1907 Harivansh Rai Bachchan was born in a Kayastha family in Uttar Pradesh.
1926 Married his first wife.
1935 Madhushala, his seminal work, was published.
1941 Became a faculty of the English department in Allahabad University and marries a second time.
1953 Went to Cambridge to pursue his doctoral thesis.
1955 Joined the Hindi Cell of the External Affairs ministry.
1984 Published his last poem.
1966 Nominated to the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Indian parliament.
1969 Received the Sahitya Academi Award.
2003 Harivansh Rai Bachchan breathed his last.