This Week in History
July 15, 2007
- The famous Kurdish writer, Meer Jaladat Badrkhan, passed away in July 15, 1951. -The first independent Kurdish satellite channel of VIN TV launched in July 15, 2007. Most of the programs are dedicated to arts.
July 16, 1925
-The first Iraqi parliament session was held in July 16, 1925.
July 17, 1912
-The Association of Hevi (Hope) Kurd Students was founded by some students in Istanbul in Turkey in July 17,1912.
July 18, 1991
-The famous Kurdish singer and artist, Hussein Ali, passed away in July 18, 1991.
July 19, 1988
-Khwakurk War broke out between Kurdish Peshmarga guerillas and the Iraqi army forces in July 19, 1988. The Peshmarga forces were able to win th war and achieve a historical victory over the Iraqi Army.
July 20, 1989
-Head of Iranian Kurdistan Democratic Party, Abdulrahman Qassimlo was assassinated by Iranian intelligence forces in Vienna in July 20, 1989.
July 21, 1958
-On July 21, 2005, four terrorist bombings, occurring exactly two weeks after the similar July 7 bombings, target London's public transportation system. All four bombs fail to detonate and all four suspected suicide bombers were captured and later convicted and imprisoned for long terms.