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1590

1775

1790

1794

19th Century

  • Edward Mordrake is born.
  • Edward Mordrake becomes a patient of Bedlam Hospital.
  • Edward Mordrake dies.

1801

  • Marie Laveau is born on September 10, historically.

1830

  • Madame LaLaurie returns to New Orleans (from Paris) with Borquita and her husband and develops her obbession with the blood of her slaves (African Americans).

1833

  • Madame Lalaurie holds her three daughters' in her tortures chamber for a year.

1834

  • Madame Lalaurie transforms Bastian into the Minotaur.
  • Marie Laveau makes Madame Lalaurie immortal and buries her alive.

1868

1919

1922

1922-1926

  • In the following four years, Dr. Montgomery becomes addicted to ether and becomes obsessed with resurrecting dead animals. In order to finance their elaborate lifestyle and his addiction, Charles and Nora begin performing abortions in their basement. One patient's boyfriend kidnaps the Montgomerys' baby, Thaddeus, and dismembers him. The police return the child's various body parts to Dr. Montgomery in jars, which he then begins sewing back together.

1924

1925

1926

  • Charles Montgomery brings Thaddeus back to life as the "Infantata." It is now a being that craves blood. Nora finally loses it and shoots Charles, then commits suicide.
  • WWII Army Infantryman and his young bride move in. The wife is killed on her wedding day.

Late 1920s/ Early 1930s

1932

1943

  • Twisty the Clown leaves Rusty Westchester's Traveling Carnival and returns home to Jupiter, Fla.
  • Twisty the Clown maims himself while attempting suicide via shotgun.

1947

  • Dentist Dr. Curan sedates and rapes Elizabeth Short who dies from the sedation. Dr. Montgomery appears and offers help. He dismembers Ms. Short.

1949

  • June 22 - Sister Jude presumably kills Missy Stone in a drunk driving accident.[3]
  • The Framingham Herald newspaper says that the police are still searching for Missy Stone.[4]

1952

  • Dell kills a man in Chicago and flees with Desiree.
  • Bette Tattler kills her mother Eudora.
  • Bette and Dot become members of Fraulein Elsa's Cabinet of Curiosities
  • Twisty the Clown kills Troy and kidnaps Bonnie Lipton.
  • Twisty the clown kidnaps Corey Bachman's and kills his parents.
  • Jimmy Darling kills a detective to protect the twins.
  • Twisty the Clown kills the owner and an employee of a toy store.
  • Dell and Desiree become members of Fraulein Elsa's Cabinet of Curiosities.
  • Dandy makes an attempt to become a member of Fraulein Elsa's Cabinet of Curiosities but is turned down.
  • Dandy becomes the protégé of Twisty.
  • Meep is framed for Jimmy's crime and goes to jail where he is murdered.
  • Ethel discovers she has cirrhosis.
  • Maggie becomes a member of Fraulein Elsa's Cabinet of Curiosities.
  • Twisty the Clown kidnaps Mike.
  • Elsa summons Edward Mordrake.
  • Edward Mordrake visits Ethel, Suzi, Paul, Pepper, Salty and Elsa.
  • Dandy kidnaps Jimmy and Maggie for Twisty.
  • Edward Mordrake kills and adds Twisty the Clown to his "group of freaks"
  • Bonnie, Corey, Mike, Jimmy and Maggie are freed from Twisty's clutches.
  • Dandy kills Dora.
  • Desiree discovers that she isn't hermaphrodite.
  • Dandy kills Andy.
  • Elsa sells the twins to Dandy.

1957

  • Loraine Baxter kills her husband, William Baxter, after she finds out about his affair with her best friend Celia. It is hinted Celia may also have been murdered. Loraine then dies by putting her head in the stove (or someone else killing her that way).

1961

  • Cora's son is murdered.
  • A young African American boy in New Orleans is kidnapped by a group of white men. In response, Marie Laveau performs a ritual that causes corpses from a nearby cemetery to rise from the dead and kill the men responsible.

1962

1963

1964

  • Kit Walker is committed to Briarcliff for the Bloody Face crimes.
  • Lana Winters is committed to the asylum.
  • October 14th - A woman is admitted to Briarcliff, claiming to be Anne Frank.
  • Lana is held hostage by Oliver Thredson (The real Bloody Face), but escapes and is re-admitted to Briarcliff following a car crash.
  • Sr. Jude is committed to the asylum, and revoked of her nun status after she is viewed as being mentally unstable and framed for the murder of Frank McCann.

1965

  • Lana, Kit, and Grace Bertrand are all released from Briarcliff. 
  • Lana murders Thredson.

