This Day in Naval History - Aug. 10

Monday, August 09, 2004

From the Navy News Service

1916 - First Naval aircraft production contract, for the N-9 "Jenny."

1921 - General Order establishes the Bureau of Aeronautics under Rear Adm. William Moffett.

1944 - Guam secured by U.S. forces.

1964 - Signing of Gulf of Tonkin Resolution which is used as the starting point of the Vietnam Conflict.

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