NADAL AND DJOKOVIC SET FOR BERNABEU CHARITY CHALLENGE
- Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal, will try to set a record attendance for a tennis match when they face off at Real Madrid's Bernabeu Stadium in July.
'The objective of this exhibition match is to set a spectator record for a game of tennis, exceeding 80,000,' Real said on their website.
The charity event, to be played on July 14, is being organised by the Realmadrid Foundation and the Rafa Nadal Foundation, with the proceeds going to projects developed by both around the world.
Spaniard Nadal is a well-known Real fan while Serbian Djokovic has been a guest of honour at the club, and once wore a Real shirt when he walked out for a tennis match at the Madrid Masters.
- 1806 Birth of educator and literary figure Ruben Papazyan in Constantinople. He died in 1857 in Smyrna.
- 1865 Birth of poet, translator Alexander Tsatooryan.
- 1879 The Azgaser Union is created in Constantinople.
- 1915 Start of the 11-day defense of the Armenian town of Taron (Western Armenia).
- 1919 Having been found guilty of serious crimes in the Genocide of the Armenians of Yozghat, Kemal Bay was hung in Constantinople's Sultan Bayazet square. He was the deputy governor of Yozgat.
- 2001 Armenian Genocide Heirs Settle New York Life Insurance Company Class-Action Lawsuit concerning policy holders who were victims of the 1915 Armenian Genocide.