By morgyp
  • Period: Apr 1, 1554 to

    Shakespeare's Life

  • Apr 23, 1564


    Shakespeare was born on April 23rd!
  • Apr 26, 1564


    On April 26th, 1554 William Shakespeare was baptized.
  • Aug 31, 1582

    Romeo and Juliet

    Romeo and Juliet
    It has been said that the famous Romeo and Juliet was written or first shown sometime in 1582.
  • "First came love, then came Marriage"

    "First came love, then came Marriage"
    When Shakespeare was 18 he got married to Anne Hathaway.
  • Susanna

    Shakespeare had his first child, Susanna on May 26th, 1583.
  • Twins!

    Shakespeare had twins Hamnet and Judith on February 2, 1585.
  • New Beginnings

    Shakespeare started his career in London in 1585.
  • Best Works

    Best Works
    Most of Shakespeare's known works were produced.
  • Selling Point

    Shakespeare's name had become a selling point by 1598.
  • A Midsummer's Night Dream

    A Midsummer's Night Dream
    A Midsummer's Night Dream registration happened. (?)
  • Othello

    this was when the first performance of Othello.
  • Jury Duty

    Jury Duty
    In 1612 Shakespeare was called as a witness in a court case.
  • Retirement

    Shakespeare appears to have retired to Stratford sometime around 1613.
  • William dies.

    William dies.
    On April 13th, 1616 the beloved playwright William Shakespeare died!
  • First Folio

    In 1623 two of Shakespeare's former theatrical colleagues published the First Folio.