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This page contains a chronological timeline of all the events featured or mentioned during the TV show, This Is Us.

1900s

1906

  • Nathan Katowsky is born in 1906 or 1907.
  • Jack's grandfather arrives in New York.[1]

1910s

1920s

1926

  • Nathan and Caroline Katowski got married in 1926.[2]

1930s

1940s

1944

1948

1950s

1950

1960s

1969

  • Nicky is drafted into the Army on December 1, 1969.[4]
  • Dave Malone watches Super Bowl III on TV, while a teenage Rebecca is seen, on January 12, 1969.[1]
  • Jack and Nicky spend their last Thanksgiving together in November 27, 1969.[6]

1970s

  • Nicky and Jack join the army for Vietnam War in 1970.

1972

  • Jack meets Rebecca and they have their first date on December 23, 1972.[7]

1973

  • Jack and Rebecca travel to Los Angeles in 1973.[9]

1976

  • Jack and Rebecca get married on May 16, 1976.
  • Toby Damon is born in 1976.

1978

  • William meets Laurel in 1978 or 1979.[10][3]
  • Dorothy Hill dies in 1978 or 1979.[3]

1979

  • Caroline dies in 1979.
  • Lisa Clarke is born.
  • Renee Clarke is born.
  • Unnamed Clarke sister is born.

1980s

1980

1981

1982

  • Jack takes a desk job in 1982 or 1983.

1987

1988

  • Kevin meets Sophie during elementary school in 1988 or 1989.
  • Shauna is born in 1988 or 1989.

1989

  • Rebecca reconnects with William in 1989.
  • Randall starts private school in 1989.
  • The Pearsons start their Thanksgiving tradition on November 23, 1989.[16]
  • Kate gets an appendectomy on December 24, 1989.[17]

1990s

1990

1992

  • Jack sees Nicky for the last time in February 1992.[20]

1996

  • Jack breaks his sobriety on February 14, 1996.

1997

  • Jack starts AA in 1997; his sobriety continues for at least six months.[21]
  • Kevin shatters his knee during high school in 1997.[13]
  • Nathan meets Anne and gets married.

1998

  • Jack dies on January 26, 1998.[22]
  • The Big Three graduate in May 1998.[23]
  • Randall meets Beth during college in 1998.[24]

1999

  • Kevin and Sophie get married and move to New York in 1999.[25]
  • Kate meets Marc in early 1999; they begin a relationship.[25][26]
  • Kevin has his first appearance on Days of Our Lives in 1999.[27]
  • Kate ends her relationship with Marc in 1999.[28]
  • Rebecca, Randall, and Beth go to New York to see Kevin in 1999.[29]

2000s

2005

2008

2010s

2010

  • Annie Pearson is born in 2010 or 2011.
  • Rebecca and Miguel get married.

2013

  • Kevin starts working on The Manny in 2013 or 2014.[25]

2016

  • The Big Three turn 36 on August 31, 2016.[2]
    • William is 62.
    • Randall meets William in August 2016.
    • Kate meets Toby in August 2016.
    • Kevin quits his job in August 2016.
  • The Big Three's 2016 storyline takes place on September 3, three days after the events of Pilot.[30]
  • William breaks his thirty-year sobriety in 2016.
  • Toby suffers a heart attack and undergoes heart surgery in December 2016.[31]

2017

  • Kevin reconnects with Sophie in 2017.[32]
  • William dies in February 2017.[3]
  • Randall quits his job at Hartman Drake in 2017.
  • Kevin returns for The Manny’s 100th episode in 2017.[21]
  • Kevin becomes addicted to painkillers in 2017.[33][34]
  • Deja arrives at Randall and Beth's house in 2017.[33]
  • McKinley High School homecoming reunion takes place in November 2017.[13]
  • Kevin attends rehab during winter of 2017-2018.[35]

2018

  • Kate and Toby get married in 2018.[36]
  • Randall and Beth formally adopt Deja in fall 2018.[37]
  • Tess comes out in November 2018.[38]

2019

  • Randall becomes city council in Philadelphia on January 2019.[39]
  • The Big Three and Rebecca meet Nicky in early 2019.[20]
  • Jack Damon is born on March 5, 2019.[40]
  • Randall, Beth, and their daughters move to Philadelphia in summer 2019.[41][42]
  • The Pearsons celebrate their first Thanksgiving in Philadelphia in November 2019.[6].

