1904 – Born on the 26th of March in White Plains, New York.
1921 – Graduated from the Canterbury School (Connecticut).
He studied biology and mathematics, at Dartmouth College but decided that he preferred the humanities.
1925 – Transferred to Columbia University and received his B.A. in English literature.
1927 – Awarded M.A. in Medieval literature at Columbia University.
– Received a fellowship provided by Columbia to study in Europe.
1934 – He was offered a position as professor at Sarah Lawrence College.
1938 – Married one of his former students, dancer and dance instructor Jean Erdman.
1949 – Released "The Hero with a Thousand Faces" introduced his idea of the monomyth.
1969 – Wrote "Where the Two Came to Their Father".
– Wrote an essay Flight of the Wild Gander.
1972 – Authored the Myths To Live By.
– Retired from Sarah Lawrence College.
1975 – With M. J. Abadie The wrote Mythic Image.
1983 – Authored "The Way of the Animal Powers".
1987 – Died on 31st of October in Honolulu, Hawaii.