This Week in His­tory

The Kurdish Globe - - NEWS -

May 6, 1967

- On May 6, 1967 the first is­sue of “Bray­ati” daily News­pa­per was pub­lished in Iraq.

May 7, 1918

-On May 7, 1918, the Kur­dish city of Kirkuk was oc­cu­pied by the English Army forces.

-The fa­mous Kur­dish poet, Qanie, was born in May 7, 1945.

May 8, 1945

- On May 8, 1945, the Sec­ond World War of­fi­cially ended. It was the most wide­spread war in his­tory, and di­rectly in­volved more than 100 mil­lion people, from more than 30 dif­fer­ent coun­tries.

- The Kur­dish tra­di­tional singer, Salah Dawda, passed away in May 8, 2009.

May 9, 1994

- Nils­son Man­dela was elected as the Pres­i­dent of South Africa in May 9, 2009. He was South Africa's first black chief ex­ec­u­tive, and the first elected in a fully rep­re­sen­ta­tive demo­cratic elec­tion. His govern­ment fo­cused on dis­man­tling the legacy of apartheid through tack­ling in­sti­tu­tion­al­ized racism, poverty and in­equal­ity, and fos­ter­ing racial rec­on­cil­i­a­tion.

May 10, 1946

- On May 10, 1946, Ma­habad Repub­lic voice started its pro­grams for the first time.

May 11, 1890

-On May 11, 2010, The United King­dom Prime Min­is­ter, Gor­don Brown re­signed from his post and he was re­placed by David Cameron.

May 12, 1999

-On May 5, 1999, the leader of Kur­dis­tan Is­lamic Move­ment, Sheikh Oth­man Ab­dulaziz passed away.

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