1861 – Born on the 6th of November in Ramsay, Township (Canada).
1885 – He won the Wicksteed Silver Medal as the gymnastics champion of the school’s junior class.
1887 – He graduated among the top 10 in his class with a B.A. Honours.
1891 – He worked as a Physical Education Teacher.
– He invented Basketball.
1892 – He published the rules for Basketball.
1894 – He married Maude Sherman.
1898 – He studied in Denver, becoming a Professor and the school’s first basketball Coach.
1936 – He handed out the medals to three North American Teams.
– He was named honorary President of the International Basketball Federation.
1937 – He was awarded his Doctor of Divinity from The Presbyterian Minister.
1939 – He married Florence Kincade.
1939 – He died on the 28th of November in Lawrence, Kansas.