1909 – Herbert Lawrence Block born on the 13th of October. American editorial cartoonist known as Herblock.
– Herblock coined the term "McCarthyism". He was a strong critic of Senator Joseph McCarthy.
1929 – His first cartoon appeared in the Chicago Daily News on 24th of April.
1933-1943 – He moved to Cleveland to work for the Newspaper Enterprise Association.
– He received his first Pulitzer award.
– During World War II, he worked in the army’s information and education division, and his cartoons were popular with soldiers and civilians alike.
1946 – He joined the Washington Post.
1954 – He won another Pulitzer award.
1956 – Awarded Reuben Award.
1957 – He received the National Cartoonist Society Editorial Cartoon Award.
1979 – He was awarded with the Gold Key Award (the National Cartoonists Society Hall of Fame).
– He won his third Pulitzer award.
1994 – Received the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
2000 – Among the 10 published collections of his cartoons are The Herblock Book, The Herblock Gallery, Herblock’s State of the Union, Herblock on All Fronts, and Herblock’s History.
2001 – His last cartoon was published on 26th of August.
– Herblock died on 7th of October.
– Many collections of his cartoons were published, and his works hang in the Corcoran Gallery and the National Gallery of Art in Washington.