Kite Runner timeline

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Amir's birth

1963

Hassan's birth

1964

The Afghan Communist Party secretly forms.

1965

Khan overthrows the last king, Mohammed Zahir Shah, in a military coup.

1973

Cleft lip surgery

1974

Khan proposes a new constitution works to modernize the largely communist state.

1975 - 1977

kite running festival

1975

hassan is raped

1975

Khan is killed in a communist coup.

1978

The United States cuts off assistance to Afghanistan

1979

Afghan guerrillas gain control of rural areas Soviet troops hold urban areas.

1982

Osama bin Laden makes his first documented trip to Afghanistan .

1984