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

1910s

  • Nathan Katowsky was born in 1906 or 1907.
  • Jack’s grandfather arrives to New York.

1920s

  • Nathan and Caroline Katowski got married in 1926.

1930s

  • Clopin Mulan

1940s

1950s

1960s

  • Nicky is drafted into the Army on December 1, 1969.
  • Dave Malone watches Super Bowl III on TV, while we see a teenaged Rebecca, on January 12, 1969. (The Game Plan)

1970s

  • Nicky and Jack Pearson join the army for Vietnam War in 1970.
  • Rebecca and Jack meet each other on December 23, 1972.
  • Jack and Rebecca got married.
  • Toby Damon was born in 1976.
  • William meets Laurel in 1978 or 1979.
  • Dorothy Hill died in 1978 or 1979.
  • Caroline died in 1979.
  • Lisa Clark was born.
  • Renee Clark was born.
  • Unnamed Clark sister was born.

1980s

  • The triplets were conceived during Super Bowl XIV on January 20, 1980.
  • Laurel died in 1980.
  • Kevin Pearson was born on August 31, 1980.
  • Kate Pearson was born on August 31, 1980.
  • Kyle Pearson was born and died on August 31, 1980.
  • Randall Pearson was born on August 31, 1980.
  • Beth Pearson, née Clark, was born.
  • Sophie was born.
  • Rebecca meets William in 1980.
  • William starts his sobriety in 1980 or 1981.
  • The triplets gives their first steps, and Randall says his first words in 1981.
  • Jack takes a desk job in 1982 or 1983.
  • Kevin meets Sophie during elementary school in 1988 or 1989.
  • Rebecca reconnects with William in 1989.
  • Randall starts private school in 1989.
  • The Pearsons starts their Thanksgiving tradition in November 23, 1989.
  • Kate gets an appendectomy in December 24, 1989.

1990s

  • Stanley Pearson died in 1990.
  • Randall discovers the truth about Kyle in October 31, 1990.
  • Jack sees Nicky for the last time in February 1992.
  • Jack breaks his sobriety on February 14, 1996.
  • Jack enters to AA in 1997; his sobriety continued for at least six months.
  • Kevin shatters his knee during high school in 1997.
  • Nathan meets Anne and got married.
  • Jack died in January 26, 1998.
  • The Big Three graduate in May 1998.
  • Randall meets Beth during college in 1998-1999.

2000s

  • Kevin and Sophie got married in 2004.
  • Kate meets and dates Marc before breaking up with him.
  • Rebecca, Randall and Beth go to New York to see Kevin.
  • Deja was born in 2005.
  • Randall and Beth got married.
  • Kevin and Sophie got divorced in 2005 or 2006.
  • Tess Pearson was born on October 31, 2008.
  • Rebecca opens a Facebook account and reconnects with Miguel in November 2008.

2010s

  • Annie Pearson was born in 2010 or 2011.
  • Rebecca and Miguel got married.
  • Kevin starts working in The Man-ny in 2013 or 2014.
  • The Big Three turn 36 on August 31, 2016.
  • Randall meets William in August 2016.
  • Kate meets Toby in August 2016.
  • Kevin quits his job in August 2016.
  • William breaks his 30-year-sobriety in 2016.
  • Toby gets heart surgery in December 2016.
  • Kevin reconnects with Sophie in 2017.
  • William died in February 2017.
  • Randall quits his job in 2017.
  • Beth and Randall decide to adopt.
  • Kevin returns to The Man-ny’s 100th episode in 2017.
  • Kevin starts his addiction in 2017.
  • McKinley High School homecoming reunion takes place in November 2017.
  • Kate and Toby get married in 2018.
  • Tess comes out in November 2018.
  • Jack Damon was born in 2019.
  • Randall, Beth and their daughters move to Philadelphia.