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Shah Escapes To Panama... 15/12/1979 History
Under international pressure and fear of being assassinated or delivered to Iran for trial, the Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the last Shah finds a resort in...View Details»

Islamic Republic Constitution Approved... 03/12/1979 History
On June 18, 1979, the Freedom Movement released its draft constitution for the Islamic Republic that it had been working on since Imam Khomeini was in...View Details»

US Reacts To Hostage Crisis... 13/11/1979 History
The United States freezes Iranian assets in the US based on the decision by President Jimmy Carter entering the two countries into a long-term period ...View Details»

Last Shipment Of American Grain To Iran... 06/11/1979 History
Iran began a worldwide search for large quantities of grain to make up for supplies of grain from the United States. The last American grain shipment ...View Details»

PM Bazargan Resigns... 05/11/1979 History
One day after the U.S. embassy was raided, PM Bazargan resigned in protest. Bazargan was constantly under pressure from hardliners. He was one of foun...View Details»

Iranian Students Seize U.S. Embassy In Tehran... 04/11/1979 History
During public uprising Shah fled the country. After the revolution U.S. was asked to return the dictator but the request was denied. He was reportedly...View Details»

Death Of Taleghani... 10/09/1979 History
Ayatollah Mahmoud Taleghani (1911 - September 10, 1979) was an Iranian theologian, humanist, Muslim reformer, democracy advocate and a senior Shia cle...View Details»

International Qods Day Initiative... 07/08/1979 History
On Aug, 7, 1979, Imam Khomeini invited the Muslims around the globe to march in solidarity with Palestinians on the last Friday of Ramazan. Khomeini ...View Details»

Iranian Constitutional Convention election, 1979 ... 03/08/1979 History
Constitutional Convention elections were held in Iran on 3 August 1979. The result was a victory for the Islamic Republican Party, which won 55 of the...View Details»

Dr. Motahhari Assassinated... 01/05/1979 History
Morteza Motahhari, one of the most prominent figures of the Islamic revolution of Iran was assassinated while leaving Dr. Sahabi's house in Tehran. Th...View Details»