This day in military history.. - Page 105

July 22nd, 2010  
July 22 US Naval History
1802 - Frigate Constellation defeats 9 Corsair gunboats off Tripoli.
1905 - Body of John Paul Jones moved to Annapolis, MD for reburial.
1953 - U.S. ships laid down heavy barrage to support UN troops in Korea
1964 - Four Navy Divers (LCDR Robert Thompson, MC; Gunners Mate First Class Lester Anderson, Chief Quartermaster Robert A. Barth, and Chief Hospital Corpsman Sanders Manning) submerge in Sealab I for 10 days at a depth of 192 feet, 39 miles off Hamilton, Bermuda. They surfaced on 31 July 1964.
1974 - Evacuees from the coup on Cyprus arrive on board Navy vessels in the Mediterranean. Operation ended on 24 July
July 22nd, 2010  
July 21
1403 Battle of Shrewsbury
1545 French invade the Isle of Wight
1565 Battle of Jemmison
1861 Battle of 1st Manassas, Va
1918 U-156 shells Nauset Beach, Mass. 1st time US has been shelled since the Mexican-American War.
July 24th, 2010  
July 23
1456 Seige of Belgrade ends with defenders defeating the Ottomans
1793 Prussia capture Mainz from France
1942 Germans take Rostov-on-Don & head into the Caucases.
1983 Sri Lankan Civil War begins
July 24th, 2010  
July 24
1132 Battle of Nocera
1148 Siege of Damascus begins
1861 Battle of Tyler Mountain, Va
1863 Union troops battle Sioux Indians in Dakota Territory near where Bismark, N.D. is later founded
1864 Battle of Kernstown, Va
2001 Sri Lankan Civil War: Tamil Tigers raid Bandaranaika Airport destroying 11 aircraft, most of them are Air Force planes.
July 25th, 2010  
July 24 US Naval History
1813- Sailing Master Elijah Mix attempts to blow up British warship Plantagenet with a torpedo near Cape Henry, Virginia.
1944 - Following 43 days of naval gunfire and air bombardment, Naval Task Force lands Marines on Tinian.
July 25th, 2010  
July 25
1139 Battle of Ourique
1261 Constantinople captured from Latins by Nicaeans
1758 Siege of Louisbourge Fortress: Royal Navy cutting out party captures Ship-of-the-Line Bienfaisant 64 & destroys Prudent 74
1759 British capture Ft. Niagra from the French
1797 Nelson unsucsessfully attempts to take Tenerife, loses 300 men & his right arm
1814 Battle of Lundy's Lane, Ontario
1898 US invades Puerto Rico
1915 Capt. Hawker 1st flier to win V.C., shot down 3 German planes in a day.
1920 France captures Damascus
1944 Operation Spring British/Canadian offensive in Normandy
July 26th, 2010  
July 26
657 1st Battle of Siffin
811 Battle of Pliska
1469 Battle of Edgecote Moor
1758 Siege of Louisbourge Fortress ends when French garrison surrenders
1822 Battle of Dervenakia, 1st day
1863 Morgan's Raid ends with capture of him & his men @ New Lisbon, Oh
1937 Battle of Brunete, Spain
1944 Soviets recapture Lviv, 1st V-2 hits the U.K.
1953 Cuban Revolution begins
July 27th, 2010  
July 27
1214 Battle of Bouvines
1302 Battle of Bapheus
1689 Battle of Killiecrankie
1720 naval Battle of Grengam
1778 1st naval Battle of Ushant
1863 Sioux Indians battle Union troops near Stony Lake, Dakota Territory
1880 Battle of Maiwand, Afghanistan
1917 Battle of Passchendaele
1941 Japan occupies French IndoChina
1953 Korean War ends
1955 Allied occupation of Austria ends
July 28th, 2010  
July 28
1364 Battle of Casina, Italy
1809 Battle of Talavera, Spain
1864 Battle of Ezra Church, Ga. Union troops battle Sioux Indians @ Tahkahokaty Mountain, Dakota Territory
1914 WW1 begins with Austria declaring War on Serbia
1935 1st flight Boeing B-17
1943 RAF creates firestorm, Hamburg, germany
July 29th, 2010  
july 28 2010 is world war one day