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Roy Cohn, the original Donald Trump, is born in New York

On February 20, 1927, Roy Cohn is born to Jewish parents Dora and Judge Albert C. Cohn. He will grow up to be the...

Fred Trump is arrested while protesting with the KKK

On Memorial Day in 1927, "1,000 Klansmen and 100 policemen staged a free-for-all," in which Fred Trump is arrested along with six other men....

Fred Trump begins inserting himself into political circles and making powerful friends

Beginning in the late 1930s and continuing throughout the '40s, Fred Trump introduces himself to political movers and shakers. One of his first influential...

Fred Trump gets $10 million FHA government funding for Shore Haven

On January 12, Fred Trump purchases property to build Beach Haven apartments for Navy personnel in Virginia Beach and was overcompensated with loans from...

Donald Trump is born

On June 14, Donald Trump is born, the fourth child of Fred and Mary. Photograph: Classmates.com

Semion Mogilevich, the ‘boss of bosses,’ is born in Ukraine

On June 30, 1946, Semion Mogilevich is born in Kiev, Ukraine. He will grow up to be the primary money launderer for Moscow "super-gang"...

Robert Maxwell begins work with the Israeli government

Sometime in 1948, Robert Maxwell, father of Epstein-partner Ghislaine Maxwell, works as part of a Czechoslovakia intelligence unit to aid the Israeli government in...

Roy Cohn snags his first job: prosecuting Communists

On May 27, one year after the Cold War started and he graduated Columbia University, Roy Cohn is admitted to the bar and works...

British intelligence investigates Robert Maxwell as a KGB member

Sometime in 1949, the British Foreign Office starts investigating Robert Maxwell's ties to the Soviet Union's KGB intelligence agency. The information comes from a...

Israel forms Mossad

Israel forms Mossad, their own national intelligence agency, a year after the government worked with Robert Maxwell's Czech agency. The organization, officially named the Institute...

Fred Trump completes Beach Haven with $16 million FHA funding, mob help

Fred Trump completes the Beach Haven apartment complexes with $16 million in Federal Housing Administration / government funding. By this point, it is believed...

Roy Cohn famously prosecutes Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, gets death penalty

On March 6, the trial of Julias and Ethel Rosenberg for espionage and being members of the Communist Party begins. Overseeing the prosecution is...

Roy Cohn stars in Joseph McCarthy’s investigation, invents McCarthyism

On January 2, Roy Cohn is added as chief counsel for Senator Joseph R. McCarthy's investigating subcommittee. He is referred for the position by...

Roy Cohn takes taxpayer-funded European getaway with his crush David Schine

In April, Roy Cohn takes his romantic interest David Schine on a two-week trip around Europe to investigate the possibility that Communists are operating...

Roy Cohn launches attack on the U.S. Army for not giving Schine special treatment

For six months beginning in July 1953, Roy Cohn and Joseph McCarthy try convincing the U.S. Army to give special privileges to David Schine,...

Roy Cohn is caught falsifying evidence against Army official in court

On April 27, Roy Cohn is cornered during the day's Army-McCarthy hearing when the Army presents evidence that proves he doctored a photo. The day...

Fred Trump admits to being in business with mafia member

In an interview during a Federal Housing Administration / Senate investigation, Fred Trump admits that mafia member Willie Tomasello is a business partner and...

FHA blacklists Fred Trump after Senate profiteering investigation

In July, Fred Trump is investigated by a Senate committee for profiteering, along with over 30 other real estate developers, using the Federal Housing...

Donald Trump is sent to New York Military Academy

13-year-old Donald Trump is sent to the New York Military Academy after creating too many problems at his previous school, where Fred was on...

Fred Trump starts construction on Trump Village

Sometime in 1963, Fred Trump starts construction on Trump Village in Coney Island, the largest Trump Management project so far as of 2020. The...