Franklin Timeline 1706 - 1790
Franklin
Historical Events

1752 - 1790
1718 | Begins apprenticeship 1706 | Franklin born 1717 | Invents swimming fins 1727 | Junto formed 1722 | Silence Dogood letters 1723 | Leaves Boston 1724 | First trip to London 1726 | Self-improvement plan 1730 | Pennsylvania Gazette publisher 1732 | Poor Richard's Almanack 1731 | Son William born 1731 | Founds library 1730 | Marries Deborah Read 1736 | Union Fire Company 1743 | Observes movement of storms 1743 | Pennsylvania Academy and College 1744 | Pennsylvania fireplace 1748 | Retires from printing 1748 | Buys farm 1747 | Organizes militia