​1966

  • Pepper dies of unknown reasons at Briarcliff.

1968

  • The house is being used as a Sorority house for a nursing school. The R. Franklin murders take place.

Late 1960s/ Early 1970s

  • Constance moves from Virginia to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career.
  • (1970) Betty Drake (Judy Martin) is checked out of the asylum by Kit Walker. Six months later she passes away.

1971

  • Fiona Goode kills Anna Leigh Leighton in front of Spalding causing her to become the new Supreme.
  • Myrtle Snow puts a spell of truth in the Spaulding's tongue because she wants him to confess that Fiona killed Anna Leigh Leighton. However he loves Fiona and he decides to cut his tongue in order to protect her.
  • The council has an emergency meeting and Anna Leigh Leighton's life force cannot be detected.

1972

  • Adelaide is born. Constance ends her acting career.[citation needed]

1970s

  • A boy named Alex kills his sister in the house.

1977

1978

  • The house is now abandoned and decaying. Troy and Bryan are killed by the Infantata.

1983

  • By now, the house has been refurbished. Constance murders Hugo and Moira in the house.

1984

  • Constance and her children move out of the house.
  • Sam and Nikki Argento move in, but are murdered in the house during BDSM roleplay a short time later. (September 23, 1984)

1988

1989

1990

1991

  • Hank Foxx go on his first witch hunt.
  • In December, the book about birds checked out by Stanley is due.[10]

1993

  • Amir Stanley is yearbook editor.[11]
  • Larry Harvey and his family move to the Murder House. Constance seduces Larry and begins an affair with him so he'll kick out his family and she can move back into the house. Upon finding out about his unfaithfulness, Larry's wife Lorraine sets a room in the house on fire, killing herself and their two daughters.
  • Sometime later, Constance, Tate, Beau and Addie move back into the house.
  • In September, the book about birds checked out by Jason M. is due.[12]
  • In November, the book about birds checked out by Tate Langdon is due.[13]

1994

  • Larry kills Beauregard, acting on instruction of Constance. Constance was going to be put in prison for her treatment of Beauregard, and Beauregard was going to be taken away by Child Protective Services.
  • Tate sets Larry on fire at his office and then goes to his school to kill 15 people. He is killed afterwards in the Murder House house by a S.W.A.T. team.

Early 2000s

  • Anthropologist suffering from OCD (V.) lives in the house with her family. She eventually "had to clean them out."

2010

  • Chad and Patrick buy the house in order to fix it up and then sell it at a profit.
  • On Wednesday, October 20th, Ben and Vivien have sex.[14]
  • As they bicker and prepare their Halloween party, Chad and Patrick are killed by the Rubber Man.[15]
  • Vivien miscarries.
  • Ben gets caught cheating on Vivien with Hayden; the family decides to move.

2011

  • In June, Vivien is ready to separate from Ben and take Violet to her sister's. They discuss a house Ben found online.[16]
  • BenVivien, and Violet Harmon move into the Murder House.
  • In early September, Rubber Man impregnates Vivien. The pregnancy is a heteropaternal superfecundation, with Ben being one of the fathers of the twins and Rubber Man being the other.[17]
  • On a Tuesday, Tate does not speak for most of his therapy session with Ben. That night, he watches Violet sleep.[18]
  • On Wednesday, Bianca Forest has a session with Ben Harmon.[19]
  • On a Friday, FionaBianca and Dallas attempt to recreate the R. Franklin murders with Vivien and Violet as victims, but they fail as Tate kills Bianca and Gladys and Maria kill Fiona and Dallas.[20]
  • On Saturday, the police and the Harmons identify the home invaders.
  • Larry kills Hayden.
  • Addy dies in a hit-and-run accident.
  • Violet commits suicide.
  • Hayden kills Travis.
  • Tate kills Phil.

2012

  • In March, Vivien goes into labor, and gives birth to one stillborn and one healthy baby, and dies during labor due to complications.[21]
  • Hayden, Fiona and Dallas kill Ben, making it appear as if it were a suicide.
  • Constance takes the healthy baby for herself, naming him Michael.
  • Cordelia finds Queenie (from a new report of her using her power to make a rude costumer's hand to fry his hand) and Queenie becomes a student at Miss Robichaux's Academy and part of the Coven.
  • The Ramos family moves into the Murder House, but the Harmons, Tate, Moira, Loraine, Beth, Phil and Beau scare them out so they won't be killed by the vengeful ghosts.
  • In December, the Harmons celebrate Christmas.

