Timeline of Newman's Life
Birth in London, February 21
Enters school at Ealing.
First religious conversion
Studies at Trinity College, Oxford.
Elected Fellow at Oriel College, Oxford.
Charles X’s attempt to restore Catholicism in France
Ordained Anglican clergyman.
Vicar of St. Mary the Virgin
Catholic Emancipation Act (Great Britain)
First Provincial Council of Baltimore (US)
A trip to the Mediterranean
Start of the Oxford Movement
Publishes Tract 90.
Moves from Oxford to Littlemore.
Received into the Roman Catholic Church.
Reign of Blessed Pope Pius IX
Ordained a Catholic priest in Rome.
Founded English Oratory of St. Philip Neri.
Re-establishment of the English hierarchy
Hostility of Napoleon III to Catholicism
First Plenary Council (US)
Founder and rector of Catholic University of Ireland.
Opened Oratory School in Birmingham.
Death of St. John Vianney (Cure of Ars)
Death of St. John Nepomucene Neumann, Bishop of Philadelphia
Published Apologia pro vita sua.
Persecution of Catholics in Germany by William I and Bismark
Birth of St. Therese of Lisieux
Election of Pope Leo XIII
Created cardinal by Pope Leo XIII.
Last mass, on Christmas Day
Death in Birmingham, August 11