Jan 20        Leaves White House, returns to California


Feb 6         Celebrates his birthday at the Bistro Garden Restaurant, Los Angeles


Apr 26        At his office in Century City, California, Reagan meets with President Bush for the first time since leaving the Presidency


Jun 13        Gives the annual Winston Churchill Lecture to the English-Speaking Union, London


Jun 14        Receives honorary knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II


Jun 15        In Paris, Reagan is inducted into the Academy of Moral and Political Science, and attends celebrations marking the 100th anniversary of the Eiffel Tower


Jul 4            While vacationing in Mexico, Reagan sustains bruises, and other apparently superficial injuries, after being bucked off a horse


Jul 11         Serves as guest television announcer for the first inning of baseball’s All-Star Game, Anaheim Stadium, California


Jul 21         Inducted into the Cowboy Hall of Fame, Oklahoma City


Sep 8         Visits the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. for a routine physical; fluid discovered on his brain (attributed to his July accident with the horse); Mayo Clinic doctors perform surgery to remove the fluid, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester


Sep 15       Visited at St. Mary’s Hospital by Soviet politician Boris Yeltsin; discharged from the hospital later that day


Oct 23        In Japan, Reagan is awarded a medal, the Grand Cordon of the Supreme Order of the Chrysanthemum, by the Japanese government


Oct 27        Gives address in Tokyo


Oct 28        Gives address in Osaka


Nov 15       First post-presidential visit to the White House, for the unveiling of his official      Presidential portrait




Feb 5         Ordered to give videotaped testimony for the ongoing trial of Iran-Contra figure John Poindexter


Feb 6         Celebrates his birthday in Nassau, The Bahamas


Feb 16-17 In Los Angeles, gives a total of seven hours of videotaped testimony for the trial of John Poindexter


Feb 22       Reagan’s videotaped Iran-Contra testimony is screened for media representatives


Mar 20-21  Reagan’s videotaped Iran-Contra testimony is shown to the jury trying John Poindexter in Washington, DC


Apr 12        Gives address at the ceremony dedicating the Reagan Library’s section of the Berlin Wall


May 25       Postponement of planned trip to Europe, following the discovery of intestinal adhesions (scar tissue) caused by his 1985 cancer surgery


Jun 4          Meets with Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, in San Francisco


Jul 17         Meets with former President Nixon, at the Century City office; the Nixons and Reagans have dinner together, at Reagan’s Bel-Air home


Jul 19         Reagan gives an address at the dedication of the Richard Nixon Library and Birthplace, Yorba Linda, Calif.


Jul 21         Participates in opening ceremonies for the Goodwill Games, Seattle


Jul 27         Gives address at the Eisenhower Boyhood Home, Abilene, Kansas, on the 100th anniversary of Dwight Eisenhower’s birth


Sep 10       Begins 10-day European trip with arrival in Berlin


Sep 12       In Berlin, tours the Brandenburg Gate and the remaining portions of the Berlin Wall


Sep 14       Addresses the Polish Parliament, in Warsaw


Sep 15       Addresses shipyard workers at Gdansk, Poland


Sep 16       Arrives in Moscow, following visit to Leningrad


Sep 17       In Moscow, visits Soviet President Gorbachev, and addresses the International Affairs Committee of the Supreme Soviet


Sep 18       Meets with Russian Republic President Yeltsin, in Moscow


Sep 19       Audience with Pope John Paul II, at Vatican City, before returning to the United States


Nov 9          Dedicates a sculpture at Westminster College, Fulton, Missouri, to mark the first anniversary of the beginning of the dismantling of the Berlin Wall


Dec 5         Addresses the Cambridge Union Society, Cambridge, England




Feb 4         Tours the unfinished Reagan Presidential Library with former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher


Feb 6         Celebrates his 80th birthday at a Reagan Library fundraiser held at the Beverly

                    Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills, Calif.


Mar 23       Tours the unfinished Reagan Presidential Library with Polish President Lech Walesa


Mar 28       Washington, DC, events: Meets with President Bush at the White House; dedicates the Ronald Reagan Institute for Emergency Medicine, George Washington University, in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the March 30, 1981 assassination attempt; in his dedicatory remarks for the Institute, declares his support for the Brady handgun control bill


Apr 5          Attends celebration of the 50th anniversary of the USO, at Universal City, Calif.


