1932 – Herbert Leon "Sonny" Callahan was born on the 11th of September in Mobile, Alabama. American politician.
1950 – Graduated from McGill Institute High School, Mobile, Alabama.
1952-1954 – Served in the United States Navy.
1959 – Attended the University of Alabama, Mobile, Alabama.
1970 – Elected to the Alabama House of Representatives as a Democrat.
1978 – He was elected to the Alabama Senate.
1982 – He lost his bid to become Lieutenant Governor.
1985 – Elected to the House of Representatives from a Mobile-based district.
1994 – Became the chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Foreign Operations.
2001 – Chairman of the Energy and Water Development subcommittee.
2003 – Retired from the House and was succeeded by Jo Bonner.