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Army - Notable Historical Events

Alexander the GreatMay 22, -334

OctavianOct 23, -42

Mark AntonyJul 31, -30

TitusSep 7, 70

Septimius SeverusApr 9, 193

DiocletianNov 20, 284

StilichoApr 6, 402

CharlemagneAug 15, 778

SaladinJul 3, 1187

Frederick IJun 10, 1190

Alexander NevskyJul 15, 1240

Edward IIIAug 26, 1346

Joan of ArcMay 7, 1429

Diego de AlmagroJul 12, 1537

AkbarMar 3, 1575

Samuel de ChamplainJun 19, 1610

Charles IAug 28, 1640

Oliver CromwellJun 14, 1645

George WashingtonJun 15, 1775

NapoleonSep 30, 1805

José de San MartínJan 18, 1817

Simon BolívarAug 6, 1824

Victor Emmanuel IIJun 24, 1859

George McClellanJul 27, 1861

Stonewall JacksonMar 11, 1862

Robert E. LeeSep 9, 1862

Ulysses S. GrantMar 9, 1864

Sitting BullMay 5, 1877

Orville WrightJul 27, 1909

Nicolas IIFeb 26, 1917

TrotskyMar 13, 1918

HitlerMar 21, 1933

MussoliniOct 2, 1935

Mao ZedongOct 19, 1935

Francisco FrancoJul 18, 1936

StalinJun 12, 1937

George MarshallSep 1, 1939

Jimmy StewartMar 22, 1941

Irving BerlinJul 24, 1942

Walter JohnsonAug 23, 1942

PattonMar 10, 1945

Joe LouisOct 1, 1945

Joseph McCarthyMar 11, 1954

Elvis PresleyDec 20, 1957

Muhammad AliApr 28, 1967

Jean-Paul SartreDec 4, 1974

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Army - Historical Events
Date Event
539

The army of Cyrus the Great of Persia takes Babylon.

479

Greco-Persian Wars: Persian forces led by Mardonius are routed by Pausanias, the Spartan commander of the Greek army in the Battle of Plataea. Along the with the Greek victory on the same day in the Battle of Mycale, the Persian invasion of Greece is halted.

390

Roman-Gaulish Wars: Battle of the Allia - a Roman army is defeated by raiding Gauls, leading to the subsequent sacking of Rome.

338

A Macedonian army led by Philip II defeated the combined forces of Athens and Thebes in the Battle of Chaeronea, securing Macedonian hegemony in Greece and the Aegean.

334

The Macedonian army of Alexander the Great defeats Darius III of Persia in the Battle of the Granicus

216

Second Punic War: Battle of Cannae - Carthaginian army lead by Hannibal defeats numerically superior Roman army under command consuls Lucius Aemilius Paullus and Gaius Terentius Varro.

202

Battle of Zama: Hannibal Barca, leader of the invading Carthaginian army, defeated by Roman legions under Scipio Africanus.

105

Battle of Arausio: The Cimbri inflict the heaviest defeat on the Roman army of Gnaeus Mallius Maximus.

86

Lucius Cornelius Sulla, at the head of a Roman Republic army, enters Athens, removing the tyrant Aristion who was supported by troops of Mithridates VI of Pontus.

42

Roman Republican civil wars: Second Battle of Philippi - Brutus's army is decisively defeated by Mark Antony and Octavian. Brutus commits suicide.

30

Battle of Alexandria: Mark Antony achieves a minor victory over Octavian's forces, but most of his army subsequently deserts, leading to his suicide.

BC
AD
69-01-02

Roman Lower Rhine army proclaims its commander, Vitellius, emperor

70-09-07

Roman army under General Titus occupies & plunders Jerusalem

70-09-27

Walls of upper city of Jerusalem battered down by Roman army

193-04-09

Septimius Severus is proclaimed Roman Emperor by the army in Illyricum (in the Balkans).

197-02-19

Lucius Septimius Severus' army beats Clodius Albinus at Lyon

284-11-20

Diocletian is proclaimed Roman Emperor by his soldiers in the army of the east

363-03-05

Roman Emperor Julian moves from Antioch with an army of 90,000 to attack the Sassanid Empire, in a campaign which would bring about his own death.

363-05-29

Roman Emperor Julian defeats the Sassanid army in the Battle of Ctesiphon, under the walls of the Sassanid capital, but is unable to take the city.

378-08-09

Battle of Adrianople, Goth army defeats Roman forces under Emperor Valens

402-04-06

Battle at Pollentia: Roman army under Stilicho beats Visigoten

406-08-23

Battle at Florence: Stilicho's Roman army beats Radagaisus' Barbarians

630-01-01

The Prophet Muhammad sets out toward Mecca with the army that captures it bloodlessly.

641-06-09

Arabic/Islamic army contrasts with the Hippo over Alexandria

680-10-10

Al-Hussein (Al-Ḥusayn ibn) and his followers killed at Karbala by army of Yazid, the Umayyad caliph, on the way to Kufa

778-08-15

Battle of Roncevaux Pass: Roland, commander of the rearguard of Charlemagne's army is defeated by the Basques

870-12-31

Skirmish at Englefield: Ethelred of Wessex beats Danish invasion army

871-01-04

Battle at Reading: Ethelred of Wessex beats Danish invasion army

871-01-08

Battle of Ashdown: Ethelred of Wessex and his brother Alfred (the Great) beat invading Danish army

871-01-22

Battle of Basing: Danish invasion army beats Saxon Ethelred of Wessex

871-03-22

Battle at Marton: Ethelred van Wessex beats Danish invasion army

910-08-05

The last major Viking army to raid England is defeated at the Battle of Tettenhall by the allied forces of Mercia and Wessex, led by King Edward and Earl Aethelred.

917-08-20

Battle at Anchialus: Bulgaria army counter attacks Byzantines

963-07-02

The imperial army proclaims Nicephorus Phocas to be Emperor of the Romans on the plains outside Cappadocian Caesarea.

971-01-23

In China, the war elephant corps of the Southern Han are soundly defeated at Shao by crossbow fire from Song Dynasty troops. The Southern Han state is forced to submit to the Song Dynasty, ending Southern Han rule, also first regular war elephant corps employed in Chinese army

1066-09-25

The Battle of Stamford Bridge; an English army under King Harold Godwinson beat the invading Norwegians led by King Harald Hardrada and Harold's brother Tostig, who were both killed. Three weeks later Harold died fighting the Normans at Hastings.

1066-10-14

Battle of Hastings, Duke William of Normandy and Norman army defeat English forces of Harold II

1086-10-23

Battle of az-Zallaqah: Army of Yusuf ibn Tashfin defeats the forces of Castilian King Alfonso VI

1099-08-12

Battle at Ascalon: Godfried of Broth leading the Crusaders beats Egyptians Fatimid army

1121-08-12

Battle of Didgori: the Georgian army under King David the Builder wins a decisive victory over the famous Seljuk commander Ilghazi.

1128-06-24

Afonso I of Portugal defeats army of his mother Theresa

1167-05-29

Battle of Monte Porzio - A Roman army supporting Pope Alexander III is defeated by Christian of Buch and Rainald of Dassel

1187-07-03

Battle of Horns of Hattin; Saladin, Sultan of Egypt and Syria, destroys Jerusalem's crusader army.

1190-06-10

Third Crusade: Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I Barbarossa drowns while crossing the Saleph River (now called the Göksu in modern Turkey) while leading an army to Jerusalem.

1229-09-12

The Aragonese army under the command of James I of Aragon disembarks at Santa Ponça, Majorca, with the purpose of conquering the island.

1240-07-15

A Novgorodian army led by Alexander Nevsky defeats the Swedes in the Battle of the Neva.

1250-07-03

Louis IX of France is captured by Baibars' Mamluk army at the Battle of Fariskur while he is in Egypt conducting the Seventh Crusade; he later has to ransom himself.

1260-09-03

Battle of Ain Djaloet, Palestine defeats Mongols army

1266-02-26

Battle of Benevento fought in Southern Italy between Manfred of Sicily and army of Charles of Anjou

1302-07-11

Battle of the Golden Spurs (Guldensporenslag in Dutch) near Kortrijk, Belgium. Flemish coalition defeat French army

1306-06-19

The Earl of Pembroke's army defeats Robert Bruce's Scottish army at the Battle of Methven.

1330-11-09

Battle of Posada, Wallachian Voievode Basarab I defeats the Hungarian army in an ambush

1346-08-26

Battle of Crécy, south of Calais in northern France; Edward III's English longbows defeat Philip VI's army, cannons used for first time in battle

1355-11-02

English invasion army under king Edward lands at Calais

1380-07-19

Thomas of Buckingham's invasion army lands on Calais

1382-05-03

Battle of Beverhoutsveldn near Bruges - Ghent town army beats drunken Bruges militia

1382-11-27

Battle of Westrozebeke/Roosebeke. French army defeats the Flemish army. Flemish leader Philip Van Artevelde killed and corpse displayed

1388-04-09

Battle of Näfels; Glarius Swiss defeat Habsburg (Austrian) army

1389-06-28

Ottomans defeat Serbian army in the bloody Battle of Kosovo, opening the way for the Ottoman conquest of Southeastern Europe (see Vidovdan).

1415-08-13

King Henry V of England army lands on mouth of Seine River

1415-10-25

Battle of Agincourt: Henry V's forces defeat larger French army and the longbow defeats the armoured knight

1423-07-31

Hundred Years' War: Battle of Cravant - the French army is defeated at Cravant on the banks of the river Yonne.

1429-05-07

English siege of Orleans broken by Joan of Arc and the French army

1429-07-16

Army entered Reims

1429-07-16

Joan of Arc and the French army enter the city of Rheims

1448-10-17

Second Battle of Kosovo, where the mainly Hungarian army led by John Hunyadi were defeated by an Ottoman army led by Sultan Murad II.

1454-09-18

In the Battle of Chojnice, the Polish army is defeated by the Teutonic army during the Thirteen Years' War.

1456-07-22

Battle at Nandorfehervar (Belgrade): Hungarian army under Janos Hunyadi beats sultan Murad II

1481-12-26

Battle at Westbroek: Dutch army beats Utrecht

1483-09-03

Utrecht surrenders to Habsburg army

1485-08-01

Henry Tudor's army sails to England (future Henry VII)

1485-08-07

Henry Tudor's (Henry VII to be) army lands in Milford Haven, South Wales

1487-06-04

Lord Lovell & John de la Poles army land at Furness Lancashire

1489-12-04

Battle of Baza - Spanish army captures Baza from Moors

1497-07-26

"Edward IV's son" Perkin Warbeck's army lands in Cork

1503-04-28

Battle at Cerignalo: Spanish army under G Cordoba beats France

1503-12-27

Battle at Garigliano] Spanish army under G Cordoba beats France

1503-12-29

Battle at Carigliano: Spanish army beats France

1509-04-16

French army under Louis XII enters Alps

1514-09-08

Battle of Orsha: Polish/Lithuania army defeat the Russian army

1517-04-13

Osmaanse army occupies Cairo

1522-06-24

Battle of La Bicocca: a combined French and Venetian was decisively defeated by a Spanish-Imperial and Papal army

1525-02-20

Swiss & German mercenaries desert Francois I's army

1525-05-15

The battle of Frankenhausen: German peasant army surrounded, 5,000 slaughtered ; ends the peasants' uprising

1528-06-30

Burgundian army occupies Utrecht

1531-10-28

Battle of Amba Sel: Imam Ahmad ibn Ibrihim al-Ghazi again defeats the army of Lebna Dengel, Emperor of Ethiopia. The southern part of Ethiopia falls under Imam Ahmad's control.

1537-07-12

Battle of Albancay: Diego de Almagro defeated by army led by Alonso de Alvarado on behalf of Francisco Pizarro

1537-08-25

The Honourable Artillery Company, the oldest surviving regiment in the British Army, and the second most senior, is formed.

1543-02-11

Battle at Wayna Daga: Ethiopian/Portugese troops beat Muslim army

1543-08-22

Emperor Charles V's army occupies Duren

1549-08-27

Battle of Dussindale: John Dudley Earl of Warwick destroys Robert Kett's army, ending Kett's rebellion

1554-01-25

Sir Thomas Wyatt gathers an army in Kent, rebels against Queen Mary

1563-07-27

French army recaptures Le Havre

1565-01-25

Battle at Talikota India: the Deccan sultanate destroy Vijayanagar's army and the last Hindu kingdom of Southern India

1567-03-11

Geuzen army leaves Walcheren to return to Oosterweel

1567-06-15

Battle at Carberry, Scotland: Protestant troops beat Earl Bothwell's army

1567-08-08

Duke of Alva's army enters Brussels, Belgium

1567-11-10

Battle at St-Denis: French government army vs Huguenots

1568-10-05

William of Oranges army occupies Brabant

1570-07-25

Battle at Arnay-le-Duc Bourgundy: Huguenots-French government army

1572-06-09

Willem van Oranges army occupies Gelderland

1572-07-19

Battle at Saint Ghislain: Spanish army beats The Genlis' mercenaries

1572-10-02

Spanish army occupies/plunders/destroys Mechelen

1572-10-05

Spanish army under Alva's son Don Frederik plunders Mechelen

1572-12-13

Spanish army beats Geuzen fleet (confederacy of Calvinist Dutch nobles) under admiral Lumey

1572-12-17

Spanish army begins fires in Haarlem Netherlands

1573-07-13

Haarlem surrenders after 7 months to Spanish army

1575-03-03

Indian Mughal Emperor Akbar defeats Bengali army at the Battle of Tukaroi.

1576-05-29

Spanish army under Mondragon conquerors Zierik sea

1577-07-24

Spanish army/German mercenaries conquer Namur

1580-06-27

Duke of Alva's army occupies Portugal

1584-07-10

Spanish army leader Richebourg conquerors Liefkenshoek, Belgium

1585-06-23

Spanish army under Tassis beats Amerongen Staatse troops

1586-01-15

Battle at Boxum: Spanish troops under Tassis beat state army

1586-09-22

Battle at Zutphen: English vs Dutch army

1586-10-02

Battle at Zutphen: English-Dutch army

1587-12-17

The Earl Leicester's army leaves Netherlands

1588-08-12

Medemblik surrenders to Spanish army

1590-09-05

Alexander Farnese's army forces Henry IV of France to raise the siege of Paris.

1591-03-13

Battle at Tondibi: Moroccans army under Judar beats sultan Askia Ishaq II of Songhai

1591-11-12

Castiliaans army occupies Zaragoza

1595-08-23

Michael the Brave confronts the Ottoman army in the Battle of Calugareni.

1595-10-09

The Spanish army captures Cambrai.

1600-07-01

Prince Maurits' army occupies Newport Flanders Neth

1600-07-02

Battle at Newport: Earl Mauritius van Nassau beats Spanish Army

1602-01-02

Spanish force in Ireland surrender to the English army at Kinsdale

1603-03-30

Battle at Mellifont: English army under Lord Mountjoy beats Irish

1604-04-25

Count Maurits' army lands at Cadzand

1604-09-20

Spanish army under Spinola recaptures Oostende

1605-08-18

Spanish army under of general Spinola conquerors Lingen

1605-10-27

Spanish army under General Spinola occupies Wachtendonk

1608-05-19

Matthias von Habsburgs army reaches Lieben, at Prague

1610-06-19

Samuel de Champlain and his French army defeat the Mohawk people at the Battle of Sorel in New France, present-day Sorel-Tracy, Quebec

1610-06-24

Battle of Klushino: King Sigismund II's Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth army beats Russia & Sweden

1621-06-25

French government army occupies Fort St Jean d'Angély at La Rochelle

1631-10-10

Saxon army occupies Prague

1632-09-01

Battle at Castelnaudary: Henri de Montmorency's rebellion army loses

1632-10-01

Battle at Castelnaudary: Duke Henri de Montmorency's rebel army loses

1632-11-06

Battle at Lutzen: Swedish/Saxon army beats imperial armies

1640-08-03

2,000 men VOC-army surrounds the city of Malakka

1640-08-28

Second Bishop's War: King Charles I's English army loses to a Scottish Covenanter force at the Battle of Newburn

1641-07-06

Battle at La Marfée Sedan: Earl Soisson beats French government army

1643-05-19

Battle at Rocroi/Allersheim: French army destroys Spanish army

1643-09-20

First Battle of Newbury (English civil war): King Charles I's forces beaten by a parliamentary army led by the Earl of Essex and Philip Stapleton

1643-11-24

Battle of Tuttlingen: Beiers army under Gen Mercy beats France

1644-01-24

Parliamentary army wins battle of Nantwich, Cheshire, English Civil War

1645-04-03

English Long Parliament passes the Self-Denying Ordinance, limiting regional armies, significant step toward New Model Army

1645-06-14

Battle of Naseby, Leicestershire "New Model Army" under Oliver Cromwell & Thomas Fairfax beat royalists forces of English King Charles I

1645-07-10

Battle at Langport, Somerset: Cromwell's New Model Army beats Royalists

1645-09-11

Thomas Fairfax's 'New Model Army' occupies Bristol

1646-06-25

Thomas Fairfax's New Model Army occupies Oxford

1647-06-04

English Parliamentary army under Cornet George Joyce takes King Charles I as a prisoner during Second Civil War

1648-04-22

English army claims king Charles I responsible for bloodshed

1648-11-30

English Parliamentary army captures King Charles I

1650-04-27

The Battle of Carbisdale: Royalist army under Marquess of Montrose invades mainland Scotland from Orkney; defeated by a Covenanter army.

1650-08-03

Viceroy Willem II & Amsterdam reach accord about standing army

1652-05-04

Battle at Etampes: French army under Turenne beats Fronde rebels

1655-07-31

Russo-Polish War (1654-1667): the Russian army enters the capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, Vilnius, which it holds for six years.

1657-07-13

Oliver Cromwell constrains English army leader John Lambert

1660-01-01

General Moncks army battles with the Tweed on way to London

1660-01-01

Thomas Fairfax' New Model-army occupies York

1660-02-03

General Moncks army reaches London

1663-09-25

Austrian Fort Neuhausl surrenders to invading Turkish army

1664-01-21

Count Miklos of Zrinyi sets out to battle Turkish invasion army

1665-06-06

Battle at Monte Carlo: English & Portuguese army beat Spain

1665-06-17

Battle at Viciosa: English & Portuguese army beat Spain

1670-10-01

-4] Battle at Simbirsk a/d Wolga: Russian army beats Boers

1672-06-12

French army under Gen Turenne crosses Rhine at Lobith

1673-11-11

Second Battle of Khotyn in the Ukraine, Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth forces under the command of Jan Sobieski. defeat the Ottoman army. In this battle, rockets of Kazimierz Siemienowicz were successfully used.

1675-01-05

Battle at Turkheim (Colmar): French army beats Brandenburg

1675-06-28

Battle at Fehrbellin: Brandenburg army beats Sweden

1676-12-03

Battle of Lund (Scanian War): Swedish army of 8,000 defeats much larger joint Danish/Dutch force of 13,000

1676-12-04

Battle of Lund: A Danish army under the command of King Christian V of Denmark engages the Swedish army commanded by Field Marshal Simon Grundel-Helmfelt.

1677-12-12

Brandenburgs army occupies Stettin

1687-09-26

Acropolis in Athens attacked by Venetian army trying to eject Turks, the Parthenon is subsequently damaged in the war.

1688-11-15

Prince Willem III's army lands at Torbay, England; the 'Glorious Revolution' commences

1690-06-24

King William III's army lands at Carrickfergus Ireland [OS=June 14]

1690-07-01

Battle of Colors: French beats Spanish/Dutch army

1690-07-01

Army of Protestant King William III defeats deposed Roman Catholic King James II in Battle of Boyne in Ireland

1690-08-01

Battle at Staffarda: French army beats Victor Amadeus of Savoy

1691-07-22

Battle at Aghrim: English/Dutch army beats France

1691-10-03

English & Dutch army occupies Limerick Ireland

1692-08-03

Battle at Steenkerke: French beat English/Dutch army

1693-07-04

Battle at Boussu-lez-Walcourt: French-English vs Dutch army

1694-06-07

English invasion army under Thomas Tollemache reaches Brest

1695-09-01

Dutch/English army under king Willem III occupies Names

1695-09-01

French garrison of castle Namur surrenders fto the army of the Grand Alliance under the command of King William III of England

1697-11-10

English parliament accept army reduction

1700-08-18

Swedish, English & Dutch army lands on Seeland, Denmark

1703-05-01

Battle at Rultusk: Swedish army beats Russians

1703-08-21

Turkish army removes Sultan Mustafa II in The Edirne Event, lessening the power of the sultans

1703-09-12

English army under arch duke Charles of Austria lands in Portugal

1704-08-13

French & Bavarian forces were routed by a combined British, German & Dutch army at Blenheim, Germany

1706-02-13

Battle at Fraustadt: Swedish army beats Russia/Saksen

1708-08-03

Battle at Trencsén: Austria beats Hungarian rebellion army

1708-09-11

Charles XII of Sweden stops his march to conquer Moscow outside Smolensk, marking the turning point in the Great Northern War. The army is defeated nine months later in the Battle of Poltava, and the Swedish empire is no longer a major power.

