DEC. 3, 1963: Theresa Marie Schindler born.
NOV. 10, 1984: Terri marries Michael Schiavo.
NOV. 10, 1992: Michael wins malpractice suit that accused doctors of misdiagnosing his wife; couple later receives about $1-million.
JULY 29, 1993: The Schindlers file a petition to have Michael Schiavo removed as Terri's guardian; case is dismissed about a year later.
MAY 11, 1998: Michael Schiavo files a petition to remove his wife's feeding tube, saying she would not want to be kept on life support.
April 4, 2001: Feeding tube removed for first time.
APRIL 26, 2001: Pinellas-Pasco Circuit Judge Frank Quesada orders doctors to reinsert feeding tube.
NOV. 22, 2002: Pinellas-Pasco Circuit Judge George W. Greer rules that no current medicine can revive Schiavo and orders feeding tube removed.
OCT. 15, 2003: Schiavo's feeding tube is removed for second time.
OCT. 21, 2003: The Legislature passes a law allowing Gov. Jeb Bush to order Schiavo's feeding tube reinserted.
SEPT. 23, 2004: The Florida Supreme Court strikes down "Terri's Law."
OCT. 22, 2004: Greer refuses to hold a hearing to determine if statements by the pope would lead Terri Schiavo to reject the removal of her feeding tube.
JAN. 24: The U.S. Supreme Court refuses to review the constitutionality of "Terri's Law."
FEB. 24: An attorney for the Schindlers says the Department of Children and Families is seeking a delay while it investigates allegations of abuse and neglect.
FEB. 25:Greer gives Michael Schiavo permission to order the removal of the feeding tube at 1 p.m. March 18.
MARCH 18: U.S. House committee issues a subpoena to Schiavo in a last-ditch effort to keep her alive. Greer says his order stands, and the tube is removed.
MARCH 20: U.S. Senate passes bill allowing a federal court to hear Schiavo's case.
MARCH 21: In the early morning, U.S. House passes bill and President Bush signs it.
MARCH 22: U.S. District Judge James Whittemore denies emergency request to reinsert the feeding tube.
MARCH 23: The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upholds Whittemore's decision.
MARCH 24: The U.S. Supreme Court refuses to hear case.
MARCH 31: Schiavo is pronounced dead.
-- Compiled by Times staffers Kitty Bennett and David Karp from Times files.