This Day in History Entry #345

September 17th, 2015 by Wordsman

This entry should have appeared yesterday, September 16th:

Dating back to old Cyrus the Great
Many dozens had reigned to that date
But as Shah they miscast
He who would be the last
And in 40 years check, and then mate

Event: Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, last monarch of Iran/Persia, takes (or, if you prefer, “is put on”) the throne
Year: 1941
Learn more: Mohammad Reza Pahlavi
List of kings of Persia

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