Terrorist: Iran hostage crisis
|born on||4 November 1979 at 10:30 (= 10:30 AM )|
|Place||Tehran, Iran, 35n40, 51e26|
|Timezone||+033 h3e30 (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||11°16' 11°56 Asc. 01°08'|
Iranian mass kidnapping of 52 United States diplomats and citizens who were held hostage after a group of militarized Iranian college students belonging to the Muslim Student Followers of the Imam's Line, who supported the Iranian Revolution, took over the U.S. Embassy in Tehran. A diplomatic standoff ensued. The hostages were held for 444 days, being released on 20 January 1981.
- associate relationship with Hermening, Kevin (born 14 July 1959). Notes: American survivor
- associate relationship with Mendez, Tony (born 15 November 1940)
- associate relationship with Morefield, Richard (born 9 September 1929). Notes: American survivor
New York Daily News, 5 Nov 1979, page 1: "The youths stormed the embassy at 10:30 a.m. (2 a.m. New York time) yesterday and "fought with embassy personnel" for three hours."
Same time given in Selected Documents - United States Department of State: "At about 10:30 a.m. , Tehran time , on November 4 , 1979 , during the course of a demonstration of approximately 3,000 persons , the United States Embassy compound in Tehran was overrun by several hundred of the demonstrators ."
- Mundane : Political : Terrorist attacks