This Day in Naval History - Jan. 16

Wednesday, January 16, 2008
From the Navy News Service 1815 - Benjamin Crowninshield becomes fifth Secretary of the Navy. 1930 - USS Lexington (CV 2) provides power to Tacoma, Wash., when floods knocked out city power plants. 1991 - Operation Desert Storm, the liberation of Kuwait from Iraq, begins.
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