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June, 11

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June, 11, 323 B.C.:
Alexander Dies In Babylon

Alexander the Great who put an end to the Persian Achaemenid Empire died in Babylon. There's a rumor that Roxana, the daughter of Persian Satrapy he married gave him a disease. His general Perdiccas became the regent of all of Alexander's empire, while Alexander's physically and mentally disabled ha... Read Full Article:


June, 11, 226 A.D.:
Eternal Fire Decorates Coins Of Iran

Ardeshir Babakan, the founder of the Sassanid dynasty announced a golden coin bearing the embossed image of the Eternal Fire in a cup standing on a pedestal as the official coin of Iran. He began minting those coins in 224 in Persis.The Eternal Fire which is an important symbol of Zoroastrian religi... Read Full Article:


June, 11, 250 A.D.:
Gondishapour Library Inaugurated

Gondishapour Library which was the greatest of its kind in the ancient times was inaugurated alongside a university to become the center for researches in the fields of medicine, astronomy, mathematics, and philosophy where instructors from India, Iran, Greece and Rome used to teach the latest scien... Read Full Article:


June, 11, 1873 A.D.:
German-Iranian Friendship Treaty

Even before diplomatic ties, unofficial relations had already taken root between the two nations: Germany and Iran. Goethe's dedication of his West-östlicher Diwan (West-Eastern Divan) to Hafez in 1819 is an illustration of how far back such cultural ties went. German intellectual interest in Irani... Read Full Article:


June, 11, 1934 A.D.:
Reza Shah Visits Turkey

Reza Shah took off on his only travel to a foreign country on June, 2, 1934. He was accompanied by 17 people, mostly high ranking military officers. A brief background of Iran-Turkey Relations : Reza Shah was the first person to congratulated Ataturk after foundation of the Republic of Turkey in 192... Read Full Article:


June, 11, 1993 A.D.:
Rafsanjani Re-Elected President

6th presidential election: From a total of 128 nominees for the presidential race, 124 were disqualified by the Guardian Council, thus leaving only 4 presidential candidates. Of 33,156,055 Iranians eligible to vote 16,688,741 people participated in the election marking another low %50.34 participati... Read Full Article:

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