1912 – He was born on the 22nd of May in London to Ukrainian Jewish immigrants.
1936 – He earned B.S. degree in University of Chicago.
1938 – He finished Ph.D. in University of Chicago.
1947 – He became professor at Purdue University.
1949 – He joined Alpha Chi Sigma at Purdue University.
1979 – He won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work with organoboranes.
2004 – He died on the 19th of December because of heart attack at a hospital in Lafayette, Indiana.