1819 - Charles Anderson Dana was born on the 8th of August in Hinsdale, New Hampshire.
1831 - At the age of twelve he became a clerk in his uncle's general store at Buffalo.
1839 - He entered Harvard.
1841 - His impairment of his eyesight forced him to leave college.
1841-1846 - He lived at Brook Farm, where he was made one of the trustees of the farm.
1847 - He joined the staff of the New York Tribune.
1849 - Dana became its managing editor Tribune.
1857-1863 - With George Ripley he edited The New American Cyclopaedia.
1862 - The board of managers of the Tribune asked for Dana's resignation.
1864-1865 - Served as Second Assistant Secretary of War.
1865-1866 - Conducted the newly established and unsuccessful Chicago Republican.
1868 - Became the editor and part owner of the New York Sun.
1897 - He died on 17th of October.
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