1873 Willa Sibert Cather was born in Back Creek Valley, Virginia.
1895 Cather graduated from the University of Nebraska. She had first arrived at the University dressed as William Cather, her opposite sex twin.
1903 Her first books were a poetry collection, April Twilights
1905 A short story collection, The Troll Garden was published.
1912 Alexander`s Bridge, was published.
1913 Many of her books drew on her memories and knowledge of Nebraska. O Pioneers! offered a fascinating explorations of the experience of pioneers of the Plains, as do My Antonia, and A Lost Lady.
1918 My Antonia
1922 One of Ours
1923 A Lost Lady
1923 One of Ours recieved the Pulitzer Prize for fiction
1925 The Professor`s House
1926 My Mortal Enemy
1927 Death Comes for the Archbishop
1931 Shadows on the Rock
1935 Lucy Gayheart
1940 Sapphira and the Slave Girl
04/24/1947 Willa Cather died
1961 Cather was the
first woman voted into the Nebraska Hall of Fame.
1974 She was inducted into the Hall of Great Westerners in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
1988 She was inducted into the National Women`s Hall of Fame at Seneca, New York.