History 101 for March 20, 2012

The USA’s first one of these was commissioned on March 20, 1922.







It was the nation’s first aircraft carrier. Originally commissioned as the USS Jupiter, after its conversion to carry and launch aircraft it was re-commissioned as the USS Langley.






1976 Patricia Hearst is convicted of armed robbery for her part in a San Francisco bank holdup.








A marriage of a world famous couple took place on the island of Gibraltar on this day in 1969. It was John Lennon and Yoko Ono.