Category Archives: Military

#590 Gene Krupa / Norman Baillie-Stewart – 15 January 1909

Gene Krupa Eugene Bertram “Gene” Krupa (January 15, 1909 – October 16, 1973) was an American jazz and big band drummer and composer, known for his highly energetic and flamboyant style. Norman Baillie-Stewart Norman Baillie-Stewart (15 January 1909 – 7 June 1966) was a British army officer known as The Officer … Continue reading

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#395 Spiro Agnew / Thomas Ferebee – 09 November 1918

Spiro Agnew Spiro Theodore Agnew (Spiros Theódoros Agkniou) (November 9, 1918 – September 17, 1996) was the 39th Vice President of the United States, serving under President Richard Nixon, and the 55th Governor of Maryland. He was also the first Greek American to hold these … Continue reading

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#335 Tom Stafford / Edgar Mitchell – 17 September 1930

Thomas Patten Stafford Thomas Patten Stafford (born September 17, 1930) is a retired Air Force Lieutenant General, a former NASA astronaut, and the first General Officer (Brigadier General) to fly into space. He is one of only 24 people to have flown to … Continue reading

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#263 Woody Harrelson / Michael Durant – 23 July 1961

Woody Harrelson Woodrick Tracy “Woody” Harrelson (born July 23, 1961) is an American actor and comedian. Harrelson’s breakthrough role came in the television sitcom Cheers as bartender Woody Boyd. Notable film characters include basketball hustler Billy Hoyle in White Men Can’t Jump, serial killer Mickey Knox in Natural … Continue reading

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#240 Ferdinand von Zeppelin / Eli Lilly – 08 July 1838

Ferdinand von Zeppelin Ferdinand Adolf Heinrich August Graf von Zeppelin (also known as Ferdinand Graf von Zeppelin, Graf Zeppelin and in English, Count Zeppelin) (8 July 1838 – 8 March 1917) was a German general and later aircraft manufacturer, the founder of the Zeppelin … Continue reading

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#197 Colin Baker / William Calley – 08 June 1943

Colin Baker Colin Baker (born 8 June 1943, London) is a British actor who is known for playing Paul Merroney in The Brothers from 1974 to 1976 and as the sixth incarnation of the Doctor in the long-running science fiction television series Doctor Who, from 1984 to … Continue reading

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#86 Yuri Gagarin / Joyce Van Patten – 09 March 1934

Yuri Gagarin Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin (9 March 1934 – 27 March 1968), Hero of the Soviet Union, was a Soviet cosmonaut. On 12 April 1961, he became the first human in outer space and the first to orbit the Earth. Joyce Van Patten Joyce Benignia … Continue reading

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#63 Douglas Bader / Eddie Waring – 21 February 1910

Douglas Bader Group Captain Sir Douglas Robert Steuart Bader CBE, DSO & Bar, DFC & Bar, FRAeS, DL (21 February 1910 – 5 September 1982) was a Royal Air Force fighter ace during the Second World War. Bader lost both his legs in an aircraft crash attempting aerobatics. In August … Continue reading

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