India celebrates its Navy Day every year this day
1881 – The first edition of the Los Angeles Times is published
1908 – The world’s ten leading maritime nations attend a Naval Conference in London; they agree on rules for blockade, convoys, and seizure of contraband
1918 – US President Woodrow Wilson sails for Versailles Peace Conference in France, 1st President to travel outside US while in office
1942 – US bombers struck Italian mainland for first time in WW II
1945 – Senate approves US participation in United Nations
1971 – The UN Security Council calls an emergency session to consider the deteriorating situation between India and Pakistan.
1971 – The Indian Navy attacks the Pakistan Navy and Karachi.
1978 – Dianne Feinstein is named as San Francisco’s 1st female & Jewish mayor
1982 – China adopts its constitution
1996 – NASA’s 1st Mars rover launched from Cape Canaveral