© AUAToday in Armenian history
- 0 Kaghots was the 5th month in the old Armenian calendar (from December 9 to January 7). People connected this name with the Armenian for "pick". Acharian thought that this word was connected with the month when animals bred.
- 1867 New legal system established in Transcaucasia.
- 1883 Birth of Hakob Oshakan. He died in 1883.
- 1918 Start of the Armenian-Georgian three-week war over the Armenian Province of Javakhk.
- 1948 The General Assembly of the UN adopts the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide. This crime is deemed to have no statute of limitations.
- 1958 Death of Academician Levon Orbeli (physiologist) in Leningrad (St. Petersburg). He was born in 1882.
- 1970 Death of Artem Mikoyan, Armenian air-craft designer. He was born in 1905.