1897 – Albright was born in North Harvey, Illinois on February 20, 1897.
1907 – Went to study at The Art Institute of Chicago.
1917 – Attended Northwestern University and transferred at University of Illinois where he studied architecture.
1941 – His painting titled That Which I Should Have Done I Did Not Do (The Door), won him top prize at three major exhibitions. It took him ten years to finish this obra.