This Day in U.S. Naval History - March 4

Friday, March 04, 2011

1911 - Appropriation of first funds for experiments in naval aviation.

 
1925 - Congress authorizes restoration of USS Constitution.
 
1947 - Operation Highjump, air operations in Antarctica, ends.
 
1963 - Navy Hercules aircraft completes 12-day rescue operation of critically ill Danish seaman from Danish freighter off the coast of Antarctic.
 
 
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