1926 – Born on the 15th of July.
1943 – At the age of 17, he enrolled in the Argentine Military Academy to study Civil Engineering.
1975 – He became the Commander of the Argentine Engineering Corps.
1980 – He became Commander-in-Chief of the Argentinian army.
1981 – On the 22nd of December he became the President of Argentina during the last military dictatorship.
1982 – He invaded the weakly-defended British Falkland Island (an archipelago in the South Atlantic Ocean)
and he declared the "Malvinas" a province of Argentina.
– He was ousted as President of Argentina.
1983 – He was arrested and charged in a military court with human rights violations during the Dirty War,
and with mismanagement of the Falklands war.
2003 – He died of a heart attack at the age of 76.