1949 - Born in Indianapolis, Indiana on the 29th of July.
- She attended night law school classes and earned her J.D. at Indiana University School of Law Indianapolis, where she met Dan Quayle, the son of a newspaper publisher.
1972 - They were married ten weeks later on the 18th of November and have three children: Tucker, Benjamin, and Corinne.
1976 - The couple suspended their law practice when he was elected to Congress.
1988 - When Dan Quayle was elected Vice President, the governor of Indiana, Robert Orr, offered to appoint Marilyn Quayle to the Senate seat vacated by Dan, but she declined the position, citing a potential conflict of interest with the Bush administration.
1992 - In a speech before the Republican National Convention, Quayle dismissed Bill Clinton's claim to a new generation of leadership, saying, "Not everyone demonstrated, dropped out, took drugs, joined in the sexual revolution or dodged the draft."
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