This Day in Naval History - January 10

U.S. Navy
Tuesday, January 10, 2012

From the Navy News Service:

 

  • 1847 - U.S. Naval forces occupy Los Angeles during the Mexican-American War for the first time.
  • 1917 - The Navy places the first production order for aerial photographic equipment.
  • 1934 - Patrol Squadron 10F flies the first non-stop formation flight from San Francisco to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, arriving Jan. 11.
  • 1946 - The first Navy nuclear power school is established at Submarine Base New London, Conn.

 

For more news from the Naval Historical Center, visit their Navy Newsstand page at www.news.navy.mil/local/navhist.
   
 

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