1894 – Birth of Elwyn Roy “Bo” King, Australian World War I fighter ace and instructor during World War II.
1917 – Death of Julius Busa, Austro-Hungarian World War I flying ace; he is shot down by Italian ace Francesco Baracca in a SPAD S.VII.
1927 – Colonial Air Transport offers a sightseeing trip from Teterboro, N.J., around New York City for just $8, less than the price of a similar trip in a taxi.
1980 – First flight of the Antonov An-3 (T variant shown), a Soviet civil multipurpose and agricultural aircraft.
1992 – A U.S. Navy instructor pilot is killed after two Navy Beechcraft T-34C Turbo Mentors collide over a densely wooded field near NAS Whiting Field, Fla.
2011 – A North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) airstrike targeting a Libyan government command and control bunker in Brega hits a building, killing 11 civilians and wounding 45.