1716 – Daubenton was born at Montbard (Côte d’Or), on the 29th of May.
1741 – He graduated in medicine at Reims, and returned to his native town planning to practise as a physician.
1742 – Buffon invited Daubenton to assist him by providing the anatomical descriptions for that work.
1744 – He was appointed keeper and demonstrator.
1775 – Daubenton lectured on natural history in the college of medicine.
1783 – Lectured on rural economy at the Alfort School.
1799 – Appointed a member of the senate, but at the first meeting, which he attended, he fell from his seat in an apoplectic fit.
1800 – He died after a short illness on 1st of January at Paris.