This Week In History

September 28 , 1942 -Gen. Henry “Hap” Arnold gives highest priority to the development of two exceptional aircraft–the B-35 Flying Wing and the B-36 Peacemaker–intended for bombing runs from bases in the United States to targets in Europe.
September 29, 1995 - The United States Navy disbands Fighter Squadron 84 (VF-84), nicknamed the “Jolly Rogers”.
September 30, 1975 - The Hughes (later McDonnell Douglas, now Boeing) AH-64 Apache makes its first flight. 
October 01, 1958- Inauguration of NASA.
October 02, 1835 -The first battle of the Texas Revolution took place as American settlers defeated a Mexican cavalry near the Guadalupe River.
October 03, 1794 -  On this date President George Washington called on the governors of four states; Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Virginia to furnish troops from their militia to march to western Pennsylvania to restore the peace and end the “Whiskey Rebellion.”
October 04, 2004 - Insurgents unleashed a pair of powerful car bombs near the symbol of U.S. authority in Iraq, the Green Zone, where the U.S. Embassy and key government offices are located as well as hotels occupied by hundreds of foreigners. 




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