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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 ..

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1846 – Born on the 25th of March in Straide, County Mayo, Ireland. He was an Irish social campaigner and nationalist politician who founded the Irish National Land League.   1855 – He began working in a cotton mill at the age of 9 but a month later he left and spent a short period ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 – ..

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1887 – Born in Aplerbeck, near Dortmund, in Westphalia, on the 1st of January, the son of wealthy industrialist Carl Canaris and his wife Auguste.          – German admiral, head of military intelligence (Abwehr) under the Nazi regime and a key participant in the resistance of military officers to Adolf Hitler. 1905 – Canaris ..

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1663 – Born on January 27th in Wrotham, Kent, England. British admiral and politician. 1688 – He gained the rank of Captain in the service of the Royal Navy. 1690 – Married to Margaret Master, daughter of James Master and Joyce Turnor on March 5th. 1703 – He gained the rank of Rear-Admiral. 1704 – ..

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1901 – Born on October 19th in Boulder, Colorado. 1919 – Appointed to the U.S. Naval Academy. 1923 – 7 June: Graduating 70th in his class, he received his commission as Ensign, USN.  That afternoon he married Roberta Gorsuch.  1928 – He was an officer in the battleship Arizona. 1929-1931 – Resuming his formal education ..

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