1898 – Leroy Ellsworth Harris was born on February 12th in a log cabin on land the family had settled outside present day Chandler, Oklahoma in one of the Cimarron runs of the 1890s.
1916 – Went through conventional public schooling, attending Lark Ellen School and Covina Union High School, from which he graduated.
1919 – Attended University of California.
1922 – Married to a woman named, Davida.
1933 – Composed his first symphony, ‘Symphony 1933’.
1979 – Died on October 1st in Santa Monica, California.