March 1, 1889
Alois Hitler, who is extremely frustrated with the Austrian economy, immigrates with his very-pregnant wife Klara to the United States.
April 10, 1889 Klara gives birth to a baby boy named Adolf in Manhattan, New York. Because of the stress of the move, the baby was a few weeks premature. Klara also gives birth to 6 other children - 3 boys and 3 girls.
June 8, 1890
After a year-long stay in New York City, Alois and Klara, along with their 1 year-old son Adolf and his 3 brothers and sisters decide to settle in L.A. Alois takes a job designing sets for Vaudeville shows.
April 10, 1893
On the occasion of Adolf Hitler's 4th birthday, Klara begins to notice that he is going to take after his father---he has a talent for sketching and drawing. Alois is pleased.
January 1, 1896
Hitler begins helping his dad with small Vaudeville projects. He also assists with the stage and even has some small singing roles as well.
May 23, 1900
After many years of hard work, Alois Hitler is finally promoted from assistant stage hand to prop and stage manager for his theatre company.
January 3, 1903
65 year-old Alois Hitler goes to his local tavern and has his customary glass of wine. Unlike in OTL, he does not die and the day passes uneventfully.
January 3, 1907
Adolf Hitler meets Frank Lloyd Wright in Buffalo, NY. He is very impressed with him and his architechural designs.
April 10, 1907
Hitler celebrates his 18th birthday. He is becoming increasingly political; he has been reading the works of Nietzsche and Voltaire. He wonders why 18 year-olds can go to war but not vote in U.S. elections. He also thinks that he might be gay.
April 12, 1907
Hitler makes application to the Palace theatre in New York City. If accepted, he will be billed as "Hector the Sketcher", someone who can sketch almost anything to almost photographical perfection in five minutes flat. His act will utilize a large canvas and he will draw in front of the audience.
April 26, 1907
Hitler is accepted into the troupe.
May 10, 1907
Hitler moves to New York and begins preparing for his first Vaudeville show.
May 17, 1907
Hitler's first Vaudeville show is a huge success. He will continue this way until the end of next fall.
November 30, 1907
Hitler begins branching out to singing and acting. He has also made another important decision: he is definitely gay. He begins frequenting Saloons to find dates.
March 20, 1908
He settles on Vito Lorenzo's Saloon on Canal Street. After a while, he is arrested by the police for "homosexual disorderly conduct". He posts bail, is released, and becomes more careful about his "lifestyle".
March 21, 1908
Although he mentions his arrest in a letter home to his parents in L.A., he calls it a "misunderstanding". He is not ready yet to tell them he is a "fairy".
December 10, 1909
Hitler reads an article about a concept called Eugenics in a NYC library. He is intrigued by the concept of euthanasia, birth control. and being able to choose when and where a child is born.
January 1, 1910
Hitler meets his first serious lover. The man will evenutally move in with him and live with him for several years.
November 7, 1912
Adolf Hitler casts his first vote for U.S. president: Socialist Eugene V. Debs.
January 1, 1913
Hitler learns about a new medium. Silent films. He is intrigued and begins talking to people about the new technology.
March 20, 1913
Hitler meets Charlie Chaplin, who is on tour with his Kamo troupe.
March 21, 1913
Hitler and Chaplin go out for drinks. The two men "hit it off", and Chaplin invites Hitler to join the Kamo troupe.
March 25, 1913
After thinking it over for a few days, Hitler officially joins the troupe. He is also intrigued by a new medium in still in its infancy: silent film.
March 25, 1914
On the one-year anniversary of joining the troop, Hitler co-stars with Chaplin in their first silent film together, called "Two of a Kind". The film is about twins because the two men do resemble one another with a little makeup. (note: this film does not exist OTL)
January 3rd, 1938
Hitler announces he will run for the Democrat nomination for 1932.
June 24th, 1940
Hitler is announced vice-presidential candidate under FDR.
November 4, 1940
Roosvelt/Hitler win election against Wendell Wilkie.