3. 7. 1854

born in Hukvaldy

1865

arrives in the foundation of the Augustinian Monastery in Brno

1874–1875

studied at the Organ School in Prague

1879–1880

studied at the Leipzig and then the Viennese conservatoires 

13. 7. 1881

marries Zdenka Schulzová

7. 12. 1881

appointed headmaster of the Organ School

15. 8. 1882

birth of his daughter, Olga

16. 5. 1888

birth of his son, Vladimír

9. 11. 1890

death of his son, Vladimír

26. 2. 1903

death of his daughter, Olga

21. 1. 1904

world premiere of the opera Jenůfa at the National Theatre in Brno 

2. 7. 1910

the Janáčeks move to a house in the garden of the Organ School on Smetanova street

26. 5. 1916

premiere of Jenůfa at the National Theatre

in Prague

16. 2. 1918

premiere of Jenůfa at the Court Opera in Vienna 

30. 9. 1920 

appointed professor of composition at the Master School of the Prague Conservatory operationg in Brno

23. 11. 1921

world premiere of the opera Káťa Kabanová at the National Theatre in Brno

6. 11. 1924

world premiere of the opera The Cunning Little Vixen at the National Theatre in Brno 

6. 12. 1924

premiere of Jenůfa at the Metropolitan Opera in New York 

28. 1. 1925

the first to be awarded an honorary doctorate from Masaryk University

28. 4. – 10. 5. 1926

trip to England

26. 6. 1926

world premiere of Sinfonietta at the 8th Sokol Rally in Prague 

18. 12. 1926

world premiere of the opera The Makropulos Affair at the National Theatre in Brno 

5. 12. 1927

world premiere of the Glagolitic Mass at the Stadion in Brno 

12. 8. 1928

died in Ostrava