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Jay Gatsby was born

1890

Was born to a poor farming family in 1890.

F. Scott Fitzgerald was born

1896

Fitzgerald was born in St. Paul Minnesota on September 24, 1896.

Fitzgerald enters army.

1917

Joined the U.S. Army and was later stationed at Camp Sheridan near Montgomery, Ala.

Gatsby enters the war.

1917

The Great War.

Gatsby and Daisy meet in Louisiville.

1917

Daisy has an affair with Gatsby

1917

It does not say when and how they met for the first time.
We just get to know that Gatsby went to her house firstly with other officers when both of them were young. Jordan saw them sitting in a car together in Louisville in 1917 and they went out together (p.140).

Falls in love with Zelda Sayre

1918

Daisy marries Tom Buchanan.

1918

Gatsby goes to Oxford.

1919

Fitzgerald moves to New York\ Zelda calls off engagement.

1919

Zelda want him back and they get married.

1920

Gatsby's funeral.

1922

Gatsby is reunited with Daisy.

1922

Gatsby gets murdered.

1922

He gets murdered by George Wilson.

Zelda has a breakdown and is treated in a clinic in Switzerland.

1930

Two years later she came back to the U.S and relapsed and entered Jonh Hopkins.

Fitzgerald has an affair with Shelia Graham.

1937

Fitzgerald dies of a heart attack.

1940

Buried at Rockville, Marryland.