923 – Saint Bernard of Menthon was born in the Château de Menthon, Savoy.
– St. Bernard founded a monastery and hospice at the highest point of the pass.
962 – The pass came to bear his name.
– He established another hospice on the Little St. Bernard Pass.
1008 – He died in Novara and was interred in the cloister of St. Lawrence.
1681 – Canonized as Saint by Innocent XI.
– His feast is celebrated on the 15th of June.