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January, 30, 1926 A.D.:
Majlis Library Inaugurated

Two years after the victory of the Constitutional Monarchy Movement in 1910, a draft was presented to the parliament proposing foundation of the Majlis library. Yet, the Majlis library could only be officially inaugurated on Jan, 30, 1926. Until that date, books and literature from all around Iran w... Read Full Article:

February, 24, 1926 A.D.:
First IIAF Pilot Flies From Paris To Tehran

The Imperial Iranian Air Force (IIAF) was established by Reza Shah in 1920. IIAF became operational with its first fully trained pilots on February 25, 1925. But it was difficult for Iran to acquire airplanes. One of these trained pilots was Ahmad Nakhjevan who was sent to France. His mission was to... Read Full Article:

April, 21, 1926 A.D.:
Second Demolition of Al-Baqi Cemetery,

Al-Baqi cemetery, the oldest and one of the two most important Islamic graveyards located in Medina, in current-day Saudi Arabia, was demolished in 1806 and, following reconstruction in the mid-19th century, was destroyed again in 1925:55 or 1926. An alliance of the House of Saud, and the followers ... Read Full Article:

April, 22, 1926 A.D.:
Iran-Turkey Sign Friendship Treaty

Imperial government of Iran and Republic of Turkey signed a friendship and security treaty on April, 22, 1926. The treaty which was arranged in eleven sections, was signed by Mohammad Ali Foroughi and Turkish ambassador to Tehran. By this treaty, the two courtiers agreed : - To prevent acts that wo... Read Full Article:

April, 25, 1926 A.D.:
Reza Khan Becomes Reza Shah

Four years after his coup d'état, Reza Shah proclaimed king and started the Pahlavi dynasty which lasted until 1979 as the last monarchy in the Iranian history. It's been registered in history that Reza Pahlavi was in favor of republic as the form of government and wanted to follow the path in Turk... Read Full Article:

July, 10, 1926 A.D.:
Majlis Sixth Term Begins

The first assembly of the 6th Majlis took place on July, 10, 1926. The shameful capitulation rights were cancelled. These were a set of terms or articles constituting an agreement between Iran and foreign governments which gave their nationals immunity in front of the law. Russian and British citize... Read Full Article:

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 ... Read Full Article:

February, 22, 1927 A.D.:
First Fatal Car Accident In Iran

Gholamhossein Darvish aka Darvish Khan, a famous Iranian musician of the time became the first victim of a car accident in Iran. Automobiles had recently been introduced to Iranian streets and the total number of cars did not exceed 50. Therefore there was no obligation for having a driving license ... Read Full Article:

May, 5, 1927 A.D.:
Majlis Approves National Banking Bill

In Iran, banking in its traditional form used to be done at exchange offices known as Sarraf. The idea of a national bank came up with inauguration of the Imperial Bank of Persia in 1890. However, in Qajar times major businesses were run with concessions given to foreign countries. Unfortunately, th... Read Full Article:

May, 9, 1927 A.D.:
Cancellation Of Capitulation Rights

Capitulation was a privilege known for some foreign citizens giving them total immunity from trial in Iran. During the Qajar dynasty, Russians and British were at the top of the list of citizens who enjoyed the right. Capitulation was one of the essential tools for modern time colonization, however ... Read Full Article:

February, 14, 1928 A.D.:
Colonel Puladeen Executed

Major General Mahmud Khan Pulādeen (Persian: محمود خان پولادین‎‎; died February 1928) (also can be spelled Pouladeen) was a senior military leader of the Reza Shah Pahlavi era. *** Reza Khan as Minister of War In 1921, he served as personal guard to Seyyed Zia'eddin Tabatabaee. H... Read Full Article:

September, 11, 1928 A.D.:
Bank Melli Officially Inaugurated

With the end of the World War I, the occupation forces which were a great obstacle in front of Iranian progress started leaving Iran and finally the parliament approved a bill that provided permission for founding a national bank on May, 5, 1927, and on Sep, 11, 1928 the first Iranian national bank ... Read Full Article:

October, 6, 1928 A.D.:
Majlis Seventh Term Begins

The first assembly of the 7th Majlis took place on October, 6, 1928. One of the most important steps taken by the previous Majlis was the bill related to founding Iran's first national bank, with the aim of nationalization of the finance sector. The Imperial Bank of Persia which was owned by the Bri... Read Full Article:

December, 19, 1928 A.D.:
Frenchman In Charge Of Cultural Heritage

Iranian Ministry of Culture appointed a French national named André Godard as the head of national museum for a period of 5 years, with a salary of 12,000 Tomans per year, by an agreement on December, 19, 1928. Godar was invited to Iran for archeological studies and organization of related affairs ... Read Full Article:

December, 27, 1928 A.D.:
Majlis Passes Dress Code

During a session on December, 12, 1928, Majlis approved a bill according to which all civil servants who did not have a uniform were obliged to wear a cap, pants and a shirt. Iranians thus had to give up their traditional long attires and wear European style clothes. Clerics were exempt from this ru... Read Full Article:

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