- 1945- Japan occupied Laos during the second half of World War 2, after which France regains control over the area.
- 1955- Laos was admitted to the United Nations.
- 1991- A new constitution took effect.
- In the late 1960s and the early 1970s, at the height of the Vietnam War, the United States bombed Lao territory in an attempt to stop supplies and reinforcements from getting to North Vietnamese traps.
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