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1

8 May 1911

Birthday of naval aviation

2

20 June 1913

William billingsly
B-2
First fatality of naval aviation

3

22 October 1917

Quality assurance was invented at MIT

4

20 March 1922

The Jupiter was recommissioned as the USS LANGLEY

5

10 March 1948

FJ-1 fury first landing on a carrier USS BOXER

6

7-8 May 1942

Coral sea
First step to a planned invasion of Australia
U.S. Carrier Lexington was sunk and Yorktown was damaged

7

3-5 June 1942

Midway
Turning point to the pacific war
Sank the Yorktown

8

13-15 November 1942

Guadalcanal
Five Sullivan brothers on the same ship all died.
Navy instated a policy for family member separation.

9

14 November 1910

First take off from a ship
Eugene ely
50hp Curtiss plane