Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was born on 17 March 1920 in Tungipara village of Gopalganj district.
1927: At the age of seven, the nation's student life began at Gimadanga Primary School.
1929: Bangabandhu was admitted to the third class of Gopalganj Sitanath Academy (or public school).
1934: While studying at Islamia High School in Madaripur, Bangabandhu contracted beriberi.
1936: Bangabandhu's education was stopped due to illness, it started again.
1936: January 17: The Prime Minister of Bengal Sher-e-Bangla Ake Fazlul Haque visited Gopalganj Mission School and got acquainted with Bangabandhu.
1939: Bangabandhu is imprisoned for the first time for daring to hold a protest rally against the school authorities, ignoring government restrictions.
1937: At the age of 18 he married Begum Fazilatunnesa.
1942: Bangabandhu passed the entrance examination at the age of a few years due to illness.
In the same year he was admitted to Calcutta Islamia College.
He started living in room 24 of the Baker Hostel of this college.
1947: Bangabandhu was elected unopposed as the General Secretary of the Calcutta Islamic College Students' Parliament.
At this time he was appointed assistant to Hussain Shaheed Suhrawardy.
He played a key role in the Muslim League in the provincial elections this year.
1947: Bangabandhu passes BA from Islamia College under Calcutta University.
1947: On 6 September, a conference of democratic youth activists was held in Dhaka. Bangabandhu played an important role in this conference.
1947: Admitted to Dhaka University, Department of Law.
1947: On 23 February, when the then Prime Minister Khwaja Nazim Uddin declared Urdu as the state language of Pakistan, Bangabandhu immediately protested.
1947: On 2 March, the All-Party Rashtrabhasha Sangram Parishad was formed on the proposal of Bangabandhu to demand the state language Bengal.
1947: On 11 March, Bangabandhu was arrested while calling a general strike demanding the state language Bengal.
1947: March 15, Bangabandhu was released from prison.
1947: September 11: Bangabandhu was arrested again for protesting against the cordon system in Faridpur.
1970: January 1: The first political ban since 1958 is lifted.
From the very first day, Bangabandhu started a massive nationwide campaign in favor of 6 points.
1970: June 4: The biennial council session of the East Pakistan Awami League begins at the Eden Hotel premises in Motijheel ahead of the elections.
The Awami League decided to elect the council alone.
1970: June 5: The final list of constituencies in East Pakistan is published.
East Pakistan has 310 seats in the provincial assembly and 189 seats in the national assembly.
1970: August 15: President Yahya Khan announces the dates for the National and Provincial Council elections on December 6 and 17, respectively.
1970: October 7: The Election Commission announces the symbols of 19 political parties from Islamabad.
The Awami League was allotted the boat symbol.
It may be recalled that the boat was the symbol of the United Front in the 1954 general elections in East Bengal.
1970: October 26: Bangabandhu gives election speech on radio and television. He says the Awami League was born out of adversity.