Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Woodrow Wilson speak speaks at Congregational Church of Christ at Oberlin. Speaker Congregational Church of Christ Oberlin
Attends services Congregant Church of the Presidents Long Branch
1856/12/28 Thomas Woodrow Wilson is born at home in Staunton, Virginia. Born Woodrow Wilson Birthplace Staunton, VA Woodrow Wilson's Birthday
1858/00/00 Rev Joseph Ruggles Wilson serves as the pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Augusta from 1858 to 1870. Faith First Presbyterian Church of Augusta Augusta, GA
1860/00/00 Trustees of the Presbyterian Church offer Rev Dr Wilson a raise and a new Manse. The recently erected house is bought from Aaron H Jones for $10,000. Home Woodrow Wilson Boyhood Home Augusta, GA
1860/12/00 Tommy Wilson, standing at the gate of the Manse in Augusta, overhears from two men passing that Lincoln has been elected President and there will be war. Tommy runs inside to ask his father what this means. Life Woodrow Wilson Boyhood Home Augusta, GA President-Elect Lincoln's Journey to Washington
1865/05/15 Tommy Wilson watches as Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America, is led through the streets of Augusta in chains on his way to Fortress Monroe. Witness Woodrow Wilson Boyhood Home Augusta, GA Flight of Jefferson Davis and the Confederate Cabinet
1870/03/31 Robert E Lee spends two nights, 30th and 31st, at the Planter's Hotel at 945 Broad, NW corner of Macartan St (razed). Hundreds pay their respects during the forenoon of 31 March. Visitor Broad Street Historic District Augusta, GA
1872/00/00 Wilson Home, a modified Tuscan villa of unquestionable Andrew J Downing inspiration, is built for the Rev J R Wilson and his family. They will move to Wilmington, North Carolina in 1875. Home Thomas Woodrow Wilson Boyhood Home Columbia
1902/06/00 Woodrow Wilson becomes President of Princeton University,staying until 1910. He developed curriculum guidelines, increased the faculty from 112 to 174 and expanded the campus. Work Princeton University
1904/00/00 University President Wilson erects an iron fence to protect Prospect's grounds from students. Prospect was Wilson's home from 1903 until 1910. Home Prospect House, Princeton Princeton
1905/00/00 17 Stoneleigh Park is built for William E Tuttle, Congressman and Westfield businessman. Woodrow Wilson, a friend of Tuttle, had his photograph taken in front of this house. Guest Stoneleigh Park Historic District Westfield
1911/11/19 Governor Woodrow Wilson of New Jersey attends services at First Presbyterian during a visit to Augusta for several days. Faith First Presbyterian Church of Augusta Augusta, GA
1911/11/19 Governor Woodrow Wilson has lunch at the Manse with the Rev Dr Joseph R Sevier. Visitor Woodrow Wilson Boyhood Home Augusta, GA
1912/07/00 Woodrow Wilson stays at the Belvedere while attending the Democratic National Convention in Baltimore. Candidate The Belvedere and the Owl Bar Baltimore, MD
1913/03/04 Woodrow Wilson serves as the 28th President of the United States, 1913 to 1921 US President The White House Washington, DC
1913/11/00 President Woodrow Wilson is entertained at the Battle House Hotel after announcing his corollary to the Monroe Doctrine to delegates to the Southern Commercial Congress. Guest Battle House Royale Mobile
1914/04/00 President and Mrs Woodrow Wilson spend their Easter holiday at The Greenbrier. Visitor The Greenbrier White Sulphur Springs
1914/04/00 President Woodrow Wilson is one of the first golfers to play The Old White TPC at the Greenbrier. Sport The Greenbrier White Sulphur Springs
1915/03/21 "The Birth of a Nation" is screened at the White House for President Woodrow Wilson. US President The Birth of a Nation The White House Washington, DC
1915/12/18 Edith Bolling Galt marries President Woodrow Wilson at her home, 1328 Connecticut Ave near Dupont Circle, in Washington, DC (razed). Groom Marriage of Edith Bolling Galt and Woodrow Wilson
1916/00/00 Site of Woodrow Wilson's summer residence. Home Woodrow Wilson Hall West Long Branch
1916/00/00 Woodrow Wilson host the "League to Enforce Peace" meetings in the lobby of the Willard Hotel Diplomat Willard Hotel Washington, DC League of Nations
1916/07/04 American Federation of Labor Building dedicated Chief Speaker American Federation of Labor Building Washington, DC
1916/07/08 After nearly 2 years of negotiation, Woodrow Wilson signs the proclamation setting aside 5,000 acres of Mount Desert Island donated for the purpose, establishing the Sieur de Monts National Monument. US President Acadia National Park Maine
