CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER
GBR = 3:59.4 Roger Bannister May 6, 1954 (the FIRST, set WR)
AUS = 3:58.0 John Landy June 21, 1954 (also set WR)
HUN = 3:59.0 Laszlo Tabori May 28, 1955
IRL =  3:59.0 Ron Delany June 1, 1956
DEN = 3:59.1 Gunnar Nielsen June 1, 1956
USA = 3:58.7 Don Bowden June 1, 1957 (first American)
TCH = 3:59.1 Stanislav Jungwirth July 19, 1957
SWE = 3:59.3 Dan Waern July 19, 1957
FIN = 3:59.1 Olavi Vuorisalo August 7, 1957
BEL = 3:58.9 Roger Moens September 4, 1957
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NZL = 3:57.5 Murray Halberg August 6, 1958
POL = 3:59.7 Zbigniew Orywal September 3, 1958
GER = 3:56.5 Siegfried Valentin May 28, 1959
RHO = 3:59.8 Terry Sullivan September 23, 1960
FRA = 3:59.8 Michel Jazy October 3, 1962 (Mile world record holder)
RSA = 3:59.7 De Villiers Lamprecht November 13, 1964 (first barefoot sub-4!)
KEN = 3:54.2 Kip Keino August 8, 1965
CAN = 3:59.11 Dave Bailey June 11, 1966
NOR = 3:59.4 Arne Kvalheim May 6, 1967
ESP = 3:59.2 Alberto Estebán July 2, 1968
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ITA = 3:57.8 Francesco Arese October 9, 1969
JAM = 3:59.6 Byron Dyce May 16, 1971
ETH = 3:59.3 Hailu Ebba April 15, 1972
TAN = 3:52.9 Filbert Bayi July 2, 1973 (Mile world record holder)
NED = 3:59.3 Haico Scharn September 4, 1973
BUL = 3:58.9 Moncho Marinov July 8, 1974
PUR = 3:59.3 Tony Colon July 20, 1974
SUI = 3:56.9 Rolf Gysin August 16, 1974
MEX = 3:58.4 Juan Martinez May 24, 1975
POR = 3:59.4 Fernando Mamede August 6, 1976
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JPN = 3:59.7 Takashi Ishii December 10, 1977
CUB = 3:58.1 Luis Medina May 11, 1979
AUT = 3:57.7 Dietmar Millonig June 13, 1979
YUG = 3:59.6 Boško Božinović June 13, 1979
RUS = 3:58.92 Valeriy Toropov August 17, 1979
SUD = 3:56.96 Omer Khalifa September 9, 1979
LUX = 3:59.9 Justin Gloden August 17, 1980
ALG = 3:57.20 Amar Brahmia September 9, 1981
MAR = 3:57.75 Saïd Aouita August 20, 1982
ISL = 3:57.63 Jon Didriksson August 25, 1982
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SOM = 3:56.82 Jama Aden July 19, 1983
BRA = 3:53.00 Joaquim Cruz May 13, 1984
SEN = 3:59.44 Moussa Fall August 6, 1986
COL = 3:59.87i Jacinto Navarette February 13, 1987 (first indoor, first sub-4 for a country)
TUN = 3:57.90 Féthi Baccouche June 11, 1987
CZE = 3:59.41 Jan Kraus June 9, 1988
QAT = 3:59.74 Ahmed Warsama August 31, 1991
ZIM = 3:58.81i Philimon Hanneck February 15, 1992
GRE = 3:56.11 Spýros Hristópoulos May 30, 1992
CRO = 3:59.45 Branko Zorko May 22, 1993
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SLO = 3:58.89 Bekim Bahtiri August 25, 1993
BDI = 3:54.71 Vénuste Niyongabo September 3, 1993
ROU = 3:58.18 Ovidiu Olteanu May 29, 1994
BLR = 3:57.88 Azat Rakipov July 26, 1994
UKR = 3:55.28 Andrey Bulkovskiy August 17, 1994
UGA = 3:59.53i Julius Achon January 27, 1996
DOM = 3:57.37 Steve Agar May 11, 1997
SVK = 3:58.20 Róbert Štefko July 7, 1998
RWA = 3:57.82 Aléxis Sharangabo August 19, 2000
KUW = 3:59.84i Bashar Ibrahim March 10, 2001
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BRN = 3:51.33 Rashid Ramzi June 4, 2005
CHN = 3:59.75 Gu Ming June 3, 2006
SAM = 3:59.91 Aunese Curreen February 16, 2008
KSA = 3:52.52 Mohamed Othman Shahween June 6, 2008
TUR = 3:59.76 Halil Akkas June 7, 2009
LTU = 3:59.71 Lukas Verzbicas June 11, 2011 (youngest, age 18)
EST = 3:59.74 Tiidrek Nurme August 9, 2011
DJI = 3:50.21 Ayanleh Souleiman June 2, 2012
PER = 3:54.99 David Torrence August 31, 2016
GHA = 3:58.78i Sampson Laari February 26, 2017
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CYP = 3:59.33 Amine Khadiri July 18, 2017
(71 countries)
i = indoors

BY MONTH (all 12)
June = 15
August = 15
May = 12
July = 11
September = 7
February = 4
October = 2
January = 1
March = 1
April = 1
November = 1
December = 1

SOURCE: Bob Phillips and Bring Back the Mile

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