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 ye..
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 Kor..
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 & produ..
US admiral won victory at Midway Island in World War II 1942 president of Naval War College 1946-1..
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 produ..