M.C. Escher was born in the Dutch province of Friesland
June 17, 1898
Wright Brothers flew the first plane
The Titanic sank
04/14/1912 - 04/15/1912
Escher completed first graphic work, a lineoleum cut of his father, G.A. Escher
Painted the white cat that his landlady gave him as a gift
Escher's first one-man exhibition is held in Sienna, 'Circolo Artistico'
8/13/1923 - 8/26/1923
Married his wife, Jetta
First son, George A Escher born
Second son, Arthur E. Escher born
Third son, Jan Escher born
Was Knighted by the Knight Hood of the Order of Oranje Nassau
Awarded cultural prize of the city of Hilversum
Wife, Jetta, moved back to Switzerland where she lived for the rest of her life.
Escher Foundation set up
Escher made his last graphic work, a woodcut, 'Snakes'
Apollo 11 was the first manned mission to land on the moon
M.C. Escher passed at the age of 73 in the hospital in Hilversum