Nov. 24, 1947: Theodore "Ted" Robert Cowell born in Burlington, Vt. (He is later adopted by Army cook John Bundy, who marries Ted's mother.)
1965: Theodore Bundy graduates from high school in Tacoma, Wash., and enters University of Washington at Seattle. In two years, he amasses 190 credit hours and a degree in psychology.1972: He takes job tracking habitual criminals for King County Law and Justice Planning Office in Washington state.
September 1973: He enters law school at University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Wash.
May 1974: He leaves law school to go to work in Olympia, Wash.
Aug. 30, 1974: He resigns from job at Emergency Services Department in Olympia and moves to Salt Lake City to attend University of Utah Law School.
Aug. 18, 1975: Arrested in Salt Lake City suburb for evading a police officer. Police found handcuffs, ski mask and pantyhose with eyes cut out.
March 1, 1976: Bundy convicted of kidnapping Carol DaRonch in Utah.
Oct. 20, 1976: Charged with killing Caryn Campbell, who disappeared from a ski resort in Aspen, Colo.
June 6, 1977: Escapes from Pitkin County Courthouse in Aspen while awaiting trial in Campbell case. Arrested 10 days later.
Dec. 31, 1977: Escapes from jail in Glenwood Springs, Colo. Travels to Denver, Chicago and Michigan.
Jan. 7, 1978: Arrives in Tallahassee, Fla., by bus. Rents room in rooming house and poses as student.
Jan. 15, 1978: Margaret Bowman and Lisa Levy killed in Chi Omega sorority house in Tallahassee.
Feb. 9, 1978: Kimberly Leach reported missing from her junior high school in Lake City, Fla.
Feb. 15, 1978: Arrested in Pensacola, Fla., after police stop him in stolen Volkswagen.
July 13, 1979: Death sentence plus 196 years for Chi Omega murders.
Feb. 9, 1980: Death sentence for Kimberly Leach murder. Bundy marries Carol Boone in a surprise courtroom ceremony.
Jan. 17, 1989: Florida Gov. Bob Martinez signs Bundy's fourth death warrant.
Jan. 24, 1989: Bundy dies in electric chair at Florida State Prison.