Kite Runner Timeline - Oscar Palacios, James Suajaroen, Mujtaba Rizwan

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Khan overthrows Shah and becomes president

1973

Hassan has surgery on his cleft lip - pg. 47

July 8, 1974

Hassan gets raped by Assef - pg. 73 - 75

1975

Hassan and Ali leave Kabul - pg. 109

1976

Soviets invade Afghanistan

December 21, 1979

4.2 million Afghans flee to neighboring countries because of the Soviet Invasion

1982

Amir and Baba move to San Franciso - pg. 125

1982

Baba dies - pg. 173

1986

Osama Bin Laden forms Al-Qaeda

1988

Soviet Troops pull out of Afghanistan

1989

Taliban rises to power

1995

The Taliban massacres the Hazara population

1998