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January, 10, 423 B.C.:
Dariush 2. Becomes King


After the death of Artaxerxes 1 in 424 B.C., three of his sons declared themselves king. One of them was Sogdianus, the son of Artaxerxes and a Babylonian woman named Alogyne. The other called himself Xerxes 2nd, son of Queen Damaspia who died the same day as her husband Artaxerxes. When Ochus, th... Read Full Article:


January, 10, 1732 A.D.:
Persian-Ottoman Peace Treaty


There was a peace treaty signed on January, 10, 1732 between the Ottoman Empire and the Safavid Persia. In the 17th century, a stalemate between the Ottoman and Safavid empires had been reached by the treaties of Sarab and Zuhab. However, during the short rule of Afghanistan based Hotaki dynasty, c... Read Full Article:


January, 10, 1852 A.D.:
Vezir Amirkabir Murdered


Amirkabir, one of the most brilliant figures of the Iranian history was murdered on Jan, 10, 1852, by an order from Naseroddin Shah at the Hamam of the Feen Garden in Kashan. Amirkabir had been kept there in exile since 1851. In 1847, Amirkabir had been appointed by Mohammad Shah to the court of t... Read Full Article:


January, 10, 1987 A.D.:
Iraq Bombs Iran Schools


On the seventh year of the Iran–Iraq War, in the winter of 1987, after the successful Karbala 5 Operation by Iranian armed forces, the Iraqi army started bombing several cities in western Iran. On Jan, 10, 1987, around 13:00 o'clock, Iraqi warplanes bombed a primary and a secondary school in Bor... Read Full Article:


January, 10, 2014 A.D.:
Historical Sites of Iran: Shushtar Khuzestan Achaemenid Salasel Fortress


Salasel Fortress is located on a hill overlooking Shatit River in the city of Shoushtar, Khuzestan province. In pre-Islamic times, water from the river passed underneath the fortress and reached different parts of the city. According to Iran Daily, the fortress was in use until the Qajar period... Read Full Article:

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