This Week in History
January 29, 2008
- The Iraqi President, Jalal Talabani approved the new Iraqi flag in January 29, 2008.
January 30, 2005
-On January 30, 2005, the Iraqi parliamentary elections were run for the first time after ending Saddam Hussein’s Regime.
January 31, 1606
- On January 31, 1606, at Westminster in London, Guy Fawkes, a chief conspirator in the plot to blow up the British Parliament building, jumped to his death moments before his execution for treason.
February 1, 2004
- On February 1, 2004, two suicide bombers wearing explosives killed at least 56 people and wounded at least 200 during Muslim holiday celebrations inside the separate headquarters of Iraq's two leading Kurdish political parties in Erbil.
February 2, 2011
The famous Kurdish Writer, Saeed Nakam, passed away in the Kurdish capital city of Erbil in February 2, 2011.
February 3, 1908
The Kurdish city of Mahabad was invaded by Turkish forces in February 3, 1908.
February 4, 1983
On February 4, 1983, The Kurdistan Teachers’ Union held its fourth conference in Erbil.