From the Naval News Service
1813- Sailing Master Elijah Mix attempts to blow up British warship Plantagenet with a torpedo near . 1944 - Following 43 days of naval gunfire and air bombardment, Naval Task Force lands Marines on Tinian, .
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1776 - During the American Revolution, the Continental brig, Reprisal, commanded by Capt. Lambert Wickes, transports the newly appointed commercial and naval agent, William Bingham, to Martinique.