1844 – He was born on the 28th of February.
1861-1864 – He attended the United States Naval Academy.
1889 – Major sea commands included the gunboat USS Yorktown, commissioned.
1904 – He served in the Spanish-American War, fighting at the Battle of Santiago de Cuba, and as commander of the South Atlantic Squadron he played a major part in the Perdicaris incident in Morocco.
– He was particularly noted for his contributions to naval education, and served as president of the Naval War College.
1919 – French Ensor Chadwick died.