1807 - Aldridge was born in New York City on June 24, 1807.
1822 - Attended the African Free School in New York City and debuted as an actor in the city's first African American theater group, called the African Theatre.
1825 - Portrayed Oronoko in a theatre play, A Slave's Revenge.
1830 - Married Margaret Gill, an English woman.
1831 - Played in Dublin theatres with a good results.
1852 - Toured the continental Europe.
1858 - Had his Russian Tour and became acquainted with Leo Tolstoy.
1865 - Married Amanda Von Brandt, his former mistress.
1867 - Died on August 7, 1867.
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