annexed Armenian territories in the Byzantine Empire and 40.000 Armenians were
deported to Anatolia.
sovereigns were killed by Byzantine Emperor Constantine IX.
Tugrul Bey gave the Armenians autonomy.
collaborated with the Crusaders.
Sultan Mehmed the
Conqueror invited Armenian Bishop Hovakim to Istanbul and he was honoured by the
title of "Patriarch". Later some privileges were given to the
The First official
Armenian school was opened by two Armenians Amira Miricanyan and Shnork
Migirdic, in Istanbul, at Kumkapi.
The Bezciyan School
was founded by an Armenian called Artin Bezciyan in Istanbul, Kumkapi.
has taken Armenian Grammar School Kumpkapi under his protection.
22) Armenian Commission of Education was founded.
Assembly accepted the first Armenian deputies.
7) Armenian National Council decided on forcing their people to join the
Army and fight.
The Armenian Patriarch of Istanbul, Nerses has sent a note to British Secretary
of Foreign Affairs saying that they would not live together with the Turks any
The Treaty of Berlin was signed. Article 61 about the Ottoman Armenians was
added to the treaty.
The British Secretary of Foreign Affairs Lord Salisbury sent an instruction to
the British Ambassador Layard and informed him that the Ottoman Government
should begin making reforms in the Eastern Anatolia.
Revolt of Erzurum
and Yozgat Revolts
30) Sublime Porte (Government's Gate) Event in Istanbul.
(November) The Armenian attempt for a revolt in Maras.
30) Armenian Uprising in Istanbul
First Van Revolt
Raid of the Ottoman Bank
philologist H. Acaryan published a book called "The Effects of Turkish Language
on Armenian Language and The Turkish Words in Armenian".
The Assassination attempt against Sultan Abdulhamid II in Yildiz
"Jamanak" was statrted to be published.
Council has opened and some of the Armenian Committee members were elected
Armenian Revolt in Adana.
Second Van Revolt
Armenian Committees working against the Ottoman Government were closed. The 2345
members of those committees were arrested.
Armenian Massacres in Van.
The Law of Relocation was passed.
1) Armenian secret society member Arshak committed massacres in Bayburt.
Armenian militants killed 750 Muslims in Subatan village of Kars
(May, 1) An
Armenian militant named Arshak killed 60 Muslims including children in Kars
20) Two Armenian high category bureaucrats of the Ottoman government, Bogos
Nubar Pasha and Sherif Pasha signed Armenian-Kurd independence document.
12) An Armenian mounted unit has tortured Muslims in the Arapdar village of
2) Treaty of Gumru was signed.
An Armenian terrorist assassinated Talat Pasha in Berlin.
The Moscow Treaty was signed.
(March, 18) Misak Torlakyan killed the
Minister of Internal Affairs of Azerbaijan, Cevanshir Han, in
(October, 13) Kars Agreement was signed.
6) Armenians killed Sait Halim Pasha in Rome.
Cemal Pasha was killed by Armenians, in Tbilisi.
Armenian Munib Boya
entered the Turkish National Assembly as a deputy.
The Lausanne Treaty was signed.
published his novel "Forty Days in Musa Mountain" in USA.
15) In Pangalti church an Armenian Group burned Werfel's novel "Forty Days
in Musa Mountain" declaring that book "utters maliciously false statements about
the Turkish Nation".
publication of Franz Werfel's "Forty Days in Musa Mountain" in France, it caused
a lot of reactions in the Turkish press.
Atilhan published a book called "Musa Mountain" and he stated that Franz Werfel
did not reveal the facts.
USA Foreign Affairs
discussed the film project about Werfel's "Forty Days in Musa Mountain" after
its production had been hindered.
