The Great Gatsby Timeline

By Austin Whittendale Liindersmith Period 5

The Great Gatsby

Jay Gatsby Born

1880

Nick Caraway Born

1892

Daisy Born

1899

Dan Cody begins trek

1902

Jay Gatsby joins Dan Cody

1907

Cody dies

1912

Gatsby and Daisy meet in Louisville

1917

Gatsby enters the war

1917

Daisy Marries Tom Buchanan

1918

Wolfshiem fix's the world series

1919

Gatsby goes to Oxford

1919

18th amendment ratified

1919

Nick Caraway moves to West Egg

5/5/1922

Nick sees Gatsby for the first time

5/12/1922

Nick goes to Tom and Daisy's for lunch

5/12/1922

Nick goes to Gatsby's party

6/10/1922

Nick goes to lunch with Tom and meets Myrtle

6/20/1922

Nick goes to lunch with Gatsby

7/17/1922

Gatsby is reunited with Daisy

7/19/1922

Gatsby Invited Tom and Daisy to his party

8/1/1922

Tom and Daisy invite Nick,Gatsby and Jordan to their house

8/10/1922

Myrtle gets murdered in a Hit-and-Run

8/10/1922

Tom finds out that Myrtle was killed

8/10/1922

George Wilson kills Gatsby

8/10/1922

Tom and Daisy move away

9/5/1922

Gatsby's Funeral

9/10/1922

F. Scott Fitzgerald

F. Scott Fitzgerald born

9/24/1896

Fitzgerald enters Princeton

1913

Enters Army

1917

Falls in love with Zelda Sayre

1918

Moves to New York, Zelda isn't happy and Calls off the engagement

1919

Writes "This Side Of Paradise" and becomes instantly famouse

1920

Zelda want him back and they get married

1920

Their first child is born

1921

Moves to France and begins writting "The Great Gatsby"

1924

Publishes "The Great Gatsby" but sales are dissapointing

1925

Zelda has a breakdown and is treated in a clinic in Switerland

1930

Back in the U.S. Zelda relapses and enters John Hopkins

1932

Fitzgerald makes $1000 a week working for MGM

1937

Fitzgerald, who was drunk, ill and living in hotels got a job that paid $1000 a week, working for MGM

MGM dropped him

1938

Fitzgerald dies of a heart attack

1940

Zelda dies in a fire

1948