1850 – Born in Chicopee Falls, Massachusetts on the 26th of March.
1882 – He married Emma Augusta Sanderson.
1884 – Bellamy owes many aspects of his philosophy to a previous reformer and author, Laurence Gronlund, who published his treatise "The Cooperative Commonwealth: An Exposition of Modern Socialism".
– He had published four undistinguished novels.
1891-1894 – He edited a weekly newspaper, the New Nation.
1898 – He went to Denver for treatment of tuberculosis. He returned to Chicopee Falls the next spring and died there on the 22nd of May.