2013

  • Misty Day is burnt when she brings a dead bird back to life and church attendents believe this to be dark magic.
  • Myrtle comes to the Benson residents to get Zoe Benson and bring her to Miss Robichaux's Academy to become a student and learn how to control her powers. As she killed her boyfriend Charlie with her Black Widow power losing her virginity.
  • Fiona recieves the medicine from Dr. Zhong to make her younger which doesn't have major results which angers Fiona causing her (to use Vitalum Vitalis) and suck the life force out of the doctor.
  • Kyle's fraternity brothers rape Madison Montgomery causing Madison to use her powers and crash the bus in which Kyle and his frat brother's were killed except for two (including Archie). Zoe decides to go to the hospital in which the two frat boys were and kill Archie .
  • Fiona unearths Madame Lalaurie.
  • Misty Day resurrects herself.
  • Zoe and Madison attempt to ressurect Kyle which isn't succesful until Zoe gives Kyle a true loves kiss.
  • Fiona has a meeting with Marie Laveau that inadvertently leads to war between witches and voodoo.
  • Cordelia and her husband Hank make a fertility ritual to have a baby and it doesn't seem to work.
  • Fiona makes Delphine the Coven's Maid and Queenie's slave.
  • Madison inhearts two new powers including Pyrokinesis while meeting new neighbors Joan and Luke with Nan and Concilium while out for dinner with Fiona (as Fiona test Madison to see if she is the next Supreme).
  • Marie send the Minotaur to Delphine, and Queenie protects Delphine.
  • Zoe returns Kyle to his mother in which she rapes Kyle causing Kyle to kill her to Zoe's dismay.
  • Fiona kills Madison in front of Spalding (similar to her killing to former Supreme Anna Leigh) believing her to be the next Supreme.
  • Queenie attempts to stop the Minotaur from attacking herself and LaLaurie but decides to take the chance to loose her virginity. Queenie is seriously injuried when the Minotaur and Fiona brings Queenie back to life using Vitalum Vitalis.
  • Fiona cuts the head of the Minotaur off and has Spalding send it to Conrow City to Marie's dismay.
  • Hank witch hunting meets with Kaylee and decides to participate in sexual activity and then shots her in the head with a pistol.
  • Myrtle with the Witch Council visits Miss Robichaux's Academy to investigate Madison's disappearance and Myrtle believes Madisonw as murdered by Fiona.
  • A cloaked figure (Witchhunter) throws acid in Cordelia's face.
  • Marie does a ritual to summon zombies and send them to the Coven.
  • Cordelia becomes blind from the acid attack.
  • Cordelia discovers a new power, known as The Sight.
  • Zoe gets rid of the zombies with Curse Breaking.
  • Fiona frames Myrtle for Cordelia's acid attack.
  • Myrtle is burned at the stake.
  • Myrtle is resurrect by Misty.
  • Zoe, Queenie and Nan accidently contact the Axeman while looking for Madison.
  • Fiona states that she has had the gift of mind reading before. She then starts to read other people's minds in the room where you get treatment for Cancer.
  • Zoe, discovers that Spalding has Madison's corpse in his bedroom.
  • Cordelia discovers with her new power that Hank has been unfaithful and that Myrtle was burned at the stake.
  • Spalding is murdered by Zoe.
  • Madison is resurrected by Misty with Zoe's help.
  • Zoe frees the Axeman.
  • Cordelia discovers with her power that Fiona killed Madison.
  • Queenie betrays the coven and gives Delphine to Marie.
  • Misty joins the Coven.
  • Joan is murdered by Hank.
  • Joan is resurrected by Misty.
  • Myrtle kills Quentin and Pembroke.
  • Myrtle restores Cordelia's eyesight by giving her Quentin's right eye and Pembroke's left eye.
  • Hank kills the Salon workers and shoots Queenie.
  • Queenie kills Hank.
  • Joan kills Luke after she discovers he knows of her involvement in his father's death.

