This day in military history.. - Page 114

September 30th, 2010  
September 30 US Naval History
1800 - U.S. concludes treaty of peace with France, ending Quasi War with France.
1944 - USS Nautilus (SS-168) lands supplies and evacuates some people from Panay, Philipppine Islands.
1946 - U.S. Government announces that U.S. Navy units would be permanently stationed in the Mediterranean to carry out American policy and diplomacy.
1954 - Commissioning at Groton, CT, of USS Nautilus (SSN-571), the world's first nuclear-powered ship
1958 - Marines leave Lebanon.
1959 - Last flight of airshps assigned to the Naval Air Reserve at Lakehurst, NJ takes place
1968 - Battleship New Jersey arrives off Vietnam

September 30th, 2010  
Sept 30
1399 Battle of Madonna dell'Olmo
1813 Battle of Barbula
1862 Battle of Newtonia, Mo
1864 Confederate counter attack @ Ft. Harrison fails, but is sucsessfull @ Peeble's Farm.
1975 1st flight AH-64 Apache
October 1st, 2010  
Oct 1
331 B.C. Battle of Gaugamela
1189 Seige of Acre: Gerard de Ridefort, Grand Master of the Knights Templar, is killed
1787 Battle of Kinburn, Russia
1795 France conquers Belgium
1827 Russians captur Yerevan
1918 Arabs capture Damascus
1942 USS Grouper sinks Lisbon Maru carrying Japanese troops & British POWs. 1st flight XP-59
1943 Allies capture Naples
1947 1st flight F-86
1992 Turkish Destroyer TLG Muavenet hit by missles from USS Saratoga during an Exercise
October 2nd, 2010  
October 1 US Naval History
1800 - U.S. Schooner Experiment captures French Schooner Diana.
1844 - Naval Observatory headed by LT Matthew Fontaine Maury occupies first permanent quarters.
1874 - Supply Corps purser, LT J. Q. Barton, given leave to enter service of new Japanese Navy to organize a Pay Department and instruct Japanese about accounts. He served until 1 October 1877 when he again became a purser in the U.S. Navy. In 1878, the Emperor of Japan conferred on him the Fourth Class of Rising Sun for his service.
1880 - John Phillip Sousa becomes leader of Marine Corps Band
1928 - First class at school for enlisted Navy and Marine Corps Radio intercept operators (The "On the roof gang")
1937 - Patrol aviation transferred to Aircraft Scouting Force, a reestablished type command. With change five patrol wings were established as separate administrative command over their squadrons.
1946 - Truculent Turtle lands at Columbus, Ohio, breaking world's record for distance without refueling with flight of 11,235 miles.
1949 - Military Sea Transportation Service activated.
1955 - Commissioning of USS Forrestal (CVA-59), first of postwar supercarriers
1979 - President Jimmy Carter awards the Congressional Space Medal of Honor to former naval aviators Neil Armstrong, CAPT Charles Conrad, Jr., USN (Ret.), COL John Glenn, USMC (Ret.), and RADM Alan Shepard, Jr., USN (Ret.)
1980 - USS Cochrane (DDG-21) rescues 104 Vietnamese refugees 620 miles east of Saigon
1990 - USS Independence (CV-62) enters Persian Gulf (first carrier in Persian Gulf since 1974)
October 3rd, 2010  
October 2 US Naval History
1799 - Establishment of Washington Navy Yard
1939 - Foreign ministers of countries of the Western Hemisphere agree to establish a neutrality zone around the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of North and South America to be enforced by the U. S. Navy
October 4th, 2010  
Oct 3
52 B.C. Battle of Alesia
42 B.C. 1st Battle of Philippe
1574 Siege of Leidens ends
1861 Battle of Greenbriar, Va
1862 Battle of Corinth, Miss. 1st day
1935 Italy invades Ethiopia
1942 1st successfull launch of V-2 missle
1950 Battle of Marysang San
1993 Battle of Mogadishu "Black Hawk Down"
October 4th, 2010  
October 4 US Naval History
1821 - LT Robert F. Stockton sails from Boston for Africa to carry out his orders to help stop the international slave trade.
1944 - Aircraft from USS Ranger sink 5 German ships and damage 3 in Operation Leader, the only U.S. Navy carrier operation in northern European waters during World War II.
1952 - Task Force 77 aircraft encounter MIG-15 aircraft for the first time.
1976 - USS Jonas Ingram (DD-938) rescues 7 survivors of a Finnish motor craft that sank in the Baltic Sea.
1991 - USS Arkansas, USS Sioux, USS Aubrey Fitch and Helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron SIX rescue personnel on merchant ships in three different rescue operations in the Arabian Sea.
1998 - U.S. and Algierian Navies conduct first bilateral exercise since Algerian independendence in 1962. It was a search and rescue operation involving USS Mitscher.
October 4th, 2010  
Oct 4
663Battle of Baekgang, 1st day
1363 naval Battle of Lake Poyang ends
1636 Battle of Wittstock
1693 Battle of Marsaglia
1777 Battle of Germantown, Pa
1853 Crimean War: Ottomans declare War on Russia
1861 Lincoln's Cabinet approves contract for USS Monitor
1862 Battle of Corinth, 2nd day
October 6th, 2010  
Oct 5
1861 Monitor construction contract signed
1862 Battle of Big Hatchee River, Miss.
1863 CSS David, a semi-submersible, damages USS New Ironsides with spar torpedo off Charleston, S.C.
1864 Battle of Alatoona Pass, Ga
1914 1st aireal kill recorded
1915 Bulgaria joins the Central Powers
1944 Canadian fighters down german jet, 1st jet lost in combat

Oct 6
105 B.C. Battle of Arausio
69 B.C. Battle of Tigranocerta
68 B.C. Battle of Artaxata
1762 British capture Manila
1939 last Polish army defeated
1977 1st flight Mig-29
October 7th, 2010  
October 6 US Naval History
1884 - Department of the Navy establishes the Naval War College at Newport, RI (General Order 325).
1940 - Fourth group of 8 U.S. destroyers involved in Destroyers for Bases Deal are turned over to British authorities at Halifax, Canada.
1943 - In night Battle of Vella Lavella, 3 U.S. destroyers attack 9 Japanese destroyers to stop evacuation of Japanese troops from Vella Lavella., Solomon Islands
1958 - USS Seawolf (SSN-575) completes record submerged run of 60 days, logging over 13,700 nautical miles.
1962 - Commissioning of USS Bainbridge (DLGN-25), first nuclear-powered frigate
1987 - Destruction of 3 Iranian small boats
1997 - NASA Astronaut CDR Wendy B. Lawrence, USN returns from mission of STS-86: Shuttle -Mir 7 when Atlantis docked with Mir Space Station. The mission began on 25 September.