1672 Born in Milston, Wiltshire, England.
1687 Left the Charter House School to enter Queen?s College, University of Oxford.
1689 Transferred to Magdalen College at the University of Oxford.
1693 Graduated from Magdalen.
1693 Wrote Account of the Greatest English Poets
1699 Traveled Europe.
1703 Returned to England.
1705 Wrote The Campaign
1705 Wrote Remarks on Several Parts of Italy (1718)
1706 Produced an unsuccessful opera, Rosamond.
1708 Secretaryship in Ireland under the Lord Lieutenant.
1709 Published The Tatler(Collaboration with Sir Richard Steele 1709 - 1711.)
1711 Published The Spectator(Collaboration with Sir Richard Steele 1711 -1714.)
1713 Wrote Cato: A Tragedy
1713 The Guardian published as a book.
1716 Married the Countess of Warwick.
1719 Passed Away.