Tagged: Famous Veterans

Famous Veterans Birthdays – Senator John McCain

Birthdays Today (August 29th): (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});   Born August 29, 1936: Senator John McCain – Vietnam War POW, U.S. Senator from Arizona and American Hero – (Navy Aviator – Vietnam War) – Died: August 25, 2018 Born August 29, 1916: George Montgomery – Actor: Coney Island – (Army Air Corps) – Died: December 12, 2000 Born August… Read more

Famous Veterans Birthdays – Nancy Kulp | Donald O’Connor

Birthdays Today (August 28th): (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Born August 28, 1925: Donald O’Connor – Dancer, Actor: Francis the Talking Mule – (Army WWII) – Died: September 27, 2003 Born August 28, 1921: Nancy Kulp – Actress: Jane Hathaway on The Beverly Hillbillies – (Navy Reserve WWII) – Died: February 3, 1991… Read more

Famous Veterans Born on July 26th

Birthdays Today (July 26th): (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Born July 26, 1922: Blake Edwards – Producer/Director: Pink Panther – (Coast Guard WWII) – Died: December 15, 2010 Jason Robards – Actor: All The President’s Men – (Navy WWII was at Pearl Harbor) – Died: December 26, 2000 Hoyt Wilhelm – Major League Baseball Relief Pitcher: Old Sarge – (Army… Read more

Famous Veterans Born July 24th – Seinfeld’s Cosmo Kramer (Michael Richards)

Birthdays Today (July 24th): Born July 24, 1949: Michael Richards – Comedian, Actor: Cosmo Kramer on Seinfeld – (He was drafted into the United States Army in 1970. He trained as a medic and was stationed in West Germany. After being honorably discharged he used the benefits of the G.I. Bill to enroll in the California Institute of the Arts,… Read more

Famous Veterans Birthdays Today: Audie Murphy and Danny Aiello

Today we wish a very Happy Angel Birthday to one of the most decorated American combat soldiers of World War II, Audie Murphy.  After the war, Murphy embarked on a 21-year acting career that included over 20 movies as well as a television show.  He received every military combat award for valor available from the U.S. Army, as well as… Read more
Famous Veterans: Jackie Robinson

Military History of Jackie Robinson – The 1st African American to play in Major League Baseball

Rounding out January birthdays of #FamousVeterans include baseball legend Jackie Robinson! Born: January 31, 1919 (Died: October 24, 1972).  Here’s a very interesting read about Jackie Robinson’s time in uniform! (From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia) Follow VOB On… In 1942, Robinson was drafted and assigned to a segregated Army cavalry unit in Fort Riley, Kansas. Having the requisite qualifications, Robinson… Read more