history fact – April 18, 2017

Today is Tuesday, April 18, the 108th day of 2017. There are 257 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlights in History:

On April 18, 1942, during World War II, an air squadron from the USS Hornet led by Lt. Col. James H. Doolittle raided Tokyo and other Japanese cities. The first World War II edition of The Stars and Stripes was published as a weekly newspaper.

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