Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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  • Birthday

    Birthday
    Conan Doyle is born on May 22 in Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • Charles Doyle

    Charles Doyle enters a nursing facility to receive treatment for his alcoholism.
  • Book

    Conan Doyle published The story "The Mystery of the Sasassa Valley."
  • Award

    A Bachelor of Medicine and Master of Surgery are awarded to Conan Doyle.
  • Marriage

    On August 5th, Conan Doyle marries Louise "Toulie" Hawkins.
  • First Book

    First Book
    The first Sherlock Holmes story, is published.
  • Give off

    Conan Doyle gives up his medical practice in favor of writing.
  • 2nd

    2nd
    The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is published.
  • Funeral

    Louise is diagnosed with tuberculosis. Conan Doyle's father, Charles, dies.
  • 3rd

    3rd
    The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes is published. Conan Doyle goes on a lecture tour of the United States.
  • Home

    Conan Doyle and family move back to England.
  • War

    Serves in the Boer War.
  • Knighted

    Knighted
    The War in South Africa: Its Causes and Conduct is published. Conan Doyle is knighted for this publication.
  • Cime Club Member

    Conan Doyle is made a member of the Crimes Club. The Return of Sherlock Holmes is published.
  • Sorrow

    Louise dies at the age of forty-nine. Conan Doyle begins investigation of the George Edalji case.
  • Wedding

    Conan Doyle marries Jean Leckie.
  • New

    New
    The Lost World is published.
  • Trip

    Conan Doyle visits the United States
  • Spiritualism

    Conan Doyle declares his belief in Spiritualism in the Light magazine
  • Death

    His son, Kingsley, dies. His brother, Innes, also dies.
  • Film

    Film
    The Lost World is made into a film.
  • Spirit Book

    Spirit Book
    History of Spiritualism is published.
  • Last Book

    Last Book
    The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes is published.
  • Tour

    Conan Doyle launches a five-month tour of Africa.
  • He Dies

    He Dies
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle dies on July 8. He is buried at the rose garden in Windlesham.