Woodrow Wilson

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  • Wilson is born

    Wilson is born in Staunton, Virginia
  • Wilson attends college

    (Unknown date) Wilson enrolls in Davidson College in North Caroline.
  • Transfer

    (Exact year unknown) Wilson transfers to Princeton due to illness when his father gains a teaching position in the school.
  • Graduation

    (Exact date unknown) Wilson graduates from Princeton. He was a member of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity. In his second year, he read into political philosophy and history.
  • Law Practice

    (Unknown Date) Wilson starts a law practice with a friend from his college days (Edward Renick).
  • Marriage

    Wilson marries Ellen Louise Axson.
  • Margaret

    Margaret Wilson is born.
  • Jessie

    Jessie Wilson is born.
  • Eleanor

    Eleanor Wilson is born.
  • President of Princeton

    (Exact date unknown) Wilson becomes the president of Princeton college.
  • New Jersey

    Wilson runs for and wins the elections for governor of New Jersey.
  • Presidential Race

    Wilson enters the race for president in the elections of 1912 and wins.
  • Press Conference

    Wilson holds the first mdoern press conference.
  • World War I

    U.S. mades a declaration of neautrality.
  • Ellen Axson Wilson

    First Lady Ellen Wilson dies.
  • Re-Married

    Wilson remarries to Edith Galt.
  • Fourteen Points address

    Wilson delivers his famous Fourteen Points address which introduced the idea for the League of Nations.
  • Stroke

    Wilson suffers from a serious stroke that leaves his left side paralyzed and his left eye blind.
  • Final Day

    Wilson's final day as President of the United States.
  • Death

    Wilson dies in Washington, D.C. at the age of 67.