1708-09-28

Battle at Lesnaya: Russian army captures Swedish convoy

1708-10-09

Battle at Lesnaya: Russian army captures Swedish convoy

1711-12-31

Duke of Marlborough fired as English army commander

1712-07-24

Battle at Denain: France under Villars beat Dutch army

1715-11-13

Battle of Sheriffmuir during Jacobite rebellion. Battle inconclusive but Government forces halt advance of Jacobite army lead by Scottish Earl of Mar

1734-03-10

Spanish army under Don Carlos (III) draws into Naples

1734-06-30

Russian army occupies Danzig

1737-07-18

Battle at Banja Luka: Turkish army beats Austrians

1739-02-24

Battle of Karnal: The army of Iranian ruler Nadir Shah defeats the forces of the Mughal emperor of India, Muhammad Shah.

1741-11-26

French & Beiers army occupies Prague

1743-08-14

Prussian army occupies Saksen, beginning 2nd Silezian War

1744-05-17

French army takes Austrian Netherlands

1745-01-06

Bonnie Prince Charlies army draws to Glasgow

1745-09-21

Battle of Preston Pans: Bonnie Prince Charles beats English army

1745-09-22

Bonnie Prince Charlie's army returns to Edinburgh

1745-11-11

Bonnie Prince Charlie's army enters England

1745-11-29

Bonnie Prince Charlie's army moves into Manchester & occupies Carlisle

1745-12-06

Bonnie Prince Charlies army retreats to Scotland

1745-12-10

Bonnie Prince Charlie's army reaches Manchester

1745-12-17

Bonnie Prince Charlie's army retreats to Scotland

1745-12-20

Bonnie Prince Charlie's army reaches the river Esk

1745-12-31

Bonnie Prince Charlies army meets with de Esk

1746-01-03

Bonnie Prince Charlies army leaves Glasgow, [NS=1/14]

1746-01-14

Bonnie Prince Charlie's army leaves Glasgow [OS=Jan 3]

1746-04-16

Battle of Culloden, the last battle on British soil: Royalist troops under the Duke of Cumberland defeat the Jacobite army.

1746-06-16

Battle at Piacenza: Austria & Sardinia beat Spanish & French army

1746-09-21

French expeditionary army occupies Labourdonnais & Dupleix Madras

1747-07-01

Battle at Lafeld: France beat British/Dutch army

1752-06-09

French army surrenders to the British in Trichinopoly India

1755-09-08

Battle of Lake George in the Province of New York: British army beats French

1756-10-15

Saxon army surrenders to Prussia

1757-05-06

Battle of Prague: Frederick II of Prussia's forces defeat Austrian army

1757-06-18

Battle at Kolin Bohemia: Austrian army beats Prussia

1757-06-23

Robert Clive defeats army led by Suraja Dowlaat Plassey, wins control of Bengal

1757-07-26

Battle at Hastenbeck: French army beats Duke of Cumberland

1757-08-19

Battle at Gross Jagerndorf: Russian army beats Prussia [NS=Aug 30]

1757-08-30

Battle at Gross Jagerndorf: Russian army beats Prussia [OS=Aug 19]

1757-12-05

Battle of Leuthen: Prussian army beats Austrians

1758-10-14

Battle at Hochkirk, Saksen: Austrian army beats Prussia

1758-12-31

British expeditionary army occupies Goree (Dakar) Senegal

1759-08-12

Battle of Kunersdorf - Russian-Austrian army overpowers Prussians

1759-11-21

Battle at Maxen: Prussian army surrenders to Austrians

1760-09-08

French army surrenders Montreal to General Jeffrey Amherst

1760-09-28

Russian & Austrian army occupies Berlin

1760-10-02

Russian/Austrian army evacuates Berlin [NS=10/13]

1760-10-13

Russian/Austrian army evacuates Berlin

1761-01-07

Battle at Panipat India: Afghan army beats Mahratten

1761-12-16

Seven Years' War: After four-month siege, Russian army under Pyotr Rumyantsev takes Prussian fortress of Kolobrzeg (German: Kolberg).

1774-06-11

Jews of Algiers escape attacking Spanish Army

1774-07-12

Cossack leader Emilian Pugachevs army occupies Kazan

1775-06-14

US Army founded

1775-06-15

George Washington appointed commander-in-chief of American Army

1775-07-03

Washington takes command of Continental Army at Cambridge, Mass

1775-07-10

Horatio Gates issues order excluding blacks from Continental Army

1775-10-08

Officers decide to bar slaves & free blacks from Continental Army

1775-10-23

Continental Congress approves resolution barring blacks from army

1775-11-07

Lord Dunmore promises freedom to male slaves who join British army

1776-08-30

US army evacuates Long Island and falls back to Manhattan, NYC

1776-12-08

George Washington's retreating army crosses Delaware River from NJ

1777-01-03

General George Washington's revolutionary army defeats British forces at Battle of Princeton, NJ

1777-07-31

Marquis de Lafayette, 19, made major-general of Continental Army

1777-12-02

British Gen Howe plots attack on Washington's army for Dec 4

1777-12-17

George Washington's army returns to Valley Forge, Pa

1778-02-23

Baron von Steuben joins Continental Army at Valley Forge

1778-07-08

George Washington headquarters at West Point for his Continental Army

1779-03-11

US army Corps of Engineers established (1st time)

1780-01-04

Snowstorm hit Washington's army at Morristown, NJ

1781-01-01

1,500 soldiers of the 6th Pennsylvania Regiment under General Anthony Wayne's command rebel against the Continental Army's winter camp in Morristown, New Jersey as part of the Pennsylvania (Continentals; Regiment) Mutiny of 1781.

1781-08-01

British army under general Cornwallis occupies Yorktown, Virginia

1782-08-07

George Washington first creates Purple Heart medal (original name Badge of Military Merit) as commander of the Continental Army

1783-11-02

General George Washington, later 1st American President, bids farewell to his army after the American Revolutionary War

1783-11-03

Washington orders Continental Army disbanded

1783-12-23

General George Washington resigns his military commission as Commander-in-Chief of the Army to Congress

1787-09-13

Prussian army moves into Netherlands

1787-10-10

Amsterdam surrenders to Prussian invasion army

1788-06-07

Masses stone French army at Grenoble

1788-12-17

Russian army of Grigorij Potemkin occupies Ocharov

1789-09-29

US War Dept established a regular army

1790-12-02

Austrian army occupies Brussels

1792-05-19

Russian army enters Poland

1792-07-11

Prussia army moves into French territory

1792-11-06

Battle of Jemappes: French army beats Holy Roman Empire

1793-03-18

2nd Battle at Neerwinden: Austria army beats France

1794-06-26

Battle of Fleurus; major victory by forces of the First French Republic under General Jean-Baptiste Jourdan over the Coalition Army (Great Britain, Hanover, Dutch Republic, and Habsburgs) first use of reconnaissance balloon

1795-01-16

French army under Pichegru occupies Utrecht Neth

1798-03-07

The French army enters Rome: the birth of the Roman Republic.

1798-08-27

Battle at Castelbar, Ireland: French army hunts the English

1799-05-04

Fourth Anglo-Mysore War: The Battle of Seringapatam: The siege of Seringapatam ends when the city is assaulted and the Tipu Sultan killed by the besieging British army, under the command of General George Harris.

1799-08-27

British invasion army lands in North-Holland

1799-09-19

English & Russian invasion army conquerors Receiver

1799-10-06

Battle of Castricum: French & Bataafs army beats British/Russian army

1799-10-10

Convention of Alkmaar: British/Russian invasion army departs

1800-03-20

French army defeats Turks at Helipolis & advance to Cairo

1802-03-16

US Army Corps of Engineers established (2nd time)

1803-09-23

Battle of Assaye: British-Indian forces beat Maratha Army

1805-09-30

Napoleon Bonaparte's army draws into the Rhine

1805-11-16

Battle at Schongrabern: Russian army stop French

1806-10-27

The French Army enters in Berlin.

1807-06-14

Emperor Napoleon I's French Grande Armee defeats the Russian Army at the Battle of Friedland in Prussia (modern Russian Kaliningrad Oblast) ending the War of the Fourth Coalition.

1808-06-05

-6] Battle at Wagram: French army beats Austrians

1809-07-27

Battle of Talavera: British/Spanish army vs French army

1811-09-18

British expeditionary army conquerors Dutch Indies

1812-09-15

French army under Napoleon reaches Kremlin, Moscow

1812-11-29

Napoleon's Grand Army crosses Berezina River in retreat from Russia

1813-03-03

Office of Surgeon General of the US Army forms

1815-06-16

Battle at Ligny: French army under Napoleon beats Prussia

1817-01-18

José de San Martín leads a revolutionary army over the Andes to attack Spanish royalists in Chile

1824-08-06

Battle at Junan - Simon Bolívar's army defeats the Spanish

1826-06-15

Ottoman Sultan Mahmud II abolishes the elite Janissary corps executing thousands for treason to make way for a more modern army

1827-10-01

The Russian army under Ivan Paskevich storms Yerevan, ending a millennium of Muslim domination in Armenia.

1828-08-24

Dutch army takes Fort Du Bus in New Guinea

1830-03-10

The KNIL also known as the Royal Netherlands East Indies Army is created.

1830-09-27

Dutch army leaves Brussels, after 100s killed

1830-10-05

King Willem I mobilizes Dutch army

1831-08-02

Ten day campaign begins, Dutch army occupies Belgium

1831-08-08

Battle of Hasselt - Dutch army drives out Belgian Army

1832-12-04

French army begins bombing citadel of Antwerp

1835-07-25

Ibrahim Pasha's army attacks Jewish settlers of Hebron Palestine

1836-02-23

Alamo besieged for 13 days until 6th March by Mexican army under General Santa Anna; entire garrison eventually killed

1842-01-13

Dr. William Brydon, a surgeon in the British Army during the First Anglo-Afghan War, becomes famous for (reputedly) being the sole survivor of an army of 16,500 when he reaches the safety of a garrison in Jalalabad.

1846-05-03

Mexican army surrounds fort in Texas

1847-02-22

Battle of Buena Vista: US troops beat Mexican army

1854-11-28

Dutch army stops Chinese uprising in Borneo

1856-11-17

On the Sonoita River in present-day southern Arizona, the United States Army establishes Fort Buchanan in order to help control new land acquired in the Gadsden Purchase.

1857-04-29

US Army, Pacific Div HQ permanently forms at Presidio (SF)

1859-06-24

Battle of Solferino, Northern Italy: a French Army under Napoleon III and Sardinian Army under Victor Emmanuel II overcame the Austrian Army under Emperor Franz Joseph I.

1861-03-06

Provisionary Confederate Congress establishes Confederate Army

1861-04-15

Federal army (75,000 volunteers) mobilized by US President Lincoln (US Civil War)

1861-04-25

The Union Army arrives to reinforce Washington, D.C. (US Civil War)

1861-05-03

Lincoln asks for 42,000 Army Volunteers & another 18,000 seamen

1861-05-29

Dorothea Dix offers help in setting up hospitals for Union Army

1861-07-13

Battle of Corrick's Ford, VA (Carrick's Ford) - Union army takes total control of western Virginia CS20 US53

1861-07-27

Union General George McClellan takes command from McDowell of Potamic Army

1861-08-05

US Army abolishes flogging

1861-09-09

Nurse Sally Tompkins is officially commissioned as an officer (and its only woman officer) by the Confederate US Army

1862-03-11

12] Gen Stonewall Jackson evacuates Winchester Virginia Army of the Potomac. Gen Henry Halleck is named general-in-chief

1862-05-05

French army intervenes in Puebla, Mexico: Cinco de Mayo

1862-06-26

US Army of Virginia established under Gen John Pope

1862-07-17

US army authorized to accept blacks as laborers

1862-07-17

United army officially divides corps

1862-09-09

Robert E. Lee splits his army & sends Jackson to capture Harpers Ferry

1862-09-16

Gen Bragg's army surrounds 4,000 federals at Munfordville, KY

1862-09-18

General Read army pulls out of Antietam Creek Virginia

1862-11-05

Ambrose Burnside replaces McClellen as head of Army of Potomac

1862-11-20

Confederate armies of Mississippi and Kentucky merge as Army of Tennessee, under General Braxton Bragg

1862-12-25

40,000 watch Union army men play baseball at Hilton Head, SC

1863-01-25

General Joseph Hooker replaces Burnside as head of Army of Potomac

1863-01-29

Battle at Bear River, Washington: US army vs indians

1863-01-31

1st black Civil War regiment, SC Volunteers, mustered into US army

1863-03-25

1st Army Medal of Honor awarded

1863-05-04

End of Chancellorsville - Beaten Union army withdraws

1863-06-24

Planning an invasion of Pennsylvania, Lee's army crosses Potomac

1863-07-04

General Lee's army withdraws from Gettysburg

1863-07-15

Pres Davis orders service duty for confederate army

1864-02-16

Battle of Mobile, AL - operations by Union Army

1864-03-09

Ulysses S. Grant is appointed commander of Union Army

1864-05-04

General Ulysses S. Grant's Union Army at Potomac attacks Robert E. Lee's Confederates at Rappahannock River

1865-02-08

1st black major in US army, Martin Robinson Delany

1865-03-02

Conferate General Early's army is defeated at the battle of Waynesboro VA during American Civil War

1865-04-01

Battle of 5 Forks Virginia, signalling end of Lee's army

1865-04-04

Lee's army arrives at Amelia Courthouse

1865-04-06

Battle of Sayler's Creek during US Civil War, 1/4rd of Lee's army cut off

1865-04-26

Confederate Gen J E Johnston surrenders Army of Tenn, at Durham NC

1865-06-23

At Fort Towson, General Stand Watie surrenders last sizeable confederate army

1865-06-28

The Army of the Potomac is disbanded

1865-07-02

One-time Methodist Reform Church minister William Booth and his wife Catherine found the Salvation Army (Army of the Salvation) as the East London Christian Mission

1865-09-03

Army commander in SC orders Freedmen's Bureau to stop seizing land

1865-11-11

Mary Edward Walker, the first US Army female surgeon, awarded Medal of Honor

1866-06-24

Second Battle at Custozza: the Austrian Imperial army, joined by the Venetian Army decisively defeated the Italian army, despite the Italians' strong numerical advantage.

1866-07-25

Ulysses S. Grant named 1st general of Army

1866-11-20

First national convention of Grand Army of Republic (veterans' org)

1869-08-16

Battle of Acosta Ñu: A Paraguay battalion made up of children is massacred by the Brazilian Army during the War of the Triple Alliance.

1870-01-23

173 Blackfoot (140 women & children) killed in Montana by US Army

1870-02-09

US Army establishes US National Weather Service

1870-09-20

Italian army under Victor Emmanuel II seizes Rome from the French

1873-01-17

A group of Modoc warriors defeat the United States Army in the First Battle of the Stronghold, a part of the Modoc War.

1876-11-25

Indian Wars: In retaliation for the American defeat at the Battle of the Little Bighorn, United States Army troops sack Chief Dull Knife's sleeping Cheyenne village at the headwaters of the Powder River.

1877-03-31

The family with samurai antecedents who responded to the Saigo army in Ōita Nakatsu rebels.

1877-05-05

Indian Wars: Sitting Bull leads his band of Lakota into Canada to avoid harassment by the United States Army under Colonel Nelson Miles.

1877-07-21

-27] US army breaks railroad strike

1877-09-24

Battle of Shiroyama, decisive victory of the Imperial Japanese Army over the Satsuma Rebellion

1878-01-16

Captain Burago with a squadron of Russian Imperial army dragoons liberates Plovdiv from Ottoman rule.

1879-01-22

Zulus attack British Army camp in Isandhlwana South Africa

1880-03-10

Salvation Army of England sets up US welfare & religious activity

1880-06-16

Salvation Army forms in London

1881-02-27

Battle at Amajuba, S Afr: Boers vs Brit army under Gen Colley

1881-03-27

Rioting takes place in Basingstoke, Hampshire, in protest against the daily vociferous promotion of rigid Temperance by the Salvation Army.

1881-07-01

General Order 70, the culmination of the Cardwell-Childers reforms of the British Army's organisation, comes into effect.

1882-06-06

The Shewan forces of Menelik defeat the Gojjame army in the Battle of Embabo. The Shewans capture Negus Tekle Haymanot of Gojjam, and heir victory leads to a Shewan hegemony over the territories south of the Abay River.

1883-11-05

Battle at El Obeid Sudan: Mahdi's army destroys Egyptian army

1884-09-26

Suriname army shoots on British-Indian contract workers, 7 killed

1884-11-01

The Gaelic Athletic Association is founded to promote Irish sport and games; The association denies membership to the police and army and is immediately infiltrated by the Irish Republican Brotherhood (IRB)

1885-03-28

US Salvation Army officially organized

1885-11-13

Serbian army occupies Bulgaria

1887-01-06

`Abd-allah II of Harar opens the Battle of Chelenqo with an attack on the camp of the Shewan army of Negus Menelik II.

1890-11-29

1st US Army - US Navy football game, Score: Navy 24, Army 0 at West Point

1891-02-18

Capt Archinard's army fights with Nyamina of Niger in West-Sudan

1891-09-07

Captain Frederick Lugard's army reaches Kavalli, Equatoria

1893-03-04

Francis Dhanis' army attacks the Lualaba, occupies Nyangwe

1893-04-22

Francis Dhanis army occupies Kasongo

1894-03-25

Coxey's Army of the unemployed sets out from Massillon, Ohio, for Washington DC

1894-04-29

Commonwealth of Christ (Coxey's Army) arrives in Wash, DC 500 strong to protest unemployment; Coxey arrested for trespassing at Capitol

1894-08-25

-26] Balinese troops assault Dutch army, 97 killed

1896-09-21

General Kitchener's army occupies Dongola Sudan

1897-01-26

Battle at Bida Gold Coast: British troops beat Nupe's army

1897-05-12

Battle at Thessalie: Turkish army beats Greece

1897-05-15

The Greek army retreats with heavy losses in the Greco-Turkish War.

1898-04-12

Army transfers Yerba Buena Island in SF Bay to Navy

1898-04-22

Congress passes Volunteer Army Act calling for a Volunteer Cavalry

1899-02-18

SF named as a port of dispatch for Army transports

1899-10-20

Battle at Talana Hill, Natal: British army vs Boers

1899-10-21

Battle at Elandslaagte Natal: (Boers vs British army)

1899-10-24

Battle at Rietfontein, South Africa: Boers vs British army

1899-10-30

Battle of Ladysmith, Natal: Boers beat lt-general White's army

1899-11-22

-23] Battle at Willow Grange, Natal (British vs Boer army)

1899-12-10

Battle at Storm Berge South Africa - Boers vs British army

1899-12-15

Battle at Colenso, South Africa (Boers-British army)

1900-01-24

Battle of Tugela-Spionkop, South Africa (Boers vs British army)

1900-02-06

The Battle of Vaal Krantz, South Africa (Boers vs British army)

1900-02-22

Battle at Wynne's Hill, South-Africa (Boers vs British army)

1900-02-23

Battle at Hart's Hill, South-Africa (Boers vs British army)

1900-03-10

Battle at Driefontein, South-Africa (Boers vs British army)

1900-05-27

Lord Roberts' army fights the Vaal in South Africa

1900-06-01

British army occupiers Pretoria South-Africa

1900-06-25

Russia mobilizes its army in eastern Siberia preparatory to acting against the Chinese, but also in an attempt to diminish the influence of Japan on the Asian mainland

1900-12-16

Boer army under gen Kritzinger take Cape colony

1901-02-02

Female Army Nurse Corps established as a permanent organization

1901-02-02

The US Congress passes the Army Reorganization Act, placing the minimum number of men under arms at 58,000

1901-11-27

Army War College forms in Washington DC

1901-11-27

U.S. Army War College is established.

