YEREVAN CHRONOLOGY

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1917


The year of foundation of the first automobile park of Yerevan.


On December 28, 1917, in the corner of Abovyan and Tarkhanyan streets, not far from the headquarters of the second rifle division, all the cars that could be called a vehicle were collected.

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1936


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

1959


The opening of the David of Sassoun statue (sculptor Yervand Kochar) took place in the square near the railway station.