1795 - The U.S. Navy Office of Purveyor of Supplies is established. Happy Birthday Navy Supply Corps!
1919 - The first ship named for an enlisted man, USS Osmond Ingram (DD 255) is launched.
1944 - In an overnight raid, Task Force 58 planes bomb the Japanese at Saipan, Tinian, Rota and Guam in the first raid of the Mariana Islands.
1945 - Four days after landing on Iwo Jima, the United States flag is raised on Mt. Suribachi.