1940 – Born on the 2nd of March.
1970 – He portrayed journalist and refugee Dith Pran in Cambodia, under the rule of the Khmer Rouge.
1979 – After the collapse of the Khmer Rouge, Ngor worked as a doctor in a refugee camp inside Thailand.
1980 – Left for the United States on the 30th of August.
1988 – He wrote Haing Ngor: A Cambodian Odyssey, describing his life under the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia.
1996 – On the 25th of February, Ngor was shot to death outside his apartment in Los Angeles, California, by members of a street gang who demanded the locket around his neck.