1823 – Born on the 17th of August in Vermont, one of the seven children of Loomis and Susanna Farwell Bliss.
1848 – Graduated at Kingsville Academy.
– He was admitted upon examination to the freshman class at Amherst College, Massachusetts.
1852-1855 – Attended Andover Seminary in preparation for the ministry and foreign missions.
– On October 17, he was ordained at Amherst, and in November was married to Abby Maria Wood.
1855 – Received appointment by the American Board and being assigned to Syria
1858 – Bliss were in charge of the Girls’ Boarding School in Suq al-Gharb.
– He preached his first Arabic sermon on 12th of December.
1862 – First president of Syrian Protestant College (now the American University) of Beirut.
1902 – Resigned, being succeeded by his second son, Dr. Howard Bliss.
1916 – Daniel Bliss died on 27th of July.