1902-05-12

Some 140,000 miners of anthracite coal in Pennsylvania go out on a strike called by the United Mine Workers after the owners have refused to recognize the UMW, let alone negotiate or submit to arbitration; Roosevelt later threatens to have the army run the mine

1902-10-13

President Roosevelt threatens to start using army troops to work coal mines struck since 12 may; this brings the owners to agree to abide by a Commission of Arbitration

1902-12-31

Boers & British army sign peace treaty

1903-02-21

Cornerstone laid for US army war college, Washington, DC

1904-04-13

Battle at Oviumbo Africa: Herero's chase away German army

1904-04-26

General Kuroko leads the Japanese Army against the large Russian force at the Yalu river during the Russo-Japanese War

1904-05-26

In two days of bitter fighting, the Japanese Army soundly defeats the Russians at Kinchan and captures the forts at Nanshan

1904-05-30

The Japanese Army capture the City of Dairen after landing troops along the south coast of Manchuria

1905-03-10

Japanese Army captures Mukden (Shenyang)

1907-03-31

Romanian Army puts down Moldavian farmers' revolt

1907-04-12

In Switzerland, parliament passes a new army bill reorganizing the nation's forces into a standing militia, with training required for all males

1907-07-01

World's 1st air force established (US Army)

1907-08-01

Signal Corps of US army starts aircraft division

1907-10-16

David Belasco's "Grand Army Man," premieres in NYC

1909-04-13

In Constantinople, the primarily Albanian First Army Corps seizes the parliament building and telegraphs offices, forcing the Ottoman statesman Hilmi Pasha to resign

1909-07-27

Orville Wright tests 1st US Army airplane, flying 1h12m40s

1909-07-30

Wright Brothers deliver 1st military plane to the army

1909-08-02

Army Air Corps formed as Army takes 1st delivery from Wright Brothers

1910-08-08

The US Army installs the first tricycle landing gear on the Army's Wright Flyer.

1910-11-10

The date of Thomas A. Davis' opening of the San Diego Army and Navy Academy, though the official founding date is November 23, 1910.

1911-07-17

Overthrown shah of Persia Mohammed Ali lands on Astrabad with army

1911-07-20

Generals Henry Wilson/Auguste Dubail sign plan for British Expeditionary army in case of war with Germany

1911-11-10

Chinese Imperial army recaptures Nanking (blood bath)

1912-04-04

Army fires on striking mine workers at Lena-gold fields Siberia

1912-06-07

US army tests 1st machine gun mounted on a plane

1913-06-30

To increase the peacetime strength of the German Army, the Reichstag pass the Army and Finance Bills, a massive defense buildup

1913-11-01

Notre Dame upsets Army 35-13, 1st to use forward pass effectively

1913-11-23

Jim Larkin and James Connolly establish the Irish Citizens Army in order to protect strikers

1914-03-18

White Wolf gang beats government army in Jingdezhen China

1914-07-18

US army air service 1st comes into being, in Signal Corps

1914-08-03

Belgium rejects demand to allow free crossing for German army

1914-08-04

WWI: German army shoots Belgian priests and burns down village of Battice

1914-08-04

WWI: King Albert I becomes Supreme Commander of Belgian army after German declaration of war

1914-08-07

German army occupies city of Liege, Belgium

1914-08-13

-14] German army occupies forts at Liege

1914-08-16

German army occupies last fort at Liege, Belgian general Leman caught

1914-08-18

-20] Belgian army withdraws to Antwerp

1914-08-19

German army executed 150 Belgians by firing squad

1914-08-20

German army captured Brussels as the Belgian army retreated to Antwerp

1914-08-25

Belgium: German army begins 6 week plundering of Leuven, Belgium

1914-08-25

German troops march into France and push French army to the Sedan

1914-08-26

-9/10] Russian army attacks Austrian army in Galicia

1914-08-26

Battle of Tannenberg (WWI) - 8th German army defeats Russian Narev army

1914-08-29

4th day of Battle of Tannenberg (WWI): Russian Narev-army panics, Gen Martos caught

1914-08-30

Battle of Tannenberg (WWI) ends in destruction of Russian 2nd Narev army ca. 170,000 killed or injured

1914-09-01

Von Gluck's army meets up with British expeditionary army

1914-09-03

British expeditionary army/general Lanrezacs army attack the Marne

1914-09-09

World War I: The creation of the Canadian Automobile Machine Gun Brigade, the first fully mechanized unit in the British Army.

1914-09-20

John Redmond urges Irish Volunteers to enlist in the British Army

1914-11-06

The British land troops (mostly from the Indian Army) at the head of the Persian Gulf in Mesopotamia, and will begin to move westward in an attempt to draw Turkish troops from other fronts

1914-11-21

British army conquerors Bazra

1914-11-23

The US Army retreats from Mexico.

1914-12-02

Austria army occupies Belgrade Serbia

1914-12-03

Dutch army opens fire on interned Belgian soldiers: 8 killed

1915-02-03

Turkish & German army reach Suez Canal

1915-02-07

2nd Battle of Masurian Lakes: German armies surrounded a Russian army

1915-02-21

20th Russian Army corps surrenders

1915-03-10

British Army in Belgium captures Neuve Chapelle

1915-04-24

German army fires chloroform gas in Ieper

1915-08-23

Tsar Nicolaas II takes control of Russian Army

1915-09-29

British army conquerors Chilly al Imara, Mesopotamia

1916-01-10

In retaliation for President Wilson's recognition of the Carranza government, members of Pacho Villa's revolutionary army take 17 American mining engineers from a train and shoot 16 of them in cold blood

1916-01-11

French troops capture/Serbian army flees to Corfu

1916-07-01

First day of the Battle of the Somme: the British Army suffers its worst day, losing 19,240 men (WWI)

1916-11-24

Mexican and US representatives sign a protocol at Atlantic City, under which Pershing's troops will withdraw and each nation's army will guard the border. President Carranza of Mexico will refuse to accept it

1916-12-06

German army under Gen Mackensen occupies Bucharest

1917-02-26

[NS Mar 11] Russian February Revolution: Tsar Nicolas II orders army to quell civil unrest in Petrograd - army mutinies

1917-10-24

Battle at Caporetto: German & Austria smash Italian army

1917-11-08

Telephone Co runs 1st ad for Army operators, gets 7,000 applicants

1918-02-09

Army chaplain school organizes at Ft Monroe Va

1918-02-15

US army troop ship torpedoed & sunk by Germany off Ireland

1918-02-23

First victory of Red Army over the Kaiser's German troops near Narva and Pskov. Since 1923 this date become the Day of Red Army in honour of this victory.

1918-03-07

Pres Wilson authorizes US Army's Distinguished Service Medal

1918-03-13

Trotsky gains control of the Red Army

1918-05-26

Armenia defeats the Ottoman Army in the Battle of Sardarapat.

1918-08-27

Christy Mathewson resigns as Reds manager to accept a commission as a captain in chemical warfare branch of Army

1918-10-18

Russian 10th Army drives out White armies of Tsaritsyn (Stalingrad)

1918-11-06

Supreme commander of the army Gen Cutters resigns

1918-12-13

US army of occupation crosses Rhine, enters Germany

1919-01-30

Reds hire Pat Moran as manager as Christy Mathewson, is still in France with US Army

1919-03-30

Belgian Army occupies Dusseldorf

1919-04-05

Polish Army executes 35 young Jews

1919-04-13

Amritsar Massacre-British Army fires on nationalist rioters in India

1919-04-20

Polish Army captures Vilno, Lithuania from Soviet Army

1919-04-28

1st jump with Army Air Corp (rip-cord type) parachute (Les Irvin)

1919-06-09

Red Army captures Ufa

1919-08-10

Ukrainian National Army massacres 25 Jews in Podolia Ukraine

1919-08-31

Petlyura's Ukrainian Army kills 35 members of a Jewish defense group

1919-08-31

Ukranian (Petlyura) Army recaptures Kiev

1919-11-14

Red Army captures Omsk, Siberia

1920-06-06

Gen Wrangel opens offensive against red Army

1920-07-16

Gen Amos Fries appointed 1st US army chemical warfare chief

1921-03-07

Red Army under Trotsky attack sailors of Kronstadt

1922-02-11

US intervention army leaves Honduras

1922-11-16

Turkish kalief/sultan Mehmed VI asks British army for help

1923-04-13

Army wins 1st college three-weapon fencing championships

1923-09-13

With Spain's king Alfonso XIII assist, army coup under de Rivera

1923-10-02

British occuping army leaves Constantinople

1923-10-29

Army move SPD/KPD-government to German part of Saxon

1923-11-23

German army commander Gen Von Seeckt bans NSDAP & KPD

1923-12-17

Greek king George II overthrown by army/republic

1924-08-26

(August 13 Old Style) The Catastrophe of Smyrna, known as the Asia Minor Catastrophe to Greeks, occurs. The Ottoman army expels Greeks and other non-Turks from Asia Minor.

1924-09-28

2 US Army planes end around-world flight, Seattle to Seattle, 57 stops

1924-10-18

Notre Dame beats Army 13-7, NY Hearld Tribune dubs them (4 Horsemen)

1925-03-09

Pink's War, the first RAF operation conducted independently of the Army or Navy, begins.

1925-04-11

Abd el-Krims Rifkabylen beats French army in Morocco

1925-04-28

Kurdish rebels surrender to Turkish army

1925-05-08

French colonial army beats Rifkabylen in Morocco

1925-10-19

Italian army takes Somalia

1926-07-02

US Army Air Corps created; Distinguish Flying Cross authorized

1926-11-27

110,000 watch US Army & Navy play a 21-all tie

1926-12-03

Manchester Guardian (German Reichswehr/Red Army work together)

1926-12-17

German Marx government falls due to cooperation with red army

1927-02-12

British expeditionary army lands in Shanghai

1927-03-21

Guomindang Army conquerors Shanghai as British marines flee

1927-05-17

U.S. Army aviation pioneer, Major Harold Geiger, dies in the crash of his Airco DH.4 de Havilland plane at Olmstead Field, Pennsylvania

1928-04-01

Chiang Kai-shek's army crosses Yang-tse

1931-12-09

Japanese army attacks Chinese province of Jehol

1932-01-23

El Salvador army kills 4,000 protesting farmers

1932-05-29

The Bonus Army of World War I veterans begins to assemble in Washington, DC in to request cash bonuses promised to them to be paid in 1945.

1932-06-17

Bonus Army: around a thousand World War I veterans amass at the United States Capitol as the U.S. Senate considers a bill that would give them certain benefits.

1932-07-29

Great Depression: in Washington, DC, U.S. troops disperse the last of the "Bonus Army" of World War I veterans.

1933-03-21

Hitler, Guring, Prince Ruprecht, Bruning & top army meet in Berlin

1934-02-19

US contract air mail service canceled, replaced by US army for 6 months

1934-10-01

Adolf Hitler expands German army & navy & creates an air force, violating Treaty of Versailles

1935-10-02

Mussolini's Italian army attacks Abyssinia (Ethiopia)

1935-10-06

Italian army occupies Adua Abyssinia

1935-10-19

Mao Zedong's army reaches Shanxi

1936-01-09

Semi-automatic rifles adopted by US army

1936-07-18

Spanish Civil War : General Francisco Franco issues manifesto and leds uprising with army in Morocco

1937-01-01

US Army Air Corps physiological research laboratory completed, Ohio

1937-06-12

USSR executes 8 army leaders as Stalin's purge continues

1937-08-24

In the Spanish Civil War, the Basque Army surrenders to the Italian Corpo Truppe Volontarie following the Santoña Agreement.

1937-11-09

Japanese army conquers Shanghai

1938-02-04

Hitler seizes control of German army & puts Nazi in key posts

1939-03-01

Japanese Imperial Army ammunition dump exploded at Hirakata, Osaka, Japan, killing 94.

1939-04-13

In India, the Hindustani Lal Sena (Indian Red Army) is formed and vows to engage in armed struggle against the British.

1939-08-30

General Reijnders appointed supreme commander of Dutch army

1939-08-31

Japanese invasion army driven out of Mongolia

1939-09-01

Gen George Marshall sworn in as the United States Army Chief of Staff

1939-09-01

Switzerland mobilizes its forces and the Swiss Parliament elects Henri Guisan to head the Swiss Army (an event that can happen only during war or mobilization).

1939-09-09

Nazi army reaches Warsaw

1939-09-19

Wehrmacht (German regular army) murders 100 Jews in Lukov Poland

1939-10-06

Last Polish army is defeated in World War II.

1939-12-18

Finnish army recaptures Agläjärvi

1940-05-20

German General Guderian's tanks reach the English Channel (British expeditionary army)

1940-05-24

Dutch army demobilizes

1940-06-15

Soviet Army occupies Lithuania

1940-06-27

Soviet Army attacks Romania

1940-10-16

Benjamin Oliver Davis Sr named 1st black general in regular army

1940-10-25

Benjamin O Davis Sr. becomes 1st African American general in US Army

1940-12-22

World War II: Himarë is captured by the Greek army.

1941-01-10

World War II: The Greek army captures Kleisoura.

1941-01-16

War Dept forms 1st Army Air Corps squadron for black cadets

1941-02-06

Battle of Beda Fomm: Italian 10th army destroyed

1941-03-22

Jimmy Stewart is inducted into the Army, becoming the first major American movie star to wear a military uniform in World War II

1941-04-23

Greece Army surrenders to German Nazis RAF brings Greek king George II to Egypt

1941-04-24

British army begins evacuation of Greece

1941-05-09

British Army breaks German spy codes

1941-05-16

Italian army under Aosta surrenders to Britain at Amba Alagi Ethiopia

1941-05-18

Italian army in Ethiopia under general Aosta surrenders to Britain

1941-05-28

British army begins evacuation of Crete

1941-05-30

British Army enters Baghdad, chasing pro-German coup government

1941-07-19

1st US Army flying school for black cadets dedicated (Tuskegee Ala)

1941-07-27

German army enters Ukraine

1941-08-02

German 11st Army surrounds 20 Russian divisions at Oeman

1941-08-08

20 divisions of Russian 6th/12th Army surrender at Oeman

1941-08-13

Red army evacuates Smolensk

1941-09-19

German army conquerors Kiev

1941-10-06

German army occupies Briansk, USSR

1941-10-07

German army occupies Viarma, USSR

1941-11-26

General Alan Cunningham relieved of command of British 8th Army in North Africa

1941-11-27

British 13th Army Corps reaches Tobruk

1941-12-05

Russian anti offensive in Moscow drives out nazi army

1941-12-08

Russian 16th army recaptures Krijukovo

1941-12-12

German occupying army do a house search in Paris looking for Jews

1941-12-12

Russian 20th army recaptures Soljetsjnogorsk

1941-12-19

Hitler takes complete command of German Army

1942-01-16

William Knudsen becomes 1st civilian appointed a general in US army

1942-01-23

Tank battle at Adzjedabia, Africa Korp vs British 8th army

1942-03-08

KNIL, Dutch colonial army on Java, surrenders to Japanese armies

1942-03-13

Julia Flikke, Nurse Corps, becomes 1st woman colonel in US army

1942-04-16

Japanese occupying army on Java installs film censorship

1942-05-10

World War II: The Thai Phayap Army invades the Shan States during the Burma Campaign.

1942-05-14

US Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) forms

1942-05-26

Tank battle at Bir Hakeim: Afrika Korps vs British army

1942-05-27

Italian army begin siege of French western Fort Bir Hachim

1942-06-11

German army defeated at El-Alamein North Africa

1942-06-22

Jewish Brigade attached by British Army in WW II, forms

1942-06-30

Col-gen Von Paul's 6th Army enters Ukraine

1942-07-06

Von Hoth' IV Pantser army fights with Voronezj

1942-07-20

1st detachment of Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, begin basic training

1942-07-22

4th Russian army forms with 80 tanks

1942-07-24

Irving Berlin's musical "This is the Army" premieres in NYC

1942-08-02

Col-Gen Hoth' Panzer army reaches Kotelnikovo

1942-08-08

"Monty" appointed commander of British 8th Army at Alamein

1942-08-19

WWII: General Paulus orders German 6th Army to conquer Stalingrad

1942-08-23

Walter Johnson pitches to Babe Ruth in pregame attraction that draws 69,000 for NY-Wash game (raises $80,000 for Army-Navy relief

1942-10-15

German 6th Army occupies Tractorenfabriek, 3,000 Germans die

1942-10-23

All 12 passengers and crewmen aboard an American Airlines DC-3 airliner are killed when it is struck by a U.S. Army Air Forces bomber near Palm Springs, California. Amongst the victims is award-winning composer and songwriter Ralph Rainger ("Thanks for the Memory", "Love in Bloom", "Blue Hawaii").

1942-11-20

British 8th Army recaptures Benghazi, Libya

1942-11-20

Soviet army offensive during WWII, 1 million Russians breach German lines

1942-11-21

Hitler names fieldmarshal Erich von Manstein commander of the newly-created Army Group Don (Heeresgruppe Don)

1942-11-23

3rd & 5th Romanian army corp surrenders

1942-11-23

German 4th & 6th Army surrounded at Stalingrad

1942-11-23

Russian 21st Army recaptures Kalatsj at Don

1942-12-10

North Africa: 5th German panzer army forms under col-gen von Arnim

1942-12-24

Red army occupies German airports at Tasjinskaja & Morozowsk

1943-01-03

Canadian Army troops arrive in North Africa

1943-01-16

Red Army recaptures Pitomnik airport at Stalingrad

1943-01-23

British 8th army marches into Tripoli

1943-02-02

German 6th Army surrenders after Battle of Stalingrad, turning point in Europe during WW II

1943-02-08

Red Army recaptures Kursk

1943-02-10

British 8th Army sweeps through North Africa to Tunisia

1943-02-16

Red army conquers Kharkov

1943-02-17

NY Yankee Joe DiMaggio, enlists into the US army

1943-03-15

Red Army evacuates Kharkov

1943-03-18

Red Army evacuates Belgorod

1943-03-19

British 8th army opens assault on Mareth line, Tunisia

1943-03-30

British 1st army recaptures Sejenane

1943-05-06

British 1st army opens assault on Tunis

1943-05-09

5th German Pantser army surrenders in Tunisia

1943-05-17

The United States Army contracts with the University of Pennsylvania's Moore School to develop the ENIAC.

1943-08-07

Red Army recaptures Bogodukov

1943-08-11

Red Army recaptures Tchukujev, at Kharkov

1943-08-13

Red army recaptures Spas-Demensk

1943-08-23

Red army recaptures Charkow during WWII

1943-08-25

Red Army under Gen Vatutin recaptures Achtyrka

1943-09-03

British 8th Army lands in Southern Italy (Messina)

1943-09-04

British 8th Army lands at Taranto, South Italy

1943-09-09

Red Army occupies Bachmatsj

1943-09-10

British 8th army occupies Tarente

1943-09-16

Montgomery's 8th army contacts invasion - arm forces at Salerno

1943-09-16

Soviet army under general Vatutin reconquer Romny

1943-09-17

Red Army recaptures Brjansk

1943-09-21

Russian 13th/61st Army reconquer Chyernigov

1943-09-29

Zjadovs 5th Gardeleger/Managarovs 53rd Army reconquer Kremenchug

1943-10-03

British 8th army lands at Termoli, East Italy

1943-10-16

US 1st Army establishes headquarter in Bristol

1943-12-10

British 8th Army (1st Canadian Infantry Division) occupies Orsogna/Ortona Italy

1944-01-01

Army defeats Navy 10-7 in football "Arab Bowl," Oran, North Africa

1944-01-01

Gen Clark replaces Gen Patton as commander of 7th Army

1944-01-14

Soviet army begins offensive at Oranienbaum/Wolchow

1944-02-25

US 1st Army completes invasion plan

1944-04-02

Soviet Army marches into pro-German Romania

1944-05-18

Polish 2nd Army corps captures convent of Monte Cassino Italy

1944-06-04

5th Army enters & liberates Rome from Mussolini's Fascist armies

1944-06-22

British 14th Army frees Imphal Assam

1944-06-22

Opening day of the Soviet Union's Operation Bagration against Army Group Centre.

1944-06-26

2nd British army reaches Grainville-Mouen line

1944-06-29

US 7th army corps conquers Cherbourg

1944-07-03

US V-III-E Army corp opens assault on Coutances Cotentin

1944-07-20

Adolf Hitler survives an assassination attempt led by Germany army officer Claus Von Stauffenberg.

1944-07-23

Soviet Army marches into Lublin Poland

1944-07-27

Soviet Army frees Majdanek concentration camp

1944-07-28

US 8th Army corp occupies Coutances France

1944-08-01

General Montgomery takes command of 12th & 21st army

1944-08-04

British 8th Army reaches suburbs of Florence, Italy

1944-08-06

US 20th Army corp under general Walker occupies Nantes

1944-08-07

US 3rd Army reaches suburbs of Brest, Brittany

1944-08-08

US 15th Army corps occupies Le Mans

1944-08-13

British 8th Army occupies Florence

1944-08-15

US 12 Army corp enters Le Mans through Orleans

1944-08-16

US 15th Army corp reaches Eure, surrounds Dreux

1944-08-17

US 12 Army Corps occupies Orleans

1944-08-18

Chartres freed by US 3rd Army forces during WWII

1944-08-18

US 15th Army Corps reaches Mantes-Gassicourt near Paris

1944-08-18

US 20th Army Corps conquers Chartres

1944-08-19

US 15th Army Corps occupies Mantes-Gassicourt at Paris

1944-08-20

US & British forces destroy German 7th Army at Falaise-Argentan Gap

1944-08-21

US 12nd Army Corps occupies Sens

1944-08-23

US 20th Army corp enter Fontainebleau/Melun de Seine

1944-08-25

US 12nd Army Corps reaches Troyes

1944-08-26

US 12nd Army Corps crosses river Seine East of Paris

1944-09-04

US 1st Army frees Namen

1944-09-06

Gen Von Zangen's 15th army escape from Zealand

1944-09-12

US Army troops entered Germany for 1st time

1944-09-13

30th Infantry division of US 1st Army frees Margraten

1944-10-12

German army retreats from Athens

1944-10-13

US 1st army begins battle of Aachen

1944-10-20

US 1st army wins battle of Aachen

1944-10-20

US 6th army lands on Leyte, Philippines

1944-10-23

Soviet army invades Hungary

1944-11-01

World War II: Units of the British Army land at Walcheren in the Netherlands.

