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  On This Day in History ...
  • 1772 - Birth of Hakob Shahen-Jrpetyan (armenologist) in Urfa. He died in 1837 In Tbilissi (Georgia).
  • 1912 - Hovhannes Toomanyan heads the Caucasian Association of Armenian writers in Tbilissi (Georgia).
  • 1917 - The People's Commissariat of Soviet Russia (headed by Lenin), appoints Shahoomyan (President of the Baku Commune) as temporary extraordinary commissar for Caucasian affairs.
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