November 21, 2012 - Plays a key role in negotiating the cease-fire between Hamas and Israel that takes effect at 9pm (2 pm ET). 163 Palestinians and six Israelis die during the eight days of violence.
November 22, 2012 - Issues an order preventing any court from overturning his decisions. He also orders retrials and re-investigations in the deaths of protesters during the 2011 uprising against former President Hosni Mubarak.
December 9, 2012 - Reinstates judicial oversight of presidential decisions.
December 15, 2012 - Drafts new constitution and submits it to the people for a vote.
December 25, 2012 - After several days of voting, the people approve the new Islamist-backed constitution, and Morsy signs it into law.
June 30, 2013 - On the first anniversary of President Morsy's election win there are protests in Tahrir Square, and around Egypt, demanding his ouster. The U.S. Embassy in Cairo is closed and the Obama administration urges Morsy to hold early elections.
July 1, 2013 - The Egyptian military tells the country's civilian government it has 48 hours, until the evening of July 3, 2013, to "meet the demands of the people" or it will step in to restore order. The ultimatum is not considered the declaration of a coup.
July 3, 2013 - President Mohamed Morsy is ousted in a military coup.
July 12, 2013 - State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki calls for the release of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy from detention, marking the first time the United States has made such a call.
July 14, 2013 - CNN reports that prosecutors are investigating complaints against Morsy over accusations of spying and killing protesters and have frozen the assets of more than a dozen people in a probe of violence in Cairo.
September 1, 2013 - Morsy and 14 members of the Muslim Brotherhood are ordered to stand trial for incidents that happened in December near the presidential palace. The charges are incitement to conduct murder and "thuggery."