1889 – Born on the 14th of April.
1912 – He began his teaching career as a fellow of Balliol College and thereafter held positions at King’s College London, the London School of Economics and the Royal Institute of International Affairs in Chatham House.
1919 – He worked for the Intelligence department of the British Foreign Office during World War I and served as a delegate to the Paris Peace Conference.
1925 – He was Director of Studies at the RIIA.
1936 – He was co-editor of the RIIA’s annual Survey of International Affairs, Toynbee was received in the Reichskanzlei by Adolf Hitler
1934 – A Study of History, was a synthesis of world history, a metahistory based on universal rhythms of rise, flowering and decline, which examined history from a global perspective.
1947 – He appeared on the cover of Time Magazine.
1968 – He wrote in “All through those 30 years, Britain into Palestine, year by year, a quota of Jewish immigrants that varied according to the strength of the respective pressures of the Arabs and Jews at the time.
1975 – Died on the 22nd of October.