1930 – Born on the 30th of January in Louisville, Kentucky.
1952 – He attended Indiana University, with a B.A. in government.
1970 – He was the primary sponsor of legislation reintroducing the Death Penalty.
1989 – He became lieutenant governor when Evan Bayh was elected governor.
1997 – He was the Governor of Indiana until his death.
2001 – He worked with the state legislature to formulate a major restructuring of the state tax system.
2003 – He died on the 13th of September in Chicago, lllinois.