Currently alive, at 87 years of age.
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1931 – Born on the 31st of August in Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada.
1951 – Played Center for Montreal Canadiens.
1953 – Won the Quebec Senior Hockey League scoring championship with the Quebec Aces.
– Joined the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League.
1956 – Won the Art Ross Memorial Trophy as the league’s scoring champion, Hart Memorial Trophy as most valuable player.
1970 – Jean Béliveau retired at the end of the NHL season.
1971 – Established the "Jean Béliveau Foundation".
1993 – Transferred the foundation to the "Society for Disabled Children."
1994 – Offered the position of Governor General of Canada but declined the position.
1995 – He received Loyola Medal.
– Member of the National Order of Quebec and is a Companion of the Order of Canada.
1998 – He was appointed as a companion to the Order of Canada on the 6th of May.
2001 – His name was added to Canada’s Walk of Fame.
– Honored with his portrait on a Canadian postage stamp.
2004 – Jean Béliveau supported the NHL’s position in the National Hockey League labor dispute.