Sensei Keiko Fukuda, last surviving student of Judo founder Kanō Jigorō, has been promoted to the rank of dan, becoming the first woman to reach the rank, and only the sixteenth person to achieve it since the martial art was founded in
Wilhelm Hosenfeld May 1895 – 13 August was a German Army officer who rose to the rank of Hauptmann by the end of the war. He helped to hide or rescue several Poles, including Jews, in Nazi-occupied Poland. He died in Soviet captivity.
Charles Young was the third African-American to graduate from West Point, the first to attain the rank of colonel, and he was the highest-ranking black officer in the military at the time of his death.
Carte-de-visite photograph of John Lincoln Clem also called Johnny Clem or Johnny Shiloh. Clem served as a drummer boy for the Union Army during the Civil War and went on to achieve the rank of brigadier general in the Quartermaster Corps.