1893 – Birth of Douglas Evan Cameron, British World War I flying ace.
1935 – First flight of the Blohm & Voss Ha 137 (shown), a German ground-attack aircraft.
1957 – End of Operation Power Flite; a trio of BoeingB-52B Stratofortresses of the U.S. Air Force lands at March Air Force Base near Riverside, Calif., after flying for a total of 45 hours and 19 minutes, becoming the first jet aircraft. to circle the world nonstop.
1981 – Bell Helicopter delivers its 25,000th production helicopter.
1982 – Death of Josef Mai, German World War I fighter ace and World War II instructor.
1986 – An Aerovias Guatemala Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle III crashes in the jungle five miles from Flores, Guatemala, after two missed approaches; all 87 occupants die.