© AUAToday in Armenian history
- 451 Battle of Avarair (or Vardanants). Vartan Mamikonyan dies defending the Armenians right to their Christian faith against the attacking Zoroastrian Persians.
- 1857 Birth of Siranoosh (actress). She died in 1932.
- 1886 Death of Arakel Altoon Dyoori in Constantinople. In 1850 he founded the Armenian theatre in Khasgyoogh and later, the "Eastern Theatre".
- 1907 Gevorg Chaush (Armenian patriot) is killed in the battle of Solukh.
- 1918 Disintegration (over two days) of the Transcaucasian Seim. Georgia, Azerbaijan and Armenia each proclaim their independent republics.
- 1945 Death of Meenass Veratseen (Farhat), Communist Party and public figure.