Timor Leste

Events

Portuguese rule

September 1, 1945 - September 1, 1974

Portuguese revolution

September 5, 1974

Indonesian rule

September 1, 1976 - September 1, 1999

Dilli massacre

September 1, 1991

President Suharto resigns

1 Sep 98

Independence referendum

1 Jan 99

UN administrative control

1 Nov 99

Gains independence

20 May 02