- Theodor Seuss Geisel was born March 2, 1904.
- In college Theodor was a writer and became the editor of his school's newspaper.
- He later got in trouble and was kicked off the newspaper team. He loved writing so much he started secretly using the name Dr. Seuss so he could still submit his writings.
- He married his longtime girlfriend Helen Palmer in 1927.
- He supported his family through the Great Depression by making ads.