February 4 - Ellen G. White's letter says: "A place must be provided to which the sick could be taken, where they could be taught how to live so as to preserve health."
April 28 - General Conference telegram to John Burden instructs him not to make deposit on Loma Linda.
May 14 - Mrs. White writes in a letter, "Dear Brother Burden: Secure the property by all means."
May 29 - John Burden pays $1,000 down to buy Loma Linda.
June 12 - Mrs. White visits Loma Linda for first time.
July 26 - $5,000 from unexpected sources arrives on deadline of second payment for Loma Linda.
August 22 - Mrs. White writes: "This is the most delightful situation for a sanitarium I have ever seen."
August 24 - Loma Linda Sanitarium incorporates with John Burden as president.
October 12 - Sanitarium admitted first patients. Horse and buggies picked up patients from the train station.
November 1 - Loma Linda Sanitarium officially opens.
November - Loma Linda Sanitarium accepts first nursing students.
March 29 - Nurses hold dedication service.
April 15 - Mrs. White dedicates Loma Linda Sanitarium.
September 20 - College of Evangelists declared open.
October 4 - College of Evangelists begins instruction with 35 students.
July 10 - First commencement consisted of these seven nurses.
December 13 - The State grants charter of incorporation to College of Medical Evangelists.