On this day: March 20

Published On: Mar 15 2013 12:31:10 PM CDT   Updated On: Mar 20 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

Napoleon returns to Paris, "Uncle Tom's Cabin" is published, the Republican Party is born, John and Yoko get hitched, and Janis Joplin hits No. 1 posthumously, all on this day.

OTD March 20 - USS Langley
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U.S. Navy

1922: The USS Langley is commissioned as the first United States Navy aircraft carrier. The ship was converted from the collier USS Jupiter and also was the Navy's first electrically propelled ship.

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