September 23, 2000 - Is again placed under house arrest.
December 6, 2000 - U.S. President Bill Clinton awards the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Aung San Suu Kyi in absentia.
May 6, 2002 - Is released from house arrest.
May 30, 2003 - While traveling in Myanmar, her motorcade is attacked by a pro-government mob, and she is held by the military and later placed under house arrest.
November 29, 2004 - Learns her house arrest has been extended for another year.
May 2006 - House arrest is extended for another year.
June 9, 2006 - Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs Sean McCormack tells reporters that Aung San Suu Kyi has been hospitalized for an undisclosed ailment.
May 25, 2007 - The government extends her house arrest for another year.
May 6, 2008 - U.S. President George W. Bush signs legislation awarding a Congressional Gold Medal in absentia to Suu Kyi.
May 27, 2008 - The government extends her house arrest for another year.
May 14, 2009 - Suu Kyi is arrested and charged with violating the terms of her house arrest. This is in response to an incident earlier in the month, when American John Yettaw swam uninvited to Suu Kyi's lakeside house. If convicted she faces up to five years in prison.
May 18, 2009 - Suu Kyi's trial on charges of government subversion begins.
August 11, 2009 - Suu Kyi is found guilty of violating the terms of her house arrest and sentenced to 18 more months of home confinement.
May 7, 2010 - The NLD refuses to register for the election, thereby disqualifying itself as a political party and officially dissolves.
May 10, 2010 - Meets with Assistant Secretary of State Kurt Campbell at her home.
November 13, 2010 - Suu Kyi is released from house arrest. She has spent 15 of the last 21 years under house arrest.
November 15, 2010 - Speaking to reporters at the headquarters of her National League for Democracy (NLD) pledges to keep working toward restoring democracy and improving human rights in Myanmar.
January 28, 2011 - Suu Kyi's recorded message is played at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland, in which she stresses the need for Myanmar to re-establish ties with the rest of the world.
November 18, 2011 - Nyan Win, the spokesman for Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy, says that Suu Kyi will participate in the next elections. Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy announced earlier in the day that it planned to re-register as a political party and participate in all future parliamentary elections.
December 13, 2011 - The National League for Democracy is granted permission to register for future elections in Myanmar.
January 18, 2012 - Registers to run for a parliamentary seat.
April 1, 2012 - Wins a seat in parliament in Myanmar's first multiparty elections since 1990.
May 2, 2012 - Along with 33 other newly elected members of her party, the National League for Democracy, takes the oath of office for Myanmar's parliament, resolving an impasse over the oath's wording that had been preventing her from taking her seat in the legislature.
May 29, 2012 - Makes history by stepping on foreign soil for the first time in more than two decades when she arrives in Bangkok, Thailand.
June 1, 2012 - Aung San Suu Kyi speaks at the World Economic Forum on East Asia.