1844 – Born in Lyon, France on the 21st of February.
1870 – With the combined lobbying of Cavaillé-Coll, Charles Gounod and Camille Saint-Saëns, the 24 year old Widor was appointed as organist of Saint-Sulpice in Paris, the most prominent position for a French organist.
1890 – He succeeded César Franck as organ professor at the Paris Conservatoire.
1896 – He also became composition professor.
1925 – His organ works include: ten Symphonies, Suite Latine, Trois Nouvelles Pièces, and six arrangements of works by Bach under the title Bach’s Memento.
1933 – He remained as organist at St-Sulpice.
1934 – He was succeeded by his former student Marcel Dupré. Meanwhile.
1937 – Died on the 12th of March.