1944-11-10

US 9th Army takes Margraten cemetery

1944-11-16

US 9th division & 1st Army attacks at Geilenkirchen

1944-11-23

US 7th army under Gen Patch conquers Straatsburg

1944-12-03

Britain's Home Guard ('Dad's Army') is officially stood down at a special farewell parade in Hyde Park, London.

1944-12-14

Congress establshes rank of General of Army (5-star General)

1944-12-17

US Army announces end of excluding Japanese-Americans from West Coast, detainees released.

1944-12-26

Budapest surrounded by soviet army

1944-12-31

Japanese army evacuates harbor city Akyab

1945-01-15

Red Army frees Crakow-Plaszow concentration camp

1945-01-16

US 1st & 3rd army meet at Houffalise

1945-01-18

Warsaw freed by Soviet army

1945-02-01

US Army arrives at Siegfriedlinie

1945-02-06

Russian Red Army crosses the river Oder

1945-02-21

British Army captures Goch

1945-02-23

Operation Grenade: Gen Simpsons 9th Army crosses Ruhr

1945-03-03

US 7th Army occupies last part of Westwall

1945-03-05

US 7th Army Corps captures Cologne

1945-03-10

Patton's 3rd Army makes contact with Hodge's 1st Army

1945-03-10

US Army Air Force firebombs Tokyo, and the resulting firestorm kills more than 100,000 people, mostly civilians.

1945-03-22

US 3rd Army crosses Rhine at Nierstein

1945-03-25

US 1st army breaks out bridgehead near Remagen

1945-03-26

US 7th Army crosses Rhine at Worms

1945-03-27

US 20th Army corps captures Wiesbaden

1945-04-01

Ruhrgebied sealed off by US 1st & 9th army

1945-04-03

Hengelo freed from Nazi control by Canadian army

1945-04-03

US 1st army conquers Hofgeismar

1945-04-13

Canadian army liberates Teuge & Assen Neth from Nazis

1945-04-13

Red Army occupies Vienna

1945-04-14

WWII: US 7th Army & allies forces capture Nuremberg & Stuttgart in Germany

1945-04-15

British Army liberates Nazi concentration camp Bergen-Belsen

1945-04-16

Red Army begins Battle of Berlin

1945-04-18

Clandestine Radio 1212, after broadcasting pro-nazi propoganda for months used their influence to trap 350,000 German army group B troops

1945-04-20

US 7th army captured German city of Nuremberg

1945-04-21

Russian army arrives at outskirts of Berlin

1945-04-21

US 7th Army reaches Nuremberg

1945-04-25

Red army completely surrounds Berlin

1945-04-27

US 5th army enters Genua

1945-04-28

US 5th army reaches Swiss border

1945-04-29

Japanese army evacuates Rangoon

1945-04-30

Red Army occupies Demmin

1945-04-30

Red Army opens attack on German Reichstag building in Berlin

1945-04-30

Russian Army frees Ravensbruck concentration camp

1945-05-01

About 1,000 citizens of Demmin in Germany, commit suicide provoked by occupation by Soviet Red Army

1945-05-01

Soviet army reaches Rostock

1945-05-02

German Army in Italy surrenders

1945-05-02

WWII: Battle of Berlin end as Russian army takes Berlin; General Weidling surrenders

1945-05-09

World War II: Hermann Göring is captured by the United States Army.

1945-07-26

Physicist Raemer Schreiber and Lieutenant Colonel Peer de Silva depart Kirtland Army Air Field to transport the plutonium core for the Fat Man bomb (bombing of Nagasaki) to the island of Tinian where the bomb is assembled

1945-07-28

US Army B-25 crashes into 79th floor of Empire State Bldg, 14 die

1945-10-01

Heavyweight champ Joe Louis is discharged from army

1945-10-05

Indonesian army forms

1945-11-10

College football's #1 Army beats #2 Notre Dame 48-0

1945-12-04

11th Heisman Trophy Award: Doc Blanchard, Army (FB)

1946-01-10

US Army establishes 1st radar contact with Moon, Belmar, NJ

1946-12-03

12th Heisman Trophy Award: Glenn Davis, Army (HB)

1946-12-08

Army rocket plane XS-1 makes 1st powered flight

1947-07-20

1st political action of Neth Army on Java & Sumatra

1947-07-25

US Department of Army created

1948-02-07

Omar Bradley succeeds Dwight Eisenhower as Army Chief of Staff

1948-02-10

Greek Gen Markos' guerrilla army bombs Saloniki

1948-02-12

1st Lt Nancy Leftenant becomes 1st black in army nursing corps

1948-02-15

Mao Zedong's army occupies Yenan

1948-05-20

1st use of Israeli Air Force & 1st war victory, defeating Syrian army

1948-07-10

Lydda Airfield captured by Israeli army

1948-07-17

Israeli army captures Nazareth

1948-09-12

Invasion of the State of Hyderabad by the Indian Army on the day after the Pakistani leader Jinnah's death.

1948-10-15

China's Red army occupies Chinchov

1948-10-18

Operation 10 Plagues - Israeli offensive against Egyptian army

1948-10-21

Beersheba liberated by Israeli army

1948-11-01

Mao's Red army conquerors Mukden, Manchuria

1948-12-03

1st US woman army officer not in medical corps sworn in

1949-01-15

Mao's Red army conquers Ten-tsin

1949-04-23

Chinese Red army conquerors Nanjing

1949-05-25

Chinese Red army occupies Shanghai

1949-10-14

Chinese Red army occupies Canton

1950-01-23

Rebel army of cap Raymond Westerner occupies Bandung

1950-07-26

KNIL (Royal Dutch East Indies Army) unites

1950-08-25

US President Harry Truman orders army to take control of railroad to avert a strike

1950-10-03

Indonesian army opens assault on Ambon, South Moluccas

1950-10-03

Baseball rules Phils lefty Curt Simmons cannot play in World Series despite his being on furlough from Army

1951-03-20

Indonesian army offensive against Darul Islam on Java

1951-05-27

Chinese Communists force Dalai Lama to surrender his army to Beijing

1951-06-24

Persian army takes over nationalized oil installations

1951-10-17

Egyptian army fires on British troops

1952-01-20

British army occupies Ismailiya, Suez Canal Zone

1952-07-12

East German SED decides to form German DR army

1953-03-11

1st woman army doctor commissioned (FM Adams)

1954-02-23

Syrian army drives out president Adib el-Shishakli

1954-03-11

US Army charges Senator Joseph McCarthy used undue pressure tactics

1954-04-01

1st US Army helicopter battalion forms, Fort Bragg, NC

1954-04-22

US Senate Army-McCarthy televised hearings begin

1954-06-09

Joseph Welch asks US Senator Joseph McCarthy "Have you no sense of decency, sir?" during Senate-Army hearings

1954-06-17

CIA exile army lands in Guatemala (JF Dulles & United Fruit Co)

1954-06-17

Televised Senate Army McCarthy hearings ends

1954-09-03

The People's Liberation Army begin shelling the ROC-controlled islands of Quemoy.

1955-01-18

Battle of Yijiangshan Islands between Chinese National Revolutionary Army and the People's Liberation Army

1955-03-24

British Army patrols withdraw from Belfast after 20 years

1956-01-18

German DR forms own army (National People's Army)

1956-12-12

Commencement of the Irish Republican Army's Border Campaign.

1957-01-01

An Irish Republican Army (IRA) unit attacks Brookeborough RUC barracks in one of the most famous incidents of the IRA's Operation Harvest.

1957-03-23

US army sells last homing pigeons

1957-09-25

300 US Army troops guard 9 black kids return to Central HS in Ark

1957-11-27

Army withdraws for Little Rock Ark, after Central HS integration

1957-12-20

Elvis Presley given draft notice to join US Army for National Service

1958-01-07

USSR reduces army to 300,000

1958-01-13

Moroccan Liberation Army ambushes Spanish patrol in the Battle of Edchera.

1958-03-24

Elvis Presley joins the army (serial number 53310761)

1958-03-26

US Army launched America's third successful satellite, "Explorer III"

1958-05-13

French settlers riot against French army in Algeria

1958-07-26

Army launches 4th US successful satellite, Explorer IV

1958-08-23

Chinese Civil War: The Second Taiwan Strait crisis begins with the People's Liberation Army's bombardment of Quemoy.

1958-12-02

24th Heisman Trophy Award: Pete Dawkins, Army (HB)

1959-04-12

France Observator reports torture practice by French army in Algeria

1960-01-14

US Army promoted Elvis Presley to Sergeant

1960-02-12

Chinese army kills 12 Indian soldiers

1960-03-05

Elvis Presley ends 2-year hitch in US Army

1960-03-17

Eisenhower forms anti-Castro-exile army under the CIA

1961-04-14

Cuban-American invasion army departs Nicaragua

1961-04-21

French army revolts in Algeria

1962-03-02

In Burma, the army led by General Ne Win seizes power in a coup.

1962-03-29

Argentine Pres Frondizi flees from the army

1962-06-16

2 US army officers killed in Saigon

1962-06-30

Premier Ben Khedda disbands Algerian Liberation Army fighters

1962-10-08

Spiegel scandal: Der Spiegel publishes the article "Bedingt abwehrbereit" ("Conditionally prepared for defense") about a NATO manoeuver called "Fallex 62", which uncovered the sorry state of the Bundeswehr (Germany's army) facing the communist threat from the east at the time. The magazine was soon accused of treason.

1962-10-20

Chinese army lands in India

1962-11-21

The Chinese People's Liberation Army declares a unilateral cease-fire in the Sino-Indian War.

1963-12-07

Instant replay is used for the first time in a Army-Navy game.

1964-09-10

Palestinian Liberation Army (PLA) forms

1965-03-23

Moroccan army shoots on demonstrators, about 100 killed

1965-05-05

1st large-scale US Army ground units arrive in South Vietnam

1965-09-11

The 1st Cavalry Division of the United States Army arrives in Vietnam.

1966-05-15

South Vietnamese army battle Buddhists, about 80 die

1966-05-21

A loyalist group calling itself the Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) issued a statement declaring war on the Irish Republican Army (IRA)

1966-12-07

A fire at an army barracks in Erzurum, Turkey kills 68 people.

1967-01-14

NY Times reports Army is conducting secret germ warfare experiments

1967-04-28

Muhammad Ali refuses induction into army & stripped of boxing title

1967-05-08

Muhammad Ali is indicted for refusing induction in US Army

1967-07-24

Chinese army/air force/fleet repress uprising in Wuhan City

1967-08-09

Biafran offensive against Nigerian army

1968-11-04

Battles between Jordan army & Al Fatah-arm forces

1969-03-29

Communist New People's Army found in Philippines

1969-04-24

Lebanese army in battle with Palestinians

1969-07-24

Muhammad Ali is convicted for refusing induction in US Army on appeal

1969-08-14

The British Army deployed on the streets of Northern Ireland, marking the beginning of Operation Banner

1969-11-12

US army announces investigating William Calley for alleged massacre of civilians at Vietnamese village of My Lai in March, 19

1970-01-01

The Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), an infantry regiment of the British Army, comes into existence

1970-02-24

29 Swiss Army officers die in avalanche (Reckingen, Switzerland)

1970-02-27

NY Times (falsely) reports US army has ended domestic surveillance

1970-03-31

Following an Orange Order parade, intense riots erupt on the Springfield Road in Belfast; violence lasts for three days, and the British Army used CS gas for the first time in large quantities

1970-04-01

Serious riots continue in the Ballymurphy estate in Belfast between Catholic residents and the British Army

1970-04-03

As part of a new 'get tough' policy in Northern Ireland, Ian Freeland of the British Army, warned that those throwing petrol bombs could be shot dead

1970-05-14

The Red Army Faction is established in Germany.

1970-05-28

Arms Trial Begins: several men are charged in a Dublin court with conspiracy to illegally import arms for use by the Irish Republican Army (IRA)

1970-06-05

The Falls Road curfew in North Ireland, imposed by the British Army while searching for IRA weapons, is lifted after a march by women breaches the British Army cordon

1970-06-26

Two young girls die in a premature explosion in Derry after their father, a member of the Irish Republican Army, was making an incendiary device, presumably for use against the British Army

1970-07-02

Neil Blaney is found not guilty of illegal arms importation to the Irish Republican Army by a Dublin jury

1970-07-03

The British Army imposed a curfew on the Falls Road area of Belfast as they search for weapons; during the operation they come under attack from the Official IRA (OIRA) and republican rioters

1970-07-04

The Falls Road curfew in North Ireland, imposed by the British Army while searching for IRA weapons, continues throughout the day; a man is killed by the British Army.

1970-07-06

Irish Minister for External Affairs Partick Hillery pays an unofficial visit to the Falls Road area of Belfast, an areas only just subject to a curfew by British Army

1970-07-31

Daniel O'Hagan (19), a Catholic civilian, is shot dead by the British Army during a serious riot in the New Lodge Road area of Belfast, Northern Ireland

1970-08-11

Two Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) officers are killed by the Irish Republican Army (IRA) when they set off a booby trap bomb planted in a car near Crossmaglen, County Armagh

1970-08-24

Bomb kills 1 at U of Wisconsin's Army Math Research Center in Madison

1970-09-04

An Irish Republican Army (IRA) member, Michael Kane (35), is killed in the premature explosion of the bomb he was planting at an electricity transformer in Belfast

1970-09-17

Jordan launches offensive against guerrilla army

1970-11-16

Two men are shot dead by the Irish Republican Army (IRA)

1971-01-10

Members of the Irish Republican Army carry out a 'punishment attack' by tarring and feathering 4 men accused of criminal activities in Catholic areas of Belfast

1971-02-03

There is a series of house searches by the British Army in Catholic areas of Belfast, resulting in serious rioting and gun battles

1971-02-04

Lieutenant-General Vernon Erskine-Crum becomes General Officer Commanding of the British Army in Northern Ireland

1971-02-06

Bernard Watt (28), a Catholic civilian, is shot and killed by the British Army (BA) during street disturbances in Ardoyne, Belfast

1971-02-06

The Irish Republican Army shoots and kills Gunner Robert Curtis, the first British soldier to die during the 'Troubles'

1971-02-06

James Saunders (22), a member of the IRA, is shot and killed by the British Army during a gun battle near the Oldpark Road, Belfast

1971-02-09

5 men are killed near a BBC transmitter on Brougher Mountain, County Tyrone, in a landmine attack carried out by the Irish Republican Army

1971-02-15

A British soldier dies 7 days after being mortally wounded in an Irish Republican Army attack in North Ireland

1971-02-26

Two Royal Ulster Constabulary officers are shot and killed by the Irish Republican Army while on a mobile patrol in the Ardoyne area of Belfast, North Ireland

1971-03-08

Gun battle between Official Irish Republican Army and Provisional IRA leave 1 man was killed; the feud between the two wings of the IRA had been developing since the split in 1970

1971-03-09

Three off-duty Scottish soldiers are killed by the Provisional Irish Republican Army; 4000 shipyard workers take to the streets to demand internment in response

1971-03-10

Three members of the Royal Highland Fusiliers (a regiment of the British Army) are killed by members of the Irish Republican Army

1971-03-12

Turkish Government of Demirel forced to resign by Army

1971-03-12

Thousands of Belfast shipyard workers march demanding the introduction of Internment for members of the Irish Republican Army

1971-04-10

The Republican commemorations is held in Belfast of the Easter Rising (in 1916 in Dublin), revealing conflicts between the two wings of the Irish Republican Army

1971-05-15

Irish Republican Army member William 'Billy' Reid is shot dead by British soldiers in Belfast

1971-05-22

A British soldier is killed by members of the Official Irish Republican Army in Belfast

1971-05-25

The Provisional Irish Republican Army throw a time bomb into Springfield Road British Army base in Belfast, killing British Army Sergeant Michael Willetts and wounding seven officers

1971-06-08

General Officer Commanding the British Army Harry Tuzo, then claims that a permanent military solution to the 'troubles' in Northern Ireland could not be achieved

1971-07-06

A member of the Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA) is killed in a premature explosion in County Tipperary, Republic of Ireland

1971-07-11

The Irish Republican Army set off a number of bombs in the centre of Belfast injuring a number of people

1971-07-23

The British Army carry out early morning raids across Northern Ireland and arrest 48 people

1971-08-08

A British soldier is shot dead by the Irish Republican Army in Belfast

1971-08-11

4 people are shot dead in separate incidents in Belfast; three of them by the British Army, as violence continues following the introduction of Internment and Operation Demetrius

1971-09-01

The Irish Republican Army set off a series of bombs across Northern Ireland injuring a number of people

1971-09-02

There are further Irish Republican Army bombs set off across the region, including one in Belfast which wrecked the headquarters of the Ulster Unionist Party

1971-09-23

2 members of the Official Irish Republican Army are killed in a premature bomb explosion

1971-10-07

Northern Ireland Prime Minister Brian Faulkner meets with British Prime Minister Edward Heath; they agree to send an additional 1,500 British Army troops to Northern Ireland

1971-10-23

Two female members of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) are shot dead by the British Army in the Lower Falls area of Belfast

1971-10-23

Three Catholic civilians are shot dead by the British Army during an attempted robbery in Newry, County Down

1971-10-24

A member of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) is shot dead by undercover Royal Ulster Constabulary officers during a bomb attack in Belfast

1971-10-25

A man dies two days after being shot during an Irish Republican Army attack on the British Army in Belfast

1971-10-31

The Irish Republican Army (IRA) explode a bomb at the Post Office Tower in London

1971-11-18

A British soldier is shot dead by the Irish Republican Army (IRA) in Belfast

1971-11-21

Indian troops partly aided by Mukti Bahini (Bengali guerrillas) defeat the Pakistan army in the Battle of Garibpur.

1971-11-22

A member of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) is killed in a premature bomb explosion in Lurgan, County Armagh

1971-11-24

A woman is killed after members of the Irish Republican Army carry out an attack on British soldiers in Strabane, County Tyrone

1971-11-24

A British Army bomb-disposal specialist is killed by a bomb in Lurgan, County Armagh

1971-11-27

Two Customs officials are shot by an Irish Republican Army sniper firinge upon a British Army patrol investigating a bomb attack on a Customs Post near Newry, County Armagh

1971-12-06

A woman dies trying to salvage property from the Salvation Army Citadel in Belfast after bomb which started a large fire in an adjoining building

1971-12-07

An off duty member of the Ulster Defence Regiment is shot dead by members of the Irish Republican Army in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland

1971-12-16

India's army occupies Dacca, West Pakistani troops surrenders

1971-12-18

Three members of the Irish Republican Army die when the bomb they were transporting explodes prematurely in King Street, Magherafelt, County Derry.

1971-12-30

A member of the Irish Republican Army is killed in a premature bomb explosion in Santry, Dublin.

1972-01-03

The Irish Republican Army (IRA) explodes a bomb in Callender Street, Belfast, which injures over 60 people

1972-01-22

An anti-internment march is held at Magilligan strand, County Derry; as the march nears the internment camp it is stopped by members of the Green Jackets and the Parachute Regiment of the British Army, who used barbed wire to close off the beach

1972-01-27

The British Army and the Irish Republican Army engage in gun battles near County Armagh; British troops fire over 1,000 rounds of amunition

1972-01-30

'Bloody Sunday': 27 unarmed civilians are shot (of whom 14 were killed) by the British Army during a civil rights march in Derry; this is the highest death toll from a single shooting incident during 'the Troubles'

1972-01-31

British Home Secretary Reginald Maudling makes statement to the House of Commons on the events of 'Bloody Sunday' "The Army returned the fire directed at them with aimed shots and inflicted a number of casualties on those who were attacking them with firearms and with bombs"

1972-02-01

The Ministry of Defence also issues a detailed account of the British Army's version of events during 'Bloody Sunday'

1972-02-22

The Official Irish Republican Army explodes a bomb at Aldershot military barracks, the headquarters of the Parachute Regiment, killing seven people

1972-02-25

Attempted assassination of Minister of State for Home Affairs John Taylor who is shot a number of times (the Official Irish Republican Army later claimed responsibility)

1972-03-09

Four members of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) die in a premature explosion at a house in Clonard Street, Lower Falls, Belfast

1972-03-20

Donegall Street bombing: the Provisional Irish Republican Army detonate its first car bomb on Donegall Street in Belfast; four civilians, two RUC officers and a UDR soldier killed while 148 people were wounded

1972-04-07

Three members of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) die in a premature bomb explosion in Belfast

1972-04-14

The Provisional Irish Republican Army explode twenty-four bombs in towns and cities across Northern Ireland

1972-04-15

A member of the Official Irish Republican Army is shot dead by British soldiers at Joy Street in the Markets area of Belfast close to his home

1972-04-15

A member of the British Army is shot dead by the Official IRA in the Divis area of Belfast.

