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04 May
1979: Election victory for Margaret Thatcher

12 Oct
1984: Tory Cabinet in Brighton bomb blast

10 Oct
1980: Thatcher 'not for turning'

14 Jun
1982: Ceasefire agreed in Falklands

15 Jun
1971: Councils defy Thatcher milk ban


Margaret Thatcher

11 Feb
1975: Tories choose first woman leader

18 Feb
1981: Thatcher gives in to miners

30 Nov
1982: Animal activists bomb Downing Street

09 Jun
1983: Thatcher wins landslide victory

21 Mar
1984: EEC summit collapses over rebate row

29 Jan
1985: Thatcher snubbed by Oxford dons

03 Mar
1985: Miners call off year-long strike

11 Jun
1987: Thatcher wins record third term

05 Dec
1989: Thatcher beats off leadership rival

31 Mar
1990: Violence flares in poll tax demonstration

20 Nov
1990: Thatcher fails to win party mandate

22 Nov
1990: Thatcher quits as prime minister

28 Nov
1990: Tearful farewell from Iron Lady

28 Jun
1991: Thatcher to retire from Commons

30 Jun
1992: Thatcher takes her place in Lords


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