1808 - Born on the 20th of February Marseille, France.
Daumier joined staff of Louis-Philippe, Philipon launched the comic journal, La Caricature.
1832 - His caricature of the king as "Gargantua" led to him imprisonment for six months at Ste. Pélagie.
1848 - He embarked again on his political campaign, still in the service of Charivari.
1860 - He left in the service and rejoined in 1864.
1878 - Durand-Ruel collected his works for exhibition.
1879 - He died on 11th of February in Valmondois, France.
1900 - An exhibition of his works was held at the École des Beaux-Arts.
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