The Speckled Band

Timeline created by Kerr-Smiley-rox
  • The Metropolitan Police has been invented!

    September 29, 1829 was when the MET's came around.
  • An author is born!

    An author is born!
    Arthur Conan Doyle has been born. He is soon to become a great writer.
  • Jack the Ripper

    Jack the Ripper was the most horrible villain for the police. He went around killing women and was the hardest to find.
  • Sherlock Holmes is invented!

    Sherlock Holmes is invented!
    Conan Doyle's new detective character is a popular figure, due to the falier of the MET's.
  • The Speckled Band is first published

    The Speckled Band was first published in in 'Strand Magazine' with illustrations by Sidney Paget.
  • A new name! The Spotted Band

    It was published under the different title "The Spotted Band" in New York World in August 1905. Doyle later revealed that he thought this was his best Holmes story.
  • Doyle produces the play version of The Speckled Band!

    Doyle wrote and produced a play based on the story. It premiered at the Adelphi Theatre, London on 4 June 1910, with H. A. Saintsbury as Sherlock Holmes and Lyn Harding as Dr. Grimesby Roylott. The play, originally called The Stonor Case, differs from the story in several details, such as the names of some of the characters.[
  • The Death of Doyle

    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle dies. A sad day for detective history