1953 – He was born on the 1st day of June this year in Brooklyn, New York, USA.
1971 – He joined the U.S. Army and was active until 1974
1975 – He claimed that his first attacks on women occurred in late this year, when he said he attacked two women with a knife on Christmas Eve.
1977 – He was arrested outside his apartment on the Pine Street in Yonkers, New York on August 10 of this year.
1978 – He mailed a book about witchcraft and other occult subjects to police in North Dakota.
1979 – There was an attack on his life. However, he refused to identify the person(s) who had cut his throat, but suggested that the act was directed by the cult he once belonged to.
1990 – Berkowitz was mentioned as one of the disembodied brains in the book Krokodil Tears by Jack Yeovil as part of the Dark Future series.
1995 – He was one of the serial killers whose murders were recreated by the killer in the movie Copycat.
2004 – He was denied in his second parole hearing after he stated that he did not want one.
2005 – His writing memoirs which he plans to publish through Morning Star Communications despite outrage from the family members of his victims and victims’ rights advocates.
2006 – He sued his former attorney Mark Heller. The attorney took possession of letters and other personal belongings from Berkowitz in order to publish a book of his own.