1883 – Born on August 6th in Kittanning, Pennsylvania. American author, organic farmer, and socialist.
1911 – Received his Ph.D. in Economics, Pennsylvania.
1915 – Fired by Wharton School, because of his campaign against child labor.
1918-1972 – Wrote The Great Madness, The Twilight of Empire, With Helen Nearing:Living the Good Life, The Conscience of a Radical and The Making of a Radical.
– Married to Helen Nearing.
1983 – Died on August 24th in Harborside, Maine.