1857 – Born in Erie County, Pennsylvania on the 5th of November.
1860 – He grew up in the western portion of the state where new oil fields were developed.
1872 – Her father’s business, and those of many other small businessmen was adversely affected by the South Improvement Company scheme around between the railroads and larger oil interests.
1880 – She majored in biology and graduated from Allegheny College.
1891 – At the age of 34, she moved to Paris to do post-graduate work and write a biography of Madame Roland, the leader of an influential salon during the French Revolution.
1912 – She also wrote several books on the role of women including The Business of Being a Woman.
1915 – Tarbell and most of the rest of the staff left American Magazine.
– The Ways of Women.
1926 – She published a interview with Benito Mussolini.
1939 – Her last published work was her autobiography, All in the Day’s Work.
1944 – Died of pneumonia on her farm in Connecticut at the age of 86 on the 6th of January.