11/9/1983 Tilikum captured off the coast of Iceland at the age of two. 

2/20/1991 Keltie Byrne, a 20-year-old part-time SeaWorld trainer is killed after slipping into the pool containing three orcas, Tilikum, Haidi II and Nootka IV. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tilikum_(orca)#cite_n...

1/9/1992 Tilikum was sold to Seaworld Orlando

7/6/1999 Twenty-seven-year-old Daniel P. Dukes was found dead and nude, draped over Tilikum’s back 

2/23/2010 SeaWorld trainer Dawn Brancheau killed by Tilikum http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dawn_Brancheau#Third...

10/23/2010 SeaWorld Orlando fined US$75,000 by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for three safety violations http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tilikum_(orca)#cite_note-24

1/19/2013 Blackfish screened at Sundance Festival http://filmguide.sundance.org/film/13038/blackfis...

7/19/2013 Blackfish released in US http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blackfish_(film)

7/23/2013 SeaWorld tells Variety Blackfish is inaccurate http://variety.com/2013/film/news/seaworld-blackf...

8/23/2013 Blackfish released on DVD in UK http://www.amazon.co.uk/Blackfish-DVD-Kim-Ashdown...

Blackfish airs on CNN, "CNN aired an Anderson Cooper special with Jack Hanna, Gabriela Cowperthwaite, Naomi Rose and Jack Hurley. This was followed by a special edition of Crossfire with Blackfish associate producer Tim Zimmerman debating Grey Stafford, a conservationist and zoologist"

10/21/2013 SeaWorld responds to CNN broadcast http://www.cnn.com/2013/10/21/us/seaworld-blackfi...

11/12/2013 Blackfish released on DVD in US http://www.amazon.com/Blackfish/dp/B00EL6AAEU

11/24/2013 Blackfish airs on BBC 4

11/28/2013 The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade features a SeaWorld float, 12-year-old protests

12/2/2013 SeaWorld Orlando announces that Shamu Show will be “taking a break” in 2014 due to repairs http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dawn_Brancheau#Third...

12/2/2013 Bob Barker speaks out against SeaWorld http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid9...

12/5/2013 Willie Nelson Pulls out of SeaWorld concert http://deathatseaworld.com/?p=93112/6/2013

Willie Nelson tells CNN "What they're doing is not OK" http://www.cnn.com/2013/12/05/showbiz/seaworld-wi...

12/7/2013 SeaWorld calls people opposed to keeping orcas in captivity "a small group of misinformed individuals" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dawn_Brancheau#Third...

12/9/2013 Nancy Wilson backs out of SeaWorld concert 

12/9/2013 Blackfish wins Best Documentary at WAFCA Awards

12/9/2013 Joan Jett tells SeaWorld to stop playing her music http://www.orlandosentinel.com/travel/blogs/theme...

12/11/2013 Alison Bailin is embarrassed by the PR industry http://hmapr.com/have-you-ever-been-embarrassed-b...

12/12/2013 Netflix adds Blackfish, those with domestic streaming accounts have access http://www.dailyfinance.com/2013/12/16/netflix-is...

12/14/2013 Martina McBride, Cheap Trick, REO Speedwagon and Trisha Yearwood drop out of SeaWorld concert http://www.billboard.com/articles/news/5839782/ma...

12/16/2013 The Guardian says "wildlife crime" is the biggest story of 2013

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2013/dec/16... toys make a splash! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dawn_Brancheau#Third...

12/18/2013 SeaWorld said blackfish hasn't affected their stock, this graph proves otherwise http://thedodoblog.tumblr.com/post/70402149421/th...

SeaWorld calls Blackfish backlash a "coordinated campaign of digital harassment" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dawn_Brancheau#Third...

12/18/2013Elementary school cancels SeaWorld trip

http://www.malibutimes.com/news/article_55896ed0-6...

launches Groupon campaign to encourage ticket sales at 40% off regular price http://www.bizjournals.com/orlando/morning_call/2...

12/18/2013 "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues" releases in theatres: Shows Ron Burgundy as an alcoholic who's hit rock bottom, working at SeaWorld, attempts to hang himself in SeaWorld offices when he gets first (life's lowest point) http://www.theglobaldispatch.com/anchorman-2-in-h...

Actress and 2009 Rose Parade Grand Marshal Cloris Leachman called SeaWorld’s entry into this year’s parade a “PR ploy” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dawn_Brancheau#Third... http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/lifestyle/2013121...

12/19/2013 Patti Stanger scream-tweets about SeaWorld launches counterattack with full-page ad of "Open Letter" in eight newspapers http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dawn_Brancheau#Third...

12/20/2013 Kevin Smith watches Blackfish, says he was "haunted" by it

 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dawn_Brancheau#Third...

12/21/2013 Sea Shepherd responds to Sea World's open letter http://www.seashepherd.org/news-and-media/2013/12...

12/22/2013 Blackstone Group sells 18 million shares of SEAS for $540 million, ownership drops to 43% stake http://www.orlandosentinel.com/business/os-cfb-to...

Protestors arrested at Rose Parade for protesting SeaWorld float, Rose McCray included http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2014/01/01/girl-12...

1/2/2014 Forbes.com writer quits after Blackfish/SeaWorld post is pulled https://alpha.thedodo.com/contributor-quits-forbe...

1/3/2014 Support plummets for SeaWorld in online poll after dubious votes exposed https://alpha.thedodo.com/support-plummets-for-se...

1/7/2014Shamu Up Close exhibit debuts http://www.orlandosentinel.com/travel/blogs/theme...

1/8/2014 Blackfish nominated for BAFTA award