1894 - Fred Allen was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts on May 31, 1894.
1932 - He made a successful shows which led to his full-time entry to radio.
1936 - He became a radio comedian.
1937 - He hatched a running gag together with Jack Benny.
1940 - He moved back to CBS with a new sponsor and show name entitled Texaco Star Theater.
1942 - He shorten the show to half an hour.
1946-1947 - He had the top-ranked radio show.
1949 - He left the radio.
1955 - He became a panelist on What's My Line.
1956 - He died in New York City on March 17, 1956.
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