1910 – 1st airplane flight from deck of a ship, Norfolk, Va
1941 – British aircraft carrier Ark Royal sank in Mediterranean, having been torpedoed by a German submarine the day before.
1969 – Apollo 12 (Conrad/Gordon/Bean) launched for 2nd manned Moon landing.
1984 – NASA launches NATO-3D
2001 – War in Afghanistan: Afghan Northern Alliance fighters takeover the capital Kabul.