1838 – Born in a low-class samurai family of Hagi; birth of the modern Japanese Army founder 1863 – commander of Kihei-tai 1868– became prominent in his role in the Meiji Restoration 1869 – flew to Europe along with Saigo Tsugumichi to research about the military system of European Forces 1872-became the pioneering minister of ..
1885 – Born in the village of Osugi Mura on the island of Shikoku, Kochi Prefecture 1905 – graduated from Hiroshima Military Academy 1916 – finished schooling from Japanese War College 1936 – on February 26, lost support from Emperor Hirohito’s administration 1941 led the Malayan campaign forcing Singapore to surrender 1942 – succeeded in ..
431 B.C – He was born this year around Athens, Greece. He is the son of Gryllus, of the deme Erchia of Athens, was a soldier, mercenary and an admirer of Socrates and is known for his writings on the history of his own times, the sayings of Socrates, and the life of Greece. He ..
1860 – Born in Winchester, New Hampshire on October 9th. He served as the Chief of Staff of the United Staes Army and the Governor General of the Philippines. 1886 – He was medically trained and was awarded the Medal of Honor during the Indian Wars while serving as an Assistant Surgeon in the Apache ..
William Scott Worth Brigadier General, United States Army Born on January 6th, 1840, in New York, the son of General William J. Worth, United States Army, and Miss Martha Stafford. He served in the American Civil War, 1861-1866, and was appointed as a Second Lieutenant of Infantry in the 8th United States Infantry ..
1947 – Born on April 4th in Yogyakarta. Indonesian army general. 1968 – He graduated from the military academy. 1981 – His field career was entirely with Kostrad, taking part in East Timor operations. 1988 – He had risen to Assistant for Operations to Chief of Staff in Kostrad’s Second Infantry Division. 1989 – He ..
1750 – Born in Boston, Mass on the 20th of May. 1770 – He went to France as secretary to Benjamin Franklin. 1785 – He studied military science; returned to the United States and settled in Philadelphia. 1801 – He entered the United States Army as major of the Second Regiment of Artillerists and Engineers ..
1842 – Walter Washington Williams born on the 14th of November in Itawamba County, Mississippi, he claimed to have served under General John Bell Hood. Since John Salling and all the other "last claimants" were dead, Walter Williams was celebrated as the "last Confederate veteran." Sometimes Walter G. Williams, claimed to be an American Confederate ..
1757 – Born in Calvert County, Maryland on the 24th of March. 1775 – Wilkinson first served in Thompson’s Pennsylvania rifle battalion. – He was commissioned a captain in September. – He served under Col. Benedict Arnold in the Siege of Boston and at Montreal during the Invasion of Canada. ..
1851 – James Jershom Jezreel, real name James Roland White, born this year. He was a British soldier who founded the New and Latter House of Israel religious sect, known as the Jezreelites, in England. 1880 – His most notable success was the building of the so-called Jezreel’s tower in Gillingham, Kent. 1885 – Died ..