1859 – Born on the 8th of January, in Lake Ainslie, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada. 1919 – Became the leader of the Liberal Party of Canada after the death of the former Canadian Prime Minister Sir Wilfrid Laurier. 1921-1923 – Appointed as the Solicitor General of Canada. 1927 – He died ..
1917 – John F. Kennedy was born in Brookline, Massachusetts, the son of Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr. and Rose Fitzgerald. 1935 – He enrolled at the London School of Economics with the intention of studying political economy for a year under the tutelage of Professor Harold Laski, , but an illness hospitalized him ..
1732 – Born February 22, in Westmoreland County, Virginia. 1759 – January 6, Washington married Martha Dandridge Custis. 1754 – 1763 – Gained command experience during the French and Indian War. 1775 – 1783 – Led America’s Continental Army to victory over Britain in the American Revolutionary War which led to the ..
1812 – Birth of the Chinese general and statesman 1644-1911 – Helped revitalize the foundering Qing Dynasty – With Li Hongzhang and Zeng Guofan he quelled the Taiping Rebellion, subsequently becoming governor of his native Hunan province, governor-general of Fujian and Zhejiang provinces, military commander in campaigns against the Nein and Chinese ..
100 AC – Birth of the Roman general, politician, and reformer. 84 AC – Married Cornelia, Lucius Cornelius CINNA’s daughter – rejected the order of Lucius Cornelius SULLA to divorce her – joined populist party led by Lucius Cornelius Cinna the Elder, becoming rival of Sulla, leader of oligarchic party 80 AC – Collected a ..
1873 – A Chinese warlord was born 1911 – He rose from enlisted soldier to become military governor of his native Fengtian province. 1918 – He controlled the other two province of Manchuria. 1926 – He occupied Beijing, known as the Tiger of Manchuria. 1928 – Expelled from the city by the ..
1886- Born on the 18th day of December in into a large farming family in Yilong country in the isolated section of northern Sichuan province. 1904 – He joined the Tongmenghui. 1908 – He entered the Yunnan Military Academy in Kunming, and he taught in the Academy right after he graduated. 1909 – He joined ..
1896- Born on the 2nd of December. – He rose from tsarist army ranks to become the most decorated military figure in soviet history, four times a “hero of the soviet union”. 1919 – He joined the communist party. 1937-38 – He advanced rapidly through different military posts during stalin’s infamous army purge. 1941- Became ..
1924 – He was born in Jullundur, Punjab, India, birth of the Pakistani dictator, general, and politician. 1965 – He served in Burma, Malaya, and Indonesia in World War 2, and in the wars with India. 1976 – He became general and army chief of staff. 1977 – He led a bloodless coup, ..
1358 – Birth of a Bohemian general and leader of Hussites 1415 – Became the leader of the Hussites after Jan Huss, a religious reformer, was executed 1419 – Refused to acknowledge Holy Roman Emperor Sigismund as king of Bohemia despite the offer of taking the vice royalty of Bohemia 1420s – ..