1890 – Birth of Andre Jean Delorme, French World War I flying ace.
1933 – The last Ford Trimotor (also known as “The Tin Goose”), an American three-engined transport plane, is produced.
1938 – First flight of the Douglas DC-4E (shown), an American experimental airliner that resulted in an entirely new design, the successful DC-4/C-54.
1985 – Death of Frank Harold Taylor, Canadian World War I flying ace.
1992 – American Eagle Flight 5456, a CASA C-212 operated by Executive Airlines, crashes during heavy rain into a swamp. Falling short of the runway at Eugenio María de Hostos Airport in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, the incident claims all five lives aboard.
2012 – Kenyan helicopters attack Al Shabaab positions in Kismayo, Somalia.