The year 1936 A.D.

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January, 8, 1936 A.D.:
Reza Shah Bans Hijab

On Jan, 8, 1936, Reza Shah announced a law regulating attire of Iranians which later became famous as ban on Hijab.It's commonly believed that one of major mistakes of Reza Shah was to use force to lift the veil of Iranian women. Following a path he'd observed and liked in Turkey, he wanted to moder... Read Full Article:


February, 16, 1936 A.D.:
Relations With The U.S.A. Suspended

Reza Shah ordered suspension of diplomatic relations with the U.S.A. after a senior Iranian diplomat was arrested by the American police. Mr. Ala, head of Iranian diplomatic mission to U.S. reported that while driving in Washington he was stopped by a police officer for violation of the speed limit.... Read Full Article:


March, 31, 1936 A.D.:
Thrusting U. S. Into Diplomatic Limbo

Reza Shah Pahlavi, now calling himself the King of Kings ordered the Iranian legation in Washington and the Iranian consulates in Manhattan and Chicago permanently closed, thus thrusting the U. S. into a diplomatic limbo. The political outrage started after his majesty's Minister Plenipotentiary to ... Read Full Article:


April, 12, 1936 A.D.:
Veresk Bridge Inaugurated

The Veresk Bridge is a marvel of engineering in Iran. Constructions began in Nov, 1934, and the bridge was constructed mostly by Germans before World War II. The engineering team included an Austrian engineer named Walter Inger and a German named Ladislaus Von Rabsevic. The Veresk Bridge was inaugur... Read Full Article:


August, 5, 1936 A.D.:
Sheikh Khazal Dies In Custody

When Majlis rejected to ratify an agreement which gave exclusive oil rights to the British, Percy Loraine became ambassador to Persia. He had served in Tehran from 1907 to 1909 and knew both Turkish and Persian. The British made a treaty with Sheikh Khazal, the governor of Khuzestan and assured him ... Read Full Article:


September, 21, 1936 A.D.:
White Bridge of Ahvaz Completed

The Ahvaz Bridge later called the White Bridge was officially inaugurated on Sep, 21, 1936. Iran was at the age of infrastructural progress under the rule of Reza Shah of Pahlavi Dynasty. Primary studies regarding the most suitable location for the bridge were completed on May, 31 1933 in order to c... Read Full Article:


October, 17, 1936 A.D.:
Foundation of The Ministry of Energy

Ministry of Energy of Iran was originally founded after a draft bill approved on October 17, 1936 in order to supply electricity in Tehran. On May, 20, 1943, the law authorizing the organization to be in charge of water management was passed. But it was not until the White Revolution when the entity... Read Full Article:

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