ARMENIA'S FIRST LADY LOSES HER MOTHER
YEREVAN. - After a long illness, Armenian First Lady Rita Sargsyan's mother, Ms. Amalya Dadayan lost her life on Monday and at the age of 82, in Nagorno-Karabakh Republic's capital, Stepanakert.
Ms. Dadayan's civil requiem will be held Tuesday in Stepanakert and the last farewell before her funeral will take place on Wednesday, Armenian President's Chief of Staff informs.
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- 1902 Death of Arsen Aytnyan (armenologist). He was born in 1825.
- 1914 Death of sculptor Yervand Voskanian.
- 1936 Murder by the Soviet Police of Aghassi Khandjyan (First Secretary of the Central Committee of Armenia's Communist Party) in Tbilisi.
- 1937 Death of actor Hovhannes Zarifian.