The year 1962 A.D.

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January, 20, 1962 A.D.:
Aviation Industry Nationalized

The Iranian aviation industry was nationalized under the name Iran Air. The private company Iranian Airways had been founded in April 1944 which shuttled between Tehran and Mashhad. The company gradually added some international flights. In 1954, the second private airline called Persian Airways was... Read Full Article:


January, 30, 1962 A.D.:
Mosaddegh Supporters Arrested

Eight years after the CIA/MI6 backed coup d'état that re-installed the puppet dictator , Nationalist supporters of toppled Mosaddegh regained enough strength to state a public demonstration of 200,000 people in Tehran. The military junta responded with iron fist and did not hesitate to take about 2... Read Full Article:


March, 27, 1962 A.D.:
The End Of Cold War Between Iran And USSR

Just 2 years before, on March, 27, 1960 media wars had begun between USSR and Iran. After Iran's alliance with the west and becoming close friends with the US, the Soviets' propaganda machine took the issue too seriously and even installed huge loudspeakers at the northern borders to deliver radio m... Read Full Article:


April, 13, 1962 A.D.:
Shah Meets Kennedy At White House

Mohammad Reza Shah met with President Kennedy at the white house on Apr, 13, 1962. Farah Diba, Shah's newly wed third wife accompanied him on this trip. On their arrival in US on Apr, 11, Kennedy welcomes him to the United States again. Since Shah's first trip in 1949, relations became stronger. Bot... Read Full Article:


August, 25, 1962 A.D.:
Lindel Johnson Arrives In Tehran

Lindel Johnson who was the U.S. secretary of states arrives in Tehran to meet Mohammad Reza Shah and other Iranian authorities. Johnson was delivering advices from John F.Kennedy's administration that would lead to reforms in Iran 6 months later called the White Revolution.Lindel Johnson became U.S.... Read Full Article:


October, 13, 1962 A.D.:
Peykan Car Factory Founded

The Iran Nasyonal factory was founded in the Ekbatan street of Tehran with a capital of 10,000,000 Tomans on Oct, 13, 1962 and started manufacturing buses on March, 18, 1964 as a family business headed by Mahmoud Khayyami.After some unsuccessful experiences in producing Fiat brand of vehicles, Iran ... Read Full Article:


October, 14, 1962 A.D.:
Sepah Danesh Corps Founded

During Mehregan celebrations, the Iranian Minister of Culture announced foundation of Sepah Danesh on Oct, 14, 1962. Sepah Danesh was a special corps within the Iranian Army that consisted of soldiers doing their obligatory military service with a high school diploma. The main directive of Sepah Dan... Read Full Article:

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