Debut as a stage producer on Broadway, "Mary Rose"
Hospitalized for exhaustion February
London stage debut as Amanda Wingfield in "The Glass Menagerie" (directed by John Gielgud)
Professional stage debut at age five as Prince Charles in the Columbia Players production of "The Royal Family" in Washington
Raised by paternal grandmother
TV debut in "The Late Christopher Bean" on "Pulitzer Prize Playhouse"
First appeared on stage as Pease-Blossom in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at Holy Cross Academy
First major Hollywood film, "The Sin of Madelon Claudet"
Fulton Theater on Broadway, renamed the Helen Hayes Theater in her honor (razed in 1984 to make way for the Marriott Marquis Hotel)
Retired from the stage due to an allergic reaction to stage dust
Returned to New York stage after daughter's death in "The Wisteria Tree"
Short film debut, "Jean and the Calico Cat"
Starred on Broadway as the title character in "Pollyanna"; toured with production through 1918
Travelled through 28 different countries throughout South America and Europe on a US State Department sponsored tour starring in "The Glass Menagerie" and "The Skin of Our Teeth"
Triumphed on Broadway as Harriet Beecher Stowe in "Harriet"
Feature film debut, "The Weavers of Life"
Formed the Helen Hayes Repertory Company, which sponsored university tours of Shakespeare recitals
Joined the APA-Phoenix Repertory Company
Paris stage debut as Mrs Antrobus in "The Skin of Our Teeth"
Second theater (formerly the Little Theater) renamed in her honor as the Helen Hayes Theater (after the previous theater was razed to build a hotel on the site)
Starred on Broadway as Queen Victoria in "Victoria Regina"; toured in play through 1938
Broadway acting debut, "Old Dutch" (under the management of Lew Fields)
Hosted own radio program, "The Helen Hayes Theatre"
Made transition from popular stage actress to serious actress with the title role in Maxwell Anderson's "Mary of Scotland"
Member of the Columbia Players' for four season; appeared in "Little Lord Fauntleroy", "The Prince Chap" and "The Prince and the Pauper" while attending Holy Cross (usually appearing in two plays a summer)