Timeline of the DragonBall Universe
Approx. 75 million years B.C. Somebody seals up the Kaiohshin Elder (15th generation Kaoihshin) in the Z-Sword
Approx. 5 million years B.C. The evil sorcerer Bibidi creates Majin Buu. In the following years, Buu destroys hundreds of planets. 4 of the five Kaoihshins are killed by Buu. Buu is sealed up in a sphere and taken to Earth by Bibidi. The Eastern Kaiohshin kills Bibidi and leaves Buu's sphere on the Earth's surface. Tens of thousands of years B.C. Annin (Taijohroh-kun) begins her supervision over the Furnace of Eight Divinations, on the border between this world and the 'other side'.
4237 years B.C. The demons that are the ancestors of Garlic Jr. and the rest migrate from Makyoh-sei to Earth.
739 years B.C. Jadohshin (The God of Snake Way) becomes the Princess Snake and settles down in a house on the Snake Way.
About 238 years B.C. (According to Saiyan legend) The Super Saiyan from the Saiyan legend appears. The universe is shaken up by death and destruction
About 250 B.C. Uranai Baba begins fortunetelling.
261 - King Enma traverses Snake Way to get to King Kaio. On the way, he meets the Princess Snake and she falls in love with him. - An ecological disaster occurs on Planet Namek. Katattsu's son escapes. He makes an emergency landing on Earth.
430 A.D. Master Roshi is born.
431 Katattsu's son becomes the apprentice of Earth's King Kame.
448 Master Roshi(18 years old), under training by Mutaito, falls in love with Fan-Fan.
459 Tao-pie Pie is born.
461 - The demon Garlic assaults the Earth's King Kame, but is defeated. - Katattsu's son becomes King Kame of Earth. - At that same time, the evil Piccolo Daimaoh is born out of the expelled evil from the new King Kame's body. He is sealed up in a rice cooker by Mutaito's Mafuba technique. Mutaito dies.
474 Dabla investigates Earth.
550 The first Saiyans drift ashore on the planet Plant in a mysterious spacecraft.
553 Master Roshi starts collecting dirty books and magazines.
650 Master Roshi finds the 3-star Dragonball on the ocean floor.
650, 7 May The first Tenkaichi Budoukai.
658 (Grandpa) Gohan is born.
662 Earth's King Kame tells Mr. Popo about his childhood.
698 Toninjinka is born.
715 Pilaf is born.
720-730 - On the Planet Plant, the Saiyans unite and start a rebellion. An all-out war breaks out between them and the Tsoofur-jin. - The Tsoofur-jin are overrun by the Saiyans. The Tsoofur scientist Dr. Lychee dies. - The Hate-Amplifier 800 (Hacchihyakku) is shot into space. - The Tsoofur-jin are utterly destroyed. The Saiyans conquer the entire planet, which is renamed Planet Vegeta. At the same time, they take over Tsoofur technology like the Scouter. - The Saiyans commence space-travel and encounter beings from other planets.
722 General Blue from the Red Ribbon Army is born.
730 - Tao-pie Pie begins his carreer as an assasin.
731 - The Saiyans begin relations with Freeza, and start selling conquered planets. - King Vegeta marries his Queen.
732 - Vegeta is born.
733 Bulma, Yamcha and Tienshinhan are born.
733 - 8 May Enthronement of Earth's present King.
735 - Freeza begins to feel antipathy towards the Saiyans. Unrest and riots on Planet Vegeta.
736 - Krillin is born.
737 - Kakarot (Goku) is born. - Planet Vegeta gains control over planets Meat and Kanassa. - King Vegeta's rebellion against Freeza ends as a failure. - Freeza declares war to the Saiyans. - Goku's father Bardock is killed in battle. - Freeza destroys Planet Vegeta. - Kakarot is sent away from Planet Vegeta. He lands on Earth. - Ox King's daughter Chi Chi is born. Her mother dies of an illness.
737 - between June and August Kakarot is found by the old Gohan. He calls the boy Goku.
738 Goku hits his head after a fall from a cliff. His personality changes completely and instead of a ferocious Saiyan he becomes a calm and cheerful boy.
739 Ox King and baby Chi Chi go for a picnic. During their absence, a fire spirit is unleashed in Mount Ryohkei near Ox King's castle, and the mountain starts erupting fire. After this, Mount Ryohkei's name changes to Mount Frypan.