2020s

2020

  • Rebecca receives a diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment on January 11, 2020. [5]
  • Claire, Sophie's mom, dies in early 2020.[27]
  • Randall starts to attend therapy in 2020.[43]
  • Rebecca is diagnosed with Alzheimer's at 70, in 2020.[43]
  • Stairs to Nowhere's (Kevin's film) premiere in New York takes place in spring 2020.[29]
  • Madison tells Kevin about her pregnancy in spring 2020.[44]
    • Kevin and Madison get engaged in spring 2020.
    • Jack Damon is one year old as of Strangers: Part Two.
  • The Big Three's 40th birthday takes place on August 31, 2020.[45]
    • Rebecca got lost and found.[6]

2030s

  • Approximately in 2031, the family reunites in Kevin's house to see an aging Rebecca:[38][41][28][44]
    • Tess is approximately 23.
    • Beth is approximately 51.
    • Toby is approximately 55.
    • Nicholas and Franny, Kevin's children, are approximately 11.
    • Nicky is approximately 83.
    • Rebecca is approximately 81.
    • Randall and Kevin are approximately 51.
    • Jack Damon is approximately 12.

2040s

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 The Game Plan (Season 1, Episode 05)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Pilot (Season 1, Episode 01)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Memphis (Season 1, Episode 16)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Vietnam (Season 3, Episode 04)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Light and Shadows (Season 4, Episode 10)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 So Long, Marianne (Season 4, Episode 9)
  7. Nine Bucks (Season 3, Episode 01)
  8. The Big Three (Season 1, Episode 02)
  9. Sometimes (Season 3, Episode 07)
  10. Kyle (Season 1, Episode 03)
  11. 11.0 11.1 This Big, Amazing, Beautiful Life (Season 2, Episode 17)
  12. Forty: Part One
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 Number One (Season 2, Episode 08)
  14. Number Two (Season 2, Episode 09)
  15. Number Three (Season 2, Episode 10)
  16. Pilgrim Rick (Season 1, Episode 09)
  17. Last Christmas (Season 1, Episode 10)
  18. Brothers (Season 1, Episode 05)
  19. 19.0 19.1 19.2 The 20's (Season 2, Episode 06)
  20. 20.0 20.1 Songbird Road (Part 1) (Season 3, Episode 11)
  21. 21.0 21.1 A Manny-Splendored Thing (Season 2, Episode 02)
  22. Super Bowl Sunday (Season 2, Episode 14)
  23. The Graduates (Season 3, Episode 14)
  24. 24.0 24.1 R & B (Season 3, Episode 17)
  25. 25.0 25.1 25.2 Flip a Coin (Season 4, Episode 04)
  26. Storybook Love (Season 4, Episode 05)
  27. 27.0 27.1 A Hell of a Week: Part Two (Season 4, Episode 12)
  28. 28.0 28.1 The Cabin (Season 4, Episode 14)
  29. 29.0 29.1 New York, New York, New York (Season 4, Episode 16)
  30. The Big Three (Season 1, Episode 2)
  31. The Right Thing to Do (Season 1, Episode 11)
  32. Three Sentences (Season 1, Episode 13)
  33. 33.0 33.1 Déjà Vu (Season 2, Episode 03)
  34. The Most Disappointed Man (Season 2, Episode 07)
  35. The Fifth Wheel (Season 2, Episode 11)
  36. The Wedding (Season 2, Episode 18)
  37. Nine Bucks (Season 3, Episode 01)
  38. 38.0 38.1 The Beginning is the End is The Beginning (Season 3, Episode 9)
  39. The Last Seven Weeks (Season 3, Episode 10)
  40. Don't Take My Sunshine Away (Season 3, Episode 16)
  41. 41.0 41.1 Her (Season 3, Episode 18)
  42. 42.0 42.1 Strangers (Season 4, Episode 01)
  43. 43.0 43.1 Clouds (Season 4, Episode 15)
  44. 44.0 44.1 44.2 Strangers: Part Two (Season 4, Episode 18)
  45. Forty: Part One and Forty: Part Two (Season 5, Episode 1 & 2)

Errors

  1. According to Pilot, William was 62 as of 2016, which means he was born in 1954; but according to Memphis, he was born some time after his father died in the war, during the 1940s.
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