© AUAToday in Armenian history
- 1877 Birth of public and political figure Sargis (Sergo) Khanoyan in Tbilissi. In 1937 he was killed -- a victim of Stalin's terror.
- 1912 Birth of Martin Karamian, writer and translator in Varkhuno, Georgia. He worked to improve Armenian-Georgian literary relations.
- 1929 The People's Commissariat of Education of the Armenian SSR approves the Kurdish alphabet for the Kurdish Minority in Armenia.
- 1998 The American-Armenian physician Jack Gevorgian, for the first time in history, implemented the suicide, by lethal injection of drugs, of a patient suffering from an incurable disease. The court sentenced him to a long prison term for his "act of mercy".