The Main Events of "The Outsiders" made by S.E. Hinton By MrSir1 Sep 1, 1965 The Greasers We are introduced to the greasers in the beginning of the book. Period: Sep 1, 1965 to Apr 19, 1966 Early 1960's Sep 3, 1965 The Socs We are introduced to the Socs in the beginning of the book. Sep 8, 1965 The Drive-In Ponyboy,Johnny,and Darry go to the drive-in and meet Cherry Valance and Marcia. Oct 10, 1965 Ponyboy Runs Away Darry hits Ponyboy for coming back to the gouse so late.Ponyboy runs away to Johnny and they hang out at the park. Oct 11, 1965 Johnny Kills Bob A Soc named Bob and his friends tried to drown Ponyboy.Johnny reacts and stabs Bob with a knife making the other Socs run. Oct 12, 1965 Ponyboy and Johnny Run Away Ponyboy and Johnny run away to a abandoned church in a town called Windrixville because Johnny killed Bob. Oct 20, 1965 Johnny Decides to Turn Himself In When Dally visits and takes them to Dairy Queen,Ponyboy and Johnny tell Dally that they want to turn theirselves in.Dally decides to take them back. Dec 10, 1965 Ponyboy and Johnny Save The Kids Ponyboy and Johnny see the church on fire and hear kids inside.They go in and save them. Dec 27, 1965 Johnny In the Hospital Johnny ends up in the hospital after saving the kids from the fire.The gang visit him everyday. Apr 2, 1966 The Big Rumble and the Horrible Aftermath The Greasers and Socs have a rumble.The Greasers win and Ponyboy and Dally go to the hospital.When they get there Johnny dies right in front of them.