1868 – Born on February 10th in Emporia, Kansas. Known as The Sage of Emporia. White is the author of the famous editorial, "What’s the Matter with Kansas?".
1892 – The editorial writer of The Kansas City Star.
1893 – Married to Sallie Lindsay on April 27th.
1895 – Owner of The Emporia Gazette. Under White’s ownership the tiny Emporia Gazette became internationally known.
1896 – Wrote "What’s the Matter with Kansas?", a title later used by Thomas Frank for his important study of modern conservatism from a nearly opposite viewpoint.
1923 – Wrote another editorial, "To an Anxious Friend", won the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Writing.
1924 – Wrote The Editor and His People.
1937 – Wrote Forty Years on Main Street.
1944 – Died on January 29th in Emporia, Kansas.
1946 – His autobiography, "The Autobiography of William Allen White" won the Pulitzer Prize for biography.