1922 – Born on January 22nd in New York City.
1948 – Was the poetry editor of The New Yorker.
1958 – Wrote the plays, The Folding Green, The Oedipus Mah-Jongg Scandal, and The Palace at 4 A.M.
1972 – Awarded the National Book Award for Poetry for Selected Poems.
1975 – Wrote the poems, The Wound and the Weather, The Toy Fair, A Swimmer in the Air, A Winter Come, A Summer Gone: Poems, 1946-1960, Finding Them Lost and Other Poems, Second Nature, Selected Poems and Buried City: Poems.
1987 – Died on September 16th in New York City.