1904 – Born on November 11th in Baltimore, Maryland. He was an alleged spy for the Soviet Union.
1926 – Graduated from Johns Hopkins University.
1929 – Graduated from Harvard University Law School.
– A law clerk to Oliver Wendell Holmes.
1930 – Married to Priscilla Fansler Hobson.
1936 – He was an employee of State Department.
1945 – An adviser to Franklin Roosevelt at Yalta Conference.
– The temporary UN secretary-general before 1st meeting of UN and director of Office of Special Political Affairs.
1946 – He was the president of Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
1948 – Accused by Whittaker Chambers before House Un-American Activities Committee of having belonged to Communist spy ring while at State Department and having passed secret documents to Whittaker Chambers for transmission to Soviet Union.
– He pleaded innocent in grand-jury investigation.
1950 – He was convicted for perjury and sentenced to five years in prison.
1975 – He was disbarred and readmitted from Massachusetts Bar Association.
1988 – Wrote his memoir Recollections of a Life.
1996 – Died on November 15th in New York City.