YEREVAN CHRONOLOGY

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1967


A monument to the victims of the Armenian Genocide was built on Tsitsernakaberd Hill.


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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.

782 BC


In the southeastern part of the modern capital, King Argishti I founded the fortress town of Erebuni, the capital city of the Van Kingdom (Urartu), "to show the power of the country and to frighten enemies".