The 100 Years, 100 Facts Project Commemorative Book
The 100 Years, 100 Facts Project Commemorative Book
- Armenian Genocide
- Armenians Around the World
- Armenians of Note
- Language & Literature
- Modern History
- Ottoman Armenians
Fact No. 1
The Armenian Genocide began on the 24th of April, 1915.
Fact No. 2
“Armenia” is one of the most ancient place-names on Earth.
Fact No. 3
The Armenian presence in North America dates back to 1618.
Fact No. 4
The last Armenian king is not buried in Armenia.
Fact No. 5
Armenians in the world of sport range from princes...
Fact No. 6
The ancient Armenian calendar had thirty named days...
Fact No. 7
The duduk and the oud are two instruments that ...
Fact No. 8
Krikor Zohrab was a member of the Ottoman parliament in 1915
Fact No. 9
The formal Armenian presence in Russia dates back to...
Fact No. 10
The First Armenian Republic was declared on the 28th of May, 1918
Fact No. 11
The Armenian kingdom formed in the 4th century BC lasted until...
Fact No. 12
Armenian massacres and deportations were widely...
Fact No. 13
The Zildjian Cymbal Company is one of the...
Fact No. 14
Mount Ararat is a national symbol for the Armenian people
Fact No. 15
Cardinal Grigor Petros XV Agagianian was a candidate for...
Fact No. 16
The Armenian heritage in India dates back to the 16th century
Fact No. 17
Ani was known as the city of a thousand and one churches
Fact No. 18
Turkey’s economy today is based in part on confiscated...
Fact No. 19
The Armenian alphabet was created in 405 AD
Fact No. 20
The names of the deities of the pagan Armenian pantheon can...
Fact No. 21
Alexander Mantashev was one of the world’s wealthiest...
Fact No. 22
The Armenian-Persian legacy dates back to antiquity
Fact No. 23
The first European coffee-shops were established by Armenians
Fact No. 24
Responses to the Armenian Genocide comprised the first...
Fact No. 25
Many of Istanbul’s architectural gems are the works of...
Fact No. 26
Armenians were the first to adopt Christianity as a...
Fact No. 27
Missak Manouchian was a leader of foreign Resistance fighters in...
Fact No. 28
Armenian migration towards South America took place...
Fact No. 29
A rocket-launching club of a Lebanese-Armenian college...
Fact No. 30
The Armenian Genocide has been formally marked by...
Fact No. 31
Zabel Yesayan was the only woman on the list of...
Fact No. 32
By tradition, Hayk defeated Bel on the 11th of August, 2492 BC
Fact No. 33
Some Christian saints of the West trace their roots to Armenia
Fact No. 34
Israel Ori had a plan for Armenian liberation in the 17th century
Fact No. 35
“Armenian Paper” is just one expression of the long Armenian...
Fact No. 36
A constitution for a free Armenia was prepared in India in the...
Fact No. 37
A rug woven by grateful Armenian orphans is in storage at...
Fact No. 38
The modern Armenian language exists in two literary forms...
Fact No. 39
The seat of the Catholicos of All Armenians is in Etchmiadzin
Fact No. 40
Sayat Nova wrote and sang songs in at least three languages
Fact No. 41
Traditional Armenian folk dances include Diaspora creations
Fact No. 42
The defining national event of Australia and New Zealand took...
Fact No. 43
The Republic of Armenia declared its independence on...
Fact No. 44
Chess is considered to be a national sport in Armenia
Fact No. 45
The modern Turkish language owes a lot to an Armenian
Fact No. 46
The first Armenian book was published in Venice in 1512
Fact No. 47
Komitas Vardapet was born Soghomon Soghomonian
Fact No. 48
The former national anthem of Ethiopia was composed by...
Fact No. 49
Armenian Cilicia was allied with the Mongols in the 13th century
Fact No. 50
Sarkis Torossian was one of many Ottoman Armenians who...
Fact No. 51
Armenian was one of the first languages into which the...
Fact No. 52
The Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia sits in Antelias, Lebanon
Fact No. 53
Diana Apcar was one of the world’s first woman diplomats
Fact No. 54
One of the oldest works written in Georgian is about an Armenian
Fact No. 55
Armenian volunteers fought with French and British...
Fact No. 56
Part of Taksim Square in Istanbul used to be an Armenian cemetery
Fact No. 57
The Armenian alphabet has been used to write Turkish
Fact No. 58
The Armenian Brotherhood of St. James in Jerusalem dates back...
Fact No. 59
The Life and Adventures of Joseph Émïn, an Armenian, was first...
Fact No. 60
The first prime minister in Egypt’s modern history was...
Fact No. 61
Bagratid Armenia lasted from 884 to 1045 AD
Fact No. 62
The term “genocide” was coined bearing the Armenian...
Fact No. 63
Mkrdich Cezayirliyan was one of the wealthiest entrepreneurs in...
Fact No. 64
The Seat of the Catholicos-Patriarch of Catholic...
Fact No. 65
Calouste Gulbenkian was nicknamed “Mr. Five Percent”
Fact No. 66
The Republic of Nagorno-Karabakh held a referendum on...
Fact No. 67
The Armenian Church in Singapore was first built...
Fact No. 68
Armin Wegner took pictures of what he saw in 1915
Fact No. 69
A medieval Yemeni glossary includes Armenian among its 6...
Fact No. 70
The Armenian Patriarchate of Constantinople was established…
Fact No. 71
Lord Byron was a student of the Armenian language
Fact No. 72
Manoogian Mansion is the official residence of the Mayor of Detroit
Fact No. 73
Armenian-Turkish journalist Hrant Dink was assassinated on...
Fact No. 74
The Armenians of medieval Poland had their own courts of law
Fact No. 75
Armenians represented the Ottoman Empire in the Olympics.
Fact No. 76
The Garden of Eden is by some traditions located in Armenia
Fact No. 77
There are at least three Armenian names in the credits to The Lord...
Fact No. 78
Armenians made the first printing press in Iran in the 1630s
Fact No. 79
The most elaborate khachkars were made in the 13th century
Fact No. 80
Sose Mayrig took up arms alongside her husband in...
Fact No. 81
“Boxer Mardo” Gozukutchukian was crowned...
Fact No. 82
The Armenian epic of the Daredevils of Sassoun was...
Fact No. 83
The massacre of Armenians in Sumgait began...
Fact No. 84
The Battle of Avarayr took place on May 26, 451 AD
Fact No. 85
There are more mobile phones than people in Armenia
Fact No. 86
A notation system for classical Turkish (and Armenian) music...
Fact No. 87
San Lazzaro in Venice was established as the...
Fact No. 88
Talaat Pasha was assassinated in Berlin on the 15th of March, 1921
Fact No. 89
Vahan Cardashian was a “one-man army” for the Armenians in...
Fact No. 90
The first oil well in Baku was drilled by Ivan Mirzoev...
Fact No. 91
Captain Kidd, the pirate, took over an Armenian merchant ship in...
Fact No. 92
The Erzerum Congress of the Turkish National Movement...
Fact No. 93
The Armenians of Marash have their own traditional style of...
Fact No. 94
The Armenian Evangelical Church was founded in...
Fact No. 95
MGM was to produce a film version of The Forty Days of...
Fact No. 96
Aram Khachaturian’s Sabre Dance was featured in jukeboxes..
Fact No. 97
The world’s longest aerial tramway opened in Armenia in 2010
Fact No. 98
Armenians continue to live in Turkey…
Fact No. 99
…as minorities in Turkey are often limited in their expression…
Fact No. 100
…and the Armenian people continue to remember and to...