1854 - The first chapel built on Navy property is dedicated in Annapolis, Md.
1971 - Capt. Alan B. Shepherd Jr., commander of Apollo 14, and Cmdr. Edgar D. Mitchell, lunar module pilot, participate in a moonwalk. During the nine-day mission, 94 pounds of lunar material was collected, and Shepard became the first person to hit a golf ball on the moon. A helicopter from USS New Orleans
(LPH 11) takes care of recovery.
1981 - John F. Lehman Jr. assumes office as 65th Secretary of the Navy.
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