plan to Establish United Nations

On October 7, 1942 - In the midst of World War II, the heads of the United States and Great Britain discussed the foundation of a global body that ...

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Demise of Ginette Lefever, passionate supporter of the Iranian Resistance in France

-On October 16, 2005, Mrs. Ginette Lefever, a passionate and memorable supporter of the Iranian Resistance died after suffering a brain seizure. ...

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China launches first space ship into space

On October 15, 2003, the first Chinese space ship named “Space Ship No. 5” was launched to space. This vessel, commanded by Colonel Yang Lee Wuy with ...

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Germany exits League of Nations and Disarmament Commission

-On October 14, 1933, Hitler’s government terminated its membership in the League of Nations, describing the body as useless and without executive ...

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Suez Canal War

Following the nationalization of the Suez Canal by Jamal Abdul Nasser, France, Britain and Israel occupied this Canal along with Port Saeed and ...

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Foundation of International Red Cross

Officially, International Movement of the Red Cross and Red Crescent formerly International Red Cross The Red Cross is a humanitarian agency with ...

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Assassination of Sri LankaNationalistic Leader Bandaranayke

On September 25, 1959 marks the assassination of Bandaranayke, Sri Lanka’s nationalist and progressive Prime Minister of by a Buddha monk. On his ...

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September 23 : Beginning of the New School Year in Iran

Every year the bells of the Schools and most of the higher education institutions and universities are rang all over in Iran in the Iranian month of ...

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Beginning of the New School Year in Iran

Every year the bells of the Schools and most of the higher education institutions and universities are rang all over in Iran in the Iranian month of ...

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Massacre of Tehran’s defenseless people by Shah’s order

Few month before Iran’s anti-monarchy revolution, on September 8, 1978, in order to confront popular uprisings and keep its regime in power, the ...

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September 6, 1965: The Foundation of The People's Mojahedin Organization Of Iran

The People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran, was founded on Sept. 6th, 1965 by Mohammad Hanifnejad and two other young intellectuals, Sa'id Mohsen ...

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Massacre of Tehran’s defenseless people by Shah’s order

Few month before Iran’s anti-monarchy revolution, on September 8, 1978, in order to confront popular uprisings and keep its regime in power, the ...

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Foundation of The People’s Mojahdin Organization Of Iran

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran, was founded on Sep. 6, 1965 by Mohammad Hanifnejad and two other young intellectuals, Sa’id Mohsen and ...

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Ramadan,
The holy month of fasting,
The Month of Virtue and Change

يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُواْ كُتِبَ عَلَيْكُمُ الصِّيَام ُ كَمَا كُتِبَ عَلَى الَّذِينَ مِن قَبْلِكُمْ لَعَلَّكُمْ تَتَّقُون ‘You, who are ...

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Beginning of World War II

Political and economic instability in Germany, combined with bitterness over its defeat in World War I and the harsh conditions of the Treaty of ...

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Declaration of freedom of slaves of Confederacy

On September 22, 1862, freedom of slaves in the United States was announced. Abraham Lincoln that freed the slaves of the Confederacy. On taking ...

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Demise of Jamal Abdul Nasser, late Egyptian president

On September 28, 1970, Jamal Abdul Nasser, the national and popular Arab figure and the leader of Egyptian people’s anti-colonialism struggles passed ...

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Invention of Gramophone or phonograph

On September 26, 1887, German Emil Berliner made and registered the first phonograph or the box of music. A phonograph record stores a copy of sound ...

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Emile Zola

On September 29, 1902, the French famous writer Emile Zola passed away. The famous French novelist, Emil Zola, was born in Paris in 1840. He was the ...

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The first Nuclear Aircraft Carrier

On September 24, 1960, the first aircraft carrier that worked with nuclear power (USS Enterprise) was constructed in the New Port shipbuilding ...

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Ramadan,
The holy month of fasting,
The Month of Virtue and Change

يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُواْ كُتِبَ عَلَيْكُمُ الصِّيَام ُ كَمَا كُتِبَ عَلَى الَّذِينَ مِن قَبْلِكُمْ لَعَلَّكُمْ تَتَّقُون ‘You, who are ...

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Fitr Feast or Eid ul-Fitr (Eyde Fetr)

Eid ul-Fitr often abbreviated to Eid, is a Muslim holiday that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting. Eid is an Arabic word ...

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Fitr Feast or Eid al-Fitr (Eyde Fetr)

Eid ul-Fitr often abbreviated to Eid, is a Muslim holiday that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting. Eid is an Arabic word ...

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Establishment of First Republic in France

-The National Convention met in September 1792 and voted to abolish the monarchy immediately and establish a republic. It proceeded to try Louis XVI ...

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Magellan begins historic sea voyage

-Earning the Spanish King’s approval for his voyage, Portugese explorer Ferdinand Magellan set sails on September 20th, 1519, en route to make ...

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