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October, 01

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October, 1, 331 B.C.:
Battle Of Gaugamela Lost To Alexander


Alexander had set spies all over Persia. After the eclipse of the moon was visible on Sep, 20 morals were low on the Persian side as it was considered a sign of defeat. Now there was a superstitious air created that noticed a meteor flash on Sep, 23 which was considered another bad luck for Persians... Read Full Article:


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October, 1, 243 B.C.:
Ptolemy 3. Retreats From Susa


Ptolemy 3 Euergetes conquered Babylon and Susa in 245 B.C. He had defeated the ruler of the Seleucid dynasty in the Third Syrian War (245-241) Meanwhile, Parthians under Tirdad were regaining strength and defeated Ptolemy's forces east of Susa. Parthians were causing heavy damages on Seleucids in No... Read Full Article:


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October, 1, 1587 A.D.:
Abbas 1st Proclaims Shah Of Persia


Like all great rulers, Shah Abbas was born during troubled times. When in 1578, his father Sultan Mohammad Khodabandeh became Shah of Iran, Queen Mahdolia soon came to dominate the government, but she had little time for Abbas, preferring to promote the interests of his elder brother Hamzeh. The que... Read Full Article:


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October, 1, 1827 A.D.:
Russians Capture Erivan


In a useless effort to regain lost territory in Gulistan treaty, Abbas Mirza crossed the border with 35,000 troops on July, 16, 1826. Baku and Ganjeh were quickly seized but the Russians held out in Shusha until Sep, 5 when reinforcement arrived and Russians took Ganjeh back immediately. Despite the... Read Full Article:


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October, 1, 1951 A.D.:
UK Files Complaint Against Iran


The UNSC receives a complaint filed by the UK against Iran after a brief meeting. Britain was using every possible means to counter a the nationalization of petroleum industry in Iran, a movement that could mark the end of colonial era in Iran. The Iranian government called this action outside of th... Read Full Article:


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October, 1, 2006 A.D.:
Royana, Cloned Sheep Is Born


Royana is the name of the second sheep born in the Royan research institute through cloning technique. The first sheep died few hours after birth. Cloning is a very complicated high tech method that enables us to reproduce exact copies of the original mammal with exactly the same genetic structure. ... Read Full Article:

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