1904 – He was born on the 27th of April in Stanyslaviv, Galicia.
1814-1934 – Burns and his family emigrated to the United States, and he earned his B.A. and Ph.D from Columbia University, studying under Wesley Clair Mitchell.
1953 – He was chairman of Council of Economic Advisors.
1959 – He was president of American Economic Association.
1970 – He became chairman of Federal Reserve Board.
1981 – He was US ambassador to West Germany.
1987 – He died on the 6th of June in Baltimore.