1940 - Was born in Ryan, Oklahoma, on the 10th of March.
1958 - Joined the United States Air Force as an Air Policeman and was sent to Osan Air Base, South Korea.
1962 - He returned to the United States he continued to act as an AP at March Air Force Base California. Norris was discharged in August.
1963 - His first child with Holechek, a son named Mike, was born.
1967- Began to demonstrate his skill and scored victories over the likes of Joe Lewis, Skipper Mullins, Arnold Urquidez, Victor Moore, Ron Marchini, and Steve Sanders.
1968 - He suffered the fifth and last loss of his career, losing an upset decision to Louis Delgado.
1969 - He won Karate's triple crown for the most tournament wins of the year, and the fighter of the year award by Black Belt Magazine.
1970 - His younger brother Weiland was killed in Vietnam.
1972 - He acted as Bruce Lee's nemesis in the movie Way of the Dragon, which is widely credited with launching his way into stardom.
1984 - Starred in Missing in Action, the first of a series of POW rescue fantasies produced by Israeli cousins Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus and released under their Cannon Films banner.
1986 - He was involved in the production of the Ruby Spears cartoon Karate Kommandos.
1988 - After 30 years of marriage, Norris and Holechek divorced.
1993 - He began shooting the series Walker, Texas Ranger, which lasted eight years on CBS and continued in heavy syndication on other channels.
2006 - He began penning a column for the conservative blog World Net Daily, and in his columns has expressed his beliefs that, among other things, evolution doesn't exist, those who are troubled should turn to Christ and is quoted as saying "true patriots" don't stay clear of discussing religion and politics. In addition, Norris also speaks on behalf of organizations advocating prayer in public schools.
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