From the Navy News Service
1960 - The Navy demonstrates the value of moon communication relay, which is used in fleet broadcasts.
1962 - USS Cook (APD 130) rescues 25 survivors after a section of the Panamanian tanker SS Stanvac Sumatra broke in two in the1986 - The Space Shuttle Challenger explodes, killing Cmdr. Michael Smith and six other astronauts.
South China Sea.