Home » Military Officer » Archive by category : General (paged 5)

Category : General

1820 – He was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania on the 20th day of September.   1837 – He was nominated to the United States Military Academy by Senator James Buchanan, a family friend.   1841 – He graduated 26th of 50 cadets in the class.   1842 – He was assigned to St. Augustine, Florida, ..

Read more

1746 – Born on the 4th of March,  in Winiary, near Warka. 1762 – He started his career as a page of Charles Christian Wettin, duke of Courland and a vassal of the Polish king. However, soon after his arrival at Mitau, the ducal court was expelled from the palaces by the Russian forces occupying ..

Read more

1718 – Born on January 7th in Danvers, Massachusetts. An American Revolutionary War general. 1775-1758 – Putnam took an active part in the French and Indian War, enlisting as a private and rising to the rank of major in March. He was conspicuous for personal courage and for skill in Indian warfare, and was the ..

Read more

1738 – Born in Sutton, Massachusetts on the 9th of April. 1757-1760 – During the war, Putnam saw action in the Great Lakes region, near Lake Champlain. 1761 – He worked as a millwright. 1769 – Putnam left his occupation as a millwright and became a farmer and surveyor. 1773 – Rufus Putnam, along with ..

Read more

323 BC – Ptolemy was born. 318 BC – His first occupation of Syria and he established at the same time a protectorate over the petty kings of Cyprus. 312 BC – Ptolemy and Seleucus, the fugitive satrap of Babylonia, both invaded Syria, and defeated Demetrius Poliorcetes, the son of Antigonus, in the Battle of ..

Read more

1725 – He was born on the 5th day of February this year in Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States.   1743 – He graduated from Harvard and rose meteorically to the top of the Boston legal profession.   1760 – He received a prestigious appointment as Advocate General of the Admiralty Court.   1761 – He ..

Read more

1937 – Born in Abeokuta, Ogun State on the 5th of March. 1958 – He grew up in Owu, also in Ogun State, and he enlisted in the army. 1975 – He directly participate in the military coup on the 29th of July, led by Murtala Ramat Mohammed, he supported it and was named Murtala’s ..

Read more

1885 – Born in Lauro, province of Avellino on the 21st of January. 1906 – He began work with the Italian state railways, where he worked on electrification of the rail system. 1911 – His interests turned to the field of aeronautical engineering and he enrolled in a one year course offered by the Italian ..

Read more