May 22

This Day in History


North and South Yemen united

After 150 years apart, Marxist South Yemen and conservative North Yemen are unified as the Republic of Yemen. Situated at the southern tip of the Arabian Peninsula, Yemen was divided between the … (more...)


Persian Prophet The Báb Announces His Revelation

On this day in 1844, Persian Prophet Siyyid Ali Muhammad Shirazi, known as the Bab, announced his revelation and the coming of “He whom God shall make manifest,” thereby founding the religion of Bab … (more...)