1732 – Born in Scituate, Massachusetts on the 1st of March.
1751 – Cushing became a member of the bar in Boston.
1771 – Cushing took his position on the Court. However, when the American Revolution started, he had to choose between the rebels and Great Britain; unlike the rest of the court, he chose the U.S.
1783 – Cushing presided over a criminal action that virtually abolished slavery in Massachusetts.
1788 – He was vice president of the Convention of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, which narrowly ratified the Constitution.
1810 – Died on the 13th of September.