1888 – Born in San Francisco, California on the 18th of November.
1920 – She wrote many scripts for actress/filmmaker Mary Pickford, including Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm and The Poor Little Rich Girl, as well as scripts for numerous other successful films.
1919 – She wed Fred Thomson, who co-starred with Mary Pickford in The Love Light.
1930 – She married director George W. Hill in 1930, but that marriage ended in divorce in 1933.
– She was the 1st female recipient of Academy Award for best screenplay 1930 for movie "The Big House".
1932 – She received the Academy Award for Best Story for The Champ.
– She was credited with writing 300 scripts and over 130 produced films.
1973 – Frances Marion died on the 12th of May.