Jul 15         Addresses the Captive Nations Week Conference, Los Angeles


Nov 4          Gives address at the dedication of the Ronald Reagan Library and Center for Public Affairs, Simi Valley, California




Feb 6         Surprise birthday party for Reagan, at the Reagan Library


Apr 13        In Las Vegas, receives a glass statue award from the National Association of Broadcasters; a member of the audience (Paul Springer of Arcadia, Calif.) rushes onstage and smashes the award


May 3         At his California ranch (Rancho del Cielo), visits with former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev


May 4         Presents the first Ronald Reagan Freedom Award to Mikhail Gorbachev, and dedicates the Ronald Reagan Center for Public Affairs, in ceremonies held at the Reagan Library


Aug 8         Address at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library, West Branch, Iowa


Aug 17       Addresses the Republican National Convention, Houston


Sep 13       Accompanies President Bush’s re-election campaign, and gives a campaign speech for Bush, in Orange County, California


Nov 27       Meetings with President-elect Bill Clinton, at Reagan’s Century City office


Dec 4         Addresses the Oxford Union Society at Oxford University, England




Jan 4          Reagan and Jimmy Carter named joint recipients of the first Spark M. Matsunaga Medals for Peace


Jan 13        Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Bush


Feb 6         Celebrates his birthday at a Reagan Center for Public Affairs fundraiser held at the Reagan Library; tours the Library’s museum with former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, a guest at the fundraiser


Apr 5          Speaks at a Reagan Library event honoring Prime Minister Brian Mulroney of Canada


May 15       Gives the commencement address at The Citadel, Charleston, SC


Jul 30         Accompanies former President Nixon on an unpublicized tour of the Reagan Library


Nov 9          Presents the second Ronald Reagan Freedom Award to General Colin Powell, in ceremonies held at the Reagan Library




Feb 3         Attends Republican National Convention’s Annual Gala in Washington, DC; gala theme is “A Tribute to Ronald Reagan”


Mar 17       In a letter (made public) to former Senator Paul Laxalt, Reagan admits to being “pretty steamed” over allegations made by Iran-Contra figure (and US Senate candidate) Oliver North, concerning Reagan’s role in the Iran-Contra affair


Apr 27        Attends the funeral of Richard Nixon at the Nixon Library and Birthplace, Yorba Linda, Calif.


May 4         In a letter sent to all members of the House of Representatives, former Presidents Reagan, Carter and Ford urge support of a bill banning the domestic manufacture of military-style assault weapons




                    Makes videotaped support statements for use by Republican candidates for office nationwide


Nov 5          Writes letter announcing that he has Alzheimer’s Disease; letter is made publicly available later that day


Nov 22       Tours the Reagan Library Christmas exhibits – first public appearance since the public announcement of his Alzheimer’s Disease


December- early Jan.


                    Makes his last annual New Year’s visit to the Annenberg estate, Rancho Mirage, Calif.





Feb 6         Attends birthday party at his Century City office


Jul 18         Lesion on his neck is removed during his annual physical, at the Mayo Clinic


Oct 31        Ronald and Nancy Reagan announce the establishment an institute (the Ronald and Nancy Reagan Research Institute) dedicated to the study of Alzheimer’s Disease




Feb 6         85th birthday celebration and Reagan Library fundraiser, at Chasen’s restaurant, West Hollywood; Reagan does not attend


Aug 12       Salute to Ronald Reagan at the Republican National Convention, San Diego, climaxed by an address to the convention by Nancy Reagan


Aug 19       Announcement that Rancho del Cielo (Reagan’s California ranch) is for sale


Sep 3         Reagan is awarded reimbursement for legal fees incurred as a result of the Iran‑Contra investigation, since no Iran-Contra charges were ever filed against him




Feb 6         Celebrates his birthday at his Century City Office


Aug 31       Statement issued by Reagan concerning the death of Princess Diana




Feb 6         Celebrates his birthday at his Century City office


Apr 21        Sale of Rancho del Cielo to Young America’s Foundation is finalized




Feb 6         Celebrates his birthday at home


Jul 19         Statement issued by Ronald and Nancy Reagan concerning the death of John F. Kennedy, Jr.




Feb 6         Reagan celebrates his birthday at home




Jan 12        Reagan breaks his hip in a fall at his house, and is taken to St. John’s Medical Center (Santa Monica, Calif.)


Jan 20        At St. John’s Medical Center, Ronald and Nancy Reagan watch the inauguration of George W. Bush. Reagan goes home later that day.


Feb 6         Reagan becomes only the third US President to reach the age of 90


Oct 11        Reagan becomes the United States’ longest-lived President, surpassing John Adams




Feb 6         Reagan celebrates his birthday at home


May 16       Ronald and Nancy Reagan are awarded the Congressional Gold Medal, in a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol that Mrs. Reagan attends




Feb 6         Reagan celebrates his birthday at home




Feb 6         Reagan celebrates his birthday at home


Jun 5          Reagan passes away at home, at age 93


Jun 7          Private ceremony, for close relatives and friends, at the Reagan Library


Jun 7-8       Laying in repose, for the public to pay respects, at the Reagan Library


Jun 9          Casket flown to Washington, DC; procession to US Capitol; State Funeral in the Capitol Rotunda


Jun 9-11     Laying in state, for the public to pay respects, in the Capitol Rotunda


Jun 11        National Funeral Service at Washington National Cathedral; casket flown back to California; procession to the Reagan Library; Private Interment Service at the Reagan Library