Major-General Events in History

1993 Death - Edwin A Walker, U.S. Major-General, dies of lung cancer at 84

1987 Event - Military coup leader Major-General Sitiveni Rabuka declares Fiji a republic

1945 Birthday - D A S Pennefather, Major-General/Commandant, General Royal Marines

1945 Death - Hans Oster, German major-general/spy, "July 20th plot", hanged

1938 Birthday - Peter Davies, Major-General/Director-General, RSPCA

1935 Birthday - Jerrie Anthony Hulme, British major-general

1932 Birthday - Laurence New, Major-General

1929 Birthday - David Houston, Major-General/Lord Lieutenant of Sutherland

1928 Birthday - Martin Sinnatt, Major-General/secretary, Kennel Club

1927 Birthday - Michael Walsh, major-general/director, Overseas Relations

1926 Birthday - John Hamilton-Jones, CEO, Richmond Enterprises, British Major-General

1925 Birthday - Edward Fursdon, British Major-General, defense council

1921 Birthday - Harry Knutton, Major-General/director-general, London City and Guilds Institute

1919 Birthday - Earl Cathcart, British major-general

1916 Birthday - Michael F Howard, British Major-General, Gold Stick to the Queen

1915 Birthday - Ronald MacDonald, British major-general

1913 Birthday - Ian Graeme, major-general

1911 Birthday - Ronald MacDonald, British major-general

1909 Birthday - William Odling, major-general

1830 Event - Major-General Baron D Chasse bombs Antwerp (Belgium revolution)

1821 Birthday - John Cabell Breckinridge, D, 14th U.S. Vice President, 1857 - 1861, major-general, Confederate

1815 Birthday - Henry Wagner "Old Brains" Halleck, Major-General Union Army

1793 Event - British troops under major-general Williamson lands on (French) Haiti

1777 Event - Marquis de Lafayette, 19, made major-general of Continental Army

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