1871 – Born on June 12th in Lithuania. The designer of the United States Lincoln Cent.
1907 – Brenner was commissioned to produce a plaque bearing the image of President Abraham Lincoln.
1908 – He was commissioned to design the Panama Canal service medal bearing the image of President Theodore Roosevelt.
1918 – Brenner’s initials were thereby removed, but were restored, incused in the bottom left slant edge of Lincoln’s coat.
1924 – Died on April 5th in Bronx County, New York.