1836 - Commissioning of Charles H. Haswell as first regularly appointed engineer officer. 1916 - North Carolina is first Navy ship to carry and operate aircraft. 1921 - Congress creates Bureau of Aeronautics to be in charge of all matter pertaining to naval aeronautics. 1951 - Ninth Naval District forces assist in flood relief work in Kansas City through July 20. 1953 - United Nations Fleet launches heavy air and sea attack on Wonsan; Marine Maj. John Bolt becomes first jet ace in Marine Corps. 1988 - SECDEF approves opening Navy's Underwater Construction Teams, fleet oiler, ammunition ships and combat stores ships to women. 1990 - Cmdr. Rosemary Mariner becomes first woman to command an operational aviation squadron (VAQ-34). For more information on naval history, visit the Naval Historical Center Web site at www.history.navy.mil.