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September, 19, 1926 A.D.:
Sepahdar Tonekaboni Commits Suicide

Mohammad Vali Khan, known as Sepahdar Tonekaboni was born around 1848 and made a career as military officer in Naseroddin Shah's army. He was given the title Nasrossaltaneh after repelling nomadic Turcomans that destabilized Northeast of Iran and became the governor of Astarabad in 1884.He became th... Read Full Article:


September, 19, 1956 A.D.:
Foundation Of SAVAK

A draft on foundation of SAVAK which was approved at the cabinet of ministers, was presented to the parliament for for ratification. SAVAK soon became a dreadful secret service that got involved in many dark activities. Before foundation of SAVAK, intelligence and information gathering activities we... Read Full Article:


September, 19, 1959 A.D.:
Nehru Visits Tehran

Jawaherlaal Nehru visited Tehran with his daughter Indira Gandhi on Sep, 19, 1959 returning Shah's visit to India with Queen Sorayya. Shah's 1956 India visit was a sensational Safari trip where newspapers reported mostly on Royal couple's adventures in jungle. They rode by elephant to the Ganges, an... Read Full Article:


September, 19, 1976 A.D.:
UFO In Tehran Skies

(Wikipedia) - The 1976 Tehran UFO Incident was a radar and visual sighting of an unidentified flying object (UFO) over Tehran, the capital of Iran, during the early morning hours of 19 September 1976. During the incident, two F-4 Phantom II jet interceptors supposedly lost instrumentation and commun... Read Full Article:


September, 19, 1995 A.D.:
Iranian Plane Hijacked

A disgruntled Iranian flight attendant hijacked a Kish Air passenger plane with 173 passengers onboard. Just before landing on Kish Island, a holiday resort in Persian Gulf, the unidentified flight attendant hijacked the airplane at gunpoint. He demanded to fly to Europe. But the plane, which was sh... Read Full Article:

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