Profession: US WWII General
Why Famous: Commanded the Seventh US Army and Third US Army during World War II.
- 1910-05-26 US General George S. Patton (24) weds Frederick Ayer's daughter Beatrice Ayer at Beverly Farms Episcopal Church near Boston, Massachusetts
- 1943-03-07 Major General George Patton arrives in Djebel Kouif Tunisia
- 1943-07-22 US forces led by General George Patton liberate Palermo, Sicily
- 1943-08-03 General Patton slaps a US GI in hospital, accusing him of cowardice
- 1943-08-10 US General George Patton calls injured soldier "cowardly"
- 1943-08-17 Gen Patton enters Messina, completing conquest of Sicily by Allies
- 1944-07-06 US General Patton lands in France
- 1944-08-18 Chartres freed by US 3rd Army forces during WWII led by General George S. Patton
- 1944-12-26 Battle of Bastogne: US General Patton's 3rd Army repulses Germans
- 1945-03-05 Generals Eisenhower, Patton & Patch meet in Luneville
- 1945-03-10 Patton's 3rd Army makes contact with Hodge's 1st Army
- 1945-03-26 Generals Eisenhower, Bradley and Patton launch attack at Remagen on the Rhine
- 1970-02-04 "Patton" directed by Franklin J. Schaffner and starring George C. Scott premieres in New York (Academy Awards Best Picture 1971)