1887 - Born on the 29th of July in Nagykanizsa.
1909 - He moved to the United States and, after a brief stint working in a pencil factory, was employed as a pianist in cafés.
1914 - He eventually founded his own orchestra and published a few songs, which, despite their limited success, brought him to the attention of the Shubert brothers, who hired him to write music for their Broadway theatre shows.
1921 - Romberg's adaptation of melodies by Franz Schubert for Blossom Time was a great success.
1924 - He subsequently wrote his best-known operettas, The Student Prince.
1926 - The Desert Song.
1928 - The New Moon.
- He also wrote Rosalie together with George Gershwin.
1945 - His later works, such as Up in Central Park are closer to the American musical in style, but they were less successful.
1951 - Died on the 9th of november in New York City and was interred in the Ferncliff Cemetery in Hartsdale, New York.
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