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The Irish Derby is a Group 1 flat horse race in the Republic of Ireland for three-year-old thoroughbred colts and fillies run over a distance of 1 mile 4 furlongs (2,414 metres) at the Curragh, County Kildare in late June / early July. Conditions races are horse races for the very best of horses and are split into: Pattern Races Group 1 - (Classics and other races of major international importance) Group 2 - (less important international races) Group 3 - (primarily domestic races) and Listed Races - have less prestige than the group races but are... Flat racing is a term commonly used in the United Kingdom to denote a form of horse-racing which is run over a predetermined distance and in which the horses are not required to jump over obstacles such as hurdles or fences as in National Hunt racing. ... Horse-racing is an equestrian sporting activity which has been practiced over the centuries; the chariot races of Roman times were an early example, as was the contest of the steeds of the god Odin and the giant Hrungnir in Norse mythology. ... The Thoroughbred is a horse breed developed in 18th century England when English mares were bred with imported Arabian stallions to create a distance racer. ... A Colt is a young male thoroughbred racehorse not gelded. ... Filly is also a town in Belgium. ... A mile is the name of a unit of length, usually used to measure distance, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... The 5 furlong (1006 m) post on Epsom Downs A furlong is a measure of distance within Imperial units and U.S. customary units. ... The Curragh is a plain in County Kildare Ireland. ... Statistics Province: Leinster County Town: Naas Code: KE Area: 1,693 km² Population (2002) 163,944 Website: kildare. ...


It has been run annually since 1866 and is often contested by the leading horses from its English and French equivalents - the Epsom Derby and Prix du Jockey Club. Jack Moylan was the winning jockey in 1944 and 1945 riding Slide On and Piccadilly. His grandson, Pat Eddery, was the winning jockey in 1993 riding Commander in Chief. Epsom Derby, Théodore Géricault, 1821. ... The Prix du Jockey Club is a Group 1 flat horse race for three-year-old colts and fillies run over a distance of 2,100 metres (approximately 1 mile 2½ furlongs) at Chantilly Racecourse, France in early June. ...


The race has been sponsored for many years by Budweiser. Budweiser label The packaging plant at the Anheuser-Busch headquarters in St. ...


Winners since 1988

Year Winner Jockey Trainer Owner Odds Time
1988 Kahyasi Ray Cochrane Luca Cumani HH Aga Khan IV 4/5 F 2:32.5
1989 Old Vic Steve Cauthen Henry Cecil Sheikh Mohammed 4/11 F 2:29.9
1990 Salsabil Willie Carson John Dunlop Hamdan Al Maktoum 11/4 2:33.0
1991 Generous Alan Munro Paul Cole Fahd Salman Evens F 2:33.3
1992 St Jovite Christy Roche Jim Bolger Virginia Kraft Payson 7/2 2:25.6
1993 Commander in Chief Pat Eddery Henry Cecil Khalid Abdulla 4/7 F 2:31.2
1994 Balanchine Frankie Dettori Hilal Ibrahim Godolphin 5/1 2:32.7
1995 Winged Love Olivier Peslier André Fabre Sheikh Mohammed 5/1 2:30.1
1996 Zagreb Pat Shanahan Dermot Weld Allen E. Paulson 20/1 2:30.6
1997 Desert King Christy Roche Aidan O'Brien Michael Tabor 11/2 2:32.5
1998 Dream Well Cash Asmussen Pascal Bary Niarchos Family 2/1 F 2:44.3
1999 Montjeu Cash Asmussen John E. Hammond Michael Tabor 13/8 F 2:30.1
2000 Sinndar Johnny Murtagh John Oxx HH Aga Khan IV 11/10 F 2:33.9
2001 Galileo Michael Kinane Aidan O'Brien Sue Magnier 4/11 F 2:27.1
2002 High Chaparral Michael Kinane Aidan O'Brien Michael Tabor 1/3 F 2:32.2
2003 Alamshar Johnny Murtagh John Oxx HH Aga Khan IV 4/1 2:28.2
2004 Grey Swallow Pat Smullen Dermot Weld Rochelle Quinn 10/1 2:28.7
2005 Hurricane Run Kieren Fallon André Fabre Michael Tabor 4/5 F 2:29.4
2006 Dylan Thomas Kieren Fallon Aidan O'Brien Sue Magnier 9/2 F 2:29.7

