George McClellan, a senior Union general during the American Civil War, was the son of a surgeon, was born in Philadelphia on 3rd December, 1826. McClellan was educated at the University of Pennsylvania and the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, where in 1846 he graduated second in his class. McClellan was appointed to the staff of General Winfield Scott during the Mexican War (1846-48) and won three brevets for gallant conduct.
A region steeped in history, today there’s a host of incredible Greek ruins to visit in Sicily and among the very best are the Valley of the Temples, Segesta and Selinunte. We’ve handpicked the very best Ancient Greek sites to explore with our top five ancient places to check out in Sicily.Image Credit: Shutterstock1.
On December 3, 1967, 53-year-old Louis Washkansky receives the first human heart transplant at Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa.Washkansky, a South African grocer dying from chronic heart disease, received the transplant from Denise Darvall, a 25-year-old woman who was fatally injured in a car accident.