This Day in Naval History - April 08

Tuesday, April 08, 2008


Story Number: NNS011216-08
Release Date: 12/16/2001 9:50:00 PM

From the Navy News Service

1925 - The first planned night landings on a carrier take place aboard USS Langley (CV 1).
1950 - An unarmed Navy patrol aircraft is shot down over the Baltic Sea by the .
1951 - The first of four detonations occurs during Operation Greenhouse nuclear test.

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