Samuel Johnson (Meynell & Chesterton)/Calendar
CALENDAR OF PRINCIPAL EVENTS
IN JOHNSON'S LIFE
1709Born, 18th September.
1712Taken to London to be touched by the Queen "for the evil."
1724Goes to Stourbridge School.
1728Entered at Pembroke College, Oxford.
1732Usher at Market Bosworth.
1737Goes to London with Garrick.
1744Life of Richard Savage.
1750The Rambler commenced.
1752Death of his wife.
1755Degree of M.A. conferred by the University of Oxford.Dictionary published.
1762Pension of £300 per annum granted.
1764"The Club" founded.
1765Makes the acquaintance of the Thrales.
1775Goes to Paris. Degree of Doctor conferred by the University of Oxford.A Journey to the Western Islands published.
1783Attack of partial paralysis.
1784Death, 13th December.