1910 – He was born on the 20th of May.
1932 – Brodie graduated from the University of Chicago with a Ph.B and a Ph.D.
1936 – He married Fawn McKay Brodie on the 28th of August.
1941 – He was an instructor at Darmouth College.
– He served in the U.S. Naval Reserve Bureau of Ordinance and at the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations.
1945 – He taught at Yale University.
1951 – He worked at the RAND Corporation as a senior staff member.
1978 – He died on the 24th of November.