Trump Timeline

  • 1946 June 14 – Born in Queens, New York
  • 1959 – Leaves for the New York Military Academy
  • 1962 – Works for father’s company Elizabeth trump and Son
  • 1964 – Graduates from New York Military Academy
  • 1964 – Attends Fordham University
  • 1964 July 28 – Receives deferment (Class 2.S) from military service due to collegiate study
  • 1965 December 14 – Receives deferment (Class 2.S) from military service due to collegiate study
  • 1966 – Transfers to University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business, and almost immediately begins buying properties in Philadelphia
  • 1966 November 22 – Eligible for military service (Class 1.A)
  • 1966 December 13 – Receives deferment (Class 2.S) from military service due to collegiate study
  • 1968 January 16 – Receives deferment (Class 2.S) from military service due to collegiate study
  • 1968 – Graduates from University of Pennsylvania
  • 1968 July 9 – Eligible for military service (Class 1.A)
  • 1968 October 15 – Receives deferment (Class 1.Y) from military service due to medical conditions
  • 1972 February 1 – Receives notification that he is not acceptable for military service, this would be due to not meeting the standards for either physical, mental or moral standards
  • 1972 – Becomes owner of Elizabeth trump and Son and renames it The Trump Organisation
  • 1973 October 6 – The U.S. Justice Department sues the Trump Organisation, charging that it frequently violated the Fair Housing Act by discriminating against black potential buyersDonald Trump one hand pointing up caricature
  • 1974 – Turned deteriorating Commodore Hotel into lavish Manhattan Cornerstone
  • 1977 April 9 – Marries Ivana Zelnickova Winklmayr
  • 1977 December 31 – Donald J Trump Jr is born
  • 1981 October 30 – Ivanka Marie Trump is born
  • 1982 July – With Mayor Ad Koch, celebrates the completion of Trump Tower in Manhattan
  • 1984 January 6 – Eric Frederic Trump is born
  • 1986 – Renovated Wollman Rink, New York for Mayor Kock $350k under budget
  • July 1987 – Trump registers as Republican
  • 1987 – Publishes trump: The Art of the Deal, which spends 51 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list
  • 1988-1992 – Trump Airlines, bought for $365 million as Eastern Air Shuttle discontinued as never made a profit
  • 1989-1990 – Trump The Game is mass produced and then discontinued
  • 1989 – First appears on the cover of Time
  • 1990 February – Separates from Ivana, eventually divorcing in 1992
  • 1990 – Is removed from the Forbes 400 list, not to be reinstated until 1996
  • 1991 – Files for bankruptcy for the first time ($900m in debt)
  • 1992 – Three casinos – Taj Mahal, the Castle and The Plaza go bankrupt
  • 1993 October 13 – Marla Maples gives birth to Tiffany Trump
  • 1993 December 20 – Marries Marla Maples
  • 1995 – Trump Hotels and Casino Resorts goes public
  • 1995 – 40 Wall Street, which was bought for $1 million, renovated for $35 million is now worth $500 million
  • 1995-2010 Trump Ice discontinued
  • 1995-2015 – Trump Entertainment Resorts the casino entity has filed for bankruptcy 4 times. Trump resigned from the board in 2009 but maintains 28% stock share
  • 1996 – Buys Miss Universe Organisation
  • 1999 – Divorces Marla
  • 1999 – Trump founds Trump Model Management – Currently the defendant in multiple lawsuits
  • 1999 – Labor lawsuit concerning controversial construction is settled
  • 1999 October – Trump registers as Independence Party of New York
  • 2000 March – The Simpsons airs “Bart to the Future”, an episode in which Trump becomes president of the United StatesDonald Trump in the Simpsons
  • 2001 August – Trump registers as Democratic
  • 2003 June – Files suit against the Native American tribe and rival developer the Eastern Pequots
  • 2004 January 8 – The Apprentice premiers
  • 2005 – Marries Melania Knauss
  • 2005 September – Access Hollywood conducts behind the scenes interview between Trump and Billy Bush. In the recording Trump tells Bush about a failed attempt to seduce Nancy O’Dell “I moved on her, and I failed. I’ll admit it, I did try and fuck her. She was married”
  • 2005-2011 – Opens Trump University (un-accredited, for profit school) which is eventually shut down amid lawsuits from students and the New York Attorney General ($40 million) alleging it was a scam
  • 2006 March 20 – Barron Trump is born
  • 2006-2007 – Trump mortgage which had been predicted by his son to be #1 US home-loan lender was shuttered amidst housing crash and discovery that top executive had worked on Wall Street for just 6 days
  • 2006-2007 – GoTrump.com search engine for luxury travel deals discontinued
  • 2006-2011 Trump Vodka failed as business venture
  • 2007 January 6 – Receives star on the Holly wood Walk of Fame
  • 2007-2008 – Trump Magazine high-end lifestyle magazine discontinued
  • 2007-2012 Trump Steaks discontinued possibly following Las Vegas was shut down following 51 health code violations
  • 2009 Grand Opening of Trump International Hotel and Tower in Chicago
  • 2009 September – Registers as Republican
  • 2011 December – Registers as Independent
  • 2012 April – Registers as Republican
  • 2012 October – Offers Barack Obama $5 million to the charity of his choice in exchange for the president releasing his birth certificateDonald Trump Quote - There is something on that birth certificate - Maybe religion, maybe it says he's a Muslim
  • 2014 – Sues Trump Entertainment Resorts to remove his name from the Trump Taj Mahal and Trump Plaza casinos, saying they were not up to his standards
  • 2015 June 16 – Announces his bid for the U.S. presidency
