1935 - USS Macon (ZRS-5) crashes into the sea off Point Sur, Calif., after encountering a storm that tears off her upper fin, effectively ending the Navys trouble-plagued rigid-airship program. Only two of her crew are rescued.
1945 - USS Hawkbill (SS 366) sinks the small Japanese cargo vessel Kisaragi Maru and the two large boats she is towing, at Lombok Strait, N.E.I.
1947 - The first launch of a guided missile, the Loon, takes place on board USS Cusk (SS 348).
1994 - Coastal Patrol Ship USS Typhoon (PC 5) is commissioned.