1948 – Born in Goplagani, Bihar on the 11th of June.
1970 – He led the student movement inspired by Jai Prakash Narayan.
1973 – On the 1st of June, he was married to Rabri Devi, who also went on to become the Chief Minister of Bihar.
1977 – The former Chief Minister of Bihar leader Late Satyendra Narayan Sinha, placed him as a candidate for the Lok Sabha and campaigned for him.
1989 – He became a formidable force in Bihar State Politics, and he successfully led the National Front coalition in Bihar.
1990 – He was elected the Chief Minister leaving behind Ram Sundar Das, a former chief minister from Janata Party when the Party came to power.
1997 – He formed the Rashtriya Janata Dal RJD.
2001 – On the 26th of November, he was again remanded, in a case related to the Fodder scam.
2004 – He announced that he would travel by the Railways to get a firsthand experience of the problems faced by the Indian public and went on to make an inspection of the Patna railway station at midnight.
2005 – His party, the RJD could win just 54 seats, which put his party in third place, after the Janata Dal
United and the Bharatiya Janata Party.