1911 – Born on September 16th in Independence, Missouri.
1939 – Married to Ruth Henning.
– Henning made the move to glittering Hollywood, where he signed on to the legendary William Morris Agency agent, George Grusin. His first Hollywood gig was as a writer for The Joe E. Brown Show.
1942 – The legendary George Burns asked him onto his writers’ staff. Burns and Henning formed a life-long friendship, and traveled, working, all over North America and The Continent.
1950 – Henning began working in Hollywood as a writer for the excellent George Burns and Gracie Allen Show.
1961 – He also wrote the script for one of the best early Andy Griffith Show episodes ("Crime-Free Mayberry") and the screenplays for two feature film satirical comedies: Lover Come Back and Bedtime Story.
1962 – He created television series "The Beverly Hillbillies".
2005 – Died on March 25th in Burbank, California.