First recorded earthquake in Nepalese history.
Around 500 fatalities are recorded after an earthquake destroys more than 4,600 dwellings. Two large foreshocks force people outdoors and prevent widespread casualties.
Nepal-Bihar earthquake kills over 10,000 people.
The Assam-Tibet earthquakes causes seiches [waves in standing water] as far away as England.
An earthquake hits the Nepal-India border. At 6.8 magnitude, the earthquake caused 722 deaths in Nepal and more than 78,000 dwelling places were destroyed beyond repair in Nepal and India.
Studies indicate that a large earthquake is overdue in the Himalayas.
Small earthquakes kill around 45 people in Nepal.
Sikkim earthquake kills 100 in India, and 11 in Nepal.
Earthquake kills thousands in Nepal, and destroys centuries-old buildings.
For more insight on this, Geographical presents a briefing as to what factors make Nepal, and the city of Kathmandu, so susceptible to these sorts of disaster.