WB Yeats By powell112 Jun 13, 1865 Birth WB Yeats was born on June 13 1865 in Dublin , Ireland Aug 9, 1870 moved to london Moved to london , becausevfather got a job as a painter Jul 23, 1889 His first book Yeats's first book of poems, The Wanderings of Oisin and Other Poems, was published in 1889. Jan 13, 1891 Proposed to Maud Gonne In 1891, he visited Maud Gonne in Ireland and proposed marriage, but was rejected. Then he proposed 3 more times in 1899, 1900 and 1901, but rejected all of them. Mar 3, 1892 Wrote a play called The Countess Cathleen WB Yeats first poem was The Countess Cathleen. Feb 13, 1893 Wrote when you are old His second poem was You Are Old. Jul 15, 1894 Wrote a play called The Land of Heart's Desire The Land of Heart's Desire was his first play he directed. May 28, 1896 Bought the Abbey Theatre in Dublin. He bought the Abbey threate, he could direct his plays there. Oct 7, 1902 Wrote a play called Cathleen ni Houlihan He directed his fist play in the Abbey threate. Jan 13, 1907 Wrote a play called Deirdre Oct 20, 1916 Marriage to Georgie When he was 51 he proposed to 25 year old Georgie Hyde-Lees. ( she aceppted ) May 31, 1919 Birth of Anne Butler Yeats His first child was born. Aug 20, 1919 wrote wild swans at coole May 31, 1921 birth of William Michael On Anne's second birth day William Micheal is born Nov 27, 1921 Wrote Michael Robartes and the Dancer Dec 2, 1922 He was appointed to the Irish Senate Dec 10, 1923 Nobel prize Won Nobel Prize for literature. Apr 17, 1928 Wrote the tower Jan 29, 1933 Wrote the winding stair Jan 28, 1939 Death WB Yeats died of old age.