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May, 26, 363 A.D.:
The Battle Of Ctesiphon (Tisfun)

After the death of Constantinus 2 on Nov, 3, 361, Julianus Apostata proclaimed the sole Emperor of Rome. He spent more than 2 years preparing for an expedition against the Sassanid Empire. Intelligence from Roman spies suggested that Shapour 2’s departure from capital was the best time for an all... Read Full Article:

May, 26, 451 A.D.:
The Battle of Avarayr - Sassanid Victory In Armenia

The Battle of Avarayr also known as Battle of Vardanants, was fought on May 26, 451 AD on the Avarayr Plain in Vaspurakan, between the Armenian Army under Vardan Mamikonian and Sassanid Persia. Although the Persians were victorious on the battlefield itself, the battle proved to be a major strategic... Read Full Article:

May, 26, 1908 A.D.:
First Oil Well Drilled In Masjed Soleyman

For the first time in Iran, drillings reached oil in the historical city of Masjed Soleyman. At about 360 meters underground, they struck oil. The oil sprouting nearly 16 meters above the equipment signaled a new era of modern time colonization of Iran. Drillings had begun in 1903 in different areas... Read Full Article:

May, 26, 1910 A.D.:
Newspapers Banned

The Prime Minister who was Ahmad Shah's regent ordered a ban on newspapers that criticized the government. The chief editors of these leftist publications were sent to court and some of them received jail terms. Ahmad Shah had not reached legal age, thus the country was ruled by the regent. Iran wa... Read Full Article:

May, 26, 1942 A.D.:
Iran / U.K. Trade Treaty

Iran's economic situation was not bright even before the occupation. After the invasion of Allied Powers, food and other resources became scarce and the occupiers were imposing trade treaties that were against Iran's welfare. According to the trade and finance treaty signed on May, 26, 1942, the Bri... Read Full Article:

May, 26, 2014 A.D.:
When Did Peking Become Beijing and Persia Become Iran? We Have the Data

Where politics and language collide: how place names change over time. John Allen Gay May 27, 2014 What’s in a name? Place names often change, and those changes stem from a tangle of politics and language. A fun tool from Google, the Ngram Viewer, lets us watch those changes play out across histor... Read Full Article:

May, 26, 2014 A.D.:
A trip through history: The rise and fall of the Persian empire

By Our Correspondent Published: May 27, 2014 KARACHI: The Aga Khan University auditorium came alive as ENT surgeon Dr Iftikhar Salahuddin started talking about the Persian empire – the emperors, the art and architecture and a contemporary Iran. The lecture, Iran — the story of Emperors and King... Read Full Article:

May, 26, 2019 A.D.:
How Britain stole $45 trillion from India, And lied about it.

by Jason Hickel 19 Dec 2018 There is a story that is commonly told in Britain that the colonisation of India - as horrible as it may have been - was not of any major economic benefit to Britain itself. If anything, the administration of India was a cost to Britain. So the fact that the empire was su... Read Full Article:

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