This Day in Naval History – April 13

Monday, April 12, 2010

1847 - Naval Forces begin 5 day battle to capture several towns in Mexico

1861 - Fort Sumter surrenders to Confederate forces

1960 - Navy's navigation satellite, Transit, placed into orbit from Cape Canaveral, FL and demonstrates ability to launch another satellite

(Source: Navy News Service)

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