© AUAToday in Armenian history
- 0 Ahekan was the 9th month in the old Armenian calendar (April 8 to May 7). The name of this month is connected with fire and the awakening of spring.
- 1880 Death of Gabriel Aivazovski in Tbilissi (Georgia). He was born in 1810 in Feodosia (the Ukraine).
- 1907 Death of Reteos Berberian, public figure and teacher. He was born in 1848.
- 1958 Death of historian Garnik Kizalian. He was born in 1893.
- 1975 The House of Representatives (USA) accepts a resolution (number 148), designating 1975 04 24 to be a National Commemoration Day of Man's Inhumanity to Man.
- 1997 US Congressmen George Radanovich and David Banner present a legislative project to the Congress. They call to accept a special motion condemning the Armenian Genocide.