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Jun 19, 1945 Born in Rangoon
Jul 19, 1947 General Aung San assassinated
1972 Marries Dr. Michael Aris
1973 Birth of son, Alexander, in London
1977 Birth of son, Kim, in Oxford
Jul 23, 1988 General Ne Win steps down from BSPP after 26 years
Aug 8, 1988 8-8-88 mass uprising in Rangoon as a protest against the BSPP government
Sep 24, 1988 National League of Democracy formed
Dec 27, 1988 Peaceful protest against military rule at Mother's funeral
Jul 1988
- Oct 1989
Aung San Suu Kyi makes more than 100 public addresses
Apr 5, 1989 Campaign at Irrawaddy Delta
Jul 20, 1989 House arrest in Rangoon; Suu Kyi goes on a hunger strike
May 27, 1990 Won 82 percent of electoral votes
Oct 12, 1990 Awarded 1990 Rafto Human Rights Prize
Jul 10, 1991 Awarded Sakharov Prize
Oct 14, 1991 Awarded Nobel Peace Prize
1991 Publishes Freedom from Fear, a collection of her speeches and writings about Burma
Jan 21, 1994 House arrest in Rangoon
Jul 10, 1995 Released from house arrest
Mar 27, 1999 Husband dies from prostate cancer
Mar 12, 2000 Awarded Dublin's Freedom of City honor
Aug 2000 Dateline NBC Interview
Sep 23, 2000 House arrest in Rangoon
Dec 7, 2000 Awarded U.S. Presidential Medal of Freedom
May 2001 Could face death penalty or life imprisionment for alleged association with Burmese rebels