1901 – Carl Barks was born in Oregon.
1918 – He worked for a while in a small publishing house while attempting to sell his drawings to newspapers and other printed material with little success.
1921 – Carl Barks married Pearle Turner.
1930 – He moved to Minneapolis and worked as a staff artist and eventually the de facto editor of the Eye-Opener.
1935 – Carl Barks applied for a job at the Walt Disney animation studio. He was hired as an in-betweener.
1936 – Barks was transferred to the story department.
1942 – Published the Donald Duck Finds Pirates’ Gold in Four Color Comics.
1947 – Carl Barks invented Duckburg and Scrooge McDuck.
1948 – He finished the Gladstone Gander.
1951 – Carl Barks made the Beagle Boys.
1952 – Barks invented the Gyro Gearloose.
1961 – Carl Barks worked for Magica De Spell.
1966 – Carl Barks retired but was persuaded by editor Chase Craig to script stories for Western.
1970 – He was awarded by Shazam Award for Best Writer (Humor Division).
1970-174 – He wrote one Uncle Scrooge story, three Donald Duck stories.
1971 – The Walt Disney Company bestowed a duckster statute.
1973 – Carl Barks awarded as the Academy of Comic Book Arts Hall of Fame Award.
1976 – Carl and Gare attended their first comic book convention, New Con in Boston.
1987 – He was inducted into the Eisner Awards Hall of Fame.
1991 – Carl Barks was given the Disney Legends award.
1996 – San Diego Comic Con and the Comics Buyer’s Guide Fan Award for Favorite Writer.
1996 – The series Carl Barks Library received the Comics Buyer’s Guide Fan Award for Favorite Reprint Graphic Novel/Album.
2000 – Carl Barks died in August and he was 99.