2014

  • Marie steals a baby from a maternity ward.
  • Cordelia and Fiona are told by Marie that Hank was hired to kill the coven.
  • Misty meets Stevie Nicks.
  • Nan discovers a new gift, Concilium.
  • Madison learns a new gift, Resurgence.
  • Madison knocks Misty out and buries her alive in a casket.
  • Nan kills Joan.
  • Fiona summon Papa Legba and ask him from immortality, but he refuses her offer because she doesn't have a soul.
  • Marie and Fiona kills Nan as Marie needs a soul of an innocent.
  • The Coven have a funeral for Nan. It is revealed[verboten] that Queenie is alive. 
  • Zoe discovers that Fiona and Marie killed Nan.
  • Cordelia blinds herself again in the hope to regain her sight.
  • Fiona and Marie kill Delphi Trust with the help of the Axeman.
  • Delphine dismembers and buries Marie's body.
  • Zoe and Kyle flee to Orlando.
  • Queenie convinces Papa Legba that he should end Marie's immortlity since she is unable to continue her deal.
  • Queenie kills Delphine.
  • Fiona gives Cordelia her necklace, which allows Cordelia to see Fiona's plan on killing all the witches.
  • Cordelia informs the Axeman that Fiona is planing to leave town.
  • Cordelia and Queenie free Misty from her emtombment and revive her.
  • Zoe and Kyle return from Florida, to the claim that she is the supreme.
  • Fiona gives the Axeman a new memory so that the Coven think that she is dead.
  • The Coven kill the Axeman, and believe that the Axeman killed Fiona. They decide to make everyone do the Seven Wonders.
  • Stevie Nicks sing the Seven Wonders.
  • Madison, Misty, Queenie and Zoe start the Seven Wonders.
  • Misty Day dies during Descensum.
  • Zoe ends up impaled on the gate during Transmutation.
  • Queenie fails the Seven Wonders.
  • Madison refuses to revive Zoe, insisting that she is the Supreme.
  • Cordelia starts the Seven Wonders. Maadison decides to continue and fails to perform Divination. 
  • Cordelia revives Zoe, while Kyle strangles Madison to death.
  • Cordelia is crowned the new supreme.
  • Myrtle is burned at the stake for killing Queintin and Prembroke.
  • Cordelia goes public about witches.
  • Fiona dies.

2015

References

  1. Episode: Birth
  2. Episode: Halloween: Part 1
  3. Newspaper dated June 28 reports her missing 6 days Nor'easter
  4. The date is on the newspaper.
  5. In Murder House (episode), Sally tells Ben that she has been married for 23 years.
  6. In Pilot, Vivien describes Hayden as "21-year-old pussy" at the time of the affair.
  7. Date is on a date due slip in Piggy Piggy
  8. Bianca's file in Home Invasion says that she is 21.
  9. Date is on a date due slip in Piggy Piggy
  10. Date is on a date due slip in Piggy Piggy
  11. Year is on website in Piggy Piggy
  12. Date is on a date due slip in Piggy Piggy
  13. Date is on a date due slip in Piggy Piggy
  14. In Pilot, Ben says the month and day and that it has been nearly a year.
  15. The year 2010 appears onscreen before this scene in Halloween: Part 1. It also takes place before the Harmons move into the house.
  16. At the beginning of Afterbirth, it says, "Nine Months Ago."
  17. Ben says in Halloween: Part 1 that Vivien has only been 8 weeks pregnant.
  18. This seems to happen the night before the session with Bianca.
  19. In Home Invasion, the police say that Ben met with her on Wednesday.
  20. Ben's cell phone says that it is Friday, July 16, 2010. The date itself does not fit with the timeline.
  21. In Birth, Vivien says that she is six months pregnant.
  22. Title card in Afterbirth says "Three Years Later."


1947

  • Dentist Dr. Curan sedates and rapes Elizabeth Short who dies from the sedation. Dr. Montgomery appears and offers help. He dismembers Ms. Short.

1957

  • Loraine Baxter kills her husband, William Baxter, after she finds out about his affair with her best friend Celia. It is hinted Celia may also have been murdered. Loraine then dies by putting her head in the stove (or someone else killing her that way).

1968

  • The house is being used as a Sorority house for a nursing school. The R. Franklin murders take place.

Late 1960s/ Early 1970s

  • Constance moves from Virginia to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career.

1972

  • Adelaide is born. Constance ends her acting career.[citation needed]

1970s

  • A boy named Alex kills his sister in the house.

1977

1978

  • The house is now abandoned and decaying. Troy and Bryan are killed by the Infantata.

1983

  • By now, the house has been refurbished. Constance murders Hugo and Moira in the house.

1984

  • Constance and her children move out of the house.
  • Sam and Nikki Argento move in, but are murdered in the house during BDSM roleplay a short time later. (September 23, 1984)

1988

1989

1990

1991

  • In December, the book about birds checked out by Stanley is due.[6]

1993

  • Amir Stanley is yearbook editor.[7]
  • Larry Harvey and his family move to the Murder House. Constance seduces Larry and begins an affair with him so he'll kick out his family and she can move back into the house. Upon finding out about his unfaithfulness, Larry's wife Lorraine sets a room in the house on fire, killing herself and their two daughters.
  • Sometime later, Constance, Tate, Beau and Addie move back into the house.
  • In September, the book about birds checked out by Jason M. is due.[8]
  • In November, the book about birds checked out by Tate Langdon is due.[9]

1994

  • Larry kills Beauregard, acting on instruction of Constance. Constance was going to be put in prison for her treatment of Beauregard, and Beauregard was going to be taken away by Child Protective Services.
  • Tate sets Larry on fire at his office and then goes to his school to kill 15 people. He is killed afterwards in the Murder House house by a S.W.A.T. team.

