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Foundation of Organization of African Unity (OAU)

African intergovernmental organization It was established in 1963 to promote unity and solidarity of African states and eliminate vestiges of ...

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Foundation of Gulf Cooperation Council

Persian Gulf international organization founded in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in 1981. Its members include Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, ...

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Foundation of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO)

Umbrella political organization representing the Palestinian people in their drive for a Palestinian state It was formed in 1964 to centralize the ...

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Obviation of education discrimination against Blacks in US

On May 17, 1954, the US Supreme Court, by releasing a verdict, called separation of black and white schools unconstitutional. Until then blacks ...

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Martyrdom of Mohammad Zabeti, PMOI leadership member and some other PMOI officials and members

On May 2, 1982, during a series of clashes between the suppressive IRGC members and special intelligence network agents with groups of PMOI members ...

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International Labor Day

On May 1st 1886, the demonstration of thousands of workers in Chicago who had staged strike for improving working conditions and their lives was ...

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Founders of PMOI slain by the Shah’s regime

At the dawn of May 25, 1972, the founders of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI), Mohammad Hanifnejad, Saeed Mohsen and Ali Asghar ...

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Demise of Victor Hugo

born Feb. 26, 1802, Besançon, France died May 22, 1885, Paris French poet, dramatist, and novelist. The son of a general, he was an accomplished ...

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Martyrdom of Mohammad Zabeti, PMOI leadership member and some other PMOI officials and members

On May 2, 1982, during a series of clashes between the suppressive IRGC members and special intelligence network agents with groups of PMOI members ...

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International Labor Day

On May 1st 1886, the demonstration of thousands of workers in Chicago who had staged strike for improving working conditions and their lives was ...

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Victor Hugo

born Feb. 26, 1802, Besançon, France died May 22, 1885, Paris French poet, dramatist, and novelist. The son of a general, he was an accomplished ...

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Demise of Nehru, First prime minister of independent India (1947-64)

Jawaharlal Nehru, born Nov. 14, 1889, Allahabad, India, was son of the independence advocate Motilal Nehru (1861-1931), Nehru was educated at home ...

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Murder of Emiliano Zapata

On April 11, 1919, Emiliano Zapata, leader of the Mexican Revolutionary Movement, was murdered. Zapata was a Mexican patriot who started his ...

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Emiliano Zapata

On April 11, 1919, Emiliano Zapata, leader of the Mexican Revolutionary Movement, was murdered. Zapata was a Mexican patriot who started his ...

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Taleqani Leaves Tehran to Object Khomeini

On April 13, 1979, in the first days after victory of anti-Monarchial Revolution, in protest to the reactionary and suppressive measures of new ...

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Demise of Parvin Etesami, Iranian great poet

On April 4, 1941, Parvin Etesami, the great lady of Iran’s literature and poem passed away. She was born on March 17, 1907 in Tabriz; she learned ...

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Assassination of Martin Luther king, leader of US Blacks

On April 4th, 1966, Martin Luther King, leader of US Blacks was shot in Memphis, Tennessee and murdered. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1929; ...

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Demise of Parvin Etesami, Iranian great poet

On April 4, 1941, Parvin Etesami, the great lady of Iran’s literature and poem passed away. She was born on March 17, 1907 in Tabriz; she learned ...

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Demise of Albert Einstein, German-Swiss-U.S. scientist

Born to a Jewish family in Germany, he grew up in Munich, and his family moved to Switzerland in 1894. He became a junior examiner at the Swiss ...

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Launching 77 missiles against NLA bases by the Iranian regime

On April 18, 2001, in a blatant aggression against the Iraqi air space, the clerical regime ruling Iran embarked on launching numerous missiles ...

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Execution of four members of PMOI’s leadership

April 19, 1972, the Shah’s dictatorial regime executed four members of the PMOI’s leadership by firing squad following verdict of a military court. ...

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Johannes Brahms, German composer, passed away

On April 3, 1897, Johannes Brahms, German composer, passed away. Brahms was born in Hamburg on May 7, 1833. After studying the violin and cello with ...

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Colonel Mohammad Taghi Khan Pessian’s Uprising

On April 2, 1921, Colonel Mohammad Taghi Khan Pessian, Iranian patriot and a freedom loving personality of Iran’s constitutionalism, revolted against ...

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China’s Cultural Revolution

On April 1, 1966, China Premier Chou En-lai in a speech announced the beginning of Cultural Revolution. It started with reforms in administrative ...

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Heavy air assault on Camp Ashraf

On April 5, 1992, The Iranian regime invaded Iraqi airspace with thirteen F4 and F5 fighter jets and attacked the National Liberation Army base at ...

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Dr. Martin Luther King, leader of civil rights movement

On April 4, 1966, the leader of the American civil rights movement Martin Luther King was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. He was born in 1929 in ...