740 - Baby creates Dr. Myuu because he needs lots of energy. So he programs Myuu to create the Machine Mutants, which leads to the development of Ruudo and all of the other mutants. - Oolong is born. - Krillin begins his apprenticeship in the Oorin Temple.
747 Yamcha meets Puar.
748 The Phoenix bird Master Roshi had been raising dies of food poisoning. While gathering edible mushrooms, he finds the lost child of a sea-turtle.
749, first ten days of April Bulma enters the Senior High School of the West City.
749, month unknown In the cellar of her own house, Bulma discovers the 2-Star Dragonball.
749, 22 August In a cave in the north, Bulma discovers the 5-Star Dragonball.
749 1 September - Bulma is in her summer vacation. - Bulma meets Goku. - Bulma discovers that Goku's last gift from his Grandfather is actually the 4-Star Dragonball.
2 September In the morning, Goku and Bulma meet Master Roshi and receive from him the 3-Star Dragonball.
5 September Goku takes care of Oolong. Old woman Paozu gives him the 6-Star Dragonball.
6 September Goku meets Yamcha.
9 September - Goku defeats Yamcha. - Master Roshi uses his Kamehameha to put out Mount Frypan's flames. Among the debris of Ox King's Castle, Bulma finds the 7-Star Dragonball. - Around midday, Goku beats up the Rabbit Gang. - Pilaf and company steal the 2-7 Star Dragonballs. - At night, all Dragonballs are gathered and Shenlong is summoned. When the full moon appears, Goku changes into a giant monkey and completely destroys Pilaf's castle.
10 September Goku and Krillin become Master Roshi's apprentices.
11 - September Master Roshi, Krillin and Launch spend the day sick in bed, because of the poisonous puffer fish they ate the day before.
14 September At 4.30 PM, Goku's and Krillin's training begins. The next 8 months they spend training.
2 October Beginning of the second term at the West City Senior High School.
750 6 April Goku and Krillin increase the weight of the shells they carry on their backs during training to 40 kg.
18 April Red Ribbon Commander Silver begins his search for the Dragonballs.
6 May Goku and gang leave the Kame House to participate in the Tenkaichi Budokai.
7 May - The 21st Tenkaichi Budokai. Jacky Chun wins the tournament. Goku is second. - Goku, Pilaf and the Red Ribbon Army struggle for the possession of the 6-Star Dragonball. The Red Ribbon Army snatches away the 6-Star Dragonball from Pilaf's secret base in the desert. After this, they also gain possession of the 5-Star Dragonball. - Goku and Chi Chi meet again in Ox King's village.
8 May Muscle Tower, the RR Base in the north, is destroyed by Goku.
9 May - At 11.02 PM, Bulma has finished repairing Goku's Dragon-radar. - Goku and Commander Blue fight near Penguin Village. Blue is taken care of by Arale-chan. - Blue is killed by Tao-pie Pie. - Goku defeats Tao-pie Pie on the holy ground of Karin. - Goku begins climbing Karin Tower.
10 May - Beginning of the summer vacation at Penguin Village High School. - Goku aborts his climb of Karin Tower. He begins training in order to take away the Super Holy Water from Karin.
12 May - After 3 days of training, Goku is able to snatch away the Super Holy Water from Karin. - Goku defeats Tao-pie Pie and destroys the Red Ribbon base. - In Uranai Baba's shrine, Goku is reunited with his dead foster father Gohan. Somewhere in July Beginning of the raining season in Nam's village.
Between 750 and 753 - Goku begins a training journey. - In Chao Village, he deals with Kinkaku and Ginkaku. - He meets Chintaiken and fights against Tenron in the Gozen-Jiai contest. - Goku enters the gate to the Demon-world in Royal Castle Cles and fights against Shura. - After having dealt with Inoshikachoh, Goku meets Tienshinhan.
753 5 May - Goku meets Konkichi. - He leaves for the island of Papaiya, where the 22nd Tenkaichi Budokai will take place.
7 May - Opening of the 22nd Tenkaichi Budokai. Tienshinhan wins. Goku is second. - Piccolo Daimaoh appears.
8 May Celebration of 20 years of rulership by the present King in King Castle.
9 May - Goku defeats Piccolo Daimaoh. - Ma Junior is born. - Goku travels to Kame's Palace and for the next 3 years, he trains under King Kame.
