Holcomb Gatsby Timeline

Events

Gatsby's Birth

1890

James Gats was born in North Dakota.

Name Change

1907

From James Gats to Jay Gatsby.

Graduate

1915

Nick graduated from Yale

Daisy's Age

1917

Daisy is 18 years old when she meets Gatsby.

The Great Meet

October 1917

Daisy and Gatsby meet for the first time.

Marriage

June 1918

Tom and Daisy get married.

Pammie's Birth

1919

The daughter of Tom and Daisy was born.

Novel Begins

1922

It begins in the spring

The Great Gatsby

1922

Gatsby is shot and killed

The Set Up

1922

Gatsby asks Jordan to ask Nick to ask Daisy to come over. Daisy goes to Nicks's house and Gatsby comes over. There is also tea at Daisy's house.

Myrtle No More

1922

Daisy ran over Myrtle while driving Gatsby's car.

The Side Chick

1922

Nick rides along with Tom and meets his mistress, Myrtle.

Dinner with Daisy

1922

Tom meets Jordan and reconnects with Tom and Daisy .

Wilson Who?

1922

Wilson shot and killed himself

Pammie

1922

Daisy and Tom's daughter is 3 years old.

Gatsby's Funeral

September 1922

Owl Eyes attends and so does Gatsby's father

Recollection of Events

1924

Two years later Nick writes down what happened.