1898 – Bennett Cerf was born and brought up in New York City on the 25th of May.
1919-1920 – He received his B.A. from Columbia University and his Litt.B. from its School of Journalism.
1925 – He was the president of Modern Library.
1927 – He founded Random House.
– He was th 1st president of Random House.
1952 – He was regular panelist on television show "What’s My Line?".
1965-1970 – He became chairman of Random House.
1971 – Cerf died in Mount Kisco, New York on the 27th of August.