2006 – Boeing delivers the first EA-18G Growler airborne electronic attack aircraft to the U.S. Navy test site at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, MD. The F-14 Tomcat retires from the United States Navy.
2003 – David Hempleman-Adams becomes the first person to cross the Atlantic Ocean in an open-air, wicker-basket hot air balloon from New Brunswick, Canada to Ireland.
1995 – E-3B AWACS crashed outside of Elmendorf AFB, Alaska after multiple bird strikes to two of the four engines soon after takeoff; all 24 on board killed.
1966 – The Surveyor 2 crashes on Moon due to a mid-course correction failure.
1950 – An F-84 Thunderjet completes the first crossing of the Atlantic by a jet fighter.