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.