Important Events of Roald Dahl's Life

Timeline created by Kemar34
In History
  • The day Roald Dahl was born

    The day Roald Dahl was born
  • Death of Astri (his sister)

    Death of Astri (his sister)
    She died from appendicitis at the age of seven.
  • Death of Harald and birthdate of Asta

    Death of Harald and birthdate of Asta
    Harald Dahl dies from Pnemonia
    Asta Dahl was born
  • Dahl family moves

    Dahl family moves
    Roald Dahl's family moves to Llandaff Wales UK
  • Enters Llandoff Cathedral School

    Enters Llandoff Cathedral School
  • the great mouse plot

  • they get a beating

  • He got his tonsils

  • they got a moder boat

  • Enters St. Peter's school

    Enters St. Peter's school
  • they get a car

  • Graduates from Repton Public School Accepts position with Shell Oil Company in London.

    Graduates from Repton Public School Accepts position with Shell Oil Company in London.
  • Begins working at British Embassy in Washington.

    Begins working at British Embassy in Washington.
  • First book published: The Gremlins

    First book published: The Gremlins
  • Dahl secures literary agent, Ann Watkins, and short stories begin to be published in American magazines

  • Moves back to Amersham, England to be near mother Sofie.

  • Meets future wife, actress Patricia Neal.

    Meets future wife, actress Patricia Neal.
  • Daughter Olivia was born

    Daughter Olivia was born
  • Jamas and the giant peach

  • Daughter Olivia dies of measles encephalitis

  • Charlie and the chocolate factory is published

  • Lucy is born

  • Dahl's mom dies of old age

  • Willy wonky and the chocolate factory

    Willy wonky and the chocolate factory
  • Dahl begins working with Quentin blake

  • The twits is published

  • he died

    23 November 1990 (aged 74)
    Oxford, England