1870 – He was born in New York City on the 24th of May.
1889 – Cardozo entered Columbia University and then went on to Columbia Law School.
1891 – Benjamin Cardozo practiced law in New York City.
1913 – Cardozo was narrowly elected to the New York Supreme Court.
1914 – Cardozo took office on the 5th of January.
1921 – Cardozo gave the Storrs Lectures at Yale University, which was later published as The Nature of the Judicial Process, a book that remains valuable to judges today.
1927 – He was the first man of Jewish descent to serve on the Court of Appeals and became Chief Judge on the 1st of January.
1938 – He died on the 9th of July, at the age of 68 and was buried in Beth-Olom Cemetery in Brooklyn.