The first unified Burmese state is founded at Pagan by King Anawrahta.
The Toungoo dynasty reunites Burma.
Britain annexes lower Burma following the second Anglo-Burmese war.
Burma becomes a province of British India.
Burma is separated from India and becomes a crown colony of Britain.
Burma becomes independent.
A mass currency devaluation wipes out many people's savings and triggers anti-government riots.
Burma is renamed Myanmar.
Burma is admitted to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
The capital city is relocated to the city of Naypyidaw.
The government changes country's flag, national anthem, and official name and holds the first country elections in 20 years.