1972-04-16

Two British soldiers are shot dead by the Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA) in separate incidents in Derry

1972-04-22

An 11-year-old boy killed by a rubber bullet fired by the British Army in Belfast; he was the first to die from a rubber bullet impact

1972-05-10

An Irish Republican Army bomb starts a fire that destroys the Belfast Co-operative store

1972-05-13

Battle at Springmartin: following a loyalist car bombing of a Catholic-owned pub in the Ballymurphy area of Belfast, clashes erupte between the PIRA, UVF and British Army

1972-05-17

The Irish Republican Army (IRA) fires on workers leaving the Mackies engineering works in west Belfast (Although the factory was sited in a Catholic area it had an almost entirely Protestant workforce)

1972-05-21

The Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA) kidnap and shoot dead William Best (19), a member of the Royal Irish Rangers

1972-05-22

Over 400 women in Derry attack the offices of Official Sinn Féin in Derry, North Ireland, following the shooting of William Best by the Official Irish Republican Army

1972-05-26

The Irish Republican Army (IRA) plant a bomb in Oxford Street, Belfast, killing a 64 year old woman

1972-05-28

Four Provisional Irish Republican Army volunteers and four civilians killed when a bomb they were preparing exploded prematurely at a house in Belfast

1972-06-01

West German police arrest Red Army Faction leader Andreas Baader

1972-06-02

Two British Army soldiers die in a land mine attack by the Irish Republican Army (IRA) near Rosslea, County Fermanagh

1972-06-13

The Irish Republican Army invites Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Whitelaw to 'Free Derry'; Whitelaw rejects offer and reaffirms his policy to not "let part of the United Kingdom ... default from the rule of law"

1972-06-13

The Irish Republican Army invites Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Whitelaw to 'Free Derry'; Whitelaw rejects offer and reaffirms his policy to not "let part of the United Kingdom ... default from the rule of law"

1972-06-14

Members of the NI Social Democratic and Labour Party hold a meeting with representatives of the Irish Republican Army in Derry; the IRA representatives outline their conditions for talks with the British Government

1972-06-18

3 members of the British Army are killed by an Irish Republican Army (IRA) bomb in a derelict house near Lurgan, County Down

1972-06-19

A Catholic civilian is shot dead by the Provisional Irish Republican Army in the Cracked Cup Social Club, Belfast

1972-06-22

The Irish Republican Army announce that it would call a ceasefire from 26 June 1972 provided that there is a "reciprocal response" from the security forces

1972-06-24

The Irish Republican Army (IRA) kill 3 British Army soldiers in a land mine attack near Dungiven, County Derry

1972-06-26

The Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) begin a "bi-lateral truce" as at midnight

1972-06-26

The Irish Republican Army (IRA) kill two British Army soldiers in separate attacks during the day

1972-07-03

The Ulster Defence Association and the British Army come into conflict about a 'no-go' area at Ainsworth Avenue, Belfast

1972-07-09

The ceasefire between the Provisional IRA and the British Army comes to an end

1972-07-13

A series of gun-battles and shootings erupt across Belfast between the Provisional Irish Republican Army and British Army soldiers

1972-07-18

Leader of the British Labour Party Harold Wilson holds meeting with representatives of the Irish Republican Army

1972-07-21

Bloody Friday: within the space of seventy-five minutes, the Provisional Irish Republican Army explode twenty-two bombs in Belfast; six civilians, two British Army soldiers and one UDA volunteer were killed, 130 injured

1972-07-31

Operation Motorman: the British Army use 12,000 soldiers supported by tanks and bulldozers to re-take the "no-go areas" controlled by the Provisional Irish Republican Army

1972-08-14

A Catholic civilian is shot dead during an IRA attack on a British Army patrol in Belfast

1972-10-10

3 members of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) die in a premature explosion in a house in Balkan Street, Lower Falls, Belfast

1972-10-16

2 members of the Offical Irish Republican Army are shot dead by the British Army in County Tyrone

1972-10-16

A Protestant youth member (15) of the Ulster Defence Association, and a UDA member (26) are run over by British Army vehicles during riots in east Belfast

1972-10-17

The Ulster Defence Association open fire on the British Army in several areas of Belfast

1972-10-30

Loyalist paramilitaries carry out a raid on Royal Ulster Constabulary station in County Derry, and steal 4 British Army Sterling sub-machine Guns

1972-11-11

US Army turns over Long Bihn base to South Vietnamese army

1972-11-19

Leader of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) Seán MacStiofáin is arrested in Dublin

1973-01-14

2 Royal Ulster Constabulary officers are killed in Derry by a booby-trap bomb attached to their car by the Irish Republican Army

1973-02-04

British Army snipers shoot dead a Provisional Irish Republican Army volunteer and three civilians at the junction in Belfast during the 'Troubles' in N Ireland

1973-03-08

The Provisional Irish Republican Army undertakes its first operation in Great Britain, planting four car bombs in London; 10 members of PIRA are arrested at Heathrow Airport while trying to leave the country

1973-05-17

Five British Army soldiers are killed by a Provisional Irish Republican Army booby-trap bomb in Omagh, County Tyrone

1973-06-12

Coleraine bombings: six Protestant civilians were killed and 33 wounded by a Provisional Irish Republican Army car bomb in Coleraine, County Londonderry

1973-10-26

Israeli forces reach Suez, trapping Egyptian army

1973-10-31

Three Provisional Irish Republican Army volunteers escape from Mountjoy Prison in Dublin using a hijacked helicopter

1974-02-04

Patricia Hearst (19), daughter of publisher Randolph Hearst, kidnapped by Symbionese Liberation Army

1974-02-04

Provisional Irish Republican Army bomb explodes on a bus as it traveled along the M62 motorway in West Yorkshire, England carrying British Army soldiers and some of their family members; nine British Army soldiers and three civilians are killed

1974-02-17

Robert K. Preston, a disgruntled U.S. Army private, buzzes the White House with a stolen helicopter.

1974-05-14

Symbionese Liberation Army destroyed in shoot-out, 6 killed

1974-06-17

The Provisional Irish Republican Army bomb the Houses of Parliament in London, injuring 11 people and causing extensive damage

1974-08-01

China's People's Liberation Army Navy, put into service ChangZheng 1, their first nuclear-powered submarine

1974-08-14

Turkish army attacks Nicosia Cyprus

1974-10-10

The Irish National Liberation Army (INLA) and its political wing the Irish Republican Socialist Party (IRSP)founded at the Spa Hotel in the village of Lucan near Dublin

1974-11-25

Irish Republican Army is outlawed in Britain following deaths of 21

1974-12-04

Jean-Paul Sartre visits Red Army Faction leader Andreas Baader in prison

1974-12-22

The Provisional Irish Republican Army announces a Christmas ceasefire; before the ceasefire, they carry out a bomb attack on the home of former UK Prime Minister, Edward Heath

1975-02-02

Army offensive against rebels in Eritrea

1975-02-10

The Provisional Irish Republican Army agrees to a truce and ceasefire with the British government and the Northern Ireland Office; Seven "incident centres" are established in nationalist areas to monitor the ceasefire and the response of the security forces

1975-02-20

A feud begains between the Official Irish Republican Army and the Irish National Liberation Army; the two groups assassinate a number of each other's volunteers until the feud ends in June 1975

1975-03-18

Kurds end fight against Iraqi army

1975-06-10

Yanks sponsor Army Day at temporary home, Shea Stadium during 21-gun salute, part of fence is blown away, & another part is set afire

1975-07-17

Four British soldiers are killed by a Provisional Irish Republican Army remote-controlled bomb near Forkill, County Armagh; the attack was the first major breach of a February truce

1975-08-13

Bayardo Bar attack: Provisional Irish Republican Army volunteers carry out a gun and bomb attack on a pub in Belfast frequented by Ulster Volunteer Force commanders; 4 Protestant civilians and 1 UVF member are killed

1975-09-01

5 Protestant civilians are killed and 7 were wounded in a Provisional Irish Republican Army gun attack on Tullyvallen Orange Hall near Newtownhamilton, County Armagh

1975-11-22

Drummuckavall Ambush: 3 British Army soldiers are killed and one captured when the Provisional Irish Republican Army attack a watchtower in South Armagh, North Ireland

1975-12-06

Balcombe Street Siege: for 6 days, four Provisional Irish Republican Army volunteers hold two hostages at an apartment in London, England

1975-12-07

Indonesian army occupies East Timor

1975-12-28

Red Army beats NY Rangers 7-3 at Madison Square Garden

1976-01-23

The Provisional Irish Republican Army truce of February 1975 is officially brought to an end

1976-02-11

Clifford Alexander Jr confirmed as 1st black US Secretary of Army

1976-05-15

The Ulster Volunteer Force launch gun and bomb attacks on 2 pubs in County Armagh, killing 4 Catholic civilians and wounding many more; a British Army soldier is later convicted for taking part in the attacks

1976-05-15

The Provisional Irish Republican Army kill 3 Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) officers in County Fermanagh and 1 in County Down

1976-08-10

A Provisional Irish Republican Army volunteer is shot dead by the British Army as he drove along a road in Belfast; his car then went out of control and killed 3 children, sparking a series of "peace rallies" throughout the month by a group that became known as 'Peace People'

1976-11-15

Syrian army conquerors Beirut

1977-04-07

German Federal Prosecutor Siegfried Buback and his driver are shot by two Red Army Faction members while waiting at a red light.

1977-07-05

Pakistan's army, led by Gen Mohammad Zia ul-Haq, seizes power

1977-08-27

Army shoots on market vendor women in Conakry, Guineau

1977-09-22

West German Red Army Faction terrorist kills policeman in Utrecht

1977-11-10

Amsterdam: Red Army Faction terrorists Gert Schneider/Christof Wackernagel arrested

1978-02-17

La Mon restaurant bombing: 11 civilians and 1 RUC officer are killed and 30 wounded by a Provisional Irish Republican Army incendiary bomb at the La Mon Restaurant near Belfast

1978-06-17

The Provisional Irish Republican Army kill an RUC officer and kidnap another near Crossmaglen, County Armagh

1978-06-21

The British Army shoot dead 3 Provisional Irish Republican Army volunteers and a passing Ulster Volunteer Force member at a postal depot on Ballysillan Road, Belfast; it is claimed that the PIRA volunteers were about to launch a bomb attack

1978-09-08

Iranian army fires on Khomeini followers in Teheran, 100s killed

1978-09-09

Iraqi Ayatollah Khomeini calls for uprising in Irani army

1978-09-14

The Provisional Irish Republican Army explode over 50 bombs in towns across Northern Ireland over the next 5 days, injuring 37 people

1978-09-21

The Provisional Irish Republican Army explode bombs at the RAF airfield near Eglinton, County Londonderry; the terminal building, two aircraft hangars and four planes aree destroyed

1979-03-22

The Provisional Irish Republican Army assassinate Richard Sykes, the British ambassador to the Netherlands, in Den Haag

1979-03-22

The Provisional Irish Republican Army explode 24 bombs in various locations across Northern Ireland

1979-03-30

Airey Neave, a British politician, is killed by a car bomb as he exits the Palace of Westminster. The Irish National Liberation Army claims responsibility.

1979-04-17

Four Royal Ulster Constabulary officers are killed by a Provisional Irish Republican Army van bomb in Bessbrook, County Armagh; the bomb is believed to be the largest PIRA bomb used up to that point

1979-08-23

Iranian army opens offensive against Kurds

1979-08-27

Warrenpoint ambush: 18 British Army soldiers were killed when the Provisional Irish Republican Army explode two roadside bombs as a British convoy passed Narrow Water Castle near Warrenpoint

1979-09-03

Iran army conquerors Mahabad

1979-09-04

Iran army conquerors Baneh

1979-09-05

Iran army occupies Piranshahr

1979-12-16

4 British Army soldiers are killed by a PIRA landmine near Dungannon, County Tyrone. Another British Army soldier was killed by a PIRA landmine near Forkill, County Armagh

1979-12-25

USSR airlifts invasionary army to Afghanistan

1979-12-27

Red Army beats NY Rangers 5-2 at Madison Square Garden

1979-12-29

Red Army beats NY Islanders 3-2 at Nassau Coliseum

1980-01-17

Dunmurry train explosion: a Provisional Irish Republican Army bomb prematurely detonates on a passenger train near Belfast, killing three and injuring five (including the bombers)

1980-05-27

The Gwangju Massacre: Airborne and army troops of South Korea retake the city of Gwangju from civil militias, killing at least 207 and possibly many more.

1980-06-10

8 Provisional Irish Republican Army prisoners escape from Crumlin Road Gaol in Belfast using handguns smuggled into prison

1981-01-21

Norman Stronge and his son James (both former Ulster Unionist Members of Parliament) are assassinated by the Irish Republican Army at their home Tynan Abbey, which is then burnt down

1981-04-02

Heavy battle between Christian militia & Syrian army in East Lebanon

1981-05-19

5 British Army soldiers are killed when their armoured vehicle is ripped apart by a Provisional Irish Republican Army roadside bomb near Bessbrook, County Armagh

1981-07-17

Glasdrumman ambush: the Provisional Irish Republican Army attack a British Army post in South Armagh, killing 1 soldier and injuring another

1981-12-10

-13] El Salvador army kills 900

1982-04-20

The Provisional Irish Republican Army explode bombs in Belfast, Derry, Armagh, Ballymena, Bessbrook and Magherafelt; 2 civilians are killed and 12 injured

1982-06-07

Habres rebel army occupies capital of Chad, N'djamena

1982-07-20

Hyde Park and Regent's Park bombings: 11 British soldiers and 7 military horses killed in Provisional Irish Republican Army bomb attacks during military ceremonies in London

1982-11-11

Gas explosion in Israeli army headquarters near Tyre; kills 60

1982-12-06

Droppin Well bombing: 11 British soldiers and 6 civilians are killed by an Irish National Liberation Army (INLA) time bomb at the Droppin' Well Bar in Ballykelly, County Londonderry

1982-12-07

Suriname army under Desi Bouterse fires on radio station building

1982-12-08

Suriname army leader Bouterse murders 15 opponents

1983-05-16

Sudan People's Liberation Army/Movement rebels against the Sudanese government.

1983-08-12

General Manuel A Noriega becomes commander of Panamanian army

1983-09-18

Lebanese & Syrian army battle

1984-02-02

Lebanese army fight in Beirut

1984-02-06

Moslem militiamen take over West Beirut from Lebanese army

1986-01-26

Yoweri Museveni's rebel army conquerors Kampala Uganda

1986-03-24

Suriname army capt Etienne Boerenveen arrested for cocaine smuggling

1986-05-18

South African army occupies Botswana, Zimbabwe & Zambia

1986-09-05

Karachi Pakistan army storms hijacked US B-747, 19 killed

1986-11-21

Suriname army leader Desi Bouterse massacres Moiwana village

1987-02-21

Syrian army marches into Beirut

1988-02-10

3-judge panel of 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals in SF strikes down Army's ban on homosexuals (later overturned by appeal)

1988-08-08

-11] Army in Rangoon shoots on students, 5-10,000 killed

1988-12-29

Soviet Red Army Team edges NY Islanders, 3-2 at Nassau Coliseum

1989-02-13

Salvadoran army attacks Encuentros hospital, rapes, kills patients

1989-02-20

An IRA bomb destroys a section of a British Army barracks in Ternhill, England

1989-11-30

Deutsche Bank board member Alfred Herrhausen is killed by a Red Army Faction terrorist bomb.

1990-01-20

Black January - crackdown of Azerbaijani pro-independence demonstrations by Soviet army in Baku.

1990-11-08

Saddam fires his army chief & threatens to destroy Arabian peninsula

1991-01-18

US acknowledges CIA & US Army paid Noriega $320,000 over his career

1991-11-12

Indonesian army shoots on funeral possession: 270-520 die

1992-04-11

Irish Republican Army bombs London financial district, killing 3

1992-05-02

Yugoslav Army seize Bosnian Pres Alija Izetbegovic

1992-07-25

Army refused to overturn 127 year old conviction against Dr Mudd

1992-09-07

Army of Ciskei homeland kills 28 ANC demonstrators

1993-02-09

Army of opium king Khun Sa kills 60 in NE Burma

1993-06-01

Guatemala president Jorge Serrano overthrown by army

1993-07-25

The St James' Church massacre in Kenilworth, Cape Town by Azanian Peoples' Liberation Army

1993-11-09

Serbian army fires on school in Sarajevo, 9 children died

1994-01-01

The Zapatista Army of National Liberation initiates twelve days of armed conflict in the Mexican State of Chiapas.

1994-01-02

Battles between army & rebellious indians in South Mexico, kill 57

1994-04-20

Serbian army bombs hospital in Goradze Bosnia, 47 killed

1994-04-21

Serbian army bombs distress clinic in Goradze Bosnia, 28 killed

1994-04-23

Army shoots to death 23-40 fishermen in Gonaives Haiti

1994-07-29

India army kills 27 Moslem militants

1994-08-31

The Provisional Irish Republican Army declares a ceasefire.

1995-05-25

The Bosnian Serb Army kills 72 youngsters in the Bosnian city of Tuzla.

1996-01-30

Gino Gallagher, the suspected leader of the Irish National Liberation Army, is killed while waiting in line for his unemployment benefit.

1996-02-09

The Irish Republican Army declares the end of its 18 month ceasefire shortly followed by a large bomb in London's Canary Wharf.

1996-07-15

A Belgian Air Force C-130 Hercules carrying the Royal Netherlands Army marching band crashes on landing at Eindhoven Airport.

1997-05-06

Army Staff Sgt Delmar Simpson gets 25-year sentence for rape

1997-11-28

First public appearance of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA), an ethnic Albanian guerrilla group that fought for the independence of Kosovo from Serbia.

1998-02-28

Kosovo War: Serbian police begin the offensive against the Kosovo Liberation Army in Kosovo.

1998-04-20

German terrorist group Red Army Faction announces their dissolution after 28 years.

1999-07-06

U.S. Army private Barry Winchell dies from baseball-bat injuries inflicted in his sleep the previous day by fellow soldiers for his relationship with transgendered showgirl and former Navy combat medic, Calpernia Addams.

2000-05-25

Liberation Day of Lebanon. Israel withdraws its army from most of the Lebanese territory after 22 years of its first invasion in 1978.

2001-10-23

The Provisional Irish Republican Army of Northern Ireland commences disarmament after peace talks.

2004-05-26

The United States Army veteran Terry Nichols is found guilty of 161 state murder charges for helping carry out the Oklahoma City bombing.

2004-11-08

War in Iraq: More than 10,000 U.S. troops and a small number of Iraqi army units participate in a siege on the insurgent stronghold of Fallujah.

2005-04-25

The final piece of the Obelisk of Axum is returned to Ethiopia after being stolen by the invading Italian army in 1937.

2005-07-28

The Provisional Irish Republican Army call an end to their thirty year long armed campaign in Northern Ireland.

2005-12-08

Ante Gotovina, Croatian army general accused of war crimes, is captured in the Playa de las Américas, Tenerife by the Spanish police.

2006-02-16

The last Mobile Army Surgical Hospital (MASH) is decommissioned by the United States Army.

2006-04-22

Four Canadian soldiers are killed 75 kilometers north of Kandahar, Afghanistan by a roadside bomb planted by Taliban militants, the worst single day combat loss for the Canadian army since the Korean War.

2006-05-05

The government of Sudan signs an accord with the Sudan Liberation Army

2006-11-11

The New Zealand war memorial monument was unveiled by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in London, United Kingdom, commemorating the loss of soldiers from the New Zealand Army and the British Army.

2007-04-27

Estonian authorities remove the Bronze Soldier, a Soviet Red Army war memorial in Tallinn, amid political controversy with Russia.

2007-07-31

Operation Banner, the presence of the British Army in Northern Ireland, and longest-running British Army operation ever, comes to an end.

2007-09-18

Pervez Musharraf announces that he will step down as army chief and restore civilian rule to Pakistan, but only after he is re-elected president.

2009-02-25

BDR massacre in Pilkhana, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 74 People are being killed, including more than 50 Army officials, by Bangladeshi Boarder Guards inside its headquarter.

2009-11-05

US Army Major Nidal Malik Hasan (US Army Medical Corps) killed 13 and wounded 43 at Fort Hood, Texas in the largest mass shooting ever at a US military installation.

