1854 – Leoš Janáček is born on 3rd July in Hukvaldy, Moravia.
1869 – Finishes school and begins to attend the Brno Teacher Training Institute.
1872 – Begins teaching, and becomes the choirmaster at the monastery where he was a chorister.
1874 – Becomes a fully qualified teacher and attends the Prague Organ School.
1877 – First piece, Exaudi, choral piece for mixed voices published.
1881 – Marries Zdenka Schulzová and is appointed the founding director of the Brno Organ School.
1882 – Daughter, Olga, born but soon afterwards separates from his wife. Begins teaching at Brno Beseda, and at the Organ School.
1884 – Janácek returns to his wife. Hudební listy is [...]