1823 - Born in Waterford, County Waterford, Ireland on the 3rd of August.
1801 - He joined the campaign for the Repeal of the Act of Union with Great Britain.
1845 - He became a founding member of the Young Ireland group.
1848 - Meagher and O'Brien went to France to study revolutionary events there, and returned to Ireland with the design for a new Flag of Ireland, a tricolour of orange, white and green gifted by the French.
1849 - Exiled to Tasmania for advocating insurrection in Ireland.
1852 - In January Meagher abruptly surrendered his "ticket-of-leave" and escaped to America.
- Meagher served the Union Army as a U.S. citizen.
1865-1866 - Acting governor of Montana Territory.
1867 - He traveled to Fort Benton, Montana, to receive a shipment of guns and ammunition sent by General Sherman for use by the Montana Militia.
- Died on the 1st of July.
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