1894 - Fadden was born in Ingham, Queensland on the 13th of April.
1918 - He became assistant Town Clerk of Mackay and later promoted to Town Clerk.
1919 - He helped form the North Queensland Rugby League, and served as its founding secretary.
1920 - He established a successful accountancy firm with offices in Brisbane and Townsville. He was active in the Country Party from its foundation.
1932 - He was elected for one term to the Queensland Legislative Assembly.
1936 - He won a position in the federal seat of Darling Downs.
1940 - He was appointed Minister for Supply and Development, Minister for Air, and then Finance Minister.
1941 - He was the 13th Prime Minister of Australia for 40 days.
1949 - He became the Treasurer after the winning of Menzies.
1951 - He was knighted for his service.
1973 - He died on the 21st of April.
Page last updated: 4:17am, 17