1763 – Charles Bulfinch was born on August 8th in Boston, Massachusetts. Architect of the United States capitol.
1781 – He was educated at the Boston Latin school and at Harvard, where he graduated.
1787 – Settled in Boston, where he was the first to practice as a professional architect.
1788 – Married to Hannah Apthrorp.
1797 – As chairman of the board of selectmen for twenty-one years, an important position which made him practically chief magistrate, he exerted a strong influence in modernizing Boston, in providing for new systems of drainage and street-lighting, in reorganizing the police and fire departments, and in straightening and widening the streets.
1799 – Elected as the mayor of Boston.
– He designed Boston State House.
1818 – Bulfinch succeeded Latrobe as the architect for the United States capitol, which had been burned by the British.
1820 – He designed Massachusetts General Hospital.
1844 – Died on April 15th in Boston, Massachusetts.