1943 - USS Griswold (DE 7) sinks Japanese submarine, I 39, off Koli Point, Guadalcanal.
1943 - USS Schenck (DD 159) sinks German submarine, U 645. Previously, U 645 sank two American merchant vessels: Frederick Douglass and Yorkmar.
1943 - USS Leary (DD 158) is torpedoed and sunk by U 275 and U 382, 585 miles west-northwest of Cape Finisterre.
1950 - Under cover of naval gunfire support, Task Force 90 completes a 14-day evacuation of 100,000 troops and equipment and 91,000 refugees from Hungnam, North Korea during the Korean War.