1888 – Eliot was born in Saint Louis, Missouri on the 26th of September.
1898-1905 – He was a student at the St. Louis Smith Academy. He studied Latin, Greek, French and German.
1905-1906 – Attended Militon Academy in Milton, Massachusetts.
1906-1909 – He went to Harvard University where he got his bachelor’s degree.
1909-1910 – He was able to get his master’s degree and his poems were published by The Harvard Advocate.
1910-1911 – He moved to Paris and studied at the Sorbonne.
1911 – He went back to Harvard and pursued a doctorate degree in philosophy.
1914 – He was awarded a scholarship to attend Merton College, Oxford.
1915 – He married Vivienne Haigh-Wood on the 26th of June. He published his collection of poems entitled The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock.
1916 – He worked as a school teacher at Highgate School, where he taught the young poet Sir John Betjeman. He wrote book reviews and lectured at evening extension courses to earn extra money.
1917 – He worked at the Lloyds Bank in London.
1922 – He published the book entitled The Waste Land on the month of October.
1925 – Became the director of the publishing firm of Faber and Gwyer.
1929 – He was converted to Anglicanism on the 29th of June and dropped his American citizenship and became a British subject.
1932-1933 – He worked at the Harvard University after they him the Charles Eliot Norton professorship.
1939 – He published a book of poetry for children, Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats.
1944 – He wrote the poem entitled Four Quartets.
1948 – He received a Nobel Prize in Literature.
1957 – After his failed marriage with Vivienne, he married Esme Valerie Fletcher on th 10th of January.
1965 – He died of emphysema in London on the 4th of January.