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| On This Day in History ...|
- 1795 - Javad Khan surrenders Gandzak to the Russians.
- 1854 - Birth of Mooratsan - Grigor Ter-Hovhannisyan -(writer) in Shooshee (Artsakh). He died in 1908.
- 1890 - Death of Mkrtich Emin (armenologist) in Moscow (Russia). He was born in 1815.
- 1901 - Opening of the Alexandropol-Yerevan railroad.
- 1911 - Gevorg the Fifth (Soorenyants) elected Catholicos. He was murdered by the Soviet Police in 1930.
- 1920 - The old administrative institutions and positions are removed by order of the Armenian SSR's People's Committee for Internal Affairs.
- 1920 - Lenin appoints A. Mravyan and S. Ter-Gabrielyan to the Revolutionary Committee of the USSR.
- 1921 - Start of the repatriation of Diasporan Armenians to Soviet Armenia.