1881 – Born on the 15th of November in Chicago, Illinois.
1899 – He graduated from the Armour Scientific Academy and attended the University of Michigan for one year.
1903 – He first worked for the Chicago Journal.
1904 – He moved to to the New York Evening Mail and began the famed column which would later be known
as "The Conning Tower".
1913 – He moved his column to the New York Tribune.
1920 – He was in the U.S. Army working on the Stars and Stripes.
1921 – He went to the New York World, writing there until that paper closed.
1931 – He returned to his old paper, renamed the "New York Herald Tribune".
1937 – He went to the New York Post.
1938 – He was a panelist on the radio quiz show Information, Please! having written a trivia book with
1941 – He ended his column in September.
1960 – He died on the 23rd of March in New York City.