Louis Armstrong

Timeline created by maryellendanahy
  • Louis Armstrong

    Born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Louis Armstrong

    sent to reform school
  • Louis Armstrong

    Begins professional career as a cornet player
  • Louis Armstrong

    Replaces Joe oliver in the Kid Ory Band
  • Louis Armstrong

    Joins Oliver's Creole Jazz Band in Chicago
  • Louis Armstrong

    Louis's mother, mayann, dies in chicago
  • Louis Armstrong

    Stars in Hot chocolates, a Broadway musical
  • Louis Armstrong

    Returns to New Orleans to perform
  • Louis Armstrong

    Begins first European Tour
  • Louis Armstrong

    First autobiography is published: Swing That Music
  • Louis Armstrong

    Moves to New york City
  • Louis Armstrong

    "Hello Dolly!" becomes a number-one hit song
  • Louis Armstrong

    Dies on July 6