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August, 14

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August, 14, 1694 A.D.:
Hossein Becomes King


Sultan Hossein, the eldest son of the deceased king Shah Soleyman was announced the new Safavid king. In his last will, Shah Soleyman who ruled the country for more than 28 years had asked Morteza, the younger son to become king. This was mainly due to the soft temper of Hossein, and the fact that h... Read Full Article:


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August, 14, 1971 A.D.:
Bahrain Declares Independence


Bahrain, the 14th province of Iran declares it's independence from mainland. Bahrain had been a part of Iran since the Achaemenid empire. After the fall of the Sassanid dynasty in the 7th century, Arab migration to the region accelerated. During the Deylamian dynasty, Bahrain was under the Fars gove... Read Full Article:


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August, 14, 1997 A.D.:
The Night Bat Hanged


Gholamreza Khoshroo, a serial killer who became famous as "The Night Bat" was hanged in a depot at the Azadi stadium in Tehran. Five years before, he had been arrested under charges of multiple armed robberies and rape but he escaped from the police while he was being taken to the court for trial. A... Read Full Article:

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