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  • U.S.
    Tuesday Jun 5, 1951

    Neil Armstrong

    Neil was promoted to ensign

    U.S.
    Tuesday Jun 5, 1951

    Neil was promoted to ensign on June 5, 1951, and made his first jet carrier landing on USS Essex two days later.




  • Naples, Italy
    Saturday Jun 9, 1951

    Lucky Luciano

    $57,000 cash and new car

    Naples, Italy
    Saturday Jun 9, 1951

    On June 9, 1951, he was questioned by Naples police on suspicion of illegally bringing $57,000 in cash and a new American car into Italy. After 20 hours of questioning, police released Luciano without any charges.




  • Maadi, Cairo, Egypt
    Tuesday Jun 19, 1951

    Ayman al-Zawahiri

    Born

    Maadi, Cairo, Egypt
    Tuesday Jun 19, 1951

    Ayman al-Zawahiri was born in 1951 in the neighborhood of Maadi, Cairo, in the then Kingdom of Egypt, to Mohammed Rabie al-Zawahiri and Umayma Azzam.




  • Kapolei, Hawaii, U.S.
    Thursday Jun 28, 1951

    Neil Armstrong

    VF-51 Flew ahead to Naval Air Station Barbers Point in Hawaii

    Kapolei, Hawaii, U.S.
    Thursday Jun 28, 1951

    On June 28, 1951, Essex had set sail for Korea, with VF-51 aboard to act as ground-attack aircraft. VF-51 flew ahead to Naval Air Station Barbers Point in Hawaii, where it conducted fighter-bomber training before rejoining the ship at the end of July.




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