Triple Crown wins: 18 (seven World Championships, Six Masters, five UK Championships)
1985: Turns pro for the first time at the age of 16.
1987: Wins his first ranking title at the Grand Prix.
1989: Wins the Masters for the first time with final victory over John Parrott, and wins the UK Championship for the first time, beating Steve Davis in the final.
1990: Lands his first World Championship crown, beating Jimmy White in the final. Becomes world number one, a position he will hold for eight years unbroken.
1992: Captures his second Crucible crown with victory over White. Makes his first 147 at the Matchroom League.
1993: Crushes White 18-5 in the final to take his third world title. Wins the Masters for the fifth consecutive time, beating James Wattana in the final.
1994: Cool clearance in the Crucible decider gives him an 18-17 victory over White for title number four. Made an MBE by the Queen.
1995: Beats Nigel Bond in the World Championship final.
1996: Fifth consecutive world title comes with final victory over Peter Ebdon.
1999: Wins his record seventh world title, seeing off Mark Williams in the final.
2005: Wins his 36th and most recent ranking title at the Malta Cup.
2012: Makes his 11th maximum break during a first round win over Stuart Bingham at the Crucible. Then beats John Higgins to reach the quarter-finals, before losing to Stephen Maguire. After that match, Hendry announces his retirement.
2020: Announces his return to the tour after an eight-year absence, having been awarded an invitational tour card for two seasons.
2021: In his comeback match against Matt Selt at the Gibraltar Open, he makes his 776th career century, but loses 4-1. Beats Jimmy White in the first qualifying round of the World Championship, before losing to Xu Si.