Hungarian politician, theorist and writer, and army officer. 1791 – Born on the 21st of September in Vienna. Joined the Austrian army and participated in the Napoleonic wars. 1825 – Donated the full annual income of his estates for the establishment of the Hungarian Academy of Science. 1826 – He left the service as a ..
1921 – He was born on the 8th day of June this year in Kemusuk village in Central Java. 1940 – He became the battalion commander in the Japanese "self defense corps" when Japan invaded and defeated the Dutch in World War 2. In the 1960’s, he rose to power in relative obscurity as ..
1619 – A certain Bogdan Sobinin from Domnino village near Kostroma received from Tsar Mikhail one half of Derevischi village. 1912 – Upon the latter’s election to the Russian throne, the Zemsky Sobor sent Prince Vorotynsky and several other boyars to inform Mikhail, then living in Domnino, about his election. – The Susanin ..
138 AC – Lucius Cornelius Sulla Felix (Latin: L·CORNELIVS·L·F·P·N·SVLLA·FELIX), usually known simply as Sulla, was a Roman general and dictator. Sulla was born into a branch of the Cornelii gens, of impeccable Patrician background, but his family, by the time of his birth, had fallen to an impoverished condition. 112 AC – The Jugurthine ..
1740 – John Sullivan, born on the 17th of February in Somersworth, New Hampshire. Sullivan was the third son of a schoolmaster. He was an American general in the Revolutionary War and a delegate in the Continental Congress. Sullivan served as a major general in the Continental Army and as Governor (or "President") of New ..
544 B.C – Was a Chinese author of The Art of War. 298 B.C – The historian Zhuang Zi, writing in the state of Zhao, recorded that Sun Tzu’s theory had been incorporated into the martial arts techniques of both offense and defense and of both armed and unarmed combat. – Sun Tzu ..
1833 – Born at Laurel Hill on the 6th of February. 1848-1850 – James was enrolled at school in Wytheville. He attended Emory and Henry College. 1854 – He entered the Class at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York. – Stuart was assigned to the U.S. Mounted Rifles in ..
1600 – He was born this year in Scherpenzeel, Peperga, in southern Friesland in the Netherlands. He was the son of a minister, and he studied in Franeker. 1625 – He entered military service in the West Indies. 1634 – He was director of the Dutch West India Company’s colony of Curaçao from ..
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1580 – John Smith born and baptized in Willoughby Alford, Lincolnshire where his parents rented a farm from Lord Willoughby. He was an English soldier, sailor, and author. 1596 – He lived an adventurous life, traveling, fighting in wars against the Turks in Transylvania and Hungary, and surviving a period of slavery in Turkey. 1606 ..