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.
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