Currently alive, at 73 years of age.
1943 – He was born on the 18th of December in Dart ford, Kent, England
1961 – Early this year he and Mick Jagger fell in together, they formed the rock band The Rolling Stones with Brian Jones. The band’s name came from a famous Muddy Waters song, "Rollin’ Stone".
1965 – He and Jagger started writing their own songs and the hits began to pile up, fueled by Richards’ bluesy, chunky guitar riffs.
1988 – He released his first solo album, and since then he has worked both with the Stones and on other solo projects.
2006 – He was injured in an accident on April while on vacation in Fiji.