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August, 27

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August, 27, 479 B.C.:
The Battle Of Mycale


After an alliance between Greeks and Spartans, many Ionian cities began revolting. Sacking of Athens was marked as "mission accomplished" as punishment for Greeks, but Xerxes rushed back to deal with revolts in Egypt and Babylon leaving behind his general Mardonius in charge. There was not a clear s... Read Full Article:


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After Athens was captured, Xerxes was assured of a decisive victory and retreated to deal with an uprising in Babylon. He left general Mardonius in charge of occupied territories. Although Mardonius was a great general, he was weak in terms of politics and could not restore the order for a long time... Read Full Article:


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August, 27, 1387 A.D.:
Teimur Conquers Isfahan


Teimur was born on Apr, 8, 1335 in a small city south of Samarkand from the Berlas Tatar tribe. It's been narrated that he injured his leg while he was a child stealing a sheep and could not walk straight afterwards; that's why he's also called Teimur Lang (cripple). Starting 1381, He began attackin... Read Full Article:


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August, 27, 1941 A.D.:
PM Mansour Forced To Resign


Reza Shah summoned Russian and British ambassadors on Aug, 25 as he heard their advance on the Iranian soil. He expressed his disappointment over such shocking action. He pretended to be unaware of the events that led to this attack. After the meeting Reza Shah asked Prime Minister Rajabali Mansour ... Read Full Article:


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August, 27, 1968 A.D.:
Iran's First Female Minister


Mrs. Farrokhroo Parsa was born on 22 March 1922, some minutes past Norooz eve in Qom. She proved to be a brilliant student at Homa primary school. After obtaining a college degree in natural sciences, she became a biology teacher in Jeanne d'Arc high school in Tehran where Farah Diba was one of her ... Read Full Article:

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