1784 May, 8th - Foundation of KAISERLICHE TABAK-REGIE, the Austrian tobacco monopoly.
1867 Austrian Empire gets renamed to Austro-Hungarian Empire, therefore KAISERLICHE TABAK-REGIE gets renamed to KAISERLICH KÖNIGLICHE TABAK-REGIE
1918 As a result of Worl War I Czechoslovakia becomes an own state (before that it was part of the Austro-Hungarian empire)
1919 Introduction of own currency Koruna (exchange rate: 1 Koruna = 1 Austro-Hungarian Krone)
1922 Foundation of ČESKOSLOVENSKA TABAKOVA REŽIE, the Czechoslovakian state monopoly
1938 Sudentenland becomes part of Germany
1939 remaining Czech territory gets occupied by Germany, Slovakia becomes an own state,
ČESKOSLOVENSKA TABAKOVA REŽIE becomes TABAKREGIE DES PROTEKTORATS BÖHMEN UND MÄHREN
1945 Czech territory gets liberated from German occupation by Soviet troups and becomes again Chechoslovakia (reunited with Slovakia), currency Koruna gets reintroduced,
TABAKREGIE DES PROTEKTORATS BÖHMEN UND MÄHREN gets it's old name ČESKOSLOVENSKA TABAKOVA REŽIE
1948 Czechoslovakia becomes a communist people's republic,
ČESKOSLOVENSKA TABAKOVA REŽIE becomes ČESKOSLOVENSKY TABAKOVY PRUMYSL (ČSTP)
1953 currency Koruna gets replaced by Hard Koruna (exchange rate: 5 Koruna = 1 Hard Koruna)
1985 Introduction of first health warnings at bottom
1990 Czechoslovakia becomes a democratic republic
1991 ČESKOSLOVENSKY TABAKOVY PRUMYSL (ČSTP) gets privatized and renamed to TABÁK AS
1992 TABÁK AS gets acquired by PHILIP MORRIS
1993 disintegration of Czechoslovakia, Czech part becomes Czech Repbulic
currency Hard Koruna gets replaced by Koruna (exchange rate: 1 Hard Koruna = 1 Koruna),
SPIŠSKÁ BELÁ
gets acquired by REEMTSMA
1997 Foundation of CZ TABAK
200? Introduction of front health warnings
2003 Foundation of TABAKUS GROUP
2004 1st of May - Czech Republic becomes part of European Union,
Introduction of new big health warnings with white background and black frame