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October, 19, 480 B.C.:
Xerxes' Alliance With Carthage


Xerxes signs an alliance with Carthage in order to create a barrier against the Greek and keep them busy in far away battles. The Anatolian cities of Iran were frequently invaded by the Greek and it was risky to deploy armies to this area besides high costs. This treaty lasted for 70 years until 410... Read Full Article:


October, 19, 66 A.D.:
Tirdad Visits Rome


Tirdad was a Persian prince assigned as the ruler of Armenia that had angered the Romans leading to an 8 year long war. On this day, Tirdad enters Rome during a special ceremony to meet Nero. Tacitus, the Roman historian explains the event in detail. It was reportedly a very glorious ceremony to sho... Read Full Article:


October, 19, 1987 A.D.:
U.S. Attacks Iranian Oil Platforms


On Oct, 19, 1987, the U.S. navy attacked 3 Iranian oil platforms in Persian Gulf. In a statement made by the U.S. President Ronald Reagan, the move was justified as a response to Iranian attacks. According to US claims, Iran staged a missile attack three days earlier on a reflagged Kuwaiti oil tanke... Read Full Article:


October, 19, 2010 A.D.:
No Fuel For Iranian Planes In Europe


Iran confirmed that some companies at European airports were refusing to sell it fuel, and its flag carrier said planes were making unscheduled stops en route to Tehran because they could not refuel in London. Iran has played down the impact of international sanctions over Iran's nuclear programs, ... Read Full Article:

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