Eleanor Roosevelt By depee Oct 11, 1884 Eleanor Roosevelt Born Born Anna Eleanor Roosevelt in New York City to Elliott Roosevelt and Anna Rebecca Hall. Niece to president Theodore Roosevelt Jan 1, 1899 1899 Eleanor roosevelt inrolled in school In 1899 Eleanor Roosevelt enrolled in Allenswood school in england. Jan 1, 1902 1902 left Allenswood and made society debut In 1902 Eleanor Roosevelt left Allenswood School and made a society debut at a hotel in New York City called waldworf-Astoria. Jan 1, 1919 1919 volunteered at a hospital. In 1919 Eleanor Roosevelt volunteered at a hospital called St. Elizebeth Hospital to visit world war one vetrens. She also volunteered at the international congress of women working in washington. Jan 1, 1920 1920 Joined league In 1920 Eleanor Roosevelt joined the league of women voters. Jan 1, 1933 1933 first wife of a president to direct press confrences In 1933 Eleanor Roosevelt became the first wife of a president to direct all female press confrences. Jan 1, 1934 1934 assists formation of national youth foundation In 1934 Eleanor Roosevelt assisted with the formation of the National Youth Foundation. Jan 1, 1948 1948 human rights declaration passed In 1948 Eleanor Roosevelt passed the human rights declaration. Jan 1, 1961 1961 becomes chair of the presidents comission In 1961 Eleanor Roosevelt became the chair of the presidents comission for the status of women. Nov 7, 1962 1962 dies of tuberculosis On Novemeber 7th 1962 Eleanor roosevelt dies of tuberculosis at 78.