The Story of an Hour By ay_reyes34 1894 Event 1 We are informed of Mrs. Mallard's heart problems and find out that her husband has just died in a railroad accident. 1894 Event 2 Mrs. Mallard grieves at the news of her husband's sudden death and retreats to her room alone. 1894 Event 3 Mrs. Mallard notices the beauty and freedom of nature in the spring. 1894 Event 4 Mrs. Mallard begins to like the idea of freedom and realizes how much she's longed for independence. 1894 Event 6 Mr. Mallard enters the house causing Mrs. Mallard to die as a result of the disappointment his being alive brought her. 1894 Event 5 Mrs. Mallard's sister, Josephine, comes and checks on her and insists that Mrs. Mallard come out of her room so that she doesn't, "... make [herself] ill."