YEREVAN CHRONOLOGY

1936


The town name Erivan, which was its Russian name, was officially replaced with Yerevan.


On August 17, 1936, the Central Executive Council of the USSR decided to replace the previously used name "Erivan" with the name "Yerevan".

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1912-1913


It’s said that the first vehicle appeared in the city. It was brought from Tbilisi. Name of the first driver was Vardan, although in the city he was known as Mashti.

1959


The buildings of the Matenadaran, the Covered Market and the National Academy of Sciences were built.