This Day in Naval History - Oct. 07


Story Number: NNS020723-22Release Date: 7/23/2002 3:20:00 PM
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From the Navy News Service

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

 
 
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