2012-02-25

Syrian Army kills 100 civilians in artillery shelling of Homs and Hama

2012-03-02

The Red Cross is denied access to provide relief to the Baba Amr district in Homs by the Syrian army

2012-03-12

45 people, including children, are massacred by the Syrian Army in Homs

2012-04-07

130 Pakistani Army soldiers are buried in an avalanche near the Siachen Glacier

2012-04-26

70 people are killed by rocket attacks by the Syrian Army on the city of Hama

2012-05-25

Up to 116 people are massacred, including women and children, by the Syrian army in Houla, in the Homs province

2012-06-25

33 Syrian army officers defect to Turkey

2012-07-12

200 people are killed by the Syrian army in Tremseh

2012-07-18

Kim Jong-un is officially appointed Supreme Leader of North Korea and given the rank of Marshal in the Korean People's Army

2012-08-29

Operation Eagle, undertaken by the Egyptian Army, results in the deaths of 11 suspected terrorists and the arrest of another 23

2012-09-11

50 Al-Shabaab fighters are killed in conflict with the Somali National Army

2012-09-20

50 people are killed and dozens injured after a gas station is bombed by the Syrian Army in Ain Issa

2012-09-26

Syrian army massacres 40 civilians in Thiabieh, Damascus

2012-10-11

A further 83 people are killed throughout Syria by the Syrian army

2012-12-29

200 people are executed by the Syrian army in Homs

2013-01-15

19 Egyptian Army recruits are killed and 120 are injured in a train accident in Giza

2013-01-17

106 people are massacred by Syrian army forces in Homs

2013-01-25

Islamist forces are driven out of Hombori by the Malian army

2013-02-01

The Nigerian Army bombs a Boko Haram camp, killing 18 people

2013-02-02

23 people are killed and 8 are injured after militants attacked an army base in the Lakki Marwat District, Pakistan

2013-02-22

29 people are killed and 150 are injured by by 3 Syrian army missiles in Aleppo

2013-03-16

24 Pakistani Army soldiers are killed after their bus falls down a ravine in Rawalpindi

2013-03-31

14 Boko Haram suspects are killed in a Nigerian Army raid

2013-04-11

57 people are killed by the Syrian Army in Daraa Governorate, Syria

2013-05-02

100 people are killed by the Syrian Army in a raid on al-Bayda, Baniyas

2013-05-04

77 people are killed by the Syrian Army in Baniyas

2013-07-08

42 people have been killed and hundreds injured after the Egyptian army raids a sit in protest in Cairo

2013-07-21

15 Egyptian Army soldiers are killed after their bus crashes into a truck on the Mediterranean Coast Highway

2013-09-03

15 militants are killed by an Egyptian Army helicopter in Sinai Peninsula

2013-09-20

46 soldiers are killed in army-base attacks in Shabwah Governorate, Yemen

2013-09-29

16 people are killed by a Syrian Army air strike that hit a secondary school in Raqqa, Syria

2014-11-04

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko orderes army reinforcements to key southern and eastern cities in case of a new rebel offensive in the regions

2015-10-27

Three Palestinians shot dead after knife attacks: Israeli army

2016-02-11

North Korea army chief Ri Yong-gil said to be executed

2016-03-14

Turkish warplanes hit Kurdish militant PKK camps in northern Iraq: army

2016-03-27

Syrian army recaptures Palmyra from Islamic State: state media

2016-06-01

Turkish army kills 14 Islamic State militants near Aleppo

2016-07-30

Father of fallen Muslim-American Army captain addresses Donald Trump in DNC speech

2016-09-18

17 Soldiers Killed in Attack at Indian Army Base in Kashmir

2016-09-23

Syrian army announces start of a new major offensive in Aleppo

2016-10-18

Coalition warplanes kill 20 Islamic State militants in Syria: Turkish army

2016-12-11

Army beats Navy 21-17 to end 14-year losing streak in series

2017-01-09

Turkish army says 48 Islamic State militants killed in Syria on Sunday

2017-04-23

More Than 100 Dead In Taliban Attack On Afghan Army Base

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Army - Notable Birthdays

James WolfeJan 2, 1727

Isaac BrockOct 6, 1769

William Tecumseh ShermanFeb 8, 1820

George McClellanDec 3, 1826

John Singleton MosbyDec 6, 1833

Army - Birthdays
Date Event
1602-01-06

Karl Rabenhaupt, German/Dutch baron of Sucha/army leader

1666-12-26

Guru Gobind Singh, Tenth Guru of Sikhism, founder and General of Khalsa Army, social reformist and poet(d. 1708)

1721-04-14

William August duke of Cumberland, English army leader

1727-01-02

James Wolfe, Westerham, Kent, England, British Army officer, defeated the French in Canada and captured Quebec

1730-09-17

Friedrich WLGA von Steuben, Prus/US inspector-gen of Washington's army

1734-10-07

Ralph Abercromby, English army commander (Dutch Guyana)

1735-06-10

John Morgan, American physician-in-chief of Continental Army

1738-03-11

Benjamin Tupper, Continental Army officer, and pioneer to the Ohio Country (d. 1792)

1739-09-13

Grigory Potemkin, army officer, statesman, Catherine II's lover, OS

1744-06-04

Patrick Ferguson, Scots army officer and rifle designer (d. 1780)

1750-05-02

John André, British Army officer of the American Revolutionary War (d. 1780)

1752-01-19

James Morris III, American army officer (d. 1820)

1754-09-19

John Ross Key, commissioned officer in the Continental Army, judge, lawyer and the father of Francis Scott Key (d. 1821)

1755-09-04

Count Axel von Fersen the Younger, Swedish Army officer, diplomat and statesman. (d. 1810)

1759-01-05

Jacques Cathelineau, French royalist/army leader

1769-10-06

Isaac Brock, St Peter Port, British Army officer (War of 1812)

1773-04-22

Jean V baron de Rebecque, Swiss/Dutch army leader

1786-06-13

Winfield Scott, army general (Union)/presidential candidate

1788-04-17

Joseph Gilbert Totten, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1864

1794-10-24

Friedrich B Freiherr von Gagern, German/Dutch army commandant

1794-12-10

James Wolfe Ripley, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1870

1795-07-25

James Barry, female disguised as a man, surgeon general (British army)

1796-05-04

Joseph Pannell Taylor, Brigadier General (Union Army), died in 1864

1797-09-06

Wililam "Extra Billy" Smith, Confederacy (Confederate Army)

1798-06-12

Samuel Cooper, Sect of War/General (Confederate Army), died in 1876

1798-09-01

Richard Delafield, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1873

1800-02-21

John Henry Winder, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1865

1801-06-23

Daniel Smith Donelson, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1863

1802-02-21

George Douglas Ramsey, Bvt Major general (Union Army), died in 1882

1802-05-15

Isaac Ridgeway Trimble, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1888

1803-02-02

Albert Sidney Johnston, Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1862

1803-06-04

Gabriel James Rains, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1881

1804-02-17

Samuel Read Anderson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1883

1804-10-26

Lorenzo Thomas, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1875

1804-11-13

Theophilus Hunter Holmes, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1880

1805-06-14

Robert Anderson, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1871

1805-11-22

Benjamin Hugur, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1877

1806-04-10

Leonidas Polk, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1864

1806-05-12

Amos Beebe Eaton, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1877

1806-06-08

Gideon Johnson Pillow, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1878

1806-09-13

Joseph Lewis Hogg, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), die in 1862

1806-10-18

John Breckinridge Grayson, Brig Genl (Confederate Army), died in 1861

1806-12-03

Henry Alexander Wise, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1876

1806-12-12

Stand Watie, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1871

1807-01-06

Joseph Holt, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1894

1807-01-11

Alfred Eugene "Mudwall" Jackson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)

1807-02-03

Joseph Eggleston Johnston, Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1891

1807-05-01

John Bankhead "Prince John" Magruder, Major General (Confederate Army)

1807-12-20

Richard Lucian Page, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1901

1808-05-19

Samuel Jameson Gholson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1883

1808-08-24

Benjamin Grubb Humphreys, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)

1808-08-24

Thomas Fenwick Drayton, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1891

1808-11-27

Hugh Weedon Mercer, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1877

1809-01-18

Richard Caswell Gatlin, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1896

1809-02-25

George Washington Cullom, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1892

1809-04-17

Philip St George Cocke, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1861

1809-04-20

John Smith Preston, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1881

1809-06-13

George Philip St Cooke, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1895

1809-09-20

Sterline "Old Pap" Price, Major General (Confederate Army)

1809-12-26

William Nelson Pendleton, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1883

1809-12-29

Albert Pike, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1891

1810-01-31

Daniel Ruggles, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1897

1810-09-10

Albert Gallatin Blanchard, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)

1810-10-28

Adley Hogan Gladden, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1862

1811-03-01

Robert Christie Buchanan, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1878

1811-03-15

Robert Allen, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1886

1811-05-24

Charles Clark, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1877

1811-08-26

Danville Leadbetter, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1866

1811-08-31

Goode Bryan, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1885

1811-11-11

Ben McCulloch, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1862

1812-01-13

Humphrey Marshall, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1872

1812-03-20

George Bibb Crittenden, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1880

1812-04-09

Randolph Barnes Marcy, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1887

1812-04-28

Daniel Henry Rucker, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1910

1812-05-19

Felix Kirk Zollicoffer, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1862

1812-07-27

Thomas Lanier Clingman, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1897

1812-11-18

Jesse Johnson Finley, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1904

1813-01-05

Thomas Neville Waul, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1903

1813-02-16

Joseph Reid Anderson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army) died in 1892

1813-03-26

Thomas West Sherman, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1879

1813-04-17

Henry Washington Benham, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1884

1813-07-07

William Scott Ketchum, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1871

1814-01-08

Thomas Green, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1864

1814-01-11

Richard Griffith, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1862

1814-01-12

Jones Mitchell Withers, Mjr General (Confederate Army), died in 1890

1814-04-02

Henry Lewis "Old Rock" Benning, Brigadier General (Confederate Army

1814-08-01

Maxcy Gregg, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1862

1814-08-10

John Clifford Pemberton, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1881

1814-11-17

Joseph Finegan, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1885

1814-12-27

James Henry Carleton, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1873

1815-01-10

Alexander Brydie Dyer, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1874

1815-01-16

Henry Wagner "Old Brains" Halleck, Maj-General (Union Army)

1815-01-18

James Chesnut Jr, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1885

1815-02-25

Robert Hall Chilton, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1879

1815-04-24

James Edward Harrison, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1875

1815-05-19

John Gross Barnard, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1882

1815-06-03

Martin Edward Green, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1863

1815-06-04

Paul Jones Semmes, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1863

1815-07-21

Stewart Van Vliet, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1901

1815-08-19

John Porter McCown, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1879

1815-09-05

Tyree Harris Bell, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1902

1815-09-06

John Richardson Liddell, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)

1815-09-18

Henry Constantine Wayne, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)

1815-10-12

William Joseph Hardee, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1873

1815-11-01

Douglas Hancock Cooper, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1879

1815-11-24

James Trapier, N Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1865

1815-12-31

George Gordon Meade, Major General (Union Army), died in 1872

1816-01-19

Henry Gray, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1892

1816-01-26

Lloyd Tilghman, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1863

1816-03-14

Montgomery Dent Corse, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1895

1816-04-16

Edward "Old Allegheny" Johnson, Major General (Confederate Army)

1816-04-21

Louis Trezevant Wigfall, Confederate Army, died in 1874

1816-05-03

Montgomery Cunningham Meigs, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union Army), died in 1892

1816-05-16

Henry Hopkins Sibley, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1886

1816-05-24

Robert Seaman Granger, (Union Army Bvt Major general, died in 1894)

1816-07-31

George Henry Thomas, Major General (Union Army), died in 1870

1816-08-03

John Eugene Smith, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1897

1816-09-06

Francis Stebbins Bartow, Col (Confederate Army), died in 1861

1816-10-16

William Preston, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1887

1816-11-03

Jubal Anderson Early, Lt General (Confederate Army), died in 1894

1816-11-04

William Polk Hardeman, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1898

1816-11-26

William Henry Talkbot Walker, Major General (Confederate Army)

1816-12-06

Henry Eustace McCulloch, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1895

1816-12-18

Alfred Elzey Jones, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1871

1817-01-08

John Selden Roane, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1867

1817-02-08

Richard Stoddert Ewell, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1872

1817-02-18

Lewis Addison Armistead, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1863

1817-02-18

Walter Page Lane, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1892

1817-03-19

Lewis Henry Little, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1862

1817-03-22

Braxton Bragg, Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1876

1817-06-21

James Brewerton Ricketts, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1887

1817-07-19

Mary Ann Ball Bickerdyke, US, army nurse (union)

1817-07-21

Joseph K Barnes, Major General (Union Army), died in 1883

1817-07-31

Philip Cook Jr, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1894

1817-09-21

Carter Littlepage Stevenson, Major General (Confederate Army)

1817-10-07

Bushrod Rust Johnson, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1880

1817-11-08

Claudius Wistar Sears, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1891

1817-11-21

Richard Brooke Garnett, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1863

1817-12-19

James Jay Archer, Brigadier General (Confederate Army) died in 1864

1818-01-31

William Raine Peck, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1871

1818-03-11

John Wilkins Whitfield, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1879

1818-03-13

Albion Parris Howe, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1897

1818-03-28

Wade Hampton, SC, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1902

1818-07-10

John Stuart "Cerro Gordo" Williams, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)

1818-08-18

William Farquhar Barry, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1879

1818-08-23

Rufus Ingalls, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1893

1818-09-18

Marcellus Augustus Stovall, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)

1818-11-04

Alexander Robert Lawton, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1896

1818-11-22

Samuel Gibbs French, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1910

1818-12-04

William Wing "Old Blizzards" Loring, Mjr Gen (Confederate Army)

1818-12-12

Paul Octave Hebert, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1880

1818-12-23

David Addison Weisiger, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1899

1818-12-30

James Cantey, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1874

1819-01-12

Zealous Bates Tower, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1900

1819-02-14

James Green Martin, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1878

1819-03-22

William Wirt Adams, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1888

1819-05-01

William Steele, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1885

1819-05-30

William McMurdo, British army officer (d. 1894)

1819-09-09

Martin Luther Smith, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1866

1819-09-14

Henry Jackson Hunt, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1889

1819-10-02

George Washington Getty, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1901

1819-10-09

Samuel McGowan, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1897

1819-10-10

Zebulon York, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1900

1819-10-25

Zachariah Cantey Deas, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1882

1819-12-16

Robert Selden Garnett, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1861

1819-12-17

Samuel Jones, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1887

1820-01-18

Abraham Buford, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1884

1820-01-19

John Haskell King, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1888

1820-02-08

William Tecumseh Sherman, Major General (Union Army), died in 1891

1820-03-13

Louis Herbert, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1901

1820-04-14

Harry Thompson Hays, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1876

1820-04-15

Evander McNair, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1902

1820-06-24

Henry Rootes Jackson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1898

1820-07-26

John Marshall Jones, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1864

1820-08-03

William Miller, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1909

1820-08-08

Winfield Scott "Old Swet" Featherston, Army Brigadier General (Confederate)

1820-09-17

Earle Van Dorn, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1863

1820-09-21

Williams Carter Wickham, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)

1820-10-20

Benjamin Franklin Cheatham, Major General (Confederate Army)

1820-10-23

James Monroe Goggin, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1889

1820-11-04

Robert Vinkler Richardson, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1870

1820-11-28

Lawrence O'Bryan Branch, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1862

1820-12-10

David Allen Russell, Army Bvt Major General (Union), died in 1864

1821-01-07

Lucius Jeremiah Gartrell, Brigadier General (Confed Army), died in 1891

1821-01-15

Lafayette McLaws, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1897

1821-02-10

William Read Scurry, (Confederate Army Brigadier General, died in 1864)

1821-07-06

Edward Winston Pettus, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1907

1821-07-12

Daniel Harvey Hill, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1889

1821-08-14

Clement Hoffman "Rock" Stevens, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)

1821-08-21

William Barksdale, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1863

1821-10-02

Alexander Peter "Old Straight" Stewart, Lt Gen (Confederate Army)

1821-10-07

Richard Heron Anderson, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1879

1821-12-02

Rufus Barringer, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1895

1822-01-05

Joseph Brevard Kershaw, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1894

1822-02-16

James Patton Anderson, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1872

1822-02-28

Matthew Duncan Ector, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1879

1822-03-11

Allison Nelson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1862

1822-03-22

Seth Williams, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1866

1822-04-13

Leroy Augustus Stafford, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1864

1822-04-13

William Stephen Walker, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1899

1822-05-21

Dabney Herndon Maury, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1900

1822-05-21

Mosby Monroe Parsons, Brigadier General (Confederate Army) died in 1865

1822-06-11

Samuel Davis Sturgis, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1889

1822-06-23

Young Marshall Moody, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1866

1822-06-24

Birkett Davenport Fry, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1891

1822-07-22

Hamilton Prioleau Bee, Brigadier General (Confederate Army) died in 1897

1822-07-22

John George Walker, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1893

1822-10-20

Mansfield Lovell, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1884

1822-11-02

James Byron Gordon, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1864

1822-12-28

William Booth Taliaferro, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1898

1823-01-29

Franklin Gardner, Major General (Confederate Army)

1823-02-16

John Daniel Imboden, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1895

1823-03-12

William Flank Perry, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1901

1823-03-14

Roswell Sabine Ripley, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1887

1823-03-20

John Echols, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1896

1823-03-25

William Thompson Martin, Mjr General (Confederate Army), died in 1910

1823-04-01

Simon Bolivar Buckner, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1914

1823-04-10

Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)

1823-04-16

Orlando Bolivar Wilcox, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1907

1823-04-22

Alfred Gibbs, Major General (Union Army), died in 1868

1823-05-05

James Allen Hardie, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1876

1823-06-11

James Lawson Kemper, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1895

1823-08-09

Daniel Marsh Frost, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1900

1823-11-09

William Henry Forney, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1894

1823-12-25

Preston Smith, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1863

1824-01-07

James Morrison Hawes, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1889

1824-02-03

George Thomas "Tige" Anderson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)

1824-02-08

Barnard Elliot Bee, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1861

1824-02-24

John Crawford Vaughn, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1875

1824-02-28

John Creed Moore, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1910

1824-03-10

Thomas James Churchill, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1905

1824-03-22

William Henry Chase Whiting, Major General (Confederate Army)

1824-04-20

Alfred Holt Colquitt, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1894

1824-05-09

William Edmonson "Grumble" Jones, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)

1824-05-16

Edmund Kirby Smith, Fla, General (Confederate Army), died in 1893

1824-05-29

Cadmus Marcellus Wilcox, Major General (Confederate Army)

1824-06-08

William Montgomery Gardner, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1901

1824-06-20

John Tyler Morgan, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1907

1824-06-28

William Tatus Wofford, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1884

1824-07-23

Gabriel Colvin Wharton, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1906

1824-08-14

William Terry, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1888

1824-08-20

Absalom Baird, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1905

1824-09-24

Truman Seymour, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1891

1824-10-26

Arthur Middleton Manigault, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)

1824-10-29

Joseph Horace Lewis, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1904

1825-01-10

Alexander Travis Hawthorn, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1899

1825-01-12

Joseph Robert Davis, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1896

1825-01-28

George Edward Pickett, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1875

1825-03-05

John Dunovant, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1864

1825-03-20

William Nelson Rector Beall, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)

1825-03-23

Edward Lloyd Thomas, Brigadier General (Confederate Army) died in 1898

1825-03-30

Samuel Bell Maxey, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1895

1825-04-05

David Rumph "Neighbor" Jones, Major General (Confederate Army)

1825-06-13

Benjamin Jefferson Hill, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1880

1825-07-28

William Duncan Smith, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1862

1825-07-31

Thomas Hart Taylor, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1901

1825-09-03

Armistead Lindsay Long, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1891

1825-10-11

Elkanah Brackin Greer, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1877

1825-10-31

Raleigh Edward Colston, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1896

1825-11-01

Joseph Benjamin Palmer, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1890

1825-11-09

Ambrose Powell Hill, Lt Gen (Confederate 3rd Army Corp), died in 1865

1825-12-16

Henry Heth, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1899

1825-12-20

Romeyn Beck Ayres, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1888

1826-01-22

[Merriwether] Jeff Thompson, Partisan (Confederate Army), died in 1876

1826-01-27

Richard Taylor, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1879

1826-04-02

Philip Dale Roddey, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1897

1826-08-02

William Denison Whipple, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1902

1826-10-08

Matt Whitaker Ransom, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1904

1826-11-02

Robert Hopkins Hatton, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1862

1826-12-01

William Mahone, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1895

1826-12-03

George McClellan, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Union army major general, (d. 1885)

1827-01-01

William Lewis "Old Tige" Cabell, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)

1827-01-06

John Calvin Brown, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1889

1827-01-06

John Wesley Frazer, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), die in 1906

