Why Famous: Best known for the American Civil War-era novel "Gone with the Wind", for which she won the National Book Award for Most Distinguished Novel of 1936 and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1937.
- 1922-09-02 "Gone With The Wind" author Margaret Mitchell (21) weds Red Berrien Upshaw
- 1924-10-16 American writer ("Gone with the Wind") Margaret Mitchell divorces 1st husband Berrien (Red) Upshaw
- 1925-07-04 American writer ("Gone with the Wind") Margaret Mitchell (24) marries 2nd husband John Marsh (29)
- 1936-06-30 Margaret Mitchell's novel "Gone with the Wind" published
- 1937-05-03 Margaret Mitchell wins Pulitzer Prize for "Gone With the Wind"