This Day in Naval History - Oct. 07

Tuesday, October 07, 2008

From the Navy News Service

1864 - USS Washusett captures Confederate raider CSS Florida in of , .
1924 - Rigid airship Shenandoah commences transcontinental flight.
1975 - President Gerald Ford signs law allowing admission of women into service academies.


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