Early 2000s

  • Anthropologist suffering from OCD (V.) lives in the house with her family. She eventually "had to clean them out."

2010

  • Chad and Patrick buy the house in order to fix it up and then sell it at a profit.
  • On Wednesday, October 20th, Ben and Vivien have sex.[10]
  • As they bicker and prepare their Halloween party, Chad and Patrick are killed by the Rubber Man.[11]
  • Vivien miscarries.
  • Ben gets caught cheating on Vivien with Hayden; the family decides to move.

2011

  • In June, Vivien is ready to separate from Ben and take Violet to her sister's. They discuss a house Ben found online.[12]
  • BenVivien, and Violet Harmon move into the Murder House.
  • In early September, Rubber Man impregnates Vivien. The pregnancy is a heteropaternal superfecundation, with Ben being one of the fathers of the twins and Rubber Man being the other.[13]
  • On a Tuesday, Tate does not speak for most of his therapy session with Ben. That night, he watches Violet sleep.[14]
  • On Wednesday, Bianca Forest has a session with Ben Harmon.[15]
  • On a Friday, FionaBianca and Dallas attempt to recreate the R. Franklin murders with Vivien and Violet as victims, but they fail as Tate kills Bianca and Gladys and Maria kill Fiona and Dallas.[16]
  • On Saturday, the police and the Harmons identify the home invaders.
  • Larry kills Hayden.
  • Addy dies in a hit-and-run accident.
  • Violet commits suicide.
  • Hayden kills Travis.
  • Tate kills Phil.

2012

  • In March, Vivien goes into labor, and gives birth to one stillborn and one healthy baby, and dies during labor due to complications.[17]
  • Hayden, Fiona and Dallas kill Ben, making it appear as if it were a suicide.
  • Constance takes the healthy baby for herself, naming him Michael.
  • The Ramos family moves into the Murder House, but the Harmons, Tate, Moira, Loraine, Beth, Phil and Beau scare them out so they won't be killed by the vengeful ghosts.
  • Johnny Morgan, child of Oliver Thredson and Lana Winters, assumes the identity of Bloody Face.
  • Leo and Teresa visit Briarcliff Manor. Leo's arm is chopped off by Johnny and they are attacked by Joey, a Bloody Face copycat. 
  • Two more Bloody Faces copycats, Cooper and Devon shoot Leo and Teresa, before being killed by Johnny.
  • Johnny kidnaps Teresa and skins her alive.
  • Johnny kills his therapist, Dr. Gardner, and one of her patients.
  • Johnny Morgan murders a prostitute.
  • Johnny buys a copy of Maniac by Lana Winters, and plots his mother's murder.
  • Lana Winters gives an interview about Briarcliff revealing the truth of her unwanted child's fate.
  • Johnny is killed by Lana.
  • In December, the Harmons celebrate Christmas.

2015

References

  1. In Murder House (episode), Sally tells Ben that she has been married for 23 years.
  2. In Pilot, Vivien describes Hayden as "21-year-old pussy" at the time of the affair.
  3. Date is on a date due slip in Piggy Piggy
  4. Bianca's file in Home Invasion says that she is 21.
  5. Date is on a date due slip in Piggy Piggy
  6. Date is on a date due slip in Piggy Piggy
  7. Year is on website in Piggy Piggy
  8. Date is on a date due slip in Piggy Piggy
  9. Date is on a date due slip in Piggy Piggy
  10. In Pilot, Ben says the month and day and that it has been nearly a year.
  11. The year 2010 appears onscreen before this scene in Halloween: Part 1. It also takes place before the Harmons move into the house.
  12. At the beginning of Afterbirth, it says, "Nine Months Ago."
  13. Ben says in Halloween: Part 1 that Vivien has only been 8 weeks pregnant.
  14. This seems to happen the night before the session with Bianca.
  15. In Home Invasion, the police say that Ben met with her on Wednesday.
  16. Ben's cell phone says that it is Friday, July 16, 2010. The date itself does not fit with the timeline.
  17. In Birth, Vivien says that she is six months pregnant.
  18. Title card in Afterbirth says "Three Years Later."