Türker Keresteci entered the Turkish National Assembly as a deputy from
Shellefyan was elected as a deputy from Istanbul in the 27 October
24) The Cypriot Minister of Foreign Affairs, Kypriano applied to UN Council
of Security to get the approval of "the Armenian Issue" against
Armenians had organised a demonstration against Turkey, in San Paulo,
Armenians made a demonstration in front of the Turkish Embassy in London.
An Armenian terrorist, Migirdic Yanikyan killed Mehmet Baydar, Turkish Consul
General for Los Angeles and his assistant Bahadir Demir.
ASALA was founded.
The Turkish Ambassador in Vienne Danis Tunaligil was killed by Armenian
The Turkish Ambassador in Paris Ismail Erez and a police officer Talip Yener
were killed by Armenian terrorists.
The First Secretary of Turkish Embassy in Beirut Oktay Cerit was killed by
the Armenian terrorists.
Turkish diplomatic bureau in Zurich was bombed. An Armenian called Noubar
Soufoyan was arrested and condemned to 15 years in prison.
Istanbul Yesilkoy Airport and Sirkeci Station were bombed. Four people died and
31 people were injured. The attacks were undertaken by the "Extreme Armenian
(June 9) The
Turkish Ambassador in Vatican Taha Carim was killed by the Armenians.
The Turkish Embassy in Brussels was bombed. The attack was undertaken by
"Armenian New Resistance Organisation".
(June 2) In
Madrid, the Turkish Ambassador Zeki Kunaralp's wife Necla Kunaralp and the ex
Ambassador Besir Balcioglu were killed by the Armenians.
(July 8) In
Paris, the Turkish Diplomatic Bureau and the Tourism Bureau were bombed. The
attacks were undertaken by the "Armenian Genocide Justice Committee"
(August 6) Turkish General Consulate for Geneva was bombed. The
attacks were undertaken by the "The Armenian New Resistance Organisation".
17) The Geneva Bureau of Turkish Airlines was bombed by ASALA.
The Greek government approved "The Monument of Armenian Revenge" to be erected
in Nea Simirna Square in Athens.
Assistant Consul Niyazi Adali in Geneva was assassinated by ASALA, in attack
three other people were killed.
Turkish Airlines Bureau in Frankfurt was bombed by ASALA.
Turkish Airlines Bureau in Copenhagen was bombed by ASALA.
The son of Ozdemir Benler, the Turkish Ambassador in Amsterdam, Ahmet Benler was
killed in La Hague.
22) The Tourism Counsellor of Paris Embassy Yilmaz Copan was killed by
ASALA bombed Turkish Airlines' Bureau in Tehran.
Ambassador Dogan Turkmen was injured in an armed attack in Bern.
Armenian terrorists bombed the Turkish Airlines Bureau in Rome. Two Italians
died; 14 Italians injured.
During meeting in Sayda, ASALA declared the Kurds as their blood brothers by
claiming there were resemblances between the two communities.
The Turkish Ambassador in Vatican Vecdi Turel was attacked by the Armenians, and
his police officer Tahsin Guvenc was injured.
ASALA attacked the Turkish Consulate in Marseille.
The Turkish Administrative Attaché Galip Ozmen and his daughter Neslihan Ozmen
were killed by the Armenian terrorists.
The Turkish Consulate in Lyon was stormed by the Armenian terrorists and Kadir
Atilgan, Ramazan Sefer, Kavas Bozdag and Huseyin Toprak were killed.
26) Turkish Press Attaché in Paris Selcuk Bakkalbasi was attacked by the
Armenians and he was badly injured.
10) ASALA attacked to Turkish Consulate in Strasbourg.
17) Turkish Ambassador in Sidney, Sarik Arkyan and his police officer Engin
Saver were killed.
Armenian terrorists had put a bomb into the car of Ahmet Erbeyli Counselor of
Finance in Paris Embassy. He survived by chance.
The Administrative counsellor of Turkish Embassy in Paris, Resat Morali and
imam Tecelli Ari were killed by the Armenians.
