1926 – He was born in Hattiesburg, Mississippi on the 13th of October. 1946 – Brown enlisted in the Naval Reserve and was appointed a Midshipman, USN. 1948 – He was designated a Naval Aviator in October. 1949 – He received his commission as Ensign in April. 1950 – On the 4th of December, while ..
1927 – Wesley Anthony Brown was born in Maryland on the 3rd April. 1944 – He served in the Korean War and the Vietnam War and served in the US Navy. 1945 – He attended Dunbar High School in the District of Columbia, and was appointed to the Naval Academy as a Midshipman. 1949 – ..
1814 – He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on the 2nd of January. 1831 – He graduated at Rutgers College. 1835 – He was admitted to the bar in New York City. 1837 – He devoted himself principally to the study of American colonial history. 1839 – He obtained an appointment as attaché of the ..
1911 – Born on the 19th of August. He was the third son of Hugh, 1st Viscount Falmouth. 1739 – He entered the navy, and distinguished himself at the taking of Porto Bello. 1742 – He married, and entered parliament as member for Truro. 1744 – Captured the French frigate "Médée", commanded ..
– Walter F. Boone was an admiral, who after retiring from the Navy, became the NASA Deputy Associate Administrator for Defense Affairs. 1918 – Boone’s first wartime assignment was aboard the Ohio, operating with the Atlantic Fleet. 1921 – Admiral Boone graduated from the Naval Academy. 1942 – He was given his second ..
1939 – Born in South Bend, Indiana, on the 26th of November. He was an admiral of the United States Navy and the 25th Chief of Naval Operations (CNO). 1956 – Enlisted in the U.S. Navy and attained the rank of Personnel Petty Officer First Class. 1962 – He was selected for commissioning under the ..
1599 – Robert Blake was born in Bridgwater, Somerset, United Kingdom. 1615 – Attended Oxford University he had hoped to follow an academic career, but failed to secure a fellowship to Merton College, probably because of his political and religious views. 1640 – Blake was elected as the Member of Parliament for Bridgwater in the ..
1890 – Born on the 28th of June in New York City. He was an admiral in the United States Navy during World War II. 1913 – Blandy graduated first in his class from the United States Naval Academy. 1914 – He participated in the occupation of Veracruz, Mexico and served on board the battleship ..
1754 – William Bligh was born on the 9th of September in Plymouth, Devon. 1770 – He joined H.M.S. Hunter as an able seaman. 1771 – Became a midshipman and was transferred to the Crescent. 1776 – He was selected by Captain James Cook for the position of Sailing Master. 1780 – Reached England again ..
1853 – He was born on the 15th of December in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. – He was educated at the University of Pennsylvania. 1875 – Biddle was commissioned a second lieutenant in the Marine Corps. 1882 – He returned to sea duty on the Kearsarge in March. 1884 – He was promoted to first ..