William H Gillette

  • American


Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1899/11/06 "Sherlock Holmes", a four act play by Arthur Conan Doyle and William Gillette, premieres in New York City. The theatrical production introduces the phrase: "Elementary, my dear Watson." Author, Actor
1905/12/00 Gillette plays Holmes in Charles Frohman's West End production of "Sherlock Holmes" at the Duke of York's Theatre from October to December 1905. Charlie Chaplin plays Billy the pageboy. "It was like tidings from heaven", Chaplin said. Actor Duke Of York's Theatre London
1919/00/00 Gillette Castle built over fives years from 1914 to 1919 at a cost of $1 million Architect Seventh Sister Hadlyme
1919/00/00 Gillette Castle built over fives years from 1914 to 1919 at a cost of $1 million Architect Seventh Sister East Haddam, CT
1920/00/00 Home of William Gillette 1920 to 1937 Home Seventh Sister Hadlyme
1920/00/00 Home of William Gillette 1920 to 1937 Home Seventh Sister East Haddam, CT
1929/11/25 William Gillette's Sherlock Holmes farewell tour plays the New Amsterdam Theatre. Actor New Amsterdam Theater New York City
1935/11/18 William Gillette's final performance of Sherlock Holmes is broadcast on WABC, New York. Mr Gillette has play the role in more than 1300 performances. Actor
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