764 Tibetan troops occupy Chang'an, the capital of the Chinese Tang Dynasty, for fifteen days.
1950 Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, is enthroned as the leader of Tibet at the age of fifteen.
1951 Tibetan delegates to the Central People's Government arrive in Beijing and draft a Seventeen Point Agreement for Chinese sovereignty and Tibetan autonomy.
1951 Tibetans sign the Seventeen Point Agreement for the Peaceful Liberation of Tibet with the People's Republic of China.
1959 Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, flees Tibet for India.