1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Aga Khan receives the Order of Canada from Governor General Adrienne Clarkson in a ceremony performed at Rideau Hall in 2005. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Steve Cauthen (born May 1, 1960 in Covington, Kentucky) is an American jockey. ... Henry Cecil is a successful English horse racing trainer who has had many winners in the Epsom Derby, One Thousand Guineas Stakes and Two Thousand Guineas Stakes, Epsom Oaks and the St. ... Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (Arabic: الشيخ محمد بن راشد آل مكتوم) (born 1949) is currently the Prime Minister and Vice President of the United Arab Emirates, as well as the Ruler of Dubai. ... This article is about the year. ... Willie Carson (16 November 1942) is a Scottish jockey. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Commander in Chief is a British thoroughbred racehorse, foaled in 1990 by Dancing Brave out of Slightly Dangerous. ... Patrick James John Eddery, known as Pat Eddery (born 18 March 1952 in County Kildare) is an Irish Flat racing jockey. ... Henry Cecil is a successful English horse racing trainer who has had many winners in the Epsom Derby, One Thousand Guineas Stakes and Two Thousand Guineas Stakes, Epsom Oaks and the St. ... Khalid Abdulla is a prince in his homeland Saudi Arabia, although he chooses to not go by his title in his numerous international business ventures. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... Frankie Dettori in the parade ring at Glorious Goodwood in August 2004 Frankie Dettori in the parade ring at Newmarket after riding in the 2000 Guineas 2005 Frankie Dettori, (born December 15, 1970 in Milan, Italy) is a thoroughbred race horse jockey and celebrity. ... The Godolphin Stables are a highly successful thoroughbred horse racing stables based in Dubai and England. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Olivier Peslier (born: January 12, 1973 in Château-Gontier, Mayenne département, France) is a thoroughbred horse racing jockey. ... André Fabre (born December 9, 1945) is a French thoroughbred horse racing trainer. ... Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (Arabic: الشيخ محمد بن راشد آل مكتوم) (born 1949) is currently the Prime Minister and Vice President of the United Arab Emirates, as well as the Ruler of Dubai. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Allen Eugene Paulson (April 22, 1922 - July 19, 2000) was an American businessman, philanthropist, thoroughbred racehorse breeder and owner, and a self-made multi-millionaire. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Thoroughbred racehorse and sire of Makybe Diva, champion mare and thrice winner of the Melbourne Cup. ... Aidan OBrien is an Irish horse racing trainer. ... Michael Tabor made his fortune as owner of a successful chain of English betting shops and owner of a number of race horses. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Dream Well prior to the 1999 Epsom Coronation Cup, where he was 3rd. ... Cash Asmussen (born March 15, 1962 in Agar, South Dakota) is an American thoroughbred horse racing jockey. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... 1999 Japan Cup Montjeu (born 1996) is a thoroughbred horse racing World Champion colt and sire of champions. ... Cash Asmussen (born March 15, 1962 in Agar, South Dakota) is an American thoroughbred horse racing jockey. ... John E. Hammond (born June 27, 1960 in Bromley, Kent, England) is a Thoroughbred horse trainer in France Based in Chantilly, Oise, Hammond has trained numerous conditions race winners including Montjeu and Suave Dancer both of whom won the Prix de lArc de Triomphe, Frances most prestigious horse... Michael Tabor made his fortune as owner of a successful chain of English betting shops and owner of a number of race horses. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Sinndar, a racehorse owned and bred by HH Aga Khan IV, and trained by John Oxx. ... Johnny Murtagh (Born: May 14, 1970) is a flat racing jockey in the United Kingdom. ... The Aga Khan receives the Order of Canada from Governor General Adrienne Clarkson in a ceremony performed at Rideau Hall in 2005. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Galileo was a racehorse foaled in 1998, who won the 2001 Epsom Derby, Irish Derby Stakes, and King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes. ... Michael Kinane (born June 22, 1959 at Killenaule in County Tipperary, Ireland) is a flat racing jockey. ... Aidan OBrien is an Irish horse racing trainer. ... John Magnier (born 1948) is an Irish businessman and racehorse owner who has also served as a senator in the Seanad Éireann. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... High Chaparral is a racehorse, winner of the Epsom Derby in 2002, and the winner of the Breeders Cup Turf in 2002 & 2003 (albeit dead-heating in the latter). ... Michael Kinane (born June 22, 1959 at Killenaule in County Tipperary, Ireland) is a flat racing jockey. ... Aidan OBrien is an Irish horse racing trainer. ... Michael Tabor made his fortune as owner of a successful chain of English betting shops and owner of a number of race horses. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Johnny Murtagh (Born: May 14, 1970) is a flat racing jockey in the United Kingdom. ... The Aga Khan receives the Order of Canada from Governor General Adrienne Clarkson in a ceremony performed at Rideau Hall in 2005. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Hurricane Run (born 2002) is a world champion thoroughbred racehorse trained by André Fabre, and ridden by jockey Kieren Fallon for owner Michael Tabor. ... Kieren Fallon (born February 22, 1965) in Crusheen, County Clare Ireland is a flat racing jockey and has been United Kingdom champion jockey six times. ... André Fabre (born December 9, 1945) is a French thoroughbred horse racing trainer. ... Michael Tabor made his fortune as owner of a successful chain of English betting shops and owner of a number of race horses. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Kieren Fallon (born February 22, 1965) in Crusheen, County Clare Ireland is a flat racing jockey and has been United Kingdom champion jockey six times. ... Aidan OBrien is an Irish horse racing trainer. ... John Magnier (born 1948) is an Irish businessman and racehorse owner who has also served as a senator in the Seanad Éireann. ...

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* The 1924 & 1934 races were dead-heats and have joint winners. 1866 (MDCCCLXVI) is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... 1867 (MDCCCLXVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1868 (MDCCCLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Friday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... 1869 (MDCCCLXIX) is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... 1870 (MDCCCLXX) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... 1871 (MDCCCLXXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1872 (MDCCCLXXII) was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... 1873 (MDCCCLXXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1874 (MDCCCLXXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1875 (MDCCCLXXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1876 (MDCCCLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... 1877 (MDCCCLXXVII) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1878 (MDCCCLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1879 (MDCCCLXXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1880 (MDCCCLXXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1881 (MDCCCLXXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1882 (MDCCCLXXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar. ... 1883 (MDCCCLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1884 (MDCCCLXXXIV) is a leap year starting on Tuesday (click on link to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1885 (MDCCCLXXXV) is a common year starting on Thursday. ... 1886 (MDCCCLXXXVI) is a common year starting on Friday (click on link to calendar) // Events January 18 - Modern field hockey is born with the formation of The Hockey Association in England. ... 1887 (MDCCCLXXXVII) is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar. ... 1888 (MDCCCLXXXVIII) is a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar. ... 1889 (MDCCCLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1890 (MDCCCXC) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar). ... 1891 (MDCCCXCI) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1892 (MDCCCXCII) was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1893 (MDCCCXCIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1894 (MDCCCXCIV) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1895 (MDCCCXCV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1896 (MDCCCXCVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1897 (MDCCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1898 (MDCCCXCVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1899 (MDCCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1900 (MCM) was an exceptional common year starting on Monday. ... 1901 (MCMI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1902 (MCMII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1903 (MCMIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1904 (MCMIV) was a leap year starting on a Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1905 (MCMV) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1906 (MCMVI) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1907 (MCMVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1908 (MCMVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1909 (MCMIX) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1910 (MCMX) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... 1911 (MCMXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... 1912 (MCMXII) was a leap year starting on Monday in the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday in the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1913 (MCMXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... 1914 (MCMXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... 1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1916 (MCMXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January January 3 - Babe Ruth is traded by the Boston Red Sox to the New York Yankees for $125,000, the largest sum ever paid for a player at that time. ... 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Waygood was a horse owned and trained by the Lord William Waygood and family of Shropshire, England. ... 1924 (MCMXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1926 (MCMXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1928 (MCMXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1930 (MCMXXX) is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... 1931 (MCMXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link is to a full 1931 calendar). ... 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will take you to a full 1932 calendar). ... 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1940 calendar). ... For the movie, see 1941 (film) 1941 (MCMXLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1941 calendar). ... 1942 (MCMXLII) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1942 calendar). ... 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1943 calendar). ... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1944 calendar). ... 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1945 calendar). ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1947 calendar). ... 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1948 calendar). ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1949 calendar). ... 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link is to a full 1953 calendar). ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Sindon was a racehorse that won the 1958 Irish Derby Stakes. ... 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1961 calendar). ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar). ... 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1963 calendar). ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... Santa Claus was a race horse which won races in the mid-1960s, including the 1964 Epsom Derby. ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1970 calendar). ... The racehorse Nijinsky II (named after the dancer Vaslav Nijinsky) was a son of Northern Dancer and Flaming Page and a grandson of Nearco. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1971 calendar). ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... The Minstrel, (1974-1990), was a champion thoroughbred racehorse. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... This page refers to the year 1979. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Shergar (born 1978. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Shareef Dancer (1980-1999) was a American-bred Thoroughbred racehorse owned by Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and based at his Godolphin stables in England. ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Shahrastani (ch. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


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