CLINTON TO VISIT ARMENIA
- Between May 31 and June 7 the U.S. Secretary Clinton will visit 7 countries: Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan and Turkey. Ms Victoria Nuland, the spokesman for the State Department informed about the tour of the U.S. secretary.On June 4 Hillary Clinton will arrive in Armenia, meet with Serzh Sargsyan, other officials, representatives of the civil society. On June 5 Clinton will leave for Georgia, and on June 6 Azerbaijan.
© 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.