Issac Asiov

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Issac Asimov was born

January 2, 1920

Wrote his first Science fiction story,"Cosmic Corkscrew"

1937

Graduated from Columbia University

1938

Asimov had sold (regularly) great many stories to Astounding magazine

1941

Asimov brought out his 32nd story named “Nightfall” which became very popular

1941

On 26 July Asimov married Gertrude Blugerman

July 29, 1942 - 1973

Asimov barely escaped participation in the atomic bomb tests at Bikini Atoll

1946

completed his Doctorate degree

1948

He returned to Columbia University to gain his Ph.D. in biochemistry

1948

“Foundation TrilogyFoundation” was published

1951

“Foundation and Empire” was published

1952

‘Asimov's Guide to the Bible’ , one covering the Old Testament and

1967 - 1969

‘Nightfall’ was voted by as the best science fiction story

1968

Asimov separated from Gertrude

1970

Asimov had a heart attack for which he went for triple bypass surgery

1977

– Asimov died on 6 April at age 72

1992