1904 - Born on the 26th of March in White Plains, New York.
1921 - Graduated from the Canterbury School (Connecticut).
He studied biology and mathematics, at Dartmouth College but decided that he preferred the humanities.
1925 - Transferred to Columbia University and received his B.A. in English literature.
1927 - Awarded M.A. in Medieval literature at Columbia University.
- Received a fellowship provided by Columbia to study in Europe.
1934 - He was offered a position as professor at Sarah Lawrence College.
1938 - Married one of his former students, dancer and dance instructor Jean Erdman.
1949 - Released "The Hero with a Thousand Faces" introduced his idea of the monomyth.
1969 - Wrote "Where the Two Came to Their Father".
- Wrote an essay Flight of the Wild Gander.
1972 - Authored the Myths To Live By.
- Retired from Sarah Lawrence College.
1975 - With M. J. Abadie The wrote Mythic Image.
1983 - Authored "The Way of the Animal Powers".
1987 - Died on 31st of October in Honolulu, Hawaii.
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