US admiral and naval hero captured New Orleans in battle of Mobil..
1864 – Born on the 17th of August in Denton, Texas, U.S.A. 1881 – He entered the Naval Academy on the 28th of September. 1885 – He graduated the Naval Academy on the 5th of June. 1887 – He was promoted to ensign on the 1st of July. – He began three years of ..
1540 – Born on Devonshire, England. An English admiral who circumnavigated the globe, played an important role in defeating the Spanish Armada, and was the most renowned seaman of the Elizabethan Age. 1549 – His detestation of Catholicism had its origins not only in his father’s teaching but in his own early experiences, when ..
1466 – Born on November 30th in Oneglia, Italy. A Genoese condottiere and admiral, was born at Oneglia of an ancient Genoese family. 1503 – Fought in Corsica in the service of Genoa, at that time under French vassalage, and he took part in the rising of Genoa against the French, whom he compelled to ..
German Nazi admiral in World War II led U-boat warfare in World War II last Nazi head of state of Germany 1945 surrendered Germany..
1807 – Born on the 16th of January. He was a Rear Admiral in the United States Navy. 1823 – Commissioned as a Midshipman on 12th of August. 1827-1828 – Served on board the frigate the USS United States, in the Pacific. 1829 – Promoted to Passed Midshipman. 1830-1833 – Served on the sloop the ..
1881 – Darlan was born in Nérac, Lot-et-Garonne, on the 7th of August. 1907 – Graduated from the École Navale. During World War I, he commanded an artillery battery. 1929 – Promoted to Rear Admiral. 1932 – Became Vice Admiral. 1936 – Darlan was made an Admiral and Chief of ..
1915 – Sangad Chaloryu was born. Thai admiral and politician. 1976 – Admiral Sangad Chaloryu seized power in a coup on October 8th. 1977 – He was the head of the government of Thailand. – A bloodless military coup, led by Adm. Sangad Chaloryoo, installs Kriangsak Chomanan as prime minister. 1980 – Sangad ..
1895 – Born on March 26th in Vallejo, California. American Navy admiral and military strategist during World War II. 1916 – Graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy and saw action during World War I as a gunnery officer. 1927 – He was promoted to lieutenant commander. 1936 – He was promoted to commander. 1941 – ..