1782 – John Caldwell Calhoun was born on the 18th of March in Abbeville District, South Carolina. American politician.
1802-1804 – Calhoun entered the junior class in Yale College, and graduated with distinction.
– Studied at the famous law school in Litchfield, Connecticut.
1807 – Studied first at the famous law school in Litchfield, Connecticut, and afterwards in a law office in Charleston, South Carolina, and was admitted to the bar.
1808-1809 – Member of the South Carolina legislature.
1811 – Became the member of the national House of Representatives.
– Married to Floride Calhoun.
1816 – Calhoun delivered in favor of a protective tariff a speech that was ever after held up by his opponents as evidence of his inconsistency in the tariff controversy.
1817 – Served as secretary of war under President Monroe.
1825 – Became Vice President of the United States under John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson.
1832 – He resigned and was the 1st US vice-president to resign.
– Became U.S. Senator, South Carolina.
1844 – Served as U.S. Secretary of State.
1845 – Elected once again as U.S. Senator, South Carolina.
1850 – Died on 31st of March of tuberculosis at the age of 68 in Washington, D.C.