From the Navy News Service
sloop of war Wasp captures HM brig Frolic. U.S.
1859 - U.S. Marines reach Harper's Ferry,
, and assault the arsenal seized by John Brown and his followers. Va.
1867 - USS Ossippee and USS Resaca participate in the formal transfer of
to Alaska authority at U.S. and remain to enforce law and order in new territory. Sitka
1944 - 3rd Fleet carrier aircraft attack Japanese ships in harbor and land forces around
1968 - In
Lords, the Navy's three major operating forces in Operation Sea (Task Forces 115, 116 and 117) are brought together for the first time to stop Vietcong infiltration deep into Vietnam 's Mekong Delta. South Vietnam