Eliot travels with Conrad Aiken to London from Germany because of increasing war tensions. Here he meets Ezra Pound. Aiken shows Pound Eliot's poetry, which greatly impresses Pound.
· Eliot spends the beginning of 1914’s summer studying at a seminar in Marburg, Germany. Eliot departs from Germany early due to the impending World War and goes to London around August, where he meets Ezra Pound.
· Eliot delivers the Norton Lectures at Harvard University in 1932 and 1933. Eliot’s 1932-33 speech was entitled “The Use of Poetry and the Use of Criticism: Studies in the Relation of Criticism to Poetry in England. This speech was later published by Harvard University Press.
· Eliot delivers the Clark Lectures at Cambridge University in 1926. His speech was entitled “The metaphysical poetry of the 17th century”. His speech took place Friday, January 1st 1926 at 2 pm.
· William Carlos Williams is born September 17th, 1883 in Rutherford New Jersey.
· In May 1910, Eliot had a suspected case of scarlet fever which almost prevented his graduation from Harvard University. In fall Eliot undertook a postgraduate year in Paris at the University of Paris.
T. S. Eliot's ashes are interred at St. Michael's Church in East Coker.
T. S. Eliot dies January 4th, 1965. As per Eliot’s wishes his remains were interred at St. Michael’s church in East Coker, Somerset, England.
Thomas Sterns Eliot is born September 26, 1888. He is born in St. Louis, Missouri, to Henry Ware Eliot and Charlotte Champe Stearns.
Hughes enrolls in courses at Lincoln University mid-semester in January of 1926. Later that year Hughes writes his acclaimed essay "The Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain".