1763 - Born on the 30th of July in Stoke Newington, near London.
1792 - Rogers attained eminence with the publication of his discursive poem The Pleasures of Memory.
1793 - He inherited a banking firm, and for the next half century he maintained an influential position as a leading figure in London society and as a generous host to brilliant company.
- The amusing, though often unkind, conversations held at his breakfast and dinner parties were recorded by Alexander Dyce and published as Recollections of the Table-Talk of Samuel Rogers.
1855 - Died on the 18th of December in London.
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