1922 – Harold Lee Washington was born 15th of April.
Graduated from DuSable High School, Washington.
1949 – Graduated at Roosevelt College (now Roosevelt University), with a B.A. degree.
1965 – Elected as a Democratic representative to the Illinois state legislature,
1976 – Served as State Senator.
1980 – Elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.
1983-1987 – He became the Mayor of Chicago.(1st black Chicago mayor)
1987 – On 25th of November Washington died of a heart attack in his office.