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End of US civil war

On April 9, 1865 - the US civil war, after heavy casualties and countless financial damages ended. Since 1860 when Abraham Lincoln elected as US ...

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Pablo Picasso

On April 8, 1973, Pablo Picasso, the great painter of twentieth century and founder of Cubism in painting, passed away at the age of 92 in France. ...

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Iran-Contra Court

On April 7, 1990, the US court committed Admiral Poindexter, director of the US National Security Council, guilty in Iran-Contra scandal and ...

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Sheikh Mohammad Khiabani - Tabriz-Iran

On April 5, 1920, Fourteen years after victory of Constitutional Revolution, another uprising took place in Tabriz in defense of Iran’s freedom and ...

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Execution of Monireh Rajavi, symbol of massacred political prisoners in 1988-1989

On March 27, 1989, Mrs. Monireh Rajavi, the sister of Mr. Massoud Rajavi, leader of Iranian Resistance, was executed by Iran’s brutal regime in ...

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Demise of Yury Gagarin, Russian cosmonaut, first human to travel into space

Yury Gagarin was born on March 9, 1934, near Gzhatsk, Russian S.F.S.R. Son of a carpenter on a collective farm, he graduated from the Soviet air ...

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Karimour Shirazi

On March 15, 1954, Amir Mokhtar Karimpour Shirazi, director of the daily Shourosh and one of Dr. Mosaddeq’e most loyal companions was martyred by ...

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Victory of Oil Nationalization Movement of industry headed by Dr. Mosaddeq

On March 20, 1951, thanks to inexhaustible efforts and struggle of Dr. Mohammad Mosaddeq, leader of nationalist and anti-colonialism movement of the ...

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Demise of Dr. Mosaddeq, leader of Iranian National Movement

On March 5, 1966, Dr. Mohammad Mosaddegh, leader of Iranian National Movement passed away and grieved millions of Iranians in his loss. He was buried ...

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March 20, Norouz, Iranian New Year Celebration

Norooz OR Nowruz (Persian: نوروز‎) is the traditional Iranian new year holiday. It is the most cherished of all Iranian festivities. Norooz marks ...

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Chahar Shanbeh Suri, last Tuesday of Iranian year

Last Wednesday of the year (Chahar Shanbeh Suri): On the eve of last Wednesday of the year, literally the eve of Red Wednesday or the eve of ...

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Anti-racism Day

On March 2, 1952, the United Nations General Assembly discussed the issue of apartheid and regarded it as a threat for peace and human rights. But ...

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Venera spacecraft lands on Venus

On March 1, 1981, Venera 14, unmanned Soviet planetary probes, landed on Venus and transmitted information to the earth. It analyzed Venus’s ...

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Saint Stephan Treaty

On March 3, 1878, at the end of war between Russia and the Othman empire Saint Stephen Treaty was signed. Russia was pursing two objectives from ...

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Demise of Dr. Mosaddeq, leader of Iran National Movement

'Whether I’ll be alive or not, I hope, or rather I am sure that the flames will not be put out, and the awakened men of this nation will pursue this ...

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March 8 – International Women’s Day

Every year around the world, March 8th is cherished as international women’s day, respecting the struggle of women for equality and freedom. The ...

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Mohammad Hossein Naghdi was martyred

On March 16, 1993, Mohammad Hossein Naghdi, a fervent and active member of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), was murdered by a group ...

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Karimpour Shirazi, Freedom loving journalist and poet, was killed

'I have made a strong vow to my God, because I draw the curtain that thousands of betrayals, corruptions and miseries hide behind. I am truly ...

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Namibia achieves independence

Long inhabited by indigenous peoples, it was explored by the Portuguese in the late 15th century. In 1885 it was annexed by Germany as German ...

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Start of Napoleon’s 100-day rule

After Paris was conquered by the allied coalition, Napoleon was forced to resign in 1814 and was exiled to the Island of Elba. On March 20, 1815 he ...

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Coup against Mrs. Isabel Peron in Argentina

On March 24, 1976, Argentinean military officersstaged a coup against the government of Mrs. Isabel Peron and she was ousted. Thereafter, Argentina ...

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Beethoven, German composer, passes away

Beethoven, Ludwig van Born Dec. 17, 1770, Bonn, archbishopric of Cologne died March 26, 1827, Vienna, Austria Born to a musical family, he was ...

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Rome Treaty to establish European Common Market

On March 25, 1957, two agreements were signed by representatives of West Germany, Italy, Belgium, Luxemburg and Netherland in Rome upon which ...

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Oil industry workers’ strike in support of Dr. Mosaddeq

On March 29, 1951, Khuzestan oil industry workers started their strike. After Dr. Mosaddeq nationalized Iran’s oil industry on March 20, 1951, the ...

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