1946 - Born on August 19th in Hope, Arkansas. He was the first Democratic president since Franklin D. Roosevelt to win a second term.
1968 - He won a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford University.
1973-1976 - He became a professor at University of Arkansas Law School.
- Received a law degree from Yale University and entered politics in Arkansas.
- Married Hillary Rodham, a graduate of Wellesley College and Yale Law School.
1978 - He was elected on his first term as the Governor of Arkansas.
1986-1987 - He became the Chairman of National Governors' Association.
1988 - Delivered a presidential nominating speech for Michael Dukakis.
1992 - He won the presidential election against George H. W. Bush and H. Ross Perot and was elected as the 42nd president of United States of America.
1993 - He introduced educational reforms in Arkansas public schools and initiated state-wide teacher competency testing.
- Clinton signed the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
- Initiated the attempt to reform the U.S. health care system.
1994 - Negotiated for the restoration of Jean Bertrand Aristide to power in Haiti.
- Supported Middle East peace negotiations and oversaw signing of Israeli-Jordanian peace accord on White House.
1995 - Initiated Dayton negotiations for peace in Bosnia and launched NATO operation Joint Endeavor to ensure realization of Dayton peace accord.
1996 - He co-wrote the book, "Between Hope and History: Meeting America's Challenges for the 21st Century".
1997 - Appointed Panel on Race Relations, with John Hope Franklin as chairman and the first U.S. president to employ line item veto.
1998 - Embroiled in allegations of having had extramarital affair with Monica Lewinsky and encouraging Lewinsky to lie to federal investigators.
- Signed executive order barring discrimination against homosexuals in civilian federal employment.
- Subpoenaed by Kenneth Starr in connection with Lewinsky case, becoming the first sitting president to testify before criminal grand jury.
- Ordered attacks on suspected terrorist sites in Afghanistan and Sudan in response to bombings of US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.
- Subject of impeachment inquiry by House Judiciary Committee in connection with earlier actions and testimony during Starr's investigation.
- Ordered air strikes on Iraq, in response to Saddam Hussein's continued refusal to permit UN inspections, one day before planned impeachment vote by House of Representatives.
- Impeached by House of Representatives on two articles related to perjury and obstruction of justice, but escaped impeachment on two other articles related to perjury and abuse of power.
1999 - He was acquitted by the Senate.
- Found in contempt of court for false statements made in deposition during Paula Jones lawsuit.
- Granted conditional clemency to eleven jailed Puerto Rican radicals.
- Issued 176 pardons and clemency orders on final day in office.
2001 - Resigned from the Supreme Court bar under threat of expulsion.
2004 - He wrote the memoir "My Life".
- Won a Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album for Children.
2005 - He won a Grammy award for Best Spoken Word Album for "My Life".
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- "The fights I fought... cost a lot --the fight for the assault-weapons ban cost 20 members their seats in Congress. The NRA is the reason the Republicans control the House."
- "You can put wings on a pig, but you don't make it an eagle."
- "I am often troubled as I try hard here to create a new sense of common purpose ... that sometimes we forget that we are all in this because we are seeking a good that helps all Americans."
- "I have news for the forces of greed and the defenders of the status quo: your time has come -- and gone. It's time for change in America."
- "You need to know that a member of Congress who refuses to allow the minimum wage to come up for a vote made more money during last year's one-month government shutdown than a minimum wage worker makes in an entire year."