1894 – Fadden was born in Ingham, Queensland on the 13th of April.
1918 – He became assistant Town Clerk of Mackay and later promoted to Town Clerk.
1919 – He helped form the North Queensland Rugby League, and served as its founding secretary.
1920 – He established a successful accountancy firm with offices in Brisbane and Townsville. He was active in the Country Party from its foundation.
1932 – He was elected for one term to the Queensland Legislative Assembly.
1936 – He won a position in the federal seat of Darling Downs.
1940 – He was appointed Minister for Supply and Development, Minister for Air, and then Finance Minister.
1941 – He was the 13th Prime Minister of Australia for 40 days.
1949 – He became the Treasurer after the winning of Menzies.
1951 – He was knighted for his service.
1973 – He died on the 21st of April.