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May, 17, 954 A.D.:
Samanian Nuh Dies


Nuh 1st, the son of Nasr 2nd of Samanian Dynasty died after 12 years of reign. Nuh ascended the throne after a coup against his father Nasr and throwing him in prison. Another narration says that Nuh came to power after preventing a revolt against his father in 943. His father who had become king at... Read Full Article:


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May, 17, 1639 A.D.:
Treaty of Ghasreshirin


The Treaty of Ghasreshirin was an accord signed between Safavid Empire and the Ottoman Empire on May 17, 1639. The accord ended the war that had begun in 1623 and was the last conflict in almost 150 years of intermittent wars between the two states over territorial disputes. The treaty divided terri... Read Full Article:


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May, 17, 1976 A.D.:
Elizabeth Taylor In Iran


Actress Elizabeth Taylor was invited on Iran Air's inaugural nonstop flight from New York to Tehran, While the Hollywood superstar played the role of temperamental tourist in Iran to create lots of publicity as she was supposed to, she made the best of her time visiting important historical attracti... Read Full Article:

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