What Happened on August 18, 1979

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Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Iran's Ayatollah Khomeini demands Saint War against Kurds

Supreme Leader of Iran Ayatollah Khomeini
Supreme Leader of Iran
Ayatollah Khomeini
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