This Day in Naval History – Sept. 28
1822 - Sloop-of-war Peacock captures 5 pirate vessels
1850 - Congress outlaws flogging on Navy ships
1923 - Navy aircraft take first and second places in international Schneider Cup Race
1944 - Marines occupy islands in Palaus under cover of naval aircraft and gunfire support.
1964 - First deployment of Polaris A-3 missile on USS Daniel Webster (SSBN 626) from Charleston, SC
(Source: Navy News Service)