1916/08/25 Woodrow Wilson signs the 'National Park Service Organic Act' creating the National Park Service US President
1916/10/20 "Chicago Crowds in Riot to Seize Suffragists' Anti-Wilson Banners" - Washington Post American Women's Suffrage
1917/04/13 Woodrow Wilson creates the Committee on Public Information via Executive Order 2594. The committee consisted of George Creel (chairman) and the Secretaries of: State (Robert Lansing), War (Newton D Baker), and the Navy (Josephus Daniels). US President
1918/12/13 On his way to the Paris Peace Conference, President Woodrow Wilson arrives in Brest, France. He sailed on the ocean liner George Washington escorted by ten battleships and twenty-eight destroyers. US President USS ARIZONA Wreck World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument - Hawaii Treaty of Versailles
1918/12/28 Woodrow Wilson celebrates his 62 birthday in London, England. Mr and Mrs Wilson stay at Buckingham Palace where King George V gives Woodrow a present. Visitor Buckingham Palace London
1918/12/29 US President Woodrow Wilson and First Lady Edith stay the night at The Crown and Miter Hotel. Visitor Crown And Mitre Hotel Carlisle
1918/12/29 US President Wilson visits his grandfather's parish. Rev Thomas Woodrow was minister of this church (on another site, small chapel on Annetwell St, demolished 1875-77) from 1820-1835. Visitor Congregational Church Carlisle
1918/12/29 President Woodrow Wilson visits his grandfather's and mother's home. Visitor Cavendish House Carlisle
1919/04/00 Barely able to talk or stand upright, US President Wilson is confined to bed by the flu. "It is a time when an hour lost means the loss of millions of hours to these individuals who are awaiting to begin reconstruction." The Washington Post Health Influenza Pandemic of 1918
1919/06/28 Treaty of Versailles is signed, ending the of war between Germany and the Allied Powers. US President Chateau de Versailles Palace and Park of Versailles Treaty of Versailles
1919/09/13 President Woodrow Wilson arrives by train at King Street Station in Seattle, becoming the fifth US President to visit Seattle. US President King Street Station Seattle
1919/09/13 President Wilson spends the night at the New Washington Hotel after giving a speech in support of the Treaty of Versailles to a crowd of 7,000 at The Arena (E side of 5th Ave between Seneca St and University St, demolished). Guest New Washington Hotel Seattle
1919/09/25 During a schedule 8,000 mile, 22 day tour of the United States to promote the creation of the League of Nations, Wilson, suffering from constant headaches, collapses from exhaustion in Pueblo, Colorado. Health Treaty of Versailles
1919/09/25 During a schedule 8,000 mile, 22 day tour of the United States to promote the creation of the League of Nations, Wilson, suffering from constant headaches, collapses from exhaustion in Pueblo, Colorado. Health League of Nations
1919/10/02 Edith Wilson finds the president unconscious on the bathroom floor of their private White House quarters with a cut on his head. Woodrow Wilson had suffered a near-fatal stroke leaving him unable to speak or move. Health The White House Washington, DC Treaty of Versailles
1921/03/00 Until early 1921, Edith Wilson keeps the extent of the President's condition from the press and his opponents by restricting visitors, screening all his work and occasionally forging his signature. US President
1921/03/04 President and Mrs Wilson move from the White House to their S Street home on the last day of his presidency, 4 March 1921. Home Woodrow Wilson House Washington, DC
1923/11/11 Woodrow Wilson makes a radio address to the American People from his S Street House on the fifth anniversary of Armistice Day - the first nationwide remote radio broadcast. Speaker Woodrow Wilson House Washington, DC Armistice Day
1924/02/03 Woodrow Wilson passes away at home of a stroke and other heart-related problems. Died Woodrow Wilson House Washington, DC President Woodrow Wilson's Funeral
1924/02/06 Woodrow Wilson's military funeral procession moves up Massachusetts Ave to the Way of Peace entrance to Bethlehem Chapel on South Drive. Bishop Freeman conducts the formal burial rites in Bethlehem Chapel before immediate family members. In Memoriam Washington National Cathedral Washington, DC President Woodrow Wilson's Funeral
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