This Day in Naval History - Feb. 13

Tuesday, February 13, 2007
1854 - Adm. Matthew Calbraith Perry anchors off Yokosuka, Japan, to receive the Japanese Emperor’s reply to a treaty proposal.

1913 - Naval Radio Station, Arlington, Va., begins operations.

1945 - Naval units enter Manila Bay for the first time since 1942.

1968 - Operation Coronado XI begins in Mekong Delta, South Vietnam.

For more information about naval history, visit the Naval Historical Center Web site at www.history.navy.mil.

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