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  On This Day in History ...
  • 1796 - Birth of Harootyoon Alamdaryan in Astrakhan (Russia). He died in 1834.
  • 1930 - The first issue of the Kurdish newspaper "Rya taza" is published in Yerevan.
  • 1944 - Death of academician Manook Abelyan (armenologist) in Yerevan. He was born in 1865.
  • 1946 - Opening of the Second Congress of Armenian Writers. The subsequent ones took place in 1954, 1959, and 1966.
  • 1963 - Opening of the First Congress of Inventors and Rationalists. The next one took place in 1965.
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