1827-02-02

Abner Monroe Perrin, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1864

1827-02-19

Charles Robert Woods, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1855

1827-02-22

James Barnet Fry, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1894

1827-02-27

Richard W Johnson, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1897

1827-03-07

Henry DeLamar Clayton, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1889

1827-03-12

John Robert Jones, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1901

1827-03-12

William Richard Terry, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1897

1827-05-29

Reuben Lindsay Walker, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1890

1827-06-05

Beverly Holcombe Robertson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)

1827-07-07

William Montague Browne, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)

1827-07-24

Julius Adolph de Lagnel, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1912

1827-08-24

Walter Husted Stevens, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1867

1827-09-30

Kenner Garrard, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1879

1827-11-19

Isaac Munroe St John, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1880

1827-11-26

Alfred Moore Scales, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1892

1828-01-05

August Valentine Kautz, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1895

1828-01-28

Thomas Carmichael Hindman, Mjr Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1868

1828-02-12

Robert Ransom Jr, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1892

1828-03-01

James Fleming Fagan, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1893

1828-03-02

Jefferson Columbus Davis, Bvt Mjr General (Union Army), died in 1879

1828-03-04

Elisha Franklin "Bull" Paxton, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)

1828-03-17

Patrick Ronayne Cleburne, Major General (Confederate Army)

1828-04-06

Charles William Field, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1892

1828-04-08

George Baird Hodge, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)

1828-04-24

Robert Brank Vance, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1899

1828-05-28

Alpheus Baker, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1891

1828-06-04

Alexander William Campbell, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)

1828-06-27

Junius Daniel, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1864

1828-07-03

John Austin Wharton, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1865

1828-07-04

James Johnston Pettigrew, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)

1828-07-19

Roger Atkinson Pryor, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1919

1828-07-29

Cuvier Grover, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1885

1828-08-24

George Hume "Maryland" Steuart, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)

1828-08-28

William Alexander Hammond, Brigadier General (Union Army), died in 1900

1828-10-23

Turner Ashby, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1862

1828-11-02

Byron Grimes, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1880

1828-11-21

William McComb, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1918

1828-11-30

Jedediah Hotchkiss, Engineer (Confederate Army), died in 1899

1828-12-08

Robert Bullock, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1905

1828-12-30

Mark Perrin Lowrey, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1885

1829-01-30

Alfred Cummings, Georgia, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1910

1829-02-14

Alfred Iverson Jr, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1911

1829-02-18

Jean Jacques Alfred Mouton, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1864

1829-02-21

Johnson Hagood, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1898

1829-03-18

William Robertson Boggs, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1911

1829-03-29

Robert Emmet Rodes, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1864

1829-04-10

William Booth, founder (Salvation Army)

1829-06-06

John Baillie McIntosh, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1888

1829-08-12

John Horace Forney, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1902

1829-09-01

James Conner, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1883

1829-09-08

Seth Maxwell Barton, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1900

1829-09-29

Bradley Tyler Johnson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1903

1829-10-10

Dandridge McRae, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1899

1829-10-18

Charles Sidney Winder, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1862

1829-10-18

Lucius Marshall Walker, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1863

1829-11-08

Samuel Wylie Crawford, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1892

1829-11-24

William Passmore Carlin, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1903

1830-01-19

George Blake Cosby, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1909

1830-01-27

William Henry Fitzhugh Payne, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)

1830-03-12

William Felix Brantley, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1870

1830-03-20

Eugene Asa Carr, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1910

1830-05-14

George Pierce Doles, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1864

1830-05-15

Laurence Simmons Baker, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1907

1830-06-17

Rochard Montgomery Gano, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1913

1830-07-02

John Bordenave Villepigue, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)

1830-09-29

John Parker Hawkins, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1914

1830-10-26

Stephen Elliott Jr, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1866

1830-10-30

John Stevens Bowen, Major General (Confederate Army) died in 1863

1830-11-03

Esten Cooke, John (Confederate Army), died in 1886

1830-11-10

Albert Gallatin Jenkins, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1864

1830-12-12

Joseph Orville Shelby, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1897

1830-12-14

Allen Thomas, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1907

1831-01-11

James Ronald Chalmers, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1898

1831-01-14

John Bullock Clark Jr, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1903

1831-01-28

Henry Brevard Davidson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1899

1831-02-13

John Aaron Rawlins, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1869

1831-03-01

Hiram Bronson Granbury, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1864

1831-03-06

Philip Henry Sheridan, Albany NY, Major General (Union Army)

1831-03-15

Edward Aylesworth Perry, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)

1831-04-04

Edward Cary Walthall, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1898

1831-04-12

George Burgwyn Anderson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)

1831-06-01

John Bell Hood, Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1879

1831-06-03

Otho French Strahl, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1864

1831-06-05

Marcus Joseph Wright, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1922

1831-06-08

Thomas J. Higgins, decorated Union Army soldier (d. 1917)

1831-10-01

Claudius Charles Wilson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1863

1831-12-22

Robert Ogden Tyler, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1874

1832-01-12

Richard Waterhouse Jr, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1876

1832-01-24

John Pegram, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1865

1832-02-06

John Brown Gordon, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1904

1832-02-16

Camille Armand Jules Marie de Polignac, Mjr General (Confederate Army)

1832-03-11

William Ruffin Cox, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1919

1832-05-30

George Doherty Johnston, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)

1832-08-27

James Alexander Walker, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1901

1832-09-10

Randall Lee Gibson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1892

1832-09-16

George Washington Custis Lee, Major General (Confederate Army)

1832-09-21

Samuel Sprigg Carroll, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1893

1832-10-10

Theodore Shelton Bowers, Bvt Brigadier General (Union Army), died in 1866

1832-10-15

Henry Harrison Walker, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1912

1832-11-05

William Woods Averell, Major General (Union Army), died in 1900

1832-12-01

Archibald Gracie Jr, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1864

1832-12-14

Daniel Harris Reynolds, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1902

1833-01-23

John Randolph Chambliss Jr, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1864

1833-02-13

William Whedbee Kirkland, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1915

1833-02-18

James Deshler, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1863

1833-02-25

Clement Anselm Evans, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1911

1833-03-14

John Sappington Marmaduke, Major General (Confederate Army)

1833-04-10

James Edward Rains, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1862

1833-05-08

Frank Wheaton, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1903

1833-06-09

John Rogers Cooke, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1891

1833-07-01

Alfred Thomas Archimedes Torbert, Bvt Major General (Union Army)

1833-07-10

Lucius Eugene Polk, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1892

1833-07-19

John Wesley Turner, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1899

1833-07-28

James Henry Lane, Brigadier General (Confederate Army) [or Jun 22 1814]

1833-09-22

Stephen Dill Lee, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1908

1833-11-03

Edward Dorr Tracy, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1863

1833-11-09

Sally Louisa Tompkins, nurse and philanthropist, only woman commissioned in Confederate army during US Civil War, born Mathews City, Virginia (D. 1916)

1833-12-06

John Singleton Mosby, Powhatan County, Virginia, lawyer/Col (Confederate Army), (d. 1916)

1833-12-17

James Thadeus Holtzclaw, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1893

1833-12-28

Charles Miller Shelley, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1907

1834-02-06

William Dorsey Pender, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1863

1834-03-22

Francis Asbury Shoup, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1896

1834-08-22

Nathaniel Harrison Harris, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)

1834-09-09

William MacRae, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1882

1834-10-01

Francis Marion Cockrell, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1915

1834-10-28

Dudley McIver DuBose, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1883

1835-02-15

Alexander Stuart Webb, Major General (Union Army), died in 1911

1835-05-26

Edward Porter Alexander, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)

1835-08-26

Theodore Washington Brevard, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)

1835-09-03

William Gaston Lewis, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1901

1835-09-11

William Wirt Allen, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1894

1835-10-01

Robert Houston Anderson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1888

1835-10-01

William Hicks "Red" Jackson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)

1835-10-11

Hunter Holmes McGuire, Med Director (Confederate Army), died in 1900

1835-10-31

Adelbert Ames, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1933

1835-11-04

Lunsford Lindsay Lomax, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1913

1835-11-19

Fitzhugh Lee, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1905

1835-11-22

Frank Crawford Armstrong, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)

1835-12-01

Micah Jenkins, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1864

1836-03-08

Matthew Calbraith Butler, Major General (Confederate Army)

1836-05-08

Bryan Morel Thomas, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1905

1836-05-14

James Patrick Major, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1877

1836-05-27

Edwin Gray Lee, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1870

1836-08-07

Evander McIvor Law, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1920

1836-09-10

Joseph Wheeler II, Maj Gen (Confederacy/Cavalry/Army of Tennessee)

1836-09-13

John McCausland, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1927

1836-10-05

George Washington Gordon, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1911

1836-10-15

Thomas Lafayette Rosser, Mjr General (Confederate Army), died in 1910

1836-11-15

Pierce Manning Butler Young, Mjr Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1896

1837-01-16

James Phillip Simms, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1887

1837-03-19

Robert Daniel Johnston, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1919

1837-03-31

Stephen Dodson Ramseur, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1864

1837-04-11

Ephraim Elmer Ellsworth, Col (Union Army), died in 1861

1837-04-15

Horace Porter, Bvt Brigadier General (Union Army), died in 1921

1837-05-27

Robert Frederick Hoke, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1912

1837-05-31

Stephen Dodson Ramseur, Mjr General (Confederate Army), died in 1864

1837-05-31

William Henry Fitzhugh "Rooney" Lee, Major General (Confederate Army)

1837-06-16

Eli Long, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1903

1837-06-26

Victor Jean Baptiste Girardey, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)

1837-07-31

William Clarke Quantrill, Col (Confederate Army), died in 1865

1837-10-14

Ellison Capers, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1908

1837-12-19

John Carpenter Carter, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1864

1838-01-01

William Hugh Young, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1901

1838-02-20

James Barbour Terrill, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1864

1838-02-23

Gilbert Moxley Sorrel, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1901

1838-02-24

Thomas Benton Smith, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1923

1838-04-12

John Shaw Billings, US, librarian/army physician

1838-05-28

Basil Wilson Duke, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1916

1838-09-14

John Pelham, Major (Confederate Army), died in 1863

1839-03-09

Felix Huston Robertson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1928

1839-06-21

John Decatur Barry, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1867

1839-08-27

Emory Upton, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1881

1840-01-05

John Doby Kennedy, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1896

1840-03-31

John Herbert Kelly, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1864

1840-04-25

James Dearing, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1865

1840-06-10

Thomas Fentress Toon, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1902

1840-09-28

Alexander Swift "Sandie" Pendleton, Lt-Col (Confederate Army)

1841-07-11

William Paul Roberts, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1910

1844-06-01

Galusha Pennypacker, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1916

1845-02-15

Elihu Root, President Roosevelt at the Army-Navy Game

1851-09-13

Walter Reed, US Army Surgeon, proved mosquitoes transmit yellow fever

1856-03-08

Bramwell Booth, the 2nd General of The Salvation Army (d. 1929)

1857-07-28

Ballington Booth, Brighouse, England, Officer in The Salvation Army and co-founder of Volunteers of America

1861-06-17

Omar Bundy, U.S. army general and soldier (d. 1940)

1862-09-11

Julian Byng, British army officer (d. 1935)

1865-12-25

Evangeline Cory Booth, Salvation Army general (1904-34)

1872-06-20

George Carpenter, the 5th General of The Salvation Army (d. 1948)

1872-08-09

Mary Foy, It's the Old Army Game

1880-03-17

Lawrence Oates, English army officer and Antarctic explorer (d. 1912)

1881-08-07

Jean Darlan, At the Front in North Africa with the U.S. Army

1883-01-07

Andrew Cunningham, At the Front in North Africa with the U.S. Army

1884-02-02

Julis Deutsch, Austria politician/General Spanish rep army

1885-02-16

Pepito Pérez, Army Girl

1886-06-25

Henry "Hap" Arnold, commanding general, US Army Air Force (WW II)

1886-06-25

Henry H. Arnold, Army Air Forces - Pacific

1886-09-04

Albert Orsborn, General of The Salvation Army (d. 1967)

1887-12-26

Arthur Ernest Percival, British Army officer (d. 1966)

1892-03-15

James Basevi Ord, US army officer (d. 1938)

1893-02-12

Omar Bradley, General of Army WW II (GI General)

1895-03-12

William C. Lee, U.S. Army general (d. 1948)

1896-01-07

Arnold Ridley, Dad's Army

1896-06-11

Vernon Drake, Dad's Army

1898-02-10

Joseph Kessel, French journalist/writer (Army of the Shadows)

1899-09-21

Frederick Coutts, the 8th General of The Salvation Army (d. 1986)

1899-12-29

Nie Rongzhen, People's Liberation Army Chief of General Staff (d. 1992)

1900-09-01

Andrei Vlasov, Russian general (Red Army, Wehrmacht)

1901-08-26

Gen Maxwell D Taylor, former US Army chief of staff

1902-11-23

Aaron Bank, American OSS officer and founder of the US Army Special Forces (d. 2004)

1903-04-23

Guy Simonds, youngest general officer in the Canadian army (d 1974)

1904-04-03

Eric Fawcett, The Army Game

1904-07-06

Erik Wickberg, Salvation Army general (d. 1996)

1905-04-03

Robert Frederick Sink, United States Army Officer (d. 1965)

1905-07-22

Boris Alexandrov, conductor (Red Army Song/Dance Ensemble)

1905-12-13

Frank Hyers, At War with the Army

1907-06-19

Clarence Wiseman, 10th General of The Salvation Army (d. 1985)

1907-09-10

Alva R. Fitch, American army officer (d. 1989)

1908-11-10

Charles Merritt, Canadian Army officer and Victoria Cross recipient (d. 2000)

1909-06-30

Ralph Magelssen, This Is the Army

1909-07-01

Madge Evans, Army Girl

1909-10-03

Albert Michel, The Army of Shadows

1910-01-02

Abner J. Greshler, At War with the Army

1910-05-10

Margot Turner, matron-in-chief (Army Nursing Service)

1910-12-11

George H. Sauer, 1948 Army-Navy Game

1911-02-09

William Darby, American WWII Army officer (d. 1945)

1911-03-21

Geno Erbisti, This Is the Army

1911-05-04

James MacColl, This Is the Army

1911-07-08

Gertrude Niesen, This Is the Army

1911-9-20

Philip Truex, This Is the Army

1912-01-05

Frank Pace Jr, US Secretary of Army (1950-53)

1912-04-05

John Le Mesurier, Bedford England, actor (Jabberwocky, Dad's Army)

1912-07-21

Robert Shanley, This Is the Army

1913-02-06

John Lund, Rochester NY, actor (Wackiest Ship in the Army)

1913-06-09

Alida Margaretha Bosshardt, lt-colonel of Dutch Salvation Army

1913-06-12

Jean Victor Allard, Canadian army general (d. 1996)

1913-12-08

Jean-Marie Robain, The Army of Shadows

1913-12-10

Angelo Buono, This Is the Army

1914-03-26

William Westmoreland, Saxon SC, army general (Vietnam era)

1914-09-15

Creighton Abrams, US, army general (Vietnam War)

1914-10-06

Arthur Steiner, This Is the Army

1914-11-24

Tilestone Perry, This Is the Army

1915-09-22

Arthur Lowe, Hayfield England, actor (Captain Mainwaring-Dad's Army)

1915-9-08

Duffy Daugherty, 1975 Army-Navy Game

1917-04-05

Louis Bednarcik, This Is the Army

1917-04-12

Belmonte Cristiani, This Is the Army

1917-06-09

Milton Rosenstock, This Is the Army

1917-07-25

Stephen Roberts, At War with the Army

1917-9-10

Jean Ruth, At War with the Army

1918-01-27

William Seawell, United States Army Brigadier General (d. 2005)

1918-08-28

Alejandro Lanusse, army officer/politician

1918-11-24

Ty Perry, At War with the Army

1919-01-13

Army Archerd, Hollywood columnist/TV host (Movie Game)

1919-03-20

James B. Allardice, At War with the Army

1919-04-07

Albert Szabo, Gideon's Army

1919-06-15

Van Barfoot, Edinburg, Mississippi, Army colonel and Medal of Honour recipient, (d. 2012)

1919-06-20

James Cross, This Is the Army

1919-07-14

Lino Ventura, The Army of Shadows

1919-9-24

Larry Weeks, This Is the Army

1920-01-09

Clive Dunn, Dad's Army

1920-02-16

Anna Mae Hays, American army general

1920-06-21

Helen Cattanach, British Army Nursing Service (QARANC)

1920-07-14

Paul Crauchet, The Army of Shadows

1920-10-08

Kenneth Forbes, At War with the Army

1920-11-16

Jesse Stone, Carter's Army

1921-02-01

Kenzo Okuzaki, The Emperor's Naked Army Marches On

1921-02-12

Peter Whitaker, Dad's Army

1921-10-07

Tommy Farrell, At War with the Army

1921-10-29

Bill Mauldin, cartoonist (WW II Army grunts)

1922-01-13

Army Archerd, Entertainment Tonight

1922-04-11

Geoffrey Perry, Churchill's German Army

1923-04-03

Paul Livermore, At War with the Army

1923-05-11

Joan Moriarty, Brigadier matron-in-chief/dir (Army Nursing Services)

1923-05-20

Richard Noyes, Junior Army

1923-12-18

Steen Gregers, The Invisible Army

1923-9-09

Jimmy Perry, Dad's Army

1924-06-28

Christian Barbier, The Army of Shadows

1924-11-24

Dick Scott, The Army-Navy Football Game of November 30, 1946

1925-01-04

Johnny Lujack, 1970 Army-Navy Game

1926-01-29

Jacques Marbeuf, The Army of Shadows

1926-03-15

Jeanne Mockford, Hellboy II: The Golden Army

1926-04-15

Colin Bean, Dad's Army

1926-07-21

Bill Pertwee, Amersham, England, actor (Dad's Army), (d. 2013)

1926-07-21

Bill Pertwee, Dad's Army

1926-9-03

Bill Flemming, 1975 Army-Navy Game

1928-07-10

Charlie Campbell, Army of Darkness

1928-12-30

Alain Mottet, The Army of Shadows

1929-02-21

James Beck, Dad's Army

1929-09-15

Eva Burrows, the 13th General of The Salvation Army

1930-12-12

Zivko Kustic, The Yugoslav Army Is Helping Serbian Terrorism

1931-08-18

Bramwell Tillsley, Canadian Salvation Army general

1932-08-25

Ricet Barrier, The Army Game

1933-9-18

Scotty Bowman, Red Army

1934-03-14

Paul Rader, the 15th General of The Salvation Army

1934-08-22

H Norman Schwarzkopf, Trenton NJ, 4-star Army general (Gulf War), (d. 2012)

1934-10-07

Ulrike Meinhof, German Red Army member

1934-10-19

Jakubu Gowon, army staff chief/president of Nigeria (1966-75)

1934-9-11

Ian Abercrombie, Army of Darkness

1935-02-05

John J "Jannie" Geldenhuys, supreme commander South African army

1936-01-26

Géza Oberfrank, Army of Crime

1936-04-01

Kôji Wakamatsu, United Red Army

1936-06-11

Norman Cohen, Dad's Army

1936-07-02

Omar Suleiman, Qena, Egypt, army general and intelligence officer, (d. 2012)

1937-11-22

Brad Bradbury, Army of Darkness

1937-12-17

Calvin Waller, US Army general (d. 1996)

1938-04-02

John Larsson, 17th General of The Salvation Army

1938-04-18

Andreas J "Cat" Liebenberg, supreme commander (S Afr army)

1938-10-02

Éric Demarsan, The Army of Shadows

1940-05-10

Wayne A. Downing, retired United States Army general

1940-10-22

Claude Mann, The Army of Shadows

1941-11-29

D'Army Bailey, The People vs. Larry Flynt

1941-9-04

Ken Harrelson, Chapter One: Relationships (Arnie & His Army)

1942-08-13

Robert Lee Stewart, Wash DC, Brig Gen US Army/astronaut (STS 41B, 51J)

1943-04-04

Ian Robertson, British museum director (National Army Museum)

1943-05-06

Andreas Baader, leader of the German organization Red Army Faction (d. 1977)

1943-07-28

'Wild' Bill Mock, Army of Darkness

1944-12-03

Michael Mehlmann, Hellboy II: The Golden Army

1945-06-08

Kazuo Hara, The Emperor's Naked Army Marches On

1945-09-21

Shaw Clifton, the 18th General of The Salvation Army

1946-02-16

Ian Lavender, British actor (Stupid Boy in Dad's Army)

1946-02-16

Ian Lavender, Dad's Army

1946-06-11

Michael Wilkes, commander (UK Field Army)

1946-12-14

Anthony Beevor, The British Army of the Rhine

1947-01-10

Alain Dekok, The Army of Shadows

1947-07-14

Claudia Kennedy, U.S. Army officer

1948-01-30

Paul Magee, Provisional Irish Republican Army member

1948-05-13

Serge Le Péron, Army of Crime

1949-05-31

Barbara Lynn Block, She's in the Army Now

1949-9-04

Tom Watson, Chapter One: Relationships (Arnie & His Army)

1950-10-31

Antonio Taguba, US Army Major General

1951-04-01

John Philip Abizaid, U.S. Army General, former CENTCOM commander

1951-05-23

Anatoli Karpov, Red Army

1951-11-11

Fuzzy Zoeller, Chapter One: Relationships (Arnie & His Army)

1952-01-11

Ben Crenshaw, Chapter One: Relationships (Arnie & His Army)

1952-03-10

Oupa J Gqozo, South African warden/army commandant (Ciskei)

1952-06-17

Gary Boggess, Army of Darkness

1952-10-13

Michael "Rich"ard Clifford, Cal, Army/Astronaut (STS 53, 59, 76)

1953-07-21

Dick Fiddy, 'Dad's Army': Missing Presumed Wiped

1954-02-06

Paul Hill, Soldiers in the Army of God

1954-06-21

Mark Kimmitt, US Army general

1954-12-17

Beau Smith, Maximo vs. Army of Zin

1955-08-04

Charles D "Sam" Gemar, Yankton SD, army/astronaut (STS 38, 48, 62)

1956-09-02

Angelo Fusco, Provisional Irish Republican Army member

1956-9-20

Micheal Kenney, Army of Darkness

1957-03-31

Patrick G Forrester, El Paso TX, Lt Col Army/astronaut

1957-04-06

Don Campbell, Army of Darkness

1957-9-04

Patricia Tallman, Army of Darkness

1958-01-18

Jeffrey N Williams, Superior Wisc, Major Army/astronaut

1958-06-22

Bruce Campbell, Birmingham, Michigan, American actor/producer/director (Army of Darkness, Evil Dead II)

1958-06-22

Bruce Campbell, Army of Darkness

1958-07-29

Marcus Gilbert, Army of Darkness

1958-12-09

Nancy J Currie, Wilmington DE, Mjr Army/astronaut (STS 57, 70, sk: 88)

1958-12-23

Denise McConnell, Zombie Army

1959-03-26

Deke Anderson, Army of Darkness

1959-10-14

Alexei Kasatonov, Red Army

1960-01-29

Cho-Liang Lin, Hellboy II: The Golden Army

1960-08-10

Todd David Hess, First USAF Member inducted into Army's Order of Military Medical Merit.

