1844 – Bernadette Soubirous is a French saint was born 7th of January.
1858 – Returned to Lourdes to attend the free school run by the Sisters of Charity and Christian Instruction.
– On 11th of February Bernadette had an experience that forever changed her life and the town of Lourdes where she lived.
– Bernadette claimed to see the first of 18 visions of what she termed "a small young lady" standing in a niche in the rock.
1866 – Joined the Sisters of Charity convent.
1879 – Saint Bernadette Soubirous died on the 16th April because of her illness.
1933 – Canonized as a saint by the Roman Catholic Church.