DEATH TOLL IN COSTA CONCORIDA CRASH REACHED SIX
- The rescuers, working in a crash site of Costa Concorida cruise ship, have found a corpse of a man. So the number of victims reached six. Fourteen people were declared missing.
Though only 3 days passed after the accident, the research works are going on. Three people were saved on January 15, 2 tourists from South Korea and 1 Italian, who was a member of the crew.
Costa Concorida cruise ship which was carrying 4,200 people, ran aground near the Giglio Island on January 14.
- -356 Birth of Alexander the Great. Although the borders of his empire did not include Armenia, his cultural legacy was deeply felt in Armenia.
- 1892 Birth of the Armenian-French writer Hratsh Zardaryan.
- 1894 Birth of writer Mateos Zarifian.
- 1906 Birth of architect Hrayr Isabekyan in Igdir.
- 1924 The former Military Administration Square is renamed Lenin Square. Presently, it is Republic Square.