This Day in Naval History - April 08
Story Number: NNS011216-08
Release Date: 12/16/2001 9:50:00 PM
From the Navy News Service
1925 - The first planned night landings on a carrier take place aboard USS Langley (CV 1).
1950 - An unarmed Navy patrol aircraft is shot down over the Baltic Sea by the .
1951 - The first of four detonations occurs during Operation Greenhouse nuclear test.