From the Navy News Service
1854 - U.S. Naval Academy at , holds first formal graduation exercises. Previous classes graduated without ceremony.
1896 - Authorization of first experimental ship model tank.
1943 - Operation Husky, Allied landing on .
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1846 - During the Mexican-American War, a detachment of Marines and Sailors, led by Arm. Col. John C. Fremont from the sloop USS Cyane, commanded by Cmdr. Samuel F.
Norwegian oil firm Det norske said it expected to reach full production at its Alvheim FPSO (floating storage, offloading and producing unit) overnight after a leak,
1861 - During the Civil War, the frigate, USS St. Lawrence, spots a schooner flying English colors and gave chase. Some four hours later, as she is overhauling the schooner,