This timeline is a comprehensive list of important dates in the history of the James Bond literary cannon. It lists all the important events which have taken place in the character's universe by writer Ian Fleming.
Events are split into sections based on when they occurred, first by decade, then year and finally by month.
- Le Chiffre is born.
- Auric Goldfinger is born.
- November 11: James Bond is born.
- Bill Tanner is born.
- Red Grant is born.
- Honey Ryder is born.
- November: Andrew Bond and Monique Bond are killed in a climbing accident above Chamonix.
- Bond loses his virginity in Paris.
- September: Bond begins his attendance at Eton College.
- Kissy Suzuki is born.
- September: Bond is expelled from Eton.
- Teresa Draco is born.
- Bond is released from his service in the Royal Navy.
- December: Bond gains his licenced to kill 00 status after shooting a Japanese crook through a window with a sniper rifle.
- March 1 - July 16: Events of Casino Royale.
- January 2 - 27: Events of Live and Let Die.
- Bond is entitled CMG.
- May: Events of "From a View to a Kill".
- June 10 - August 17: Events of From Russia with Love.
- February 7 - March 17: Events of Dr. No.
- February: Events of "Quantum of Solace".
- c. May - Bond is sent to Mexico to take down a drug lord, and is nearly killed in the process.
- May - June: Events of Goldfinger.
- September - October: Events of "For Your Eyes Only".
- March - April 6: Events of The Hildebrand Rarity.
- May - June: Events of "Risico".
- September: Events of "007 in New York".
- May 11 - June 7: Events of Thunderball.
- September 27 - 30: Events of "Property of A Lady".
- September 16 - December 31: Events of On Her Majesty's Secret Service.
- January 1: Bond marries Teresa De Vicenzo, who is killed on that very same day.
- August - September: Events of You Only Live Twice.
- September - November: Bond lives with his wife Kissy Suzuki with amnesia.
- November 1963 - June 1964: Events of The Man with the Golden Gun.
- September 7 - 14: Events of Colonel Sun.