st george Posted July 9, 2013 Share #181 Posted July 9, 2013 1853 - Admiral Perry and U.S. Navy visit Japan. 1916 - 1st cargo submarine to cross Atlantic arrives in U.S. from Germany. 1917 - HMS Vanguard explodes at Scapa Flow killing 804. 1943 - World War II: Operation Husky – Allied forces perform an amphibious invasion of Sicily.1944 - Organized Japanese resistence ceases on Saipan, Marianas.1960 - USS Wasp departs Guantanamo Bay to support United Nations effort to calm the newly independent Congo. 2003 - The ferry "MV Nasrin-1" travelling from Dhaka, to Lalmohan hits strong winds and high seas causing the ferry to overturn ( It is also believed the ferry was overloaded with passengers and cargo ) making it more unstable. At least 500 are believed to have drowned in the strong currents and 200 are rescued. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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