1786 – Born on February 24th in Hanau, Germany. German folklorist, noted for "Grimm’s Fairy Tales".
1806 – He began studying in Marburg.
1812 – Wilhelm Grimm, Jacob Grimm and Gorres published Children’s and Household Tales, where Snow White and the Seven Dwarves and Hansel and Gretel first appeared.
1814 – He was named Secretary at Kassel Library and later on he joint his brother at Gottingen Library.
1825 – Married to Henriette "Dortchen" Dorothea Wild on May 15th.
1837 – Because of a polemical pamphlet against the breach of constitution by the King of Hannover, Ernst August II, they, along with five other professors, lost their positions.
1841 – He became a member of the Science Faculty of Berlin.
1859 – Died on December 15th in Berlin at the age of 73.