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August, 11, 480 B.C.:
Naval Battle Of Artemisium

The naval battle of Artemisium took place between a Greek alliance and Iranians while the battle at Thermopylae was still being fought. Euribiades, the Spartan commander decided to attack the Iranian navy with 127 triremes thinking that this would stop the food supply to the Iranian army which was p... Read Full Article:


August, 11, 117 A.D.:
Hadrianus Makes Peace With Iran

After years of intrigue, Hadrianus was adopted and named successor just before Trajan's death. Three days after becoming the new Roman emperor, Hadrianus surrendered Trajan's conquests in Mesopotamia, considering them to be indefensible. He executed his senatorial opponents, abandoned Trajan's conqu... Read Full Article:


August, 11, 1473 A.D.:
Fatih Sultan Mehmet Defeats Uzun Hasan

Sultan Mehmet captured Constantinople in 1453, therefore a longtime dream of many Muslim kings became true while creating one of the most powerful empires of the world. Sultan Mehmet then conquered offshoots of Byzantine Empire including Trebizond thus adding all of the Eastern Black Sea region to h... Read Full Article:


August, 11, 1897 A.D.:
Mirza Reza Kermani Hanged

Mirza Reza Kermani was the person who assassinated Naseroddin Shah of Qajar dynasty on May, 1, 1986. While the Shah was paying a visit to the Abdolazim shrine in Rhagae, Mirza Reza approached him with a big paper that looked like a petition under which he was hiding a gun. Thus he put an end to the ... Read Full Article:

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