756 7 May - 23d Tenkaichi Budokai takes place. - 18 year old Goku gets engaged with Chi Chi, one of his opponents. - Goku wins the Budokai for the first time. Ma Junior is second. - Goku and Chi Chi's wedding ceremony takes place near Mt. Frypan. During the ceremony, Ox King's castle starts burning. To put out the flames, they must find the Bashohsen.
8 May - Chi Chi learns how to be a bride from Hakkake-baasan. - Goku, after having brought the Bashohsen, finds out that the flames at Ox King's castle are a special fire of the Furnace of Eight Divinations. Goku travels to Mt.Gogyoh, the location of the Furnace of Eight Divinations. There he meets Gohan-jiichan. Goku extinguishes the Furnace of Eight Divinations.
757 Somewhere in May Gohan is born.
759-760 Goku is interviewed by the Shonen Jump.
760-770 Dr. Myuu finds an alien named "Rirudo" and turns him into the Machine Mutant Shogun Rirudo. Shogun Rirudo uses his powers to complete the creation of planet M2. The mutants on M2 begin gathering energy to be sent to Baby.
761 Goku and Gohan fight Garlic Junior.
761 12 October - Raditz arrives on Earth. He and Goku are killed. - Vegeta and Nappa head for Earth. Along the way, they destroy the Planet Ahria and go into cold sleep after this. Several months - Gohan is trained by Piccolo. - Gohan, after falling down some ancient ruins in the desert, meets an old robot. Gohan grows more mature after this encounter. - Yamcha is a part-time professional baseball player. - Homesick Gohan manages to escape from his training location. After having met Pigero and the other orphans, he regains his courage.
762 Somewhere in March Krillin, Yamcha, Tienshinhan, Chao-Zu and Yajirobee travel to King Kame's palace to train.
29 April Goku has traversed the Snake Way and arrives at King Kaioh.
9 May Goku manages to catch Bubbles. After this, his training goal is hitting high-speed Gregory with a hammer.
After 23 May Goku succeeds in hitting Gregory.
Somewhere in May Krillin, Yamcha, Tienshinhan and Chao-Zu make a (virtual) time-travel. They are utterly defeated by the two Saiyans they meet. They realise that they are not ready yet, and decide to resume their training.
2 November Goku is resurrected after having completed his training.
3 November - Vegeta and Nappa arrive on Earth. - Gohan, Piccolo, Krillin,Yamcha, Tienshinhan and Chao-Zu face Nappa and Vegeta. - Nappa, Yamcha, Piccolo, Tienshinhan and Chao-Zu are killed. - A micro-sized spy-robot in the disguise of a fly gathers cellular tissue of Goku and the others to use in the construction of Cell.
4 November Goku and the others are hospitalized in the East City Hospital.
7 November Krillin and Gohan leave hospital.
9 November The remodeling of King Kame's spaceship is completed.
14 November The translator for Namek language is finished. Gohan, Krillin and Bulma leave for Planet Namek.
21 November Vegeta lands on Planet Freeza no.79.
13 December Vegeta's injuries are healed. He leaves straight away for Planet Namek.
18 December - Vegeta, Kiwi and Bulma & co all arrive on Namek at the same time. - Goku leaves for Namek. - Dende takes Krillin to meet the Saichohroh. - Piccolo, Tienshinhan, Chao-Zu and Yamcha arrive on King Kaioh and begin training there. - Goku's spaceship is trapped in the gravity field of Planet Alpha-HZ. By using a Kamehameha, Goku manages to escape.
19 December Zarbon takes the defeated Vegeta to Freeza's ship to recover.
20 December - In their second battle, Vegeta defeats Zarbon - Krillin takes Gohan to meet Saichohroh. - On Freeza's command, the Ginyu Special Task Force interrupts its planned invasion of Planet Yardrat and leaves for Namek.
23 December Goku completes his high-gravity training.
24 December - The Ginyu Special Task Force is destroyed. - Piccolo is revived. Krillin dies. - Goku turns into a Super Saiyan and defeats Freeza. - Planet Namek is destroyed.
763 3 May Krillin and Yamcha are revived.
9 September - Tienshinhan and Chao-Zu are revived. - The evacuated Namekians on Earth are transported to New Namek.
Somewhere in October After 5000 years, Makyoh-sei approaches Earth again. The reborn Garlic Jr. is defeated again by Gohan.
Exact date unknown - Cell's time-machine arrives. Cell hides somewhere underground. - Freeza's cyborg body is completed.
