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January, 18, 1937 A.D.:
Iran Withdraws Minister From Paris


On Jan, 18, 1937, shortly after cutting diplomatic ties with the U.S., Iran withdrew the Minister Plenipotentiary from Paris because of a pun, as a French newspapers had published photographs of a Paris cat labeled 'Son Majeste le Chat!' meaning his majesty the cat. The word for cat in French reads... Read Full Article:


February, 4, 1937 A.D.:
Parliament Ratifies Amiranian Deal


Ten years after first attempts by American companies to enter the Iranian petroleum market, as they were challenged by Britain and Russia; the Sinclair Company was forced to leave Iran for good. In 1933, a new contract with the British South Oil company limited the operation domain of that company t... Read Full Article:


May, 11, 1937 A.D.:
The Fifty-Three arrested for communist political activities


The Fifty-Three were a group of 53 Iranians arrested for involvement in communist political activities in 1937 and brought to trial in November 1938 in the most sensational of the political trials held during the reign of Reza Shah Pahlavi. Some of the 53 died in jail such as Dr. Taqi Arani, and the... Read Full Article:


May, 30, 1937 A.D.:
Memorial Day Massacre of 1937


In the Memorial Day massacre of 1937, the Chicago Police Department shot and killed ten unarmed demonstrators in Chicago, on May 30, 1937. The incident took place during the Little Steel strike in the United States. *** Photograph from the Committee Papers of the Senate Subcommittee Investigating ... Read Full Article:


July, 8, 1937 A.D.:
Saadabad Treaty Signed


Upon an initiative from the British government, Iran was somehow forced to sign a non-agression treaty with Turkey, Iraq, and Afghanistan in Saadabad Palace north of Tehran. Pakistan did not exist at the time. The main reason behind this treaty was to make it impossible for Iran to reclaim Afghanist... Read Full Article:


September, 11, 1937 A.D.:
Majlis Eleventh Term Begins


The 11th Majlis term started on Sep, 11, 1937. Iran had entered a fast pace of progress. Reza Shah's risky steps including withdrawing minister from Paris and Washington and insisting that Iran shall not be called Persia in international documents earned him respect as a patriotic person who cared... Read Full Article:


December, 29, 1937 A.D.:
Iran Ships Opium To Japan


At the League of Nations, the Chinese representative, submits a complaint accusing Japan of importing tens of tons of opium from Iran and distributing it in China. The claim was backed by documents showing that 109 tons of raw opium was shipped from Iran on Dec, 29 followed by a shipment of 82 tons ... Read Full Article:

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