1599 – He was born on the 13th of March in Diest in Brabant.
1616 – On the 24th of September, he was received into the novitiate at Mechelen.
1618 – In Mechelen, he made his simple vows, and was sent to Antwerp to begin the study of philosophy.
1621 – He was buried in the church of St. Ignatius at Rome, but his heart was taken to the Jesuit church in Louvain.
– He was selected by the prefect of studies to take part in a philosophical disputation at the Greek College.
1865 – John Berchmans was declared Blessed.
1888 – He was canonized Feast on the 13th of August.