Nation: Afghanistan Taliban Rule (1996)

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Nation: Afghanistan Taliban Rule (1996) Gender: N/A
born on 27 September 1996 at 03:00 (= 03:00 AM )
Place Kabul, Afghanistan, 34n31, 69e12
Timezone LMT m69e12 (is local mean time)
Data source
Timed documented source, news
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 04°06' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 01°35 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 27°28'


Taliban formation; the date that the organization drove out the existing Afghan government, executing the leader, Najibullah. The beginning of the invasion of Kabul was at 1:00 AM and the city was under Taliban control by 3:00 AM.

Source Notes

Susan Thompson quotes an Associated Press article on "Today in History."

Luis Ribeiro quotes the Portuguese news agency for c. 1:00 AM local time for the beginning of the invasion of Kabul and at c. 3:00 AM the city was finally under Taliban control. The date is 27.09.1996. This date appeared in several newspapers, consistently.

Judy Johns writes, "Taliban seized Kabul Sep 27, 1996 at 1:00 AM. I have that they (Taliban) executed Najibullah about 10:30 PM. on Sep 26,1996."

(Jackie Slevin quoted another web source for September 26, 1996.)

"Der Spiegel" gives in a report the time: 05:30


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