Today in Naval History
Today's Date: April 23, 2014
1918 - USS Stewart destroys German submarine off France.
1934 - In first Navy movement through Panama Canal over 100 ships transitted.
1945 - In only U.S. use of guided missiles in WW II, 2 BAT missiles release at Balikiapan, Borneo.
1956 - Project Vanguard, earth satellite launching program, assigned to DCNO (Air).
Data retrieved from U.S. Navy