1834 – Born on the 17th of March in Schorndorf, Germany.
1847 – Completed his six years of primary studies in Lateinschule.
1852 – He decided to take up mechanical engineering.
1857 – Took up his first mechanical engineering work in industry at Graffenstaden, but abandoned to begin studies at the Stuttgart Polytechnic.
1863 – Daimler started in a special factory, a Bruderhaus in Reutlingen.
1869 – Moved to Karlsruhe, to work at the engineering manufacturer, Maschinenbau-Gesellschaft Karlsruhe AG.
1872 – Worked at the world’s largest manufacturer of stationary engines of the time, the Deutz-AG-Gasmotorenfabrik in Cologne.
1880 – Daimler was fired, receiving 112,000 Gold-marks in Deutz-AG.
1885 – Patented a precursor of the modern petrol engine, which they subsequently fitted to a two-wheeler, considered the first motorcycle.
1890 – Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach founded Daimler Motoren Gesellschaft (DMG).
1892 – They sold their first automobile.
1893 – Daimler fell ill that led to his resignation.
1900 – Gottlieb Wilhelm Daimler died on 6th of March.