1960-9-16

Mike Mignola, Hellboy II: The Golden Army

1961-05-17

Bruce Thomas, Army of Darkness

1963-03-26

Lennie Appelquist, Army of Darkness

1963-9-29

Larry Goodwin, Army of Darkness

1966-05-07

Robert Townson, Army of Darkness

1966-11-12

David Pollison, Army of Darkness

1967-04-04

Jack Levy, Army of Darkness

1968-9-29

Luke Goss, Hellboy II: The Golden Army

1969-03-16

Kevin O'Hara, Army of Darkness

1969-04-14

Ivana Lokajová, Frankenstein's Army

1970-05-17

Maki Sakai, United Red Army

1970-11-08

Sergej Ivasovic, The Yugoslav Army Is Helping Serbian Terrorism

1971-02-03

Judit Soltész, Hellboy II: The Golden Army

1971-05-26

Andrew Hefler, Hellboy II: The Golden Army

1972-04-26

Gabriella Csoma, Hellboy II: The Golden Army

1972-06-23

Selma Blair, Hellboy II: The Golden Army

1972-12-22

Iván Kamarás, Hellboy II: The Golden Army

1973-02-01

Miklós Tóth, Hellboy II: The Golden Army

1973-06-03

Sarah Goodman, Army of One

1973-07-23

Fran Healy, Hellboy II: The Golden Army

1973-11-12

Shiva Gordon, Army of Darkness

1974-02-12

Elaine Hill, God's Army

1974-06-03

Ferenc Elek, Hellboy II: The Golden Army

1974-08-27

Nicolas Bouaziz, Army of Crime

1974-09-09

Vikram Batra, Officer of the Indian Army

1974-11-28

Jayne Paterson, Army of Wayne

1974-9-12

Péter Horkay, Hellboy II: The Golden Army

1975-03-29

Kevin Mark Marghese, Army Daze

1975-07-09

Robert Koenig, Returned: Child Soldiers of Nepal's Maoist Army

1976-01-18

Harris Bierhoff, Returned: Child Soldiers of Nepal's Maoist Army

1976-03-18

Ben Isaac, Hellboy II: The Golden Army

1976-05-07

Gô Jibiki, United Red Army

1976-11-20

Klemens Patijn, Frankenstein's Army

1976-9-06

Jamie Wilson, Hellboy II: The Golden Army

1978-03-26

Kati Magenheim, Hellboy II: The Golden Army

1978-08-04

Oliver Simor, Hellboy II: The Golden Army

1978-10-17

Akie Namiki, United Red Army

1978-12-21

Ryan Marshall, Hellboy II: The Golden Army

1978-12-30

Peter Jackson, God's Army

1980-08-22

Philip Th. Pedersen, Eastern Army

1980-11-25

Lucas Ross, Army of Frankensteins

1980-12-18

Anna Walton, Hellboy II: The Golden Army

1981-03-01

Robinson Stévenin, Army of Crime

1981-9-30

Kriszta Dorogi, Hellboy II: The Golden Army

1982-08-23

Balázs Rozgonyi, Hellboy II: The Golden Army

1982-11-08

Lynndie England, former U.S. Army reservist, associated with Abu Ghraib

1983-08-14

Tímea Baráth, Hellboy II: The Golden Army

1983-08-20

Christo Davids, Ernest in the Army

1987-03-12

Paul Morris, ID2: Shadwell Army

1987-12-09

Joshua Sasse, Frankenstein's Army

1993-07-17

Emily-Jane Jones, ID2: Shadwell Army

Army - Notable Weddings

Nathan Bedford ForrestSep 25, 1845

John Singleton MosbyDec 30, 1857

Mata HariJul 11, 1895

Army - Weddings
Date Event
1845-09-25

Confederate army Nathan Bedford Forrest (24) weds Presbyterian minister's daughter Mary Ann Montgomery (18) in Hernando, Mississippi

1855-06-16

Salvation Army founder William Booth marries Catherine Mumford

1857-12-30

Confederate Army John Singleton Mosby (24) weds Pauline Clarke in Nashville

1895-07-11

Dutch exotic dancer, courtesan, and accused spy Mata Hari (18) weds Dutch colonial army Captain Rudolph MacLeod in Amsterdam

1968-07-06

US Army General Norman Schwarzkopf Jr (33) weds Brenda Halsinger

1973-07-04

British Army officer Andrew Parker Bowles (33) weds Camilla Rosemary Shand (26) at Guards Chapel in Birdcage Walk in London, England

Army - Notable Deaths

Agustín de IturbideJul 19, 1824

Robert E. LeeOct 12, 1870

George McClellanOct 29, 1885

George MarshallOct 16, 1959

Army - Deaths
Date Event
303-04-23

Saint George, Greek officer in the Roman army, beheaded. Patron saint of many lands including England

493-03-15

Odiaker (Odoacer), German army leader/King of Italy (476-93), murdered

1424-10-11

Jan Zizka, Czech (army)leader (Hussieten), dies of plague at 46

1499-04-29

John IV, Dutch army leader/earl of Egmond, dies

1509-09-28

Siwara/Sjoerd Aylva, Fries army leader (siege of Franeker)

1528-11-30

Great Wierd, Dutch Gelderland army commander, beheaded

1547-01-19

Henry Howard, earl of Surrey, army commander/poet, beheaded at 29

1555-06-07

Maarten van Rossum, Dutch army leader, dies at about 76

1573-07-10

Willem van Bronkhorst, Brattenburg/Stein/army leader, dies

1589-08-10

Maarten Schenck Nideggen, Dutch army leader, drowned at about 49

1675-08-12

Karl Rabenhaupt, German/Neth baron of Sucha/army leader, dies at 73

1676-09-09

Paul Chomedey de Maisonneuve, French army officer (b. 1612)

1694-01-06

Francesco Morosini, Italian army general, dies

1765-09-02

Henry Bouquet, Swiss-born British army officer (b. 1719)

1775-12-31

Richard Montgomery, General in Continental Army during American Revolutionary War, dies in attack on Quebec

1780-09-08

Enoch Poor, American Continental Army general (b. 1736)

1792-06-16

Benjamin Tupper, Continental Army officer, and pioneer to the Ohio Country (b. 1738)

1794-03-04

Henri D count de Larochejacquelin, Fr Royalist Army leader, dies at 21

1794-11-28

Friedrich WLGA von Steuben, Prussian/US inspector-general of Washingtons army, dies at 64

1796-08-01

Robert Pigot, British army officer (b. 1720)

1801-03-28

Ralph Abercromby, English army commander (North Holland), dies at 66

1824-07-19

Agustín de Iturbide [crowned Agustin I], Mexican army general, politician and the 1st emperor of Mexico is executed by firing squad at 40

1848-04-30

Friedrich Freiherr Gagern, German/Dutch army commandant, dies at 53

1850-06-12

Jean V Constant de Rebecque, Swiss/Dutch army leader, dies at 77

1862-03-07

John Baillie McIntosh, US general-major (Union Army), dies at 32

1869-07-15

A J Haynes, US army captain and civil war veteren, assassinated by KKK

1870-10-12

Robert E. Lee, US General of Confederate Army, dies at 63

1880-10-14

Victorio, Apache chief/murderer, killed by Mexican army

1883-11-05

William Hicks, British col/commander (Egyptian army), dies in battle

1885-10-29

George McClellan, Union army major general, dies of a heart attack at 58

1890-07-13

John C. Frémont, American army officer, explorer and presidential candidate (b. 1813)

1890-10-04

Catherine Booth, the Mother of The Salvation Army (b. 1829)

1901-08-25

Clara Maass, army nurse sacrificied her life at 25 to prove that the mosquito carries yellow fever

1906-03-04

John McAllister Schofield, former U.S. Secretary of War and Commanding General of the U.S. Army (b. 1831)

1912-09-05

Arthur MacArthur, Jr., U.S. Army general (b. 1845)

1912-12-14

Belgrave Edward Sutton Ninnis, British Army lieutenant (b. 1887)

1915-05-08

Henry McNeal Turner, 1 US black army chaplain, dies at 82

1915-05-19

John Simpson Kirkpatrick stretcher bearer with the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps at Gallipoli during World War I (b. 1892)

1916-01-03

Grenville M. Dodge, American Civil War Union Army Major General (b. 1831)

1916-07-26

Sally Louisa Tompkins, American nurse and philanthrophist, only commissioned woman in US Confederate Army dies aged 82

1917-08-15

Thomas J. Higgins, decorated Union Army soldier (b. 1831)

1922-07-07

Cathal Brugha, Chief of Staff of Irish Republican Army (b.1874)

1927-01-27

Georgios Grivas, Cyprus-born general in the Greek Army

1927-05-17

Harold Geiger, U.S. Army aviation pioneer (b. 1884)

1928-01-21

George Goethals, American army engineer (b. 1858)

1929-06-16

Bramwell Booth, the 2nd General of The Salvation Army (b. 1856)

1935-06-06

Julian Byng, British army officer (b. 1862)

1936-02-01

Georgios Kondylis, general of the Greek army and Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1878)

1936-11-19

Buenaventura Durruti, Spanish anarchists army leader, dies in battle

1937-02-07

Elihu Root, President Roosevelt at the Army-Navy Game

1940-01-20

Omar Bundy, U.S. army general (b. 1861)

1940-10-05

Ballington Booth, English Officer in The Salvation Army and co-founder of Volunteers of America

1941-10-13

GJ Berenschot, general/supreme commander Dutch East Indies army, dies

1942-08-07

Richard Gott, Brit gen/commandant of 8th Army, dies in battle at 43

1942-12-24

Jean Darlan, At the Front in North Africa with the U.S. Army

1944-07-20

Rudolf Schmundt, gen/Hitler's Army adjunct, dies from wounds

1944-10-02

Rudolf Schmundt, German gen/Hitlers army adjunct, dies from injuries

1945-03-19

Fritz Fromm, German supreme commander of Reserve army, executed

1945-06-18

Simon B Buckner, US lt-gen/commandant of 10th Army, dies in action

1945-06-22

Isamu Tsjo, Japanese chief-staff 32nd Army, commits harakiri

1945-06-22

Mitsuri Ushijima, Jap lt-gen/commandant 32nd Army, commits harakiri

1946-06-13

Charles Butterworth, This Is the Army

1946-08-01

Andrei Vlasov, Russian general (Red Army, Wehrmacht) executed at 45

1947-12-14

Edward Higgins, General of The Salvation Army (b. 1864)

1948-04-09

George Carpenter, Australian Salvation Army general (b. 1872)

1950-01-15

Henry H. Arnold, Army Air Forces - Pacific

1950-07-17

Evangeline Booth, the 4th General of The Salvation Army (b. 1865)

1952-12-27

Henri G Winkelman, Dutch supreme commander army/navy 1940, dies at 76

1953-11-20

Jimmie Dundee, At War with the Army

1956-04-18

James MacColl, This Is the Army

1956-08-02

Albert Woolson, last veteran US Union army, dies at 109

1959-10-16

George Marshall, US army general, dies at 78

1961-04-25

Stuart Thompson, At War with the Army

1963-06-12

Andrew Cunningham, At the Front in North Africa with the U.S. Army

1967-02-04

Albert Orsborn, 6th General of The Salvation Army (b. 1886)

1967-03-20

A J F Moody, 1st US Army General to die in Vietnam

1967-11-19

Charles J. Watters, US Army chaplain, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1927)

1968-01-17

Julis Deutsch, Austria politician/general Spanish rep army, dies at 83

1968-05-23

James Burke, actor (Ellery Queen, Army Surgeon), dies at 81

1969-03-09

Riad, chief of staff (Egyptian army), dies

1973-08-03

Richard Marshall, U.S. Army general (b. 1895)

1974-05-28

Geno Erbisti, This Is the Army

1974-09-04

Creighton W Abrams, US general/army staff chief (Vietnam), dies at 59

1976-05-08

Ulrike Meinhof, lead Germany Red Army Faction, dies

1977-12-15

Wilfred Kitching, the 7th General of The Salvation Army (b. 1893)

1980-08-08

Paul Triquet, French Canadian army officer (b. 1910)

1981-04-26

Madge Evans, Army Girl

1981-07-06

Albert Michel, The Army of Shadows

1981-09-01

Albert Speer, German NSDAP-architect/minister of Army at 76

1981-10-16

Stanley Clements, actor (Boys' Prison, Army Bound, Hot News), dies

1982-04-15

Arthur Lowe, Brits actor (Capt Mainwaring in Dad's army), dies at 66

1982-07-03

Richard Noyes, Junior Army

1982-12-08

Surendre Rambocus, Suriname army lieutenant, murdered

1983-11-15

John Le Mesurier, British actor (Jabberwocky, Dad's Army), dies at 71

1984-04-17

Mark W. Clark, At the Front in North Africa with the U.S. Army

1985-05-04

Clarence Wiseman, the 10th General of The Salvation Army (b. 1907)

1985-12-05

Tilestone Perry, This Is the Army

1986-02-06

Frederick Coutts, Salvation Army general (b. 1899)

1986-07-19

Percy D. Burt, This Is the Army

1987-03-20

Vernon Drake, Dad's Army

1987-09-25

Duffy Daugherty, 1975 Army-Navy Game

1987-10-22

Lino Ventura, The Army of Shadows

1988-01-08

Frank Pace Jr, US Secretary of Army (1950-53), dies at 76

1988-01-15

Sean MacBride, Ireland, commander of Irish Republican Army, dies at 83

1989-05-06

Colonel Earl 'Red' Blaik, Columbia World of Sports: Army's All-American

1989-07-21

Ralph Magelssen, This Is the Army

1991-09-12

Regis Toomey, actor (You're in the Army Now, Burke's Law), dies at 93

1992-05-03

George Murphy, This Is the Army

1993-07-14

Jacques Marbeuf, The Army of Shadows

1993-07-26

Matthew B Ridgway, US Army Chief of Staff (1953-55), dies at 98

1993-12-20

Abner J. Greshler, At War with the Army

1994-02-05

George H. Sauer, 1948 Army-Navy Game

1994-02-06

Albert Szabo, Gideon's Army

1994-04-03

Tom Hamilton, The Army-Navy Football Game of November 30, 1946

1994-05-10

Charles L. Lootens, Army Girl

1994-06-16

Boris Alexandrov, conductor (Red Army Song/Dance Ensemble, dies at 88

1996-01-13

Angelo Buono, This Is the Army

1996-02-07

Phillip Davidson, US Army general (b. 1915)

1996-07-05

Erik Wickberg, The Salvation Army general (b. 1904)

1996-08-26

Alejandro Lanusse, army officer/politician, dies at 77

1997-02-10

Arthur Steiner, This Is the Army

1997-07-27

Kenneth Forbes, At War with the Army

1998-03-06

Adem Jasari, Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) leader, killed

1999-07-07

Captain Vikram Batra, Indian Army officer, awarded Param Vir Chakra (September 9,1974)

1999-10-26

Stephen Roberts, At War with the Army

1999-12-03

Jarl Wahlström, 12th General of The Salvation Army (b. 1918)

2000-07-12

Charles Merritt, Canadian Army officer and recipient of the Victoria Cross during World War II (b. 1908)

2001-09-18

'Wild' Bill Mock, Army of Darkness

2002-05-02

Paul Livermore, At War with the Army

2002-06-26

Arnold Brown, the 11th General of The Salvation Army (b. 1913)

2002-11-24

Peter Whitaker, Dad's Army

2003-06-26

Denver Randleman, U.S. Army Seargent (b. 1920)

2003-09-03

Paul Hill, Soldiers in the Army of God

2004-04-01

Aaron Bank, American OSS officer and founder of the US Army Special Forces (b. 1902)

2004-04-12

Jean-Marie Robain, The Army of Shadows

2004-04-22

Pat Tillman, American football player and U.S. Army Ranger (killed in action) (b. 1976)

2004-05-09

Tommy Farrell, At War with the Army

2004-09-18

Jean Ruth, At War with the Army

2004-11-03

Charlie Campbell, Army of Darkness

2005-05-04

David Hackworth, U.S. Army officer and military journalist (b. 1930)

2005-05-20

William Seawell, United States Army Brigadier General (b. 1918)

2005-06-16

Kenzo Okuzaki, The Emperor's Naked Army Marches On

2005-09-05

Roberto Viaux, Chilean Army General and the primary planner in two failed coup d'état attempt in Chile (b. 1917)

2006-12-03

Jesse Stone, Carter's Army

2007-04-11

Ronald Speirs, American Army officer(CO of Easy Company) (b. 1920)

2007-07-20

Bill Flemming, 1975 Army-Navy Game

2008-01-09

William Quinn, Irish Republican Army soldier (b. 1950)

2008-06-21

Louis Bednarcik, This Is the Army

2008-08-07

Philip Truex, This Is the Army

2009-02-06

Belmonte Cristiani, This Is the Army

2009-06-20

Colin Bean, Dad's Army

2009-09-08

Army Archerd, Entertainment Tonight

2009-11-03

Christian Barbier, The Army of Shadows

2009-12-23

Robert L. Howard, highly decorated officer of the United States Army (b. 1939)

2011-01-02

Richard D. Winters, American Army officer (b.1918)

2011-01-08

Vang Pao, charismatic Laotian general who commanded a secret army of his mountain people in a long, losing campaign against Communist insurgents, dies at 81

2011-05-21

Ricet Barrier, The Army Game

2012-01-20

John F Baker Jnr, United States Army Master Sergeant and Medal of Honour recipient dies at 66

2012-01-26

Ian Abercrombie, Army of Darkness

2012-02-13

Mohamed Lamari, Chief of Staff of the Algerian Army, dies from a heart attack at 72

2012-03-02

Van Barfoot, American army colonel and Medal of Honour recipient, dies at 92

2012-08-24

Steen Gregers, The Invisible Army

2012-10-17

Kôji Wakamatsu, United Red Army

2012-11-06

Clive Dunn, Dad's Army

2012-12-19

Paul Crauchet, The Army of Shadows

2012-12-27

Norman Schwarzkopf, Jr, US Army General, dies from complications from pneumonia at 78

2013-05-27

Bill Pertwee, Dad's Army

2014-09-14

Geoffrey Perry, Churchill's German Army

2014-10-13

Larry Weeks, This Is the Army

2015-01-12

Géza Oberfrank, Army of Crime

2015-07-12

D'Army Bailey, The People vs. Larry Flynt

2015-09-04

Michael Mehlmann, Hellboy II: The Golden Army


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