This Week in History
December 22, 2000
- Nechirvan Ahmad was appointed as the governor of Duhok Province in December 22, 2000.
-The Secretary of Syrian Kurdistan Democratic Party passed away in Damascus in December 22, 2008.
December 23, 1922
The famous British Radio of BBC started transmitting its programs in December 23, 1922.
December 24, 2007
President of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, Iraqi President, Jalal Talabani, and Iraqi vice President, Tariq Al-Hashimi signed an understanding memorandum among Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, Kurdistan Democratic Party and Iraqi Islamic Party in Suliamnaiya in December 24, 2007.
December 25, 2008
President of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani met with several Kurdish artists and singers in Erbil in December 25, 2008.
December 26, 1933
The Japanese multinational automobile manufacturer, Nissan, was founded in December 26, 1933. Nissan Motor sells its cars under the brands of Nissan, Infiniti, Datsun, and NISMO.
December 27, 2007
On Dec. 27, 2007, opposition leader Benazir Bhutto was assassinated during a suicide bomb attack in Pakistan following a campaign rally.
December 28, 1895
In December 28, 1895, the world's first commercial movie screening takes place at the Grand Cafe in Paris. The film was made by Louis and Auguste Lumiere, two French brothers who developed a camera-projector called the Cinematographe.