Timeline of Important Events

1876

1880

1919

1920

1933

1937

1939

1941


1942

1943

1944

1945

1946

1947

1950

1952

1956

1962

1971

1972

- Color Barrier in baseball was made( African-Americans are not allowed to play proffesional baseball)

- Branch Rickey was born

- Jackie Robinson was born

- Robinson family moves to Pasadena, California

- Jackie Robinson goes to Muir Technical High School

- Jackie Robinson goes to Pasadena Junior College

- Jackie Robinson accepted a scholarship to UCLA 


- Jackie Robinson joins the Honolulu Bears(Negro League in football)

- Jackie Robinson gets drafted to the U.S. Army

- Jackie Robinson graduates as a lietenant from Officers Candidate School 

- Jackie Robinson gets discharged from the army

- Jackie Robinson joins the Kansas City Monarchs(Negro League in baseball)

- Jackie Robinson meets Branch Rickey, marries Rachel Isum, joins the Montreal Royals, and has a son Jackie Jr.
-Jackie Robinson joins the Brooklyn Dodgers(Color Barrier in Major League Baseball is broken)


- Jackie Robinson has a daughter Sharon Robinson

- Jackie Robinson has a son David Robinson

- Jackie Robinson retires from baseball, but starts a few businesses like the Chock Full O' Nuts restaurant chain
- Branch Rickey dies around age 82

- Jackie Jr. dies in a car accident around age 25

-Jackie Robinson dies of a heart attack in Stanford, Conneticut at age 53