William Shakespeare is born in Stratford-Upon-Avon April 23, 1564 to his parents John and Mary.
He enters King's New School in Stratford, which was very popular among the children of civil servants like his father.
November 28, Shakespeare aka "Shagspere" marries Anne Hathaway, who is 8 years his senior.
May 26, The first child of Shakespeare is born and given the name Susanna.
Hathaway, his wife gives birth to twins, one boy and one girl, they were given the names Judith and Hamnet.
Shakespeare writes his first poem, Henry VI, Part One. It's the start of a legendary career.
The outbreak of the bubonic plague closes many English theatres. Shakespeare uses this time to write more poetry
The death of his father and sentencing of his patron is believed to be the motivation for the great piece Hamlet, arguably his most famous work
Two Noble Kinsmen, Cardenio, and Henry VIII, are Shakespeare's final plays written, the globe catches fire and burns down during a performance.
Shakespeare passes from and unknown illness on his "birthday," April 23.