  • 2015 June 16 – In Trump’s announcement that he was standing for the 2016 Presidential Election he says “When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best. They’re not sending you. They’re not sending you. They’re sending people that have lots of problems, and they’re bringing those problems with us. They’re bringing drugs. They’re bringing crime. They’re rapists. And some, I assume, are good people.”
  • 2015 June 29 – NBC cuts business ties with Trump following his immigration remarks
  • 2015 July 18 – Says John McCain is “not a war hero – He’s a war hero because he was captured. I like people that weren’t captured”
  • 2015 July 31 – Says he would “get along very well” with Vladimir Putin
  • 2015 August 7 – Says has “You could see there was blood coming out of her eyes. Blood coming out of her whatever” about Fox News’ Megyn KellyDonald Trump Quote - They're bringing drugs. They're bringing crime. They're rapists. And some, I assume, are good people
  • 2015 October 19 – Tweets that we “could use a big fat dose of global warming” because “it’s really cold outside”
  • 2015 November 12 – Says he would “bomb the shit out of ISIS”
  • 2015 November 22 – Says he “watched when the World Trade Centre tumbling down. And I watched in Jersey City, New Jersey where thousands and thousands of people were cheering as that building was coming down”
  • 2015 December 7 – Calls for “total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States”
  • 2015 December 20 – Says Putin “is a strong leader… He’s making mincemeat out of our President”
  • 2015 December 21 – Says “she got scholnged, she lost, I mean she lost”
  • 2016 January 23 – Says he “could stand in the middle of 5th Avenue and shoot somebody, and I wouldn’t lose voters”
  • 2016 February 6 – Says he “would bring back waterboarding. And I would bring back a hell of a lot worse than waterboarding”
  • 2016 February 8 – Calls Ted Cruz a “pussy”
  • 2016 February 23 – Says “I love the old days—you know what they used to do to guys like that when they were in a place like this? They’d be carried out on a stretcher, folks”, adding “I’d like to punch him in the face.”
  • 2016 February 28 – Fails to disavow the Klu Klux Khan after the white supremacist group announces its support
  • 2016 March 3 – Defends the size of his penis at the republican presidential debate
  • 2016 march 10 – Insists that “virtually 100%” of mosques are radical
  • 2016 March 16 – Says the main person he consults on foreign policy is himself because he has a “very good brain”
  • 2016 April 18 – Mixes up 9/11 and 7/11
  • 2016 April 26 – Says Hillary has nothing going for her except the “women’s card”
  • 2016 May 1 – Says China is “raping” the USA with its trade policy
  • 2016 May 3 – Suggests that Ted Cruz’s father was involved in the assassination of JFK
  • 2016 May 5 – Tweets: “The best taco bowls are made in Trump Tower Grill/ I love Hispanics”
  • 2016 May 18 – Resurrects old accusations of rape against Bill Clinton
  • 2016 May 26 – Trump’s Republican delegate count passes 1,237 – the number required to become presumptive Republican nominee for President of the US
  • 2016 June 7 – Trump wins 36 states and breaks the record for the most votes ever cast for a Republican candidate
  • 2016 June 16 – Trump launches presidential campaign
  • 2016 July 15 – Announces Indiana governor Mike Pence as his vice presidential running mate
  • 2016 July 21 – Accepts the Republican nomination
  • 2016 August 9 – Says “if she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do, folks. Although the Second Amendment people – Maybe there is, I don’t know”
  • 2016 August 23 –”Look. It is a disaster the way African-Americans are living…We’ll get rid of the crime…You’ll be able to walk down the street without getting shot.”
  • 2016 September 26 – First presidential general election debate is held in Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York (Hilary Clinton ends up taking majority support after the debate)
  • 2016 October 7 – Tapes are leaked by Access Hollywood showing Donald Trump and Billy Bush bragDonald Trump - I want You caricatureging about sexual exploits in 2005. In the video Trump says “I don’t even wait. And when you’re a star, they let you do it, you can do anything … grab them by the pussy” and about a failed attempt to seduce Nancy O’Dell “I moved on her, and I failed. I’ll admit it, I did try and fuck her. She was married”
  • 2016 October 9 – Second presidential general election debate is held in university of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada (Hilary Clinton ends up very narrowly winning the debate)
  • 2016 October 19 – Third presidential general election debate is held in Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri (Hilary Clinton ends up narrowly winning the debate)
  • 2016 October 28 – James Comey announces that the FBI will be investigating newly discovered emails in relation to its previous investigation of emails sent from Hillary Clinton’s private server
  • 2016 November 6 – James Comey tells Congress there is no evidence that Hillary Clinton should face charges over handling of classified information
  • 2016 November 8 – US Election Day
  • 2016 November 9 – Donald Trump is the projected winner of the election
  • 2016 December 19 – The electors of the Electoral College meet and formally cote for the President and Vice President , selecting Donald Trump and Mike Pence. Trump receives 304 electoral votes and Clinton receives 227 electoral votes
  • 2017 January 6 – Electoral votes formally counted before a joint session of Congress; the President of the Senate formally announces the electoral result.
  • 2017 January 20 – Inauguration of the 45th president Donald Trump and takes the Oath of Office

 

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