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  • White Plains, New York, U.S.
    Monday May 14, 1984

    Birth

    White Plains, New York, U.S.
    Monday May 14, 1984

    Zuckerberg was born on May 14, 1984, in White Plains, New York.




  • Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
    Wednesday Feb 04, 2004

    "The facebook" launched

    Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
    Wednesday Feb 04, 2004

    On February 4, 2004, Zuckerberg launched "The Facebook", originally located at thefacebook.com.




  • U.S.
    Thursday May 24, 2007

    Social Applications within Facebook

    U.S.
    Thursday May 24, 2007

    On May 24, 2007, Zuckerberg announced Facebook Platform, a development platform for programmers to create social applications within Facebook.




  • U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 06, 2007

    Beacon

    U.S.
    Tuesday Nov 06, 2007

    On November 6, 2007, Zuckerberg announced Beacon, a social advertising system that enabled people to share information with their Facebook friends based on their browsing activities on other sites.




  • Pakistan
    Wednesday May 19, 2010

    Blocked in Pakistan

    Pakistan
    Wednesday May 19, 2010

    On May 19, 2010, Facebook's website was temporarily blocked in Pakistan until Facebook removed the contest from its website at the end of May. Sidiqque (Pakistani Deputy Attorney General) also asked its UN representative to raise the issue with the United Nations General Assembly.




  • U.S.
    Wednesday Jul 21, 2010

    500 million-user mark

    U.S.
    Wednesday Jul 21, 2010

    On July 21, 2010, Zuckerberg reported that the Facebook reached the 500 million-user mark.




  • Newark, New Jersey, U.S.
    Wednesday Sep 22, 2010

    Donated $100 million

    Newark, New Jersey, U.S.
    Wednesday Sep 22, 2010

    On September 22, 2010, it was reported that Zuckerberg had donated $100 million to Newark Public Schools, the public school system of Newark, New Jersey.


  • U.S.
    Friday Oct 01, 2010

    A movie

    U.S.
    Friday Oct 01, 2010

    A movie based on Zuckerberg and the founding years of Facebook, The Social Network was released on October 1, 2010, starring Jesse Eisenberg as Zuckerberg.


  • U.S.
    Thursday Dec 09, 2010

    The Giving Pledge

    U.S.
    Thursday Dec 09, 2010

    On December 9, 2010, Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, and investor Warren Buffett signed "The Giving Pledge", in which they promised to donate to charity at least half of their wealth over the course of time, and invited others among the wealthy to donate 50 percent or more of their wealth to charity.


  • U.S.
    Saturday May 19, 2012

    Marriage

    U.S.
    Saturday May 19, 2012

    On May 19, 2012, Zuckerberg and Chan married in an event that also celebrated her graduation from medical school.


  • Moscow, Russia
    Monday Oct 01, 2012

    Visited Russian Prime Minister

    Moscow, Russia
    Monday Oct 01, 2012

    On October 1, 2012, Zuckerberg visited Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in Moscow to stimulate social media innovation in Russia and to boost Facebook's position in the Russian market.


  • U.S.
    Thursday Apr 11, 2013

    FWD.us

    U.S.
    Thursday Apr 11, 2013

    On April 11, 2013, Zuckerberg led the launch of a 501 lobbying group called FWD.us. The founders and contributors to the group were primarily Silicon Valley entrepreneurs and investors, and its president was Joe Green, a close friend of Zuckerberg.


  • U.S.
    Monday Aug 19, 2013

    Hacked

    U.S.
    Monday Aug 19, 2013

    On August 19, 2013, The Washington Post reported that Zuckerberg's Facebook profile was hacked by an unemployed web developer.


  • U.S.
    Thursday Dec 19, 2013

    Silicon Valley Community Foundation

    U.S.
    Thursday Dec 19, 2013

    On December 19, 2013, Zuckerberg announced a donation of 18 million Facebook shares to the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, to be executed by the end of the month—based on Facebook's valuation as of then, the shares totaled $990 million in value.


  • Beijing, China
    Thursday Oct 23, 2014

    Session in China

    Beijing, China
    Thursday Oct 23, 2014

    Alongside other American technology figures like Jeff Bezos and Tim Cook, Zuckerberg hosted visiting Chinese politician Lu Wei, known as the "Internet czar" for his influence in the enforcement of China's online policy, at Facebook's headquarters on December 8, 2014. The meeting occurred after Zuckerberg participated in a Q&A session at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, on October 23, 2014, where he attempted to converse in Mandarin Chinese; although Facebook is banned in China, Zuckerberg is highly regarded among the people and was at the university to help fuel the nation's burgeoning entrepreneur sector.


  • U.S.
    Tuesday Dec 01, 2015

    Donate 99% of their Facebook shares

    U.S.
    Tuesday Dec 01, 2015

    On December 1, 2015, Zuckerberg and Chan announced the birth of their first daughter Max, and in an open letter to Max, they pledged to donate 99% of their Facebook shares, then valued at US$45 billion, to the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, their new organization that will focus on health and education.


  • U.S.
    Tuesday Dec 01, 2015

    Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

    U.S.
    Tuesday Dec 01, 2015

    On December 1, 2015, Mark and Chan announced they would eventually give 99 percent of their Facebook shares (worth about US$45 billion at the time) to the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.


  • Israel
    Saturday Jul 02, 2016

    Accused by Israeli cabinet minister

    Israel
    Saturday Jul 02, 2016

    On July 2, 2016, Israeli cabinet minister Gilad Erdan accused Zuckerberg of having some responsibility for deadly attacks by Palestinians against Israelis.


  • Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
    Sunday May 28, 2017

    Honorary Degree

    Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
    Sunday May 28, 2017

    On May 28, 2017, Zuckerberg received an honorary degree from Harvard.


  • U.S.
    Tuesday Apr 10, 2018

    Usage of personal data on facebook

    U.S.
    Tuesday Apr 10, 2018

    On April 10 and April 11, 2018, Zuckerberg began testifying before the United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation regarding the usage of personal data by Facebook in relation to the Facebook–Cambridge Analytica data breach.


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