1856 – Born on June 15th in Dorchester, Massachusetts. American historian best remembered for a monumental study of his country’s development from AD 1000 through the American Civil War.
1878 – Graduated form Harvard University.
1880 – Received his PhD in History at Harvard University.
1883 – Channing was associated throughout his career with Harvard University, where he taught.
1886 – Married to Alice Thacher.
1905-1925 – Channing was sometimes chided for his New England bias, his History of the United States, 6 vol., ranks as a major accomplishment in American historical writing. The sixth volume was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for History.
1926 – He won the Pulitzer Prize for History for his A History of the United States.
1931 – Died on January 7th in Cambridge.