1772 – Born on the 28th of November.
1803 – He wrote the Essay on the Modification of Clouds, which was published.
1818-1820 – He was also a pioneer in urban climate studies, publishing The Climate of London, which contained continuous daily observations of wind direction, atmospheric pressure, maximum temperature, and rainfall.
1821 – Howard was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society.
1864 – Died on the 21st of March.