Why Famous: He is best known for the films "The Wizard of Oz" and "Gone with the Wind" for which he won an Academy Award for Best Director.
- 1933-09-26 Director Victor Fleming (44) weds Lucile Rosson
- 1939-02-14 Victor Fleming replaces George Cukor as director of film "Gone With the Wind"
- 1939-08-15 "The Wizard of Oz", American musical fantasy film directed by Victor Fleming and King Vidor, premieres at Grauman's Chinese Theatre, Hollywood, starring Judy Garland (Dorothy), Ray Bolger (Scarecrow), Jack Haley (Tin Man), Bert Lahr (Cowardly Lion), Frank Morgan (Wizard), Billie Burke (Glinda), and Margaret Hamilton (Wicked Witch)
- 1939-12-15 "Gone With the Wind", drama film directed by Victor Fleming and starring Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh, premieres in Atlanta (Best Picture 1940, inflation not adjusted highest-grossing film of all time)