1793 – He was born this year. His life story is remarkable in that he was almost entirely self-taught. He was born and lived for most of his life in one of the English town in Nottinghamshire.
1828 – He published his essay and it was sold out.
1829 – He worked in his father’s mill, taking ownership upon his father’s death.
1833 – He was able to enter Cambridge University. Green entered as an undergraduate this year at age 40.
1837 – After graduating, he stayed on the faculty at Gonville and Caius College. He wrote on optics, acoustics, and hydrodynamics.
1840 – He became ill and returned to Nottingham.
1841 – He died in Nottingham.