1945 – Born in Fairmount, Indiana, near Marion, on the 28th of July. He created the popular comic strip Garfield.
1969 – Worked for a local advertising agency and began assisting Tom Ryan’s comic strip, Tumbleweeds.
– Created a comic strip, Gnorm Gnat, that ran for five years in The Muskegon Chronicle, a Michigan newspaper.
1978 – On 19th of June, Garfield started syndication in 41 newspapers.
1988 – 1994 – Garfield and Friends was an animated TV series that ran on CBS.
2000 – 2003 – He also created a strip based on the toy Mr. Potato Head.
2004 – The live-action Garfield: The Movie was released to theaters in summer.
2006 – A theatrical sequel, Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties, was released in U.S. movie theatres on June.