Channing, Edward Perkins
Born: Jun 15, 1856 AD
Died: 1931 AD, at 74 years of age.
1856 - Born on June 15th in Dorchester, Massachusetts. American historian best remembered for a monumental study of his country's development from AD 1000 through the American Civil War.
1878 - Graduated form Harvard University.
1880 - Received his PhD in History at Harvard University.
1883 - Channing was associated throughout his career with Harvard University, where he taught.
1886 - Married to Alice Thacher.
1905-1925 - Channing was sometimes chided for his New England bias, his History of the United States, 6 vol., ranks as a major accomplishment in American historical writing. The sixth volume was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for History.
1926 - He won the Pulitzer Prize for History for his A History of the United States.
1931 - Died on January 7th in Cambridge.
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