1931 – He was born on the 16th of October.
– Chace graduated from Harvard University with a degree in Classics.
1954 – He went to France to conduct graduate-study research on painter Eugene Delacroix and writer Charles Baudelaire, but soon found his interest drawn to the current intellectual arena of literature and politics, which led to an intense interest in French political writers including Albert Camus and Jean Paul Sartre.
1955-1956 – He returned to France later the same year as a soldier and worked as an Army translator, which involved the translation of French newspapers for the Central Intelligence Agency.
1959-1969 – He wrote his book Conflict in the Middle East about the Six-Day War.
1967-1970 – He also served as the managing editor of the foreign policy journal Interplay and Foreign Affairs.
1990 – He was appointed Professor of Government at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, in upstate New York.
1993 – He became editor of the World Policy Journal, where he served for 7 years.
2004 – He died on the 8th of October.