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August, 10

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August, 10, 480 B.C.:
Spartans Crushed At Thermopylae


After 3 days of intensive fight at a narrow pass along the coast called Thermopylae, Iranian mountain troops leaded by Hydarnes composed of 1,000 units succeeded to bypass the passage and showed up on the rear of the Spartans. The Persians, leaded by Xerxes I were easily able to outflank them. The ... Read Full Article:


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August, 10, 1230 A.D.:
Last Battle Of Kharazmshah


Jalaladdin was the last ruler of the Kharazmian Dynasty trying to regain their lost glory after the Mongol invasion. After his defeat against the Mongolian horde of Chengiz Khan at Battle of Indus which was fought at the Indus River in today's Pakistan, in the year 1221, Jalaladdin and his only rema... Read Full Article:


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August, 10, 1738 A.D.:
Jalalabad Surrenders


After it was found out that the Indian court ruled by Mohammad Gurkani, did not refrain from supplying a safe heaven for the Afghan fugitives that were responsible for massacre of many civilians, Nader Shah was irritated by of indifference of his perfidious ally, then he marched towards Gazna, the ... Read Full Article:


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August, 10, 1934 A.D.:
Pars News Agency Founded


During a visit to Turkey, Reza Shah became interested in opening a similar institution to the Anatolia news agency. That's how Pars News Agency came to life. The primary duty of this organization was defined as : Reporting government decisions, Parliament legislations, and activities related to Iran... Read Full Article:


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August, 10, 1945 A.D.:
Toodeh Unrest In Azerbaijan


The Toodeh Party had lost popular ground among people, however the central government was very weak; Bayat's cabinet fell after 4 months in April, 1945. Hakimi's cabinet lasted for only 20 days and PM Sadr had to resign after 4 months. People were hungry and jobless, and the Toodeh Party propaganda ... Read Full Article:


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August, 10, 1984 A.D.:
UN Resolution Registers "The Persian Gulf"


Following the resolution # UNAD Qen/311 on March, 5, 1971, the United Nations votes on a second resolution # UNLA 45-8-2 on Aug, 10, 1984 to register the name "Persian Gulf" as the correct name for the area surrounded by Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain and Oman. Since Pythagoras's exped... Read Full Article:

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