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August, 5, 1191 A.D.:
Death of Persian philosopher Sohrevardi

Persian philosopher Sohrevardi passed away on 5th Rajab 587 Lunar Hijri. "Shahāb ad-Dīn" Yahya ibn Habash as-Suhrawardī (Persian: شهاب‌الدین سهروردی‎, also known as Sohrevardi) was a Persian philosopher, a Sufi and founder of Illuminationism, an important school in Islamic mys... Read Full Article:

August, 5, 1936 A.D.:
Sheikh Khazal Dies In Custody

When Majlis rejected to ratify an agreement which gave exclusive oil rights to the British, Percy Loraine became ambassador to Persia. He had served in Tehran from 1907 to 1909 and knew both Turkish and Persian. The British made a treaty with Sheikh Khazal, the governor of Khuzestan and assured him ... Read Full Article:

August, 5, 1981 A.D.:
Assassination of Dr. Hassan Ayat, Member of Parliament

At 8:02 am on 5 August 1981, five days after Hafte Tir bombing, Ayat was assassinated by MKO (People's Mujahedin of Iran) in front of his house. He was killed after hit by 60 bullets. Hassan Ayat (24 June 1938 – 5 August 1981) was an Iranian Shia theologian and politician. He was member of Islamic... Read Full Article:

August, 5, 2012 A.D.:
Iranians Shine At 2012 Olympics

A shiny Gold medal in 55kg for Hamid Sourian on Aug, 5, was a signal that London 2012 would be the most successful Olympic Games ever for Iranian athletes especially in Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling. Omid Norouzi won the second gold medal in 60kg on Aug, 6, and Ghasem Rezaei earned the third gold meda... Read Full Article:

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