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January, 8, 1851 A.D.:
Second Persian Newspaper Published

Vaghaye Ettefaghiyeh(means Events Happening in Persian) was the name of the second Persian newspaper that was published by the order from Qajar grand Vezir Amirkabir. The first Persian newspaper was Kaghaz Akhbar (meaning Paper News in Persian). Amirkabir's purpose in foundation of this newspaper wa... Read Full Article:


January, 8, 1936 A.D.:
Reza Shah Bans Hijab

On Jan, 8, 1936, Reza Shah announced a law regulating attire of Iranians which later became famous as ban on Hijab.It's commonly believed that one of major mistakes of Reza Shah was to use force to lift the veil of Iranian women. Following a path he'd observed and liked in Turkey, he wanted to moder... Read Full Article:

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