1729 – Born at Norbury Park, Surrey, England on the 27th of January. 1757 – He was a captain in the First Foot Guards. 1764 – He was appointed Lieutenant Governor of North Carolina. When Governor Arthur Dobbs died the following year. 1771 – Tryon was Governor of the colony of New York. 1775 – ..
Tokugawa Ieyasu is a Japanese general and ruler. 1542 – Born on 31st of January in the Mikawa province with the name Matsudaira Takechiyo. 1549 – Ieyasu’s father Hirotada died of natural causes. At about the same time, Oda Nobuhide died during an epidemic. 1556 – Came of age, and, following tradition, changed his name ..
1724 – Born on Marshfield, Massachusetts. Son of John and Lydia (Waterman) Thomas of Marshfield, Massachusetts. An American general who practiced medicine in Green Harbor and Kingston, Massachusetts. 1761 – Married Hannah Thomas and they had three children. 1770 – Military surgeon in Seven Years’ War. Justice of the peace. 1775 – Brigadier general in ..
1908 – Born in Schenectady, New Yorkon the 28th of February. 1928 – Taylor went to Williams College before enrolling at the Harvard Law School. 1932 – He received his law degree. 1940 – He became general counsel for the FCC. 1942 – He joined Army Intelligence as a major. 1943 – He was promoted ..
1921 – He was born on the 8th day of June this year in Kemusuk village in Central Java. 1940 – He became the battalion commander in the Japanese "self defense corps" when Japan invaded and defeated the Dutch in World War 2. In the 1960’s, he rose to power in relative obscurity as ..
138 AC – Lucius Cornelius Sulla Felix (Latin: L·CORNELIVS·L·F·P·N·SVLLA·FELIX), usually known simply as Sulla, was a Roman general and dictator. Sulla was born into a branch of the Cornelii gens, of impeccable Patrician background, but his family, by the time of his birth, had fallen to an impoverished condition. 112 AC – The Jugurthine ..
1740 – John Sullivan, born on the 17th of February in Somersworth, New Hampshire. Sullivan was the third son of a schoolmaster. He was an American general in the Revolutionary War and a delegate in the Continental Congress. Sullivan served as a major general in the Continental Army and as Governor (or "President") of New ..
544 B.C – Was a Chinese author of The Art of War. 298 B.C – The historian Zhuang Zi, writing in the state of Zhao, recorded that Sun Tzu’s theory had been incorporated into the martial arts techniques of both offense and defense and of both armed and unarmed combat. – Sun Tzu ..
1833 – Born at Laurel Hill on the 6th of February. 1848-1850 – James was enrolled at school in Wytheville. He attended Emory and Henry College. 1854 – He entered the Class at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York. – Stuart was assigned to the U.S. Mounted Rifles in ..
1600 – He was born this year in Scherpenzeel, Peperga, in southern Friesland in the Netherlands. He was the son of a minister, and he studied in Franeker. 1625 – He entered military service in the West Indies. 1634 – He was director of the Dutch West India Company’s colony of Curaçao from ..