1979

  • Iranian Revolution does not happen. Iran Stays under control of shah.
  • December 24, 1979, Soviet forces invades Afghanistan.
  • December 28, 1979, Iranian forces enters Afghanistan to defend Afghanistan against Soviet forces.

1980

  • March 5, 1980, Soviet forces launch a full scale attack on north-west of Iran.

1981

  • February 19, Iraqi forces invade southwest of Iran in order to help Soviet forces.

1982

  • April 1, United States Armed Forces enters Iran in order to help Iranian forces. 
  • April 2, 1982, Argentina invades Falkland Islands. Falkland War begins.
  • September 25, End of Iran-Soviet War.

1983

  • August 9, Iraq accept cease fire after the fall of Basra by Iranian Forces.

1986

  • Mohammed Reza Shah of Iran dies of cancer.

1987

  • February 1, The New Iranian King Reza Shah II declares his decision to become a true constitutional Monarch.
  • June 28, North Korean forces invade South Korea in order to reunify Korea.

1990

  • March 21, Fall of Pyongyang and end of 2nd Korean War
  • August 2, Invasion of Kuwait by Iraq and start of Persian gulf war.

1991

  • January 2, Iraq accept defeat in the war.

1993

  • October 15, Collapse of Soviet Union

2001

  • October 7, Invasion of Afghanistan by joint Iran-NATO forces.

2003

  • March 20, Invasion of Iraq by Joint Iran-US forces.

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