Ugyen Wangchuck is chosen as hereditary ruler.
Treaty signed with British giving them control over Bhutan's foreign relations.
National assembly established.
Reformist monarch Jigme Dorji Wangchuck succeeds to throne.
Bhutan issues its 1st postage stamps
2 January 1955
Slavery abolished. Other social reforms follow in subsequent years.
Several thousand refugees given asylum after Chinese annex Tibet.
Bhutan Aims To Expands Its Tourism Industry
2010 - Present
Bhutan Commits To Achieving Millennium Development Goals
2015 - Present
Bhutan Earns $126 Million as a Result of Tourism