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October, 12, 1722 A.D.:
Epic Fall Of Safavid Capital Isfahan


After a long siege Isfahan surrendered to Afghan forces. The people of Kandahar had been loyal Iranians until 1709 when due to weakness in leadership of King Sultan Hossein, injustice and corruption made them stage uprisings asking for autonomy. After invading Isfahan, Amir Mahmoud killed more than ... Read Full Article:


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October, 12, 1971 A.D.:
2500 Years Celebrations Ceremony


With a speech by Mohammad Reza Shah in front of Pasargadae, 2500 Years Celebrations began. Top officials from more than 100 nations attended the luxurious ceremonies that depicted Iran's glorious civilization but backfired as it drew ire between Iranians that saw it as a sign of Shah's personal ambi... Read Full Article:


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October, 12, 1994 A.D.:
Aseman Air Crash Kills 66


Iran Aseman Airlines Flight 746 was a Fokker F-28 flight that operated on the Isfahan-Tehran route. The flight crashed near the town of Natanz on October 12, 1994, killing all the passengers and crew members.On October 12, 1994, the flight took off from the Isfahan International Airport towards the ... Read Full Article:


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October, 12, 2009 A.D.:
Hafez-Goethe Dialogue In Germany


(Persia Note) - For the first time in the Western world, Hafez Memorial Day was ceremonially inaugurated in Weimar, Germany on October 12, 2009. It was the first West-östlicher Diwan (West-East Divan) Festival with Iran as the guest country taking place under the patronage of Germany’s Foreign Mi... Read Full Article:

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