1888 – Born on the 30th of April in Pulaski, Tenn., U.S.
1914 – He taught English there, where he was the leader of the Fugitives a group of poets that published the influential literary magazine
1922-1925 – The Fugitive and shared a belief in the South and its regional traditions.
– Ransom’s poetry is collected in Chills and Fever.
1927 – Two Gentlemen in Bonds.
1930 – God Without Thunder.
1938 – The World’s Body.
1950 – Bollingen Prize.
1958 – His retirement at Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio.
1959 – He founded and edited the literary magazine The Kenyon Review.
1969 – Won a National Book Award, contained revisions of his earlier work.
1974 – Died on the 4th of July in Gambier, Ohio.