1908 - Born on the 12th of July in Morningside Heights neighborhood of Manhattan.
1913 - Won a lookalike contest with his impersonation of Charlie Chaplin.
1914 - Appeared a child actor in silent films, beginning with The Perils of Pauline.
- Played child roles in Bunny's Little Brother with John Bunny; Tess of the Storm Country with Mary Pickford.
1916 - Berle enrolled in the Professional Children's School, and at age 12 he made his stage debut in Florodora.
1920 - Starred in the movies "Birthright" with Flora Finch.
1921 - "Love's Penalty" with Hope Hampton.
1922 - "Divorce Coupons" with Corinne Griffith and the serial Ruth of the Range 1923 with Ruth Roland.
1924 - He was 16 he chose Milton Berle as his professional name.
1934-1936 - Berle was heard regularly on The Rudy Vallee Hour.
- Regular on The Gillette Original Community Sing, a Sunday night comedy-variety program broadcast on CBS.
1939 - He was the host of Stop Me If You've Heard This One.
1943 - A comedy variety show sponsored by Ballantine Ale was followed by a program sponsored by Campbell's Soups.
1947 - Milton Berle founded the The Los Angeles Friars Club at the old Savoy Hotel on Sunset Boulevard.
1948-1953 - His last radio series was The Texaco Star Theater, which began on 22nd of September.
- Appeared in the movies "Always Leave Them Laughing" with Virginia Mayo and Bert Lahr.
1960 - Let's Make Love, with Marilyn Monroe and Yves Montand.
1963 - It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World.
1966 - Signed to a new weekly variety series on ABC "The Milton Berle Show".
1980 - He appeared in drag in the video for "Round and Round" by the metal band Ratt.
1983 - Member of charter group of inductees into Television Hall of Fame.
1984 - "Woody Allen's Broadway Danny Rose" and "Driving Me Crazy" 1991.
1988 - A series of syndicated TV specials with the umbrella title "Milton Berle: The Second Time Around".
1993 - Berle made a notorious appearance with RuPaul at the MTV Video Music Awards where RuPaul.
1995 - Appeared on an episode of Beverly Hills 90210 as Saul Howard.
2002 - Died in Los Angeles of colon cancer on 27th of March.
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