1854 – Born on the 15th of March in Hansdorf in West Prussia, now a part of Poland.
1878 – He took up Medical course at Friedrich-Wilhelms-Institut.
1894 – He was the Professor of Hygiene, University of Halle.
1895 – Served as Professor of Hygiene, University of Marburg.
– Awarded the French Legion of Honor.
– Behring discovered the diphtheria antitoxin for tetanus.
– He suggested use of antitoxin for diphtheria.
1901 – Received the Nobel Prize for Medicine.
1905 – International Tuberculosis Congress he announced that he had discovered "a substance proceeding from the virus of tuberculosis."
1917 – Died at Marburg, Germany on the 31st of March.