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May, 14, 1892 A.D.:
Cancellation Of Tobacco Concession


By a decree, Naseroddin Shah ordered cancellation of the Tobacco concessions on May, 14, 1892. During his third visit to Europe in 1890, Naseroddin Shah made an agreement called the Regie Concession, according to which monopoly on tobacco trade in Iran was sold to the Regie Company. The concession w... Read Full Article:


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May, 14, 1900 A.D.:
First Iranian Competes In Olympics


The first Iranian to compete at Olympic Games was Fereydoun Malkom, a fencer who participated in 1900 Summer Olympics in France. He was disqualified during the first round (14-15 May). In Paris Games, 76 fencers from 19 nations competed. Iran, Haiti and Peru were not recognized by IOC due to the fac... Read Full Article:

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