Daisy Timeline

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In History
  • 1914: WWI Starts

    World War I sparks due to the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia because they believe the Siberian government is responsible.
  • 1917: Daisy Meets Gatsby

    “He knew that Daisy was extraordinary ... He felt married to her, that was all" (Fitzgerald 149).
  • 1918: WWI Ends

    1918: WWI Ends
    World War I ends and leaves about 19 million dead and 21 million wounded, considered the first modern war
  • 1919: Daisy Marries Tom

    "Next day at five o'clock she married Tom Buchanan without so much as a shiver” (Fitzgerald 76).
  • 1919: Treaty of Versailles

    1919: Treaty of Versailles
    Treaty of Versailles is signed which held Germany responsible for starting the war
  • 1920: Daisy Gives Birth

    "The next April Daisy had her little girl and they went to France for a year. I saw them one spring in Cannes and later in and then they came back to Chicago to settle down" (Fitzgerald 77).
  • 1920: Prohibition Begins

    1920: Prohibition Begins
    Prohibition begins outlawing the manufacture, transportation and sale of intoxicating alcohol due to religious revivalism
  • 1922: Daisy reconnects with Gatsby

    1922: Daisy reconnects with Gatsby
    Daisy has been invited to tea by Nick so Gatsby can just "pop in": "With his hands still in his coat pockets he stalked by me into the hall, turned sharply as if he were on a wire, and disappeared into the living-room... For half a minute there wasn't a sound. Then from the living-room I heard a sort of choking murmur and part of a laugh, followed by Daisy's voice on a clear artificial note: 'I certainly am awfully glad to see you again'" (Fitzgerald 86).
  • 1922: Daisy Kills Myrtle Wilson

    "'Who was the woman?' he inquired. 'Her name was Wilson. Her husband owns the garage. How the devil did it happen?' 'Well, I tried to swing the wheel-' He broke off, and suddenly I guessed at the truth. 'Was Daisy driving?' 'Yes,' he said after a moment... Well, first Daisy turned away from the woman toward the other car, and then she lost her nerve and turned back'" (Fitzgerald 143).