June 14, 1952: Born in Clarksville, Tenn., daughter of Richard and Hazel Albright Head.
April 30, 1974: As a senior at UT Martin, receives a letter asking her to become head women's coach at UT. Summitt, then known as Patricia Head, accepts the job at age 22.
Jan. 10, 1975: Summitt wins first game as UT's coach, 69-32 over Middle Tennessee State.
Jan. 13, 1979: Her 100th victory comes against N.C. State.
Dec. 3, 1982: Summitt defeats St. John's for win No. 200.
1984: Guides Team USA to gold at Los Angeles Olympics.
Jan. 4, 1987: Wins 300th game with victory over North Carolina.
March 29, 1987: Wins first national title with 67-44 win against Louisiana Tech at Austin, Texas.
April 2, 1989: Wins second NCAA national title with a 76-60 victory over Auburn.
Jan. 25, 1990: Claims win No. 400, beating South Carolina.
Sept. 21, 1990: Son, Ross Tyler Summitt, is born.
March 31, 1991: Wins third NCAA national title in a 70-67 overtime game against Virginia.
Nov. 21, 1993: Captures win No. 500 with victory against Ohio State.
March 31, 1996: Wins fourth NCAA national title with 83-65 victory against Georgia.
Nov. 23, 1996: Gets win No. 600, against Marquette.
March 30, 1997: Lady Vols win fifth NCAA national title by defeating Old Dominion 68-59.
Nov. 23, 1997: UT Martin names its basketball court Pat Head Summitt Court after its former star.
March 29, 1998: UT goes 39-0 and wins national title. Some call team best in the history of women's college basketball.
Dec. 5, 1999: Gets win No. 700, against Wisconsin.
Oct. 13, 2000: Is inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass. A year earlier, was inducted into the inaugural class of the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame.
March 25, 2002: Reaches the Final Four for the 13th time to pass UCLA men's Coach John Wooden.
Jan. 14, 2003: Gets win No. 800 with victory against DePaul.
March 22, 2005: Defeats Purdue 75-54 in Knoxville in NCAA Tournament for win No. 880 to become all-time winningest basketball coach in NCAA history. Passes former North Carolina men's Coach Dean Smith. Thompson-Boling Arena's court is named The Summitt.
Jan. 19, 2006: Wins No. 900 with a come-from-behind victory against No. 19 Vanderbilt.
May 22, 2006: Becomes first college women's basketball coach to receive $1 million salary. The six-year deal brings her total compensation to $1.125 million in 2006-07 and reaches $1.5 million in the 2011-12 season.
April 3, 2007: Lady Vols win seventh NCAA national title by defeating Rutgers 59-46.
April 8, 2008: UT wins back-to-back NCAA national titles — and its eighth overall — by defeating Stanford 64-48.
April 12, 2008: Wins the John R. Wooden Legends of Coaching lifetime achievement award. Became the first women's coach to earn the award.
Feb. 9, 2009: Earns her 1,000th career coaching victory courtesy of a 73-43 victory over Georgia.
Aug. 23, 2011: Reveals that she's been diagnosed with early onset dementia, Alzheimer's type but also says that she intends to continue coaching.
Nov. 27, 2011: At halftime against Baylor, Summitt and her son, Tyler, announced the formation of the Pat Summitt Foundation Fund.
Dec. 28, 2011: Former Lady Vols All-American Chamique Holdsclaw presents Summitt with a book of letters written by former players.Feb. 23, 2012: In losing 72-71 in overtime to Arkansas, Tennessee suffered a third home loss in a season for the first time in program history.
Feb. 4, 2012: Summitt helped cut down the nets in Nashville after Tennessee won the SEC tournament with a 70-58 victory over LSU.
March 26, 2012: In Summitt's final game as UT's coach, the Lady Vols lose to eventual national champion Baylor 77-58 in the final of the Des Moines (Iowa) Regional.