Timeline

 
See how all the major events in MacGyver’s life fit together.

 

1952   March 23
Angus MacGyver is born to parents Ellen & James MacGyver. 
1962   

 Dec 14
10-year-old MacGyver’s grandmother (Celia Jackson) and father are killed in a car crash. 
1963   MacGyver had his first drink at age 11, with his friend Freddie Maples.

Mac’s friend Jesse accidentally shoot and killed while he and friends Neil and Chuck were playing with his father’s gun. 

1967   
 Mac’s chances for the ’68 Olympic hockey team and playing pro are ruined in a hockey-related accident. 
1968   Meets Ellen Jerico. 
1969   Mac’s grandfather Harry Jackson leaves without saying goodbye. 
1970   
 MacGyver graduates from High school. Joins the Bomb Disposal Teams on assignments in Vietnam.

 

1971   
 MacGyver’s mother dies while he is on assignment in Afghanistan. (Presumably as part of the Bomb Disposal Teams.) 
1972   
 Meets Kate Malloy in Vietnam. 
1973   Sean Angus Malloy (SAM) is born. (Mac and Kate’s son).
 
MacGyver wins the physics barricade contest at Western Tech University 
     1974  – 79  
 Graduates from Western Tech University with a degree in Science.

MacGyver held several jobs during the mid to late 70s

He had a brief career as a race car driver, which ended in a crash

Worked full time at the Challengers Club for Boys and Girls. Spent some time “Hell fighting” oil-well fires.

Spent time traveling  through Europe with Jack Dalton andMike Forrester

 

1980   March 2
Meets Pete Thornton – While driving Jack Dalton’s cab while Jack recovers from breaking his legs. This is also MacGyver’s first encounter with Murdoc. 
1982   Kate Malloy (Sam’s mother) is killed in china  
   
1985   
 MacGyver works for the US government, taking odd jobs and special assignments.

MacGyver reunites with his grandfather after 16 years

Mac moves from the observatory to his Venice beach apartment. 

1986    January 22
Pete Thornton promoted to Deputy Chief of the DXS. 
 
February 12
Pete Thornton appointed Executive Director of Operations for the DXS.MacGyver meets Penny Parker in Bulgaria.MacGyver hired by Pete Thornton as a troubleshooter for the Pheonix Foundation. 
1987   
.
 October 
MacGyver moves into his houseboat at the marina.
MacGyver meets Nikki Carpenter. 
  
November 16 
Mike Forrester dies in a mountaineering accident 
1989   October 31
Murdoc asks for MacGyver’s help to save his sister Ashton Cooke. 
  1990   
 April 30
Harry Jackson dies 
1991   March
Pete admits to Mac that he has Glaucoma. 
 
  
May 
Pete has surgery for his glaucoma.
 
1992  
 April
MacGyver meets his son Sam for the first time. He then leaves the Phoenix Foundation to spend time with and to get to know Sam. 


See the discussions and calculations that went into getting this timeline is accurate as possible. 

MacGyver Online gratefully acknowledges the assistance of its forum members in the compiling of this timeline.

 

 

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


*