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February, 28, 1881 A.D.:
Marv Separated From Iran


Russian army took the city of Marv and annexed it as the Russian territory. Russians had taken Bukhara and parts of the greater Khorasan before. Iran had sent two military units to help defend against the Russians but on their way, the two Qajar princes that leaded these units entered an argument af... Read Full Article:


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February, 28, 1908 A.D.:
Bomb Explosion Near Mohammad Ali Shah's Coach


Two handmade bombs were thrown at Mohammad Ali Shah's imperial coach. Some of the guards around the carriage were killed but the Shah escaped the assassination attempt unharmed. Shah was travelling from the Gulistan palace towards Doshan Tappeh residence in east Tehran. A day later, the governor of ... Read Full Article:


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February, 28, 1930 A.D.:
Ahmad Shah Dies In Paris


Only 6 years after the death of Mohammad Ali Shah in Italy, young Ahmad Shah dies at the age of 32 in a hospital in Paris reportedly because of kidney failure. None of Iranian officials attended his burial ceremony. Ahmad Shah fled Iran on Nov, 3, 1923 in fear for his life while Reza Khan was gradua... Read Full Article:


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February, 28, 1997 A.D.:
Destructive Ardabil Earthquake


(Wikipedia) - The 1997 Ardabil earthquake was a destructive earthquake that occurred on 28 February 1997. The epicenter was located near the city of Ardabil in north-western Iran.Background and tectonicsArdabil and the surrounding province which bears its name are agricultural lands, primarily popul... Read Full Article:

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