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 – ..
1838- Born on July 8. He was a retired German army general who invented the rigid dirigible. 1900 -Zeppelin was nearly 62 years old when he made the first directed flight on July 2. – His 126 m long (419 ft.) zeppelin was kept aloft by 16 bags, or cells, full of hydrogen ..
1932 – He was born on the 27th day of August this year; he comes from Tougan in Sourou Province in the western part of the country. He went to school in Mali and Saint-Louis, Senegal. Then he joined the French military and attended the military academy. 1960 – His a paratrooper at the ..
1898 – Birth of a Chinese warlord 1919 – Appointed commander of his father’s bodyguards after he graduated from Fengtian Military Academy 1921 – Sent to Japan to observe military maneuvers 1922 – Became Major General 1928 – Succeeded his father as the warlord in Manchuria 1936 – Tried to ..
1926 – He was born in Jerusalem. 1942 – At an early age of 16 he joined the Palmach and served the Israeli Military Forces. 1948 – He became the platoon leader in the lost battle of Malkiyah. 1973 – He retired only to rejoin the army of the Yom Kippur War, and then served ..
1806 – He was born on the 16th day of July this year in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 1831 – After a several years of study at the United States Military Academy, he entered the Marine Corps as a Second Lieutenant. 1836 – He attains the rank of First Lieutenant. 1845 – He sailed ..
US Secret Service agent 1963 – flung himself over Lyndon Johnson’s body in Dallas motorcade during John F. Kennedy assassination 1963-1969- chief of White House detail of Secret Service 1969-1971- deputy director of Secr..
1863- Born on May 31; birth of a British explorer and military officer 1882 -He joined the army and traveled extensively through northern India and Tibet searching for trade routes. -His explorations of these areas and of china added greatly to the existing geographical knowledge. 1904 -Lord Curzon, viceroy of India; sent Younghusband ..
Alvin was Born on the 13th of December in the valley of the forks of the three wolves, in Tennessee. York was a christain until his father died, then he turened from the lord God and soon became a drinking man. however, at the age of 28, he became a christain. This happened one night, ..
1864 – Charles Young was born March 12th, in Mayslick, Kentucky, the son of former slaves. His father enlisted as a private in the Fifth Regiment of the Colored Artillery (Heavy) Volunteers. 1880 – Young’s parents moved across the river to Ripley, Ohio, he attended the white high school. He graduated at the age of ..