1783 – He was born on the 3rd day of April this year in New York City.
1815 – He left for Europe.
1819 – He published The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, which includes his best-known stories, “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” and “Rip van Winkle”.
1828 – He wrote The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus in this year, the Conquest of Granada.
1830 – He traveled on the Western frontier in this year.
1832 – He returned to the United States.
1835 – He recorded his glimpses of western tribes in A Tour on the Prairies
1840 – He returned to Europe as the American ambassador to Spain.
1851 – He wrote an “Author’s Revised Edition” entitled Tales of the Alhambra.
1859 – He died this year in Tarrytown.