Dr. Seuss was born as Theordor Geisel. He was born in Springfield, Massachusetts
Theordor was sent to attend Dartmouth College. While there, Theordor first took on his now famous pen name (Seuss)
Dr. Seuss was married in 1927. He married a lady named Helen Palmer.
Dr. Seuss started out by drawing. His cartoons appeared in magazines and newspapers, then later in books.
Dr. Seuss had his own children's book published in 1937. The book was And to Think I Saw It on Mulberry Street.
conflict between countries in Europe broke out into World War II. America would join the war two years later.
Dr. Seuss joined the United States Army in 1943. He served until 1946, participating in the Motion Pictures Unit.
Horton Hears a Who came out in 1954, and it has lived on for decades. During the same year, Brown vs. the Board of Education
Dr. Seuss published two of his biggest hits: The Cat in the Hat and How the Grinch Stole Christmas. He also became president of his publishing company Beginner Books.
After the success of How the Grinch Stole Christmas, it was optioned for film. The television special aired on TV for the first time ever.
Dr. Seuss’s wife died.
Dr.Seuss publishes, Hop on pop and, The eye book.
Dr.Seuss wins a peabody award for his television specials.
Dr.Seuss wins the first outstanding author award
Governors of serval states declare that Dr.Seuss’s 77th birthday is Dr.Seuss day
Dr.Seuss wins a pulitzer prize
Dr.Seuss dies September 24, at the age of 87