history fact – May 4, 2017

Today is Thursday, May 4, the 124th day of 2017. There are 241 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History:

On May 4, 1942, the Battle of the Coral Sea, the first naval clash fought entirely with carrier aircraft, began in the Pacific during World War II. (The outcome was considered a tactical victory for Imperial Japan, but ultimately a strategic one for the Allies.)

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