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April, 12, 1723 A.D.:
Mir Mahmoud Forces Defeated In Qazvin

After the fall of the Safavi dynasty and capture of capital Isfahan, crown prince Tahmasp Mirza fled to Qazvin and proclaimed king with crown name Shah Tahmasp 2. Amir Mahmoud of Kandahar who had imprisoned most of the royal family, sent his army to suppress the uprising. His army was trapped in Qaz... Read Full Article:


April, 12, 1936 A.D.:
Veresk Bridge Inaugurated

The Veresk Bridge is a marvel of engineering in Iran. Constructions began in Nov, 1934, and the bridge was constructed mostly by Germans before World War II. The engineering team included an Austrian engineer named Walter Inger and a German named Ladislaus Von Rabsevic. The Veresk Bridge was inaugur... Read Full Article:


April, 12, 2005 A.D.:
Iran–Turkmenistan Friendship Dam Inauguration

(Wikipedia) - The Iran–Turkmenistan Friendship Dam was officially opened on April, 12 2005. The Iranian President Mohammad Khatami and Turkmenistan leader Saparmurat Niyazov made a speech at the inauguration ceremony The Iran–Turkmenistan Friendship Dam is a dam on the Hariroud River, which form... Read Full Article:


April, 12, 2008 A.D.:
Explosion In Shiraz Mosque

(Wikipedia) - The 2008 Shiraz bombing was an April 12, 2008 explosion that occurred during prayers at the Hosseinieh Seyyed al-Shohada Mosque in the southern Iranian city of Shiraz. Fourteen people were killed and 202 were injured. Around 800 people, which were mostly youth, were gathered at the Mos... Read Full Article:

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