1060 Béla I of Hungary is crowned king of Hungary
1301 Andrew III of Hungary dies, ending the Arpad dynasty in Hungary.
1387 King Charles III of Naples and Hungary is assassinated at Buda.
1438 Albert II of Habsburg is crowned King of Hungary.
1910 A fire during a barn-dance in Ököritófülpös, Hungary, kills 312.
1922 Hungary is admitted to League of Nations.
1928 The government of Hungary issues a decree ordering Gypsies to end their nomadic ways, settle permanently in one place, and subject themselves to the same laws and taxes as other Hungarians.
1944 World War II: Nazi forces occupy Hungary.
1944 World War II: The Soviet Red Army enters Hungary.
1945 World War II: Soviet Army takes control of Hungary.
1948 Cardinal Mindszenty is arrested in Hungary and accused of treason and conspiracy.
1949 Cardinal Mindszenty of Hungary is sentenced for treason.
1956 Soviet troops enter Hungary to end the Hungarian revolution against the Soviet Union, that started on October 23. Thousands are killed, more are wounded, and nearly a quarter million leave the country.
2002 Enlargement of the European Union: The European Union announces that Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, and Slovenia will become members from May 1, 2004.
2006 Right wing protesters riot the building of the Hungarian Television in Budapest, Hungary, one day after an audio tape is made public, in which Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsány admitted he and his party lied during the 2006 general elections.