Harry Nilsson Chronology

1868 March 8 Carl Emanuel Nilsson is born in Gothenburg, Sweden.
1894 September 11 Charles Harry Nilsson is born.
1896 April 14 Carl Emanuel Nilsson receives a parent for his "Aerial Ballet" device.
1917 January 20 Harry Edward Nilsson, Jr. is born in Brooklyn, New York.
1931 July 15 Carl Emanuel Nilsson dies.
1940 September 16 Bette Martin marries Harry Edward Nilsson, Jr..
1941 June 15 Harry Nilsson is born in Brooklyn, New York
1947 June 20 Diane Nilsson is born in Los Angeles, California
1954 September 15 Una O'Keeffe is born.
1964 September 10 Harry Nilsson marries Sandi McTaggart
1967 January 19 Harry Nilsson signs his first contract with RCA
April 6 Harry Nilsson divorces Sandi McTaggart
December 1 Harry Nilsson records "Don't Leave Me."
1969 March 29 Harry Nilsson appears in an episode of "The Ghost and Mrs. Muir"
September 17 "The Courtship of Eddie's Father" premieres on ABC.
December 31 Harry Nilsson marries Diane Clatworthy
1970 July 8 Harry Nilsson appears on the "Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour" TV show.
1971 January 17 Zak Nilsson is born.
1972 January 1 The BBC's In Concert Series Airs an Episode Featuring Harry Nilsson - The Music of Nilsson
1973 February 12 Harry Nilsson appears on the cover of Time Magazine.
June 10 BBC Two airs the "A Little Touch of Schmilsson in the Night" TV Special
November 21 Harry Nilsson is photographed with John Lennon, Anne Murray, Alice Cooper, and Mickey Dolenz at the Troubadour
1974 February 21 Harry Nilsson was one of many guests at David Geffen's "surprise" 31st birthday party.
March 12 Harry Nilsson and John Lennon are escorted out of the Troubadour club after heckling the Smothers Brothers.
April 26 Harry Nilsson renews his contract with RCA
July 29 Mama Cass dies in Harry's London apartment.
1975 June 28 Harry Nilsson is a guest on Kenny Everett's Breakfast Show
November 5 Harry Edward Nilsson, Jr. dies in Palatka, Florida.
1976 January 4 Mal Evans is shot to death by the LAPD police.
June 23 Harry Nilsson and Diane Nilsson divorce.
August 12 Harry Nilsson and Una O'Keeffe marry in Los Angeles.
1977 September 11 David Bowie and Bing Crosby record "Little Drummer Boy/Peace on Earth"
1978 September 7 Keith Moon dies in the London apartment owned by Harry Nilsson
1979 November 21 Harry's mother dies.
28 Ringo Starr escapes injury as the home he rented from Harry Nilsson catches on fire.
1980 September 17 Zapata opens at the Goodspeed Opera House.
December 8 John Lennon is shot and killed by a crazed fan.
1982 June 6 Harry Nilsson attends the Peace Sunday rally at the Rose Bowl.
1985 October 23 Hawkeye Entertainment, Inc, is founded on October 23, 1985.
1987 March 26 Hawkeye Entertainment announces that its IPO raised $3.5 million.
1988 February 24 Harry Nilsson testifies before the Subcommittee on Crime of the Committee on the Judiciary of the United States House of Representatives in favor of a bill to implement waiting periods and background checks for handgun purchases.
August 27 "First Impressions" debuts on CBS.
1989 August 19 Harry Nilsson arrives in Australia to record his part in Paris.
September 2 "Camp Candy" premiers on NBC.
1992 September 4 Harry Nilsson joins Ringo's All-Starr Band onstage at Caesar's Palace and sings "Without You."
1993 October 27 "A Field of Grass" is performed publicly for the first time
1994 January 15 Harry Nilsson dies at his home in Agoura Hills near Los Angeles, California
17 The Northridge Earthquake rocks Southern California the morning of Harry Nilsson's funeral.
1995 March 20 Zak Nilsson defends Star Trek: Voyager in a letter published in Time Magazine.
May 9 The tribute album For the Love of Harry: Everybody Sings Nilsson is released.
1997 September 8 Derek Taylor dies after a long illness.
15 "The Thing About Harry" debuts on BBC Radio 2.
1998 February 15 A play, "Nilsson!," based on the life and music of Harry Nilsson opens at the Muziektheater in Amsterdam, Holland.
March 4 "LA Obscura: The Architectural Photography of Julius Shulman" opens at the Fisher Gallery.
June 13 A Celebration of the Music of Harry Nilsson - Artists pay tribute to Harry Nilsson at the Roxy in Los Angeles.
July 4 Harry Nilsson's recording of "Without You" plays during the Boston Fireworks show.
December 18 You've Got Mail is released to theaters in the US.
2001 May 4 Harryfest 2001 started on May 4, 2001.
November 29 George Harrison died on November 29, 2001, in Los Angeles, California.
2002 March 25 Joseph Schermie of Three Dog Night dies on March 25, 2002.
December 31 The Boston Rock Opera performs Harry Nilsson's classic album The Point! in concert
2004 May 3 "From Brooklyn to Hollywood" concert is performed in New York.
2006 February 4 Who is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody Talkin' About Him?) premieres at the Santa Barbara Film Festival
October 24 The tribute album Pussy Cats Starring the Walkmen is released.
2009 October 24 Diane Nilsson dies.
2013 July 18 Nilsson: The Life of a Singer-Songwriter is published.
2014 December 21 Patty Faralla dies at home in Santa Fe.
2015 May 16 "A Tribute to Harry Nilsson" concert is staged at The Satellite in Los Angeles, California.
2016 January 27 Bill Martin dies.
2018 October 27 The "Harryquins" Perform at the North Shore Yacht Club, Cincinnati, Ohio
2020 February 16 Zak Nilsson marries Dawn Strianese in Las Vegas, Nevada.
2021 January 18 Perry Botkin dies.
March 4 Zak Nilsson dies after a courageous battle against cancer.
June 15 Harry Nilsson Birthday Bash 2021 celebrates Harry Nilsson's 80th birthday.
September 16 Harry & Me is published.