function GetTodayText(todaytext){ this.todaytext = "
  On This Day in History ...
  • 1807 - Russian forces, under General Goodevich, defeat the Turkish army on the banks of the Akhooryan river.
  • 1890 - Fighting breaks out between government forces and the Armenians of Karin (Erzroom, Western Armenia).
  • 1925 - Arrival of Friedhof Nansen (heading the League of Nations' International Bureau) in Yerevan.
  • 1941 - Signature of the Treaty of Friendship between Germany and Turkey.
  • 1987 - The European Parliament voted to recognize the Armenian Genocide.
  • 1987 - The European Council adopts a special motion on the solution to the Armenian Question.
" };