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Lillie's milestones...

  • 1853 - October 13th. Born on the Isle of Jersey.
  • 1867 - Age 14 Receives her first marriage proposal.
  • 1874 - Age 20 Marries Edward Langtry (Irish landowner)
  • 1876 - Age 22 1st society dinner at Lady Sebright’s
  • 1877 - Age 23 Starts affair with Prince of Wales
  • 1878 - Age 24  Presented at court to Queen Victoria
    •  Millais Portrait wins Portrait of the year
  • 1880 - Age 26 Has money problems
  • 1881 - Age 27 Secret birth of her daughter in Paris
    •  First appearance on stage
    •  First commercial Advertisement: Pears soap
  • 1882 - Age 28 Theater tour of America with own company
  • 1885 - Age 31 Texas town named after her by Judge Roy Bean
  • 1886 - Age 32 Tours in own Pullman carriage “Lalee”
  • 1887 - Age 33 Becomes American Citizen
    •  Divorces Edward Langtry
  • 1888 - Age 34 Returns to London stage
  • 1892 - Age 38 Becomes owner of 120 ft yacht
    •  Refuses role in Lady Windemere’s Fan
  • 1897 - Age 44 Wins Cesarewitch with her horse Merman
  • 1898 - Age 45 Retires from the stage a millionaire
  • 1901 - Age 48Purchases own theatre: The Imperial London
    •  Attends King Edward VII coronation
  • 1905 - Age 51 Acting tour of South Africa
  • 1906 - Age 52 First appearance in Vaudeville
  • 1907 - Age 53 Breaks the bank at Monte Carlo
  • 1909 - Age 55 Writes her first novel
  • 1913 - Age 60 Appears in first and only film role
  • 1916 - Age 62 Returns to stage for WWI charities
  • 1925 - Age 72 Writes Autobiography: The Days I Knew
  • 1929 - Age 75 Dies in Monaco
    •  Buried on the Isle of Jersey