The Iranian History on this day :

August, 08

G+ Google+ F Facebook

Coin_Ardashir_Artaxerxes_I_Makrocheir.jpg

August, 8, 465 B.C.:
Artaxerxes I Makrocheir Becomes King


After Xerxes was killed, his son Artaxerxes I Makrocheir from his wife Amestris ascends the throne. During his Xerxes' reign, the expansion of the empire came to an end. Gandara and Taxila in the far east were lost. Still, the Persian empire remained the strongest power on earth with strong cultural... Read Full Article:


Embossed_Bouquets_Lotus_Perspolis.jpg

August, 8, 40 B.C.:
Iran Takes Syria Back From Romans


After crushing the Roman army, Iran took back Syria. The Iranian army then proceeded and liberated Palestine. After the Roman senate declared war on Iran, it took 3 years to find legionaries from all over the Roman realm including today's West Europe, Spain, North Africa, Greece and Yugoslavia.Befor... Read Full Article:


Iranian_Shapour_Bakhtiar.jpg

August, 8, 1991 A.D.:
Shapour Bakhtiar Slain In France


Shapour Bakhtiar, Iran's last Prime Minister before the Islamic revolution of 1979, was found dead at his home outside Paris. His throat had been cut while at least four security officers were guarding his house. Bakhtiar was appointed Prime Minister by the Shah in January 1979 in a desperate attemp... Read Full Article:


Afghanistan_Mazar_Sharif.jpg

August, 8, 1998 A.D.:
Taliban Massacre Of Iranian Diplomats


After Taliban forces captured Mazar Sharif city in northern Afghanistan on Aug, 8, 1998, 11 Iranian diplomats and a reporter disappeared. It was later confirmed that 8 of the Iranian diplomats and the reporter were killed by the Taliban militia.Public reactions followed by heavy tensions and an Iran... Read Full Article:


Khatami_Kissing_Daughter.jpg

August, 8, 2001 A.D.:
Khatami Sworn As President Again


Mohammad Khatami begins his second term in office as the president. The ceremony was delayed for several days because of a power struggle between religious conservatives and reformers for seats in the Guardian Council, The body consisting of 12 members half of which are appointed by the Supreme Lead... Read Full Article:

More About The Iranian History

Periods of the Iranian/Persian History by Dynasties





Happy Summer Sale

Home About us / Contact    Products    Services    Iranian History Today    Top Iran Links    Iranian B2B Web Directory    Historical Glossary
Copyright @ 2004-2016 fouman.com All Rights Iranian