1877 – Charles Glover Barkla was born on 7th of June at Widnes, Lancashire, England.
1884 – He was educated at the Liverpool Institute.
1898 – Barkla graduated with First Class Honours in Physics.
1899 – Charles Glover Barkla obtained his master’s degree.
– The Royal Commissioners awarded him a research scholarship.
1900 – Barkla migrated to King’s College.
1902 – Charles Glover Barkla returned to Liverpool as Oliver Lodge Fellow.
1902 – He discovered the homogeneous radiations characteristic of the elements a characteristic line spectra in
1905-1909 – Charles Glover Barkla was successively demonstrator, assistant lecturer in physics and special lecturer in advanced electricity at the University.
1907 – Charles Glover Barkla married Mary Esther.
1909 – Barkla succeeded H. A. Wilson as Wheatstone Professor of Physics in the University of London.
1913 – Charles Glover Barkla accepted the Chair in Natural Philosophy in the University of Edinburgh.
1916 – He was appointed Bakerian Lecturer (Royal Society).
1917 – Barkla was awarded the Hughes Medal in the following year.
– He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics
1944 – Charles Glover Barkla died at his home, Braidwood, Edinburgh, on 23rd of October.