1742 – born Water Newton, Cambridgeshire, England 1753 – goes to sea, possibly as a captain’s servant. Not much is known of his early life, and this date is inferred, as he would have needed at least six years experience to take the lieutenant’s exam 1759 – passes exam and is commissioned a ..
1869 – Adger was born in Charleston, South Carolina on October 31, 1869. 1890 – Graduated from the United States Naval Academy. 1905 – Become a Lieutenant Commander. 1911 – Promoted as a Commander. 1913 – Adger took command on the USS Chester. 1921 – Qualified as a chief of the Bureau of Aeronautics and ..
1371 – He was born this year in Kunyang, Yunnan province, China. He grew up speaking Arabic and Chinese, learning much about the world to the west and its geography and customs. 1381 – After the Ming army conquered Yunnan, he was taken captive as a young boy in this year. He was castrated, ..
1870 – He was a German Admiral born in Bielitz. 1914 – He was the captain of Von der Tann in the Battle of Jutland. 1932 – He died this year. 2.3 / 5 ( ..
1923 – Stansfield Turner, born on the 1st of December in Highland Park, Illinois. He was an Admiral and Director of Central Intelligence. He is currently a senior research scholar at the University of Maryland, College Park School of Public Policy . He is a Christian Scientist. 1946 – Attained a commission in the United ..
US admiral in World War II and Korea. 1 / 5 ..
US vice admiral and aviator U.S. Naval Attache to Moscow Head of Bureau of Aeronautics development of WWII naval aircraft Author of Russian Assignment father of Leslie Stevens, playwright & producer 2.8 / 5 ( ..
US admiral won victory at Midway Island in World War II 1942 president of Naval War College 1946-1948 2.6 / 5 ( ..
1809 – Admiral Raphael Semmes, born on the 27th of September in Charles County, Maryland. He was an officer in the United States Navy. 1819 – He was orphaned at the age of ten. 1824 – He began training as a U.S. Navy Midshipman at the age of 15. 1849 – He moved to Mobile, ..
US theater manager and opera producer 2.4 / 5 ( ..