||Jan 19 Edgar Poe born in Boston, his
parents are playing at the Federal State Theater.
||Dec 8: Poe's mother dies. Poe stays at the Allan family
(John and Francis).
||July 28: arrival in Britain with the Allan family.
||Poe attending school at Manour House, Stoke-Newington, near London.
||February 14: Poe enters University of Virginia
(Charlottesville) - leaves it on Dec 15.
||Poe and John Allan have a serious row.
-- May 26: Poe enlists in the US Army, as Edgar A. Perry.
He is sent to Fort Independence (Boston Harbour).
||January 1: Poe obtains rank of Seargent Major.
-- Feb 29 Francis Allan dies.
-- Apr 15: voluntary retirement from the army. Poe goes to Washington.
||June: Poe at the US Military Academy at West Point, NY.
||February 19: Poe leaves West Point.
||March 27: John Allan dies, leaving nothing to Poe.
||August: Poe leaves Baltimore for Richmond to become an Aassistant
editor of The Southern Literary Messenger.
||May 16: Poe and Virginia (< 14) marry.
||January 3: Poe leaves the Messenger.
||June: Poe becomes assistant editor of Burton's Gentleman's Magazine.
||Poe leaves Burton.
||April: Poe becomes editor of Graham's Magazine.
||May: Poe leaves Graham's Magazine.
||Mar 8: Poe becomes one of the editors of The Broadway Journal and later, obtains the post of its owner
||Jan 3: The Broadway Journal doesn't exist anymore
||Jan 30: Virginia dies.
||Sep 21: Poe travels to Providence, RI, to meet Mrs. Sarah
-- Dec 22: a marriage agreement is drawn up, the wedding is to take
place a few days later, but the engagement is broken off.
||Jul 13: He goes to Richmond and meets Sarah Elmira Royster,
whom he hopes to marry.
-- Oct 3: Poe is discovered unconscious in Baltimore and taken
to the Washington College Hospital.
-- Oct 7: Poe dies at 5 AM.