The Armenians shot Cavit Demir the administrative counsellor of the Turkish
Embassy in Copenhagen; he was luckily survived with injuries.
(June 9) The
Secretary of the Turkish Embassy in Geneva Mehmet S. Yerguz was killed by ASALA.
The Armenian terrorists stormed the General Consulate in Geneva; and killed
police officer Cemal Ozen.
The Second Secretary of Turkish Embassy in Rome was attacked by Armenian
terrorists; he was badly injured.
27) "Armenian Students Union in Europe" and "Kurdish Students Association in
Europe" made a joint declaration in London.
The Turkish General Consulate in Los Angeles, Kemal Arikan was killed by two
Armenians Harry Sasunyan and Kirkor Saliba.
Commerce Counselor in Ottawa Embassy Kemalttin Kani Gungor was injured by an
(May 5) The
Turkish honorary Consul for USA Boston Region Okan Gunduz was killed by
Erkut Akbay the administrative attaché in Lisbon Embassy was killed. On the same
day, Atilla Altikat the military attaché in Ottawa, Bora Süelkan the
administrative attaché to Bulgaria and chargé d'affaires of Lisbon Embassy
Yurtsev Mihcioglu and his wife Cahide Mihcioglu were attacked. Turkish
Ambassador in Canada Coskun Kirca was attacked as well.
Ankara Esenboga Airport was bombed by three Armenian terrorists. Three police
officers and nine civil people died. Seventy-eight people were injured. A
terrorist called Levon Ekmekciyan was arrested.
An Armenian named Artin Penik burned himself to protest Esenboga Airport
Levon Ekmekciyan was found guilty of 1982 Esenboga Airport incident and he was
executed in Ankara.
Harut Levonyan and
Rafi Elbekyan attacked to the Turkish Ambassador in Yugoslavia and a man from
Belgrade who was passing by was killed.
Some terrorists of ASALA organisation attacked Turkish Airlines office in Paris
Orly Airport. The attack resulted in the death of four Frenchmen, two Turks, an
American and a Swedish person. In the incident sixty people were injured.
Five Armenian terrorists who raided the Turkish Embassy in Lisbon were died.
Turkish Embassy in Ottawa was raided by three Armenian terrorists. One of the
Canadian civil guards was shot dead. Ambassador Coskun Kirca survived with
Armenians attacked to Hacilar City. Three Soviet soldiers and two Azeris were
killed. The terrorists killed an Azeri journalist Savatin Askerova.
In Karabagh, Armenians and Azeris fought. The Armenians bombarded Azeri
The Armenians bombarded Azeri villages in Susa region. Three Azeris were killed,
three houses were destroyed, and three houses were demolished.
26) Four Azeri civil guardians were killed. The attack was undertaken by
23) Armenia declared its independence.
26) Soviet Union was dissolved. Armenia gained its legal independence.
Levon Petrosyan was
elected as the President of Armenia for the second time.
One of the leaders of Tashnaksutium Rober Kocaryan became the prime minister of
20) The Armenians celebrated the 160th year of Surp Agapyan Hospital
together with New Year's fest.
The President of
Turkey Suleyman Demirel received Ara Kocunyan the editor of "Jamanak" newspaper
in the of 90th anniversary of the newspaper, in his resident.
The President of Armenia Levon Ter-Petrosyon resigned. Thus Robert Kocaryan
has found a way for presidency. Petrosyan was protested by the extreme
nationalists with his peaceful approaches in Karabagh.
Elcibey the leader of Azerbeyjan People's Front evaluated the resignation of
Petrosyan, and he said Kocaryan revolted against Azerbeyjan with the Russian
assistance in Karabagh.
Kocaryan was elected the President of Armenia.
Abdullah Ocalan the leader of the PKK terrorist organization demanded a special
village from Armenia for the use of his organization.
Mesrob Mutafyan, became the 84th Patriarch of the Turkish Armenians.