© AUAToday in Armenian history
- 0 Hori was the second month in the old Armenian calendar (September 10 to October 9). One source identifies it with the Armenian word for "well" because villagers would store their harvest in wells. Academician Malkhasian thinks that the word is derived from "vine-branch" and alludes to the grape harvest that takes place during this month.
- 1826 End of the heroic defense of Fort Shooshee (Artsakh).
- 1869 Birth of cleric and ethno-musicologist Komitas (Soghomon Soghomonyan) in Kutina (Western Armenia). He died in Paris in 1935.
- 1890 Birth of Franz Werfel in Prague (Austrian novelist). He wrote "The Forty Days of Musa Dagh" (1933), a best-selling epic tale of Armenian resistance to the Turkish Genocide of 1915. He died in 1945.
- 1896 Armenian massacres begin in Akn.
- 1896 Start of the second defense of Van under the leadership of Vardgehss and Vardan.
- 1898 Andreas Artehruni (scientist) dies in Germany. He was born in 1847.
- 1920 The conference of Armenia's Communist organizations opens in Baku.