BIRTH RATE DECREASES, CHILD DEATH INCREASES IN ARMENIA
- Year by year the birth rate decreases in Armenia and the numbers of child deaths increases, the statistics of the National Statistics Service shows.
In 2010, 44,825 babies were born in Armenia. In 2011, 43,447 babies were born. In 2010, 27,921 people died in Armenia, in 2011 that number reached to 28,030.
In 2010, 804 stillbirth cases have been registered in Armenia. In 2010, there were 344 death cases of new born (0-27 days old).
Statistics show, that Armenia's Kotayk region has the highest number of stillbirth while Shirak region is number one in regard of new born deaths.
- 1724 The Armenians and Azeri Turks of Gandzak sign an agreement to stand up to the Ottoman Turks.
- 1873 Birth of Nikolay Aghbalyan (educator). He died in 1947.
- 1894 The Hntshak Party figure Jeerayr was hung in Yozghat.
- 1903 Birth of philosopher and art historian, Hrant Apresian.
- 1922 Opening of the State Bank of the Armenian SSR.
- 1932 Birth of Vladimir Yengibarian, world famous boxer, European, World, and Olympic Games' champion, international referee.
- 1934 Birth of American Orientalist Robert Thomson. He was awarded a PhD from Cambridge University for Assyrian and Armenian translations. He translated the "Armenian History" by Agathangelos.
- 1988 The Presidency of the Supreme Soviet of Armenia decided to stop the "Gharabagh" Committee by considering its activity illegal and anti-constitutional.
- 1988 The Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union appoints Arkadi Volski as its authorized representative in the territory of Artsakh.
- 1992 The Helsinki Additional Meeting of the CSCE (now Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe OSCE) Council decides to have a Chairman-in-Office visit the region to contribute to the establishment and the maintenance of a cease-fire in Transcaucasia.