1752 – Born on June 13th in King’s Lynn, Norfolk, England. English dramatist and diarist.
1762 – Frances was ten years old when she began writing poetic, dramatic and prose works.
1767 – On her fifteenth birthday, Frances made a sacrificial bonfire of her writings, including her journals and the “novel” of “Caroline Evelyn” whose story formed the precursor for Frances’ first published work, Evelina.
1778-1782 – Wrote the books, Evelina: A Young Lady’s Entrance into the World and Cecilia: Memoirs of an Heiress, by the author of Evelina.
1793 – Married to Alexander D’Arblay on July 31st.
1796 – Wrote the novel, Camilla.
1840 – Died on January 6th in London, England.