YEREVAN CHRONOLOGY

1866


Stage coaches, multi-seat carriages pulled by horses and carrying both passengers and mail, began to regularly shuttle from Erivan to Tbilisi and Kutaisi.


OTHER

1513-1735


During Ottoman-Persian Wars Yerevan “changed hands” 14 times. Western Armenia fell into the neighboring Ottoman hands, while Eastern Armenia stayed part of Safavid Iran.

1933


The Opera and Ballet Theater launched with "Almast" opera, by Alexander Spendiarov.