1389 Battle of Kosovo: The Ottoman Empire defeats Serbs and Bosnians.
1909 Serbia accepts Austrian control over Bosnia and Herzegovina.
1943 World War II: Statehood of Bosnia and Herzegovina is re-established at the State Anti-Fascist Council for the People's Liberation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
1943 The second session of AVNOJ, the Anti-fascist council of national liberation of Yugoslavia, is held in Jajce, Bosnia and Herzegovina, determining the post-war ordering of the country.
1946 Yugoslavia's new constitution, modeling the Soviet Union, establishes six constituent republics (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia).
1992 Bosnia and Herzegovina declares its independence from Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
1992 The nation of Bosnia is established.
1992 Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Slovenia join the United Nations.
1993 Stari most, the "old bridge" in Bosnian Mostar built in 1566, collapses after several days of bombing.
1994 Bosnia's Bosniaks and Croats sign an agreement to form a federation in a loose economic union with Croatia.
1995 United States Air Force Captain Scott O'Grady's F-16 is shot down over Bosnia while patrolling the NATO no-fly zone.
1995 Downed U.S. Air Force pilot Captain Scott O'Grady is rescued by U.S. Marines in Bosnia.
1995 Over 8000 Bosnian men and children (all Bosniaks) are killed by Serbian troops commanded by Ratko Mladic in Potočari near Srebrenica Bosnia and Herzegovina.
1995 The Dayton Peace Agreement is initialed at the Wright Patterson Air Force Base, near Dayton, Ohio, ending three and a half years of war in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The agreement is formally ratified in Paris, on December 14 that same year.
1995 NATO begins peacekeeping in Bosnia.
2000 A United Nations tribunal sentences five Bosnian Croats to up to 25 years for the 1993 killing of over 100 Muslims in a Bosnian village.
2004 Republic of Macedonia President Boris Trajkovski is killed in a plane crash near Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina.