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.
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