1883 – Birth of Maurice Arthur Benjamin, South African World War I flying ace.
1914 – Reinhold Böhm takes off in his Albatros biplane for a nonstop flight, without refueling, that lasted 24 hours, 12 minutes.
1929 – First flight of the Macchi M.67 (shown), an Italian racing seaplane designed for the Schneider Trophy race.
1961 – Death of Francis May Simonds, American World War I flying ace.
1965 – The first U.S. Air Force aerial victories of the Vietnam War are scored by McDonnell Douglas F-4C Phantom IIs of the 45th Tactical Fighter Squadron against North Vietnamese Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-17s.
2013 - First-ever landing of a UAV or RPA on an aircraft carrier takes place when a Northrop Grumman X-47B lands on the USS George H.W. Bush.