764 Somewhere in August - Trunks arrives and kills Freeza and his father. - Goku returns to Earth. Dates unknown - Vegeta begins his high-gravity training in order to become a Super Saiyan. - A relationship develops between Vegeta and Bulma. - Goku and Piccolo take driving lessons to get their air-car driver's license.
Somewhere between 764 and 767 Cooler arrives on Earth and is defeated by Goku.
766 Trunks is born.
767 Date unknown Son Goten is born.
7 May The 24th Tenkaichi Budokai takes place. Winner in the adult section is Mr. Satan. Winner in the children's section is Videl
12 May - The androids appear. Later that day, Cell shows up as well. - Piccolo and Earth's King Kame merge. - Goku suffers from a heart disease. - The Cell of this timeline is destroyed while still in his larval form by Krillin and Trunks.
15 May - The medicine Trunks brought from the future cures Goku's disease. - Vegeta and Trunks enter the Room of Spirit and Time.
16 May - Cell transforms into his second stage. - Cell becomes perfect. - Goku and Gohan enter the Room of Spirit and Time.
17 May - Worldwide proclamation of the Cell-games. - Goku and Gohan leave the Room of Spirit and Time. - Piccolo enters the Room of Spirit and Time.
18 May - After Piccolo has left, Vegeta enters the Room of Spirit and Time a second time. - Gohan visits the village of Lime and prevents Barbon & co.'s evil plans.
19 May - Goku and family go hiking. - Around noon, Cell destroys the Royal Army. - Dende becomes Earth's new King Kame. - Vegeta leaves and Trunks enters the Room of Spirit and Time.
20 May Trunks leaves the Room of Spirit and Time.
26 May - At noon, the Cell-games begin. - Goku dies a second time. - Gohan destroys Cell.
27 May - Goku's funeral. - Trunks returns to his future.
Between May and June - Goku visits Dai-King Kaioh and meets Dai-King Kaioh. - Goku participates in the Afterlife Budokai that is organised to commemorate the death of the Northern Kaioh. In the final fight, Goku encounters Paikuhan. - Little Trunks makes his first steps. - Broadcast of a TV-documentary about the world's most powerful pro-wrestling super-champion Mr. Satan.
768 Doll-tackii becomes one of Dr. Myuu's employees. Doll-Tackii is set to the task of gathering energy for M2's greatest mutant -- Ruudo. Doll-tackii is apparently well-suited to this task, and he begins working on Planet Ruudo to get Ruudo powered-up.
770 Krillin and Number 18 get married.
771 Marron is born.
773 Kaiohshin and Kibit go to Earth in order to locate the sphere in which Majin Boo has been locked up since ancient times.
774 28 March Gohan finishes the first grade at Orange Star High School.
7 April - First sighting of the 'Golden Warrior' in Satan City. - Gohan begins the second grade at Orange Star High School. He meets Videl. - At 3 PM, after school, Gohan visits Bulma. At 5.12 PM, she has finished his transformation suit. - Great Saiyaman is born.
8 April Videl discovers the true identity of Great Saiyaman.
9 April - Gohan teaches Videl how to fly. - The Southern Kaioh attends Goku's training.
10 April Vegeta finds out that little Trunks can become Super Saiyan.
20 April Videl masters the art of flying.
7 May - The 25th Tenkaichi Budoikai begins. - Goku returns to Earth for a day. - Majin Boo appears. Vegeta sacrifices his own life in order to kill Boo. - Boo kills Babidi. - Goku turns into Super Saiyan 3. Exhausted, he returns to the Other Side. - The Kaiohshin Elder is liberated from the Z-Sword. He begins the ceremony to augment Gohan's power.
8 May - Piccolo, Gotenks and Gohan are absorbed by Boo. - Boo eliminates all inhabitants of Earth. - The Kaiohshin Elder trades places with Goku, allowing him to return to the world of the living. - Vegeta returns to Earth for a day. - Evil Boo destroys the Earth. - Polunga resurrects the Earth. - The Kaiohshin Elder brings Vegeta back to life. - Goku destroys Boo with a Super Genki-Dama, made with the life force of all inhabitants of Earth.
7 September Shenlong erases every Earthling's memory about Boo.
778 7 May The 26th Tenkaichi Budokai begins. Winner is Mr. Satan. Second is Mr. Boo.
779 Pan is born.
780 Bra is born.
781 7 May The 27th Tenkaichi Budokai begins. Winner is Mr. Satan. Second is Mr. Boo.
784 7 May The 28th Tenkaichi Budokai begins. Goku leaves along with Ubuu.