Roald Dahls' Life

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Roald is born

1916

Roalds' sister and father dies

1920

Roald enters Cathedral school

1921

Enter St. Peters school

1925

Roald begins to work for Shell company

1934

Joins Air Force

1939

Plane crashes causing Roald serious injuries

1940

Publishes 1st book, "The Gremlins"

1943

Marries Patricia Neal

1953

Purchases farmhouse

1954

Daughter dies of measles

1962

Separates from Patricia

1979

Marries Felicity Crosland

1983

Roald Dahl passes away:(

1990

"Matilda" movie released

1996