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Security - Notable Historical Events

Peter the GreatSep 15, 1707

LeninDec 20, 1917

Anne FrankAug 4, 1944

Henry KissingerDec 2, 1968

Gerald FordSep 2, 1974

Nelson MandelaJun 13, 1980

President ReaganApr 14, 1983

Vladimir PutinOct 1, 1998

George W. BushOct 8, 2001

Osama bin LadenJan 16, 2002

Saddam HusseinNov 8, 2002

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Security - Historical Events
Date Event
1707-09-15

Rákóczi II & Tsar Peter the Great sign social security agreement

1882-09-18

Pacific Stock Exchange opens (as Local Security Board)

1917-12-20

Cheka formed - Soviet state security force and forerunner to the KGB, under Felix Dzerzhinsky after decree by Lenin

1923-06-09

Brinks unveils 1st armored security vans

1925-02-09

German Minister Stresemann proposes security treaty with France

1926-03-06

China asks for a seat in the Security council

1926-03-31

German Special Court of Justice for state security disbands

1926-04-22

Persia, Turkey & Afghanistan sign treaties of security

1935-08-14

Social Security Act becomes law

1937-04-27

1st US social security payment made

1939-11-15

US Social Security Administration approves 1st unemployment check

1942-02-02

LA Times urges security measures against Japanese-Americans

1944-08-04

Anne Frank arrested in Amsterdam by German Security Police (Grüne Polizei) following a tip-off from an informer who was never identified

1945-04-16

Colditz Castle, the high-security prisoner of war camp in Germany, is liberated by American troops.

1946-01-17

United Nations Security Council holds its 1st meeting

1947-07-26

National Security Act establishes CIA

1947-09-18

National Security Act passes

1948-06-18

National Security Council authorizes covert operations for 1st time

1949-01-28

UN Security council convicts Dutch aggression in Indonesia

1949-03-04

Security Council of UN recommends membership for Israel

1950-06-17

Egypt, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia & Syria sign security pact

1951-02-06

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site Argonne Atomic Lab (Ill), to demonstrate lax in security

1952-08-23

Arab League security pact goes into effect

1953-03-31

UN Security Council nominates Dag Hammarskjoeld secretary-general

1953-08-08

US & South Korea initial a mutual security pact

1958-06-11

UN Security council sends observers to Lebanon

1960-01-19

Eisenhower & Premier Kishi sign US-Japanese Security pact

1960-06-23

Japan signs security treaty with the US

1960-08-06

The UN Security Council lay down rules which would allow UN forces to enter Congo

1965-11-20

UN Security council calls for boycott of Rhodesia

1968-12-02

Pres Nixon names Henry Kissinger security advisor

1970-03-17

US casts their 1st UN Security Council veto (Support England)

1970-10-30

Northern Ireland Prime Minister James Chichester-Clark meets with British Home Secretary Reginald Maulling to discuss matters related to reforms and security

1971-03-16

Northern Ireland Prime Minister Chichester-Clark meets with British PM Heath to disucss the security situation in Northern Ireland

1971-03-20

Northern Ireland Prime Minister James Chichester-Clark resigns in protest at what he views as a limited security response by the British government

1971-08-05

The British Parliament debate the security situation in Northern Ireland

1971-08-09

Operation Demetrius (or Internment) is introduced in Northern Ireland allowing suspected terrorists to be indefinitely detained without trial; the security forces arrested 342 people suspected of supporting paramilitaries

1971-08-25

Leader of the Social Democratic and Labour Party Gerry Fitt presents a number of allegations of brutality by the security forces in Northern Ireland to representatives of the United Nations

1971-08-31

An inquiry into allegations of brutality by the security forces against those interned without trial in Northern Ireland is announced

1971-11-23

China People's Republic seated in UN Security Council

1971-11-30

The government of the Republic of Ireland states that it will take the allegations of brutality against the security forces in Northern Ireland to the European Court of Human Rights

1971-12-04

The UN Security Council calls an emergency session to consider the deteriorating situation between India and Pakistan.

1971-12-21

UN Security Council chooses Kurt Waldheim as 4th secretary General

1972-06-22

The Irish Republican Army announce that it would call a ceasefire from 26 June 1972 provided that there is a "reciprocal response" from the security forces

1972-07-24

Bugojno group is caught by Yugoslav security forces.

1973-10-22

Security Council Resolution 338-cease fire to Yom Kippur War

1974-04-20

'The Troubles', a period of conflict in Northern Ireland involving republican and loyalist paramilitaries, the British security forces, and civil rights groups. claims its 1000th victim

1974-09-02

US President Gerald Ford signs Employee Retirement Income Security Act

1975-02-01

Otis Francis Tabler is 1st open homosexual to get security clearance to work for the Defense Department

1975-02-10

The Provisional Irish Republican Army agrees to a truce and ceasefire with the British government and the Northern Ireland Office; Seven "incident centres" are established in nationalist areas to monitor the ceasefire and the response of the security forces

1975-08-01

CSCE Final Act creates the Conference for Security and Co-operation in Europe.

