Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1810/00/00 Cambridge boys, including Oliver W Holmes, knock on Andrew Craigie's shuttered windows and then run, as if from a haunted house. Life Longfellow House - Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site Cambridge, MA
1830/09/16 "Old Ironsides", a poem by Oliver Wendell Holmes, is published in the Boston Daily Advertiser, bringing national attention to the scrapping USS Constitution. Author Old Ironsides USS CONSTITUTION Boston
1833/05/00 Oliver Wendell Holmes visits Salisbury. Visitor Salisbury, Eng Wiltshire
1833/05/00 Oliver Wendell Holmes visits Stonehenge. Visitor Stonehenge Wiltshire
1836/00/00 "The Last Leaf", a poem by Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr, is published. Author The Last Leaf (Holmes poem)
1846/11/00 "Urania: a Rhymed Lesson. Pronounced Before the Mercantile Library Association, October 14, 1846" by Oliver Wendell Holmes is published by William D Ticknor and Company. Author Old Corner Bookstore Boston
1849/00/00 William D Ticknor and Company, Boston, publish the second edition of "Poems" by Oliver Wendell Holmes. Author Old Corner Bookstore Boston
1850/00/00 Frequent visitor Visitor Longfellow House - Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site Cambridge, MA
1850/00/00 Dean Oliver Wendell Holmes and his colleagues seriously considered admitting a forty-five-year-old woman to the Harvard Medical School. Work Harvard Medical School Quadrangle Boston History of Harvard Medical School
1850/08/05 On the way up, Duyckinck's group is caught in a sudden storm and takes refuge under overhanging rocks where Oliver Holmes uncorks a bottle of champagne and shares it with the group. Guest Monument Mountain Great Barrington, MA Champagne Evert Duyckinck's Monument Picnic
1861/00/00 "A Visit to the Asylum for Aged and Decayed Punsters" by Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr is published. Author A Visit to the Asylum for Aged and Decayed Punsters (Short Story)
1867/11/21 Henry W Longfellow, Ralph W Emerson, Oliver W Holmes and Louis Agassiz dine with Charles Dickens. Dinner Guest Charles Dickens' 1867 Tour of America
1880/04/04 Friends of James Freeman Clarke, including William H Channing, Rev Henry W Foote, Julia Ward Howe and Dr O W Holmes, honor Clarke on his birthday with poem, song and story. Life Church of the Disciples Boston
1893/05/01 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago opens with a ribbon cutting ceremony at Festival Hall Poet Jackson Park Historic Landscape District and Midway Plaisance Chicago World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago

3 Creative Works by Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr »

Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Old Ironsides Author Poem 1830/09/16
  • 60 or so Notable Poems to Read for a Life List
The Last Leaf (Holmes poem) Author Poem 1836/00/00
  • 60 or so Notable Poems to Read for a Life List
A Visit to the Asylum for Aged and Decayed Punsters (Short Story) Author Short Story 1861/00/00

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