Dr. Seuss

History

Life & Work

Born

1904

World War I

August 3, 1914 - November 11, 1918

Graduation from Dartmouth

1925

And to Think That I Saw it on Mulberry Street

1937

World War II

1939 - 1945

Horton Hatches the Egg

1940

Pearl Harbor

1941

Atomic Bomb Dropped

1945

Cold War Era

1945 - 1991

Korean War

1950 - 1953

Horton Hears a Who

1954

Montgomery Bus Boycotts

1955

Schools Desegregated

1955

Yertle the Turtle

1958

The Cat in the Hat

1958

Vietnam War

1959 - 1975

Green Eggs and Ham

1960

Civil Rights Movement

1960 - 1965

The Sneetches

1961

The Lorax

1971

Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now!

1973

Nixon Resigns

1974

The Butter Battle Book

1984

Oh, the Places You'll Go!

1990

Death

1991