1970 – Born in Wise, County Virgnia on the 8th of November.
1908 – His career is considered to have been in 1908 with his assignment, as part of a series of articles about famous men, to interview industrialist Andrew Carnegie, who at the time was one of the most powerful men in the world.
1919-1920 – He was the editor and publisher of Hill’s Golden Rule magazine.
1930 – He published The Ladder to Success.
1933-1936 – He was an unpaid advisor to President Franklin Roosevelt.
1937 – He distilled the Philosophy of Achievement and produced his most famous work, Think and Grow Rich, which is still in print in several versions, and has sold more than thirty million copies.
1939 – He published How to Sell Your Way through Life.
1952-1962 – He worked with W. Clement Stone of the Combined Insurance Company of America to teach Stone’s "Philosophy of Personal Achievement", and to lecture on the "Science of Success".
1953 – How to Raise Your Own Salary.
1960 – He published an abridged version of the book, which for years was the only one generally available.
– He published Success Through a Positive Mental Attitude.
1970 – He died on the 8th of November in South Carolina.
1971 – His final work, You Can Work Your Own Miracles, was published posthumously.