1976-01-12

UN Security Council votes 11-1 to seat Palestine Liberation Org

1976-06-23

The U.S. vetoes Angola's application for membership of the United Nations Security

1976-12-07

UN Security Council endorses Kurt Waldheim, sec-gen for 2nd 5 yr term

1977-08-15

Herbert Kappler, head of Nazi police and security services in Rome during WWII, escapes from prison hospital in Rome

1977-09-30

Philippine political prisoners, Eugenio Lopez, Jr. and Sergio Osmeña III successfully escaped from Fort Bonifacio Maximum Security Prison in the Philippines

1977-11-04

UN Security council proclaims weapon embargo against South Africa

1980-06-13

UN Security Council calls for South Africa to free Nelson Mandela

1980-08-20

UN Security Council condemns (14-0, US abstains) Israeli declaration that all of Jersualem is its capital

1982-04-03

UN Security Council demanded Argentina withdraw from Falkland Islands

1982-06-26

US vetos UN Security Council resolution for a limited withdrawal from Beirut of Israeli & Palestine Liberation Organization forces

1982-07-02

In South Africa, the Internal Security Act is passed, giving massive powers to the authorities to investigate any organization or publication

1983-04-14

President Reagan signs $165 billion Social Security rescue

1983-04-20

President Reagan signs a $165B bail out for Social Security

1983-09-12

Security guard Victor Gerena robs West Hartford company of $7 million

1985-08-19

Following the Rubicon speech four days earlier, Archbishop Desmond Tutu snubs P. W. Botha's invitation to attend a meeting to discuss the role and actions of the police and security forces in South Africa

1985-12-04

President Reagan appoints Vice Adm John Poindexter as security adviser

1985-12-18

UN Security Council unanimously condemns "acts of hostage-taking"

1987-02-09

Former national security adviser Robert McFarlane attempts suicide

1988-07-07

Five prominent anti-apartheid activists are released in Cape Town, South Africa after being detained for up to two years under the Internal Security Act

1988-09-07

Security & Exchange Commission accuses Drexel of violating security laws

1988-12-21

Drexel agrees guilt to security felonies, pays a $650 million fine

1989-01-05

2 French TV newsmen arrested for trying to plant fake bombs on 3 airlines at JFK airport in security test

1989-01-26

US computer security expert warns of catastrophic virus

1989-09-11

Drexel formally pleads guilty to security fraud

1989-12-06

Mafia drug kingpin bombs security force at Bogota, kills 52

1990-04-04

Security law violator Ivan Boesky is released from federal custody

1990-04-07

Michael Milken pleads innocent to security law violations

1990-04-24

Security law violator Michael Milken pleads guilty to 6 felonies

1990-06-11

Federal judge sentenced former national security adviser John M Poindexter to 6 months for making false statements to Congress

1990-08-06

UN Security Council votes 13-0 (2 abstensions Cuba & Yemen) to place economic sanctions against Iraq

1990-08-25

UN security council authorizes military action against Iraq

1990-09-25

UN Security Council vote 14-1 to impose air embargo against Iraq

1990-11-21

Michael Milken is sentenced to 10 years for security law violations

1990-11-29

UN Security Council approves US-sponsored resolution authorizing the use of force in the Persian Gulf if Iraq does not withdrawal from Kuwait by Jan. 15, 1991

1991-03-21

UN Security Council panel decided to lift the food embargo on Iraq

1991-04-03

UN Security Council adopts Gulf War truce resolution

1991-04-11

UN Security Council issues formal cease fire with Iraq declaration

1991-10-27

John Brodie wins Security Pacific Senior Golf Classic

1992-03-31

UN Security Council voted to ban flights & arms sales to Libya

1992-07-08

Conference for Security and Co-operation in Europe creates the office of High Commissioner on National Minorities.

1992-07-15

The Security Council of the UN examine violence in South Africa

1992-09-19

UN Security Council votes 12-0 (3 abstentions) to dump Yugoslavia

1992-12-03

UN Security Council votes unanimous for US led forces to enter Somalia

1997-05-02

Republic of Texas security chief Robert Scheidt surrenders

1997-06-04

UN Security renews its "oilforfood" initiative whereby Iraq may sell $2 billion worth of oil to buy food, medicine and other necessities to alleviate civilian suffering under the sanctions imposed when it invaded Kuwait in 1990

1997-08-09

Security guard Abner Louima, attacked by NYC police

1998-10-01

Vladimir Putin became a permanent member of the Security Council of the Russian Federation.

1999-01-15

The Racak incident: 45 Albanians in the Kosovo village of Racak are killed by Yugoslav security forces.

1999-06-06

At the Putim maximum security prison in Brazil, 345 prisoners run from the main gate in the largest jailbreak in Brazilian history, marking the 10th escape for the three-year-old facility. In the ensuing manhunt, two fugitives are killed and five innocent bystanders are accidentally jailed.

1999-11-19

In Istanbul, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe ends a two-day summit by calling for a political settlement in Chechnya and adopting a Charter for European Security.

2000-06-16

Israel complies with UN Security Council Resolution 425 after 22 years, which calls on Israel to completely withdraw from Lebanon. Israel withdraws from all of Lebanon, except the disputed Sheba Farms.

2001-07-02

UN Security Council, facing an almost certain Russian veto, agrees to postpone indefinitely a vote on the US-led "smart sanctions" package for Iraq

2001-07-11

Iraq resumes oil exports, ending a 5-week halt in protest of a US and British-sponsored UN Security Council resolution

2001-10-05

Tom Ridge resigns as Governor of Pennsylvania to become President Bush's Homeland Security Advisor.

2001-10-08

U.S. President George W. Bush announces the establishment of the Office of Homeland Security.

2001-11-29

UN Security Council unanimously approves a resolution extending the Oil-for-Food program in Iraq for another six-month period

2002-01-16

The UN Security Council unanimously establishes an arms embargo and the freezing of assets of Osama bin Laden, Al-Qaida, and the remaining members of the Taliban.

2002-11-08

Iraq disarmament crisis: UN Security Council Resolution 1441 - The United Nations Security Council unanimously approves a resolution on Iraq, forcing Saddam Hussein to disarm or face "serious consequences".

2002-11-13

Iraq disarmament crisis: Iraq agrees to the terms of the UN Security Council Resolution 1441.

2003-01-24

The United States Department of Homeland Security officially begins operation.

2003-03-01

Management of the United States Customs Service and the United States Secret Service move to the United States Department of Homeland Security.

2004-04-08

U.S. National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice testifies before the 9/11 Commission.

2004-07-21

The United Kingdom government publishes Delivering Security in a Changing World, a paper detailing wide-ranging reform of the country's armed forces.

2004-11-30

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge resigns.

2006-01-12

The foreign ministers of the United Kingdom, France, and Germany declare that negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program have reached a dead end and recommend that Iran be referred to the United Nations Security Council.

2006-04-22

243 people are injured in pro-democracy protest in Nepal after Nepali security forces open fire on protesters against King Gyanendra.

2006-07-05

Emergency United Nations Security Council meeting at the U.N in New York City because of North Korean missile tests that day

2009-04-05

North Korea launches its controversial Kwangmyŏngsŏng-2 rocket. The satellite passed over mainland Japan, which prompted an immediate reaction from the United Nations Security Council, as well as participating states of Six-party talks

2009-04-07

Former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori is sentenced to 25 years in prison for ordering killings and kidnappings by security forces.

2009-07-04

The Statue of Liberty's crown reopens to the public after 8 years, due to security reasons following the World Trade Center attacks.

2012-03-05

27 members of Iraq's security force are killed by gunmen disguised as police in Haditha

2012-03-30

Mastercard and Visa announce a massive breach in security with over ten million compromised credit card numbers

2012-08-03

United Nations General Assembly reproaches The United Nations Security Council over its lack of action in Syria

2012-10-12

The United Nations Security Council unanimously approves of an African-led force to oust Islamist militants in northern Mali

2012-12-29

21 security personnel are killed by Pakistani Taliban near Peshawar

2013-03-07

UN Security Council approves further North Korean sanctions for its nuclear testing

2013-08-28

China and Russia walk out of a UN Security Council meeting after the US pushes for immediate action against Syria's use of chemical weapons

2013-10-18

Saudi Arabia becomes the first country to turn down a seat on the UN Security Council in protest over Syria

2013-10-22

22 security force personal are killed in attacks on military checkpoints in Anbar Province, Iraq

2014-05-23

Russia and China veto the U.N. Security Council resolution to establish an International Criminal Court for war crimes in Syria

2014-10-16

New Zealand, Malaysia, Angola, Spain and Venezuela are elected to the United Nations Security Council

2016-01-16

Burkina Faso terror: Security forces raid besieged hotel, free 63 hostages

2016-01-16

Burkina Faso terror: Security forces raid besieged hotel, free 63 hostages

2016-03-02

UN Security Council approves North Korea sanctions

2016-05-26

State department faults Clinton over email security

2016-08-09

50 GOP Officials Warn Donald Trump Would Put Nation's Security 'at Risk'

2016-09-10

UN Security Council strongly condemns North Korean nuclear test

2016-09-18

UN Security Council to meet on US-led air strikes in Syria

2016-11-29

France calls for UN Security Council meeting on Aleppo

2016-12-21

At Least 20 Reported Dead as Congolese Security Forces Fire on Protesters

2017-02-14

UN Security Council condemns North Korea missile launching

2017-02-21

Trump Chooses HR McMaster as National Security Adviser

2017-03-15

British security official denies UK spy agency eavesdropped on Trump

2018-02-28

Report: Jared Kushner's security clearance downgraded

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Security - Birthdays
Date Event
1886-01-31

Alfonso Lopez, Colombia, statesman (Pres UN security council-1948)

1887-02-26

Benegal Narsing Rau, India, pres of UN Security Council (1950)

1896-12-27

Ewan Calague, economist/statistician (Social Security Board)

1910-06-26

Charles Spry, Australian security chief

1913-06-10

Wilbur J Cohen, 1st employee of Social Security System

1919-03-30

McGeorge Bundy, Boston, national security adviser (JFK)

1925-03-19

Brent Scowcroft, Ogden Utah, Lt Gen (USAF)/National Security Council

1928-03-28

Zbigniew Brzezinski, Warsaw, national security advisor (Carter)

1929-05-25

David S Ruder, 23rd chairman of Security & Exchange Commission

1930-10-18

Frank Carlucci, National Security Adviser/Sec of Defense (1987-89)

1931-04-07

Daniel Ellsberg, War on Whistleblowers: Free Press and the National Security State

1935-04-24

Isabella Rye, S+H+E: Security Hazards Expert

1937-04-08

Seymour Hersh, War on Whistleblowers: Free Press and the National Security State

1943-08-23

Peter Lilley, MP/sect of state for British social security

1945-08-26

Tom Ridge, first United States Secretary of Homeland Security (Rep-R-Pennsylvania)

1948-04-27

Frank William Abagnale, Jr., con artist turned security consultant.

1958-06-24

Victor M Gerena, NYC, security guard robbed $7 million (FBI wanted)

1959-03-18

Stephen Copp, Britain's Sexiest Security Videos

1960-02-02

Mark Norris, Private Security Officer: Los Angeles

1962-11-05

Marcus J. Ranum, American computer/network security innovator

1963-11-30

Sarah Long, Homeland Security

1969-04-01

Kiersten Leigh Johnson, Security

1970-05-15

Edmundo Castro, Stiff Security

1971-04-15

Tae-woo Kim, J.S.A.: Joint Security Area

1971-07-24

Herbert Ulrich, J.S.A.: Joint Security Area

1972-06-13

Sang-yeon Park, J.S.A.: Joint Security Area

1974-05-17

Scott Hilton, Homeland Security

1975-05-24

Hee-Jin Woo, National Security

1976-12-06

Matthew T. Johnston, Security He Said/She Said

1977-12-21

Freddy Sanchez, Homeland Security

1979-12-10

Erik Anderson, In Security

1980-01-03

Robert Robinson, Homeland Security

1981-11-30

Pablo Gómez-Castro, Department of Homeland (in)Security

1981-9-23

Sabina Akhmedova, High Security Vacation

1984-07-29

Jon Jones, Secret Service: Security Breach

1990-05-25

Charles Prince, Headlock Security

1990-06-04

Celicia Johnson, Security

1991-11-11

Marieke Douridas, No I in Security

Security - Weddings
Date Event
2013-01-19

Figure skater five-time world champion Michelle Kwan (32) weds director of strategic planning on the National Security Clay Pell at the First Unitarian Church of Providence, Rhode Island

Security - Deaths
Date Event
1953-12-23

Lavrenti P Beria, soviet minister of internal security, executed

1987-04-12

Ewan Calague, economist/statistician (Social Security) dies at 90

1987-05-18

Wilbur J Cohen, 1st employee of Social Security System, dies at 73

1996-09-16

McGeorge Bundy, US national security advisor (1961-66), dies at 77

1998-07-07

Brigadier Theuns Swanepoel, South African Security Police notorious for ordering the police to shoot at protesting school children in 1976, 70

2006-04-30

Marieke Douridas, No I in Security

2011-10-20

Moatassem Gaddafi, Son of Moammar Gaddafi and National Security Adviser of Libya (b. 1977)

2015-12-02

Sandy Berger, National Security Adviser Under Bill Clinton, Dies

2017-05-27

Zbigniew Brzezinski, Jimmy Carter's national security adviser, dies aged 89

2017-05-28

Former US National Security Advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski dies aged 89


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