1916 – Sirimavo Ratwatte Dias Bandaranaike was born 17th of April.
1960-1965 – Became prime minister of Sri Lanka (world’s 1st woman elected prime minister).
1962 – Bandaranaike crushed an attempted military coup against her government.
1964 – Entered into a historic coalition with the Lanka Sama Samaja Party.
1970 – Her second term begins as President, Ceylon was renamed Sri Lanka and declared a republic.
1977 – She was defeated in a general election.
1973 – Oil crisis had a traumatic effect on the Sri Lankan economy that hardly faced by Bandaranaike.
1976 – Earned respect from abroad. She become chairman of the Non-Aligned Movement.
1980 – Bandaranaike was expelled from parliament for abuse of power.
1994-2000 – Elected as Prime Minister of Sri Lanka